Sr. Automation Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description
Exciting opportunity for a Sr. Automation Engineer to work in the Hardware Electronic Center of Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) division, at our facility in North Dallas, Texas. The candidate will have responsibilities for the design, deployment, test, maintenance, and troubleshooting of various automation systems. The job requires the individual to deploy internal automation systems and at times work with external automation integrators.
The individual will also have the responsibility for the sustainment and advancement of deployed commercial and custom automation systems. This position would have direct responsibility for maintaining key systems that are critical to maintaining production requirements.

The position provides growth opportunities, including customer and supplier interaction.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of eight years of professional Electro-Mechanical /Automation Engineering experience
  • Experience programming robotics and knowledge of the following:
    • PLC Ladder Logic
    • Functional block diagram
    • Sequential function chart
    • Instruction list and structured test.
  • Experience in automation programming environments:
    • PLC/HMI
    • Robot
    • Vision software
  • Understanding of standard TCP/IP networking concepts:
    • IP Addressing (dynamic/static)
    • Switching
    • VLANs
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to access to US only data systems.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Desired Skills:
  • Proven communication skills
  • Experience with Omron/Adept robotics programming language.
  • Experience with Galil robotic controllers
  • Experience with Sherlock Vision software
  • Experience with PTC Windchill Product Data Management (PDM) System
  • Solid understanding of configuration management practices
  • Strong programming skills preferred
  • C++, Linux, Java, and Python
  • Ability to work independently, offer direct and factually based recommendations and adapt easily based on shifting priorities
  • Innovative mindset that drives continuous improvement and keeps pace with advances in technology.
  • Current active clearance, interim or background investigation

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering required, preferably in Robotics, Mechatronics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. Master’s degree in Robotics, ME or EE preferred

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.