Sr RF Electrical Engineer II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

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Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, including a large presence in Aurora, CO. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

This requisition is contingent based on contract award.

Job Description:
Raytheon IIS is seeking a qualified Sr. RF Electrical Engineer to provide support to a satellite ground station program. This role will provide operational support to existing in-service ground systems, development support to system upgrades in work, and technical design and cost estimation support to Bid and Proposal activities related to the current system. The qualified candidate will have experience performing electrical engineering and RF communication design and analysis activities, e.g. link analyses, gain distributions, distortion parameter allocations. They will also have experience developing system specifications and other architectural artifacts. An active US Government TS/SCI clearance is required as of day one for this position and US Citizenship.

NOTE: Candidates with a current Top Secret Security Clearance or higher are eligible for a $20,000 sign on bonus if the clearance is confirmed and you're hired by Raytheon.

Required Skills:

•Active US Government TS/SCI security clearance and US Citzenship
•RF Communications or electrical engineering system design experience
•Knowledge of satellite ground station architectures and designs
•Knowledge of COTS hardware typically used in ground system designs
•Experience troubleshooting satellite ground stations at the component, subsystem and system level
•Experience using electrical test equipment (i.e., spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, power meters)
•Experience developing various kinds of design artifacts
•Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment with responsiveness to customer desires
•Ability to travel on occasion, domestically or internationally for up to 4 weeks at a time
•6 years of related work experience

Desired Skills:

•Experience verifying hardware subsystem requirements via test
��Experience using and configuring baseband hardware (i.e. modulators, demodulators, frame synchronizers)
•Familiarity using Linux-based systems, e.g. basic CLI commands, editing files
•Experience performing trade studies, making design recommendations, and identifying potential vendors for the proposed solution
•Experience developing a Bill of Materials (BOMs) for a system, including coordination of procurement with supply chain and logistics
•Familiarity with requirements management processes

Required Education:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and 6 years of related work experience or 14 years of related work experience in lieu of a STEM degree.


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