Senior RF Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

New Mexico
United States

Raytheon Missile Systems, Albuquerque provides comprehensive expertise in high power electromagnetics; pulsed power engineering, diagnostics and effects testing; radio frequency and particle code simulation; Mobile RangeĀ® and airborne flight test; satellite systems support and tracking; large facility operations, maintenance, and engineering; sensor development and diagnostics; control and data acquisition systems; software and automation; materials fabrication, assembly, processing and coating; quality engineering; and document production, imaging and management. Key growth opportunities include the integration of directed energy weapons on combat platforms.
This position is for a Senior RF Systems Engineer reporting to the Engineering Department in Albuquerque on Directed Energy or Mobile Range programs. The Senior RF Systems Engineer will use his/her strong academic background and experience in antenna and radar system theory and design, including architectures and RF components and subsystems to design and test components and antennas. This engineer will also provide technical support for proposal activities.
Required Skills:

  • Experience developed system models for complex RF systems to assess the performance of cascaded noise temperature, phase noise, group delay, and non-linear affects.
  • A broad range of knowledge with experience in RF tracking, communication and Antenna design
  • Experience with telemetry systems, flight systems, signal processing, power management and conditioning, thermal and electrical loading, and test and diagnostics.
  • Experience with system modeling, analysis, tuning, and design aspects relative to precision optical and RF tracking systems
  • Experience using lab and field test equipment such as: Oscilloscopes, Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, and Signal Generators
Desired Skills:

  • Experience with schematic capture, SPICE simulation, and layout of mixed signal and/or power supply Circuit Card Assemblies.
  • Proficient in board to system level system architecture
  • Proficient in schematic capture and CCA design
  • Experience with MATLAB and Simulink modeling tools
  • Fluency with FAA standards and regulations and military TRLs (Test Readiness Level)
  • Experience in end-to-end optical tracking system modeling to include gimbal performance, network latency constraints and operator feedback test and integration
  • Able to develop task level requirements derived from system level requirements
  • Team leadership skills including cost and schedule management experience
Required Education and Experience:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related discipline; M.S. preferred
  • A minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense SECRET clearance; existing clearance preferred
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date

Clearance Requirements:
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.


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.