Principal RF Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Exciting opportunity in Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) as an electrical engineer based in El Segundo, California with responsibilities having significant impact, recognition, and growth in the organization. The engineer will have responsibility for the design, development, and sustainment of state-of-the-art Transmit/Receive (T/R) modules. This position is within Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) division Hardware Engineering Center. The engineer will reside within the Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) Antenna & Microwave Products (AMP) department in El Segundo, California. The HWEC AMP department is responsible for full-scope Independent Design, Verification & Validation (IV&V) solutions for antenna products, including architecture trades, design, development, integration, deployment, and sustainment of antenna systems and associated integrated system verification solutions. The engineer will implement best practice standards with regard to the planning, coordination, and execution of T/R module design and test with sound engineering process discipline and leadership. The successful candidate will have a solid foundation and experience in T/R module engineering with specific knowledge in small signal, large signal, and AM/PM noise parameters and associated measurement techniques using best practice tools and processes.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years related work experience
  • Working knowledge of transmit/receive modules
  • Experience in the design, development, test and verification of T/R modules at microwave frequencies
  • Experience in passive circuit design and EM modeling
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
U.S. Citizenship and ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:

  • T/R module production support in a factory environment
  • Experience using Ansys HFSS, Keysight ADS, Mentor Graphics Xpedition, Matlab, and AutoCAD
  • Comfortable interfacing with technical engineers and presenting to upper-level management
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Required Education:

  • B.S./B.A. in Engineering, Science, Mathematics

Desired Education:

  • M.S./M.A. in Engineering

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.

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