Principal Fuzing and System Safety Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description

This position is in the Energetics and Propulsion Department, which is part of the Mechanical Subsystems Directorate. This organization is responsible for the full spectrum of warhead fuzing, rocket motor ignition and all other weapon initiation safety systems technology. Develop architectures, top level design concepts and requirements for new safety system needs.

The successful candidate will:

· Apply or develop advanced electronic fuzing technologies for our product lines.

· Provide technical oversight to subcontractors

· Support the Safety Engineering organization

· Frequently interface with the Customer to identify user needs

· Develop initial safety system architectures and top level designs

· Design, analyze, test and evaluate fuzing systems

· Develop Statements-of-Work (SOWs)

· Develop Critical Item Development Specifications (CIDS)

· Support fact-finding and contract negotiations

· Ensure technical rigor and depth of all deliverables

· Develop and present technical fuzing designs and updates to the government safety review boards.

Required Experience and Skills:

Minimum of Eight (8) years of circuit design and analysis

Ability to analyze analog, digital, mixed signal and power conversion circuits using simulation and computational skills.

Experience performing electrical stress analysis, electrical thermal analysis, shock and vibration assessment.

Technical writing skills in the areas of detailed design requirements, test requirements, statements of work, white papers and technical presentations.

Must have demonstrated knowledge of:
Engineering design experience in development projects
Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, Power Point & Project) Experience
Project Management as applied to team interaction and deliverables

Must be willing to travel to suppliers and government facilities

Must currently have or be able to obtain a DoD issued Secret security clearance

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Education Requirement, including major:
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Applied Physics

Desired Experience and Skills:

Ten (10) years of directly related experience in fuzing and safety subsystems

Work with customers, subcontractors and suppliers to resolve engineering issues, develop new products and hold technical reviews.

Interface with engineering groups within Raytheon for analyses and subject matter experts

Preparation and presentation of technical papers for customer safety review boards.

Experience in developing Fuzing, Safe & Arm products that meet MIL-STD-1316, MIL-STD-1901 and MIL-STD-464.

Working knowledge of JOTP-051, 052, 053.

Experience with energetic and pyrotechnic initiators, exploding foil deflagrating initiators (EFDI), low energy exploding foil initiators (LEEFI) and their operation.

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.