Sr Field Engineer I - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee


Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services is seeking a Sr. Field Engineer I to perform radar engineering duties onboard a forward deployed ship designed specifically for radar data collection. This position is a remote assignment onboard either the USNS Howard O Lorenzen TAGM-25 or the USNS Invincible TAGM-24. Duties include mission/track planning, operation, maintenance, and repair of a dual S and X Band radar system and ancillary equipment; providing support for software engineering, as well as development of Job Hazard Analysis, and system operation and maintenance procedures. Auxiliary duties may include security manager, logistics support, quality assurance, and supporting maintenance of the onboard communication systems. Position requires radar operation during tracking and testing. Additional collateral duties as assigned. Reports to the Ship Operations Manager (SOM).
This position is required to have an existing Secret Security Clearance. This position is located on a forward deployed vessel that spends a lot of time at sea. Candidates must not be hindered by motion sickness and must be able to pass a maritime physical. This position does not include a relocation package.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • At least four years of experience with radar or digital signal processing equipment
  • Experience with troubleshooting and repair of analog and digital circuitry including power supplies, fault detection circuitry, microwave components, and waveguide.
  • Experience with Linux based operating systems such as IBM’s AIX OS
  • Experience with monopulse radars.
  • Experience in performing data analysis to determine what system, subsystem and components require action to improve radar performance.
  • Understanding and experience working with Doppler antenna patterns, phase coherency, system sensitivity, matched filters, servos, high voltage transmitters, and traveling wave tubes.
  • Ability to comprehend and edit electronic schematic drawings and documentation.
  • Good oral and written communication skills required including the preparation and presentation of technical reports.
  • Existing DOD final SECRET clearance.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge of embedded software design and PLC background.
  • Familiarity in the proper use and care of various electronic test equipment including logic and spectrum analyzers.
  • Network administrator knowledge and experience a plus.
  • One year of Linux operating system experience.
  • Familiarity with government operations security requirements.
  • Familiarity with US Navy operations security requirements.
  • Military Quality Assurance training and experience.
  • Good understanding of shipboard safety requirements.

Required Education (including Major):

BS in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering/Physics/Mathematics/Computer Science or
8 years plus of related experience can substitute for education.