Tech Support Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Hardware in the Loop RF (HWIL-RF) Department has the responsibility to provide, develop, and maintain engineering development stations that operate real-time and closed-loop with the weapon’s hardware and software.

Job Description:
The HWIL-RF Department is looking for a technical support professional to work with a team of engineers to execute tests within HWIL-RF Laboratories. Assignments will include lab operations, system maintenance, trouble-shooting, and repair of existing electronic, electromechanical, mechanical, laboratory and scientific systems and/or equipment within the laboratory. The candidate will work from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform prototyping or building of cabling and electrical components in support of engineering testing. The candidate will learn how to operate the engineering development stations including the use of both Windows and Linux operating systems with a focus on thoroughness and repeatability through the use of documented procedures, as well as assisting in developing new procedures. The successful candidate will have a strong desire and ability for working in a team environment within HWIL-RF engineering laboratories completing hardware and software test set up, generating test data, and reviewing test output, that will be used by engineers to determine laboratory functionality.

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

Required Skills and Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent with six (6) or more years of related experience
  • Current secret or higher security clearance with the ability to obtain a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) clearance
  • Applied work experience with both Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Practical experience of reading schematics
  • A minimum of 2 years soldering and assembly, certification preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience with test assembly stations or applicable hardware

Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of software languages such as Java, C, C++, or similar languages
  • Experience troubleshooting systems using test equipment such as data acquisition systems, oscilloscopes, bus analyzers, logic analyzers, network analyzers, and/or spectrum analyzers
  • Knowledge of equipment rack assembly, cable assembly/installation and electronics maintenance

This position requires an existing 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, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.