DCS Engineer

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United States of America


AZ852: RMS AP Bldg M East Hermans Road Building M02, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USA

Position Role Type:


This position is eligible for a minimum $10K Sign-On Bonus

Sign-On Bonuses are not permitted for internal candidates

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD), you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:

The Effector Power Department supports key Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) products, by providing mission-critical designs relating to power conversion, motor controls, flight termination systems, telemetry, and other analog domains.

We are looking for junior to mid-level Telemetry (TM) and Flight Termination Subsystem (FTS) engineers to help design robust TM & FTS systems for important national defense products.

We value diverse skills and experience, so don’t hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you’re passionate about what you could accomplish here, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Assist in the design of airborne telemetry (and related flight safety) systems

  • Become the “Responsible Engineering Authority” (REA) for FTS and/or TM designs.

  • Generate and/or compile all required analysis and documentation verifying compliance with program and performance requirements.

  • Familiar with Flight Termination and Telemetry subsystem design.

  • Familiar RCC319 and how it impacts FTS and TM designs.

  • Help see an FTS circuit card through its design phases, from requirements definition through initial integration testing.

  • Drive to meet schedule concerns. Define schedules for FTS circuit card level tasking.

  • Function as an individual contributor. Understand the role of a small team lead.

  • Engage in personal technical growth at RMD.

  • Clearly present your work product to functional and program leadership.

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and 2+ years of prior relevant experience OR an advanced STEM degree.

  • Experience in electronics design with emphasis on digital and analog design and analysis

  • Design experience with communications systems such as TM and/or design experience with FTS

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualifications We Value:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering

  • A self-starter, a quick learner, be able to function in a dynamic environment, and have good time management skills.

  • Experience with utilizing specifications to drive design decisions

  • Experience with electronics laboratory diagnosis and testing.

  • Experience communicating and documenting technical topics at the small team level.

  • Professional exposure to designs using microcontrollers, FPGA’s, and digital interfaces.

  • Experience with the ECAD process and conceptual understanding of layout and routing concerns.

  • Professional exposure to system grounding schemes and resolving ground reference issues.

  • Professional exposure to power supply design.

  • Professional exposure to detailed printed circuit board layout.

  • Professional exposure to TEMPEST

  • Professional exposure to RF and Radar.

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Location Information:

This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met ( see guidelines ) to receive the Referral Awarding.

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility 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. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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