Date Posted:2023-08-25Country:United States of AmericaLocation:AZ852: RMS AP Bldg M02 1151 East Hermans Road Building M02, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USAPosition Role Type:OnsiteThis position is eligible for a minimum of $10,000.00 Sign-On BonusSign-On Bonus is not permitted for internal candidatesAt Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.Job Summary:The RF team is currently searching for Electrical Engineers who have experience designing wireless communication and data links. This role includes design and test activities that span preliminary design to integration. Products we develop support datalink applications on a variety of tactical missile programs.The Data Link subsystems team develops the next generation of high capacity, covert, and agile data links. From space based to terrestrial RF links, Raytheon develops RF data link subsystems for the most challenging environments. As a member of this team within the RF Products department your tasks may include:Communications systems designData link hardware developmentAlgorithm developmentDigital signal processingThis position is an onsite role, located in Tucson, AZ.Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Perform and/or evaluate concept and performance trade studies, link budget analyses and demonstrate developed capabilities for data link communication applications.
Perform hardware and software Communication Architecture trade studies.
Develop, prototype, and test data link models and communication signal processing algorithms in detailed high fidelity simulations and support hardware implementation.
Test, verify and validate communication and signal processing algorithm requirements and performance in laboratory or field test environments.
Provide engineering support through participation in project design reviews, peer reviews, briefings to internal leadership and external customers for all phases of development tasks.
Typically requires a Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience to include any combination of the following:
Digital signal processing
Stochastic signal processing
RF and electromagnetic theory
Experience in programming and / or simulation experience in MATLAB, SIMULINK, C/C, or equivalent language.
The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with a focus in digital communications, communications systems design, data link hardware development, waveform algorithm development, and or digital signal processing.
Experience with system engineering of RF subsystems.
Experience with waveform simulations using modulations schemes such as: PSK, FSK, OFDM, and QAM.
Familiar with common RF impairments: Phase noise, multipath, and Doppler.
Link budget and propagation modeling for end to end system evaluation.
Strong understanding of RF transceiver and front end design and common tradeoffs in RF designs for communication systems.
Familiarity with antenna design parameters.
Familiarity with fixed point algorithm simulations for VHDL verification.
Familiarity with wireless fading model simulation.
Knowledge of Layer 2 and above.
Strong technical and interpersonal skills with desire to support enterprise initiatives.
Ability to prepare documentation with minimal oversight.
Background in designing for manufacturability, producibility, and cost constraints.
Group management skills, leadership skills and strong communication skills.
Strong problem solving skills with ability to proactively identify alternate solutions to overcome difficult technical challenges.