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RTX Corporation Principal Microelectronics Assembly Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA112: Andover MA 358 Lowell St Dukes 358 Lowell Street Dukes, Andover, MA, 01810 USA

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At 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 Advanced Microelectronics Solutions (AMS) department is looking for a seasoned and passionate Principal Microelectronics Assembly Engineer working around Raytheon’s industry leading RF technology. The AMS department designs, fabricates, and tests state-of-the-art Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) in our on-site foundry. These chips then get assembled into custom-designed modules to support multiple programs and enhance the capabilities of next generation radar systems.

Your efficient and effective communication skills with peers, management, and engineering customers, plus your strong ownership, accountability, and commitment to schedule and goals are the keys to success for this role. You will have the opportunity to work closely with a team of multi-disciplined and talented engineers to build technology-enriched assembly prototypes, in particular, Circuit Card Assemblies (CCAs). You will interact with internal customers, as well as suppliers to review tradeoffs to meet the project goals. You will work alongside another seasoned engineer and be a mentor to lab technicians and more junior engineers around our two prototyping labs. Your subject matter technical expertise is critical, so are your leadership and your teamwork spirit.

This role will be 100% on-site and based in Andover, MA.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Own prototyping jobs in the assembly labs, be a doer, a project manager, and a team player.

  • Relentlessly interact with a cross-functional team of module designers, layout engineers, project leads, and manufacturing crew.

  • Communicate various scenarios and diligently follow through, review tradeoffs and assembly improvement suggestions to the design and manufacturing community, stay committed to schedules and goals.

  • Manage lab equipment’s maintenance, calibration, and upkeep, and support lab audits.

  • Mentor and train more junior teammates so they are able to utilize lab assets when needed.

  • Advocate resource capabilities, present on symposiums, enable opportunities from inside and outside home business unit.

    Basic Qualifications :

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum 8 years’ of prior work experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years’ of prior work experience.

  • Experience with any of the following:

  • Manual and auto wire/ribbon bonders

  • Die attachment

  • Solder reflow

  • Wet and dry cleansing practice

  • Experience with any of the following:

  • Automated die and SMT component placement tools

  • Automated adhesive dispensing tools

  • Screen printers

  • Experience translating information from schematics and mechanical design documents to tool setup with basic machine interface programming skills.

  • 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.

    Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in RF field.

  • Experience in Printed Wiring Board design and manufacturing.

  • Experience with Product Data Management (PDM).

    What We Offer:

    Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a 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 benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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:


The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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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.