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RTX Corporation Test Development Engineer II in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA132: Tewksbury, Ma Bldg 2 Sudbury 50 Apple Hill Drive Sudbury - Building 2, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA

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About Us :

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

Raytheon is currently seeking a test equipment design engineer to join the Sensor Test Solutions (STS) Department within Test Equipment Engineering (TEE). This is an excellent position for engineers with a background in digital, analog, RF, or power test equipment design and a desire to apply those skills to developing, building, and integrating advanced test platforms and architectures.

You will be joining a diverse project team supporting the development of test solutions for radar, sonar, communication, missile, combat control systems, subsystems and components for various programs within Raytheon. These products involve Analog, RF, Microwave, Acoustic, High Power, and Digital Electronic technologies along with embedded software and firmware, signal processing, and VHDL designs. STS Engineers are involved from the beginning of test solution design process through the verification and final system sell-off.

Typical test solutions include simulation/stimulation and data acquisition test capabilities for verifying a product’s functional performance. These capabilities may encompass Hardware-In-the-Loop simulators, custom Automatic Test Equipment (ATE), Commercial ATE, High Power, Mixed-Signal, Digital and Environmental Stress Screening systems, mechanical holding fixtures, adapters, and interface cabling and harnessing.

Responsibilities to Anticipate

  • Develop test hardware, software, and/or firmware, from requirements definition through deployment at manufacturing or customer facilities. These test capabilities may span multiple disciplines (Power, RF, Analog, Digital) and domains (hardware, software, firmware).

  • Actively identify test readiness issues and optimizations throughout the development lifecycle.

  • Understand and meet established project budget, schedule, and performance commitments

  • Guide mechanical engineering and/or suppliers through test adapter design activities, with moderate support from senior engineers.

  • Function as an individual contributor, working autonomously with limited supervision. Understand the role of a small team lead.

  • Engage in personal technical growth.

  • Prepare and clearly present your work product at project status meetings.

  • Support Manufacturing operations, including on-site troubleshooting and debugging, both independently and in collaboration with design engineering teams.

    Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Experience in engineering design and development, preferably related to Test equipment development efforts.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills

  • Experience working as a member of a team

  • Experience with National Instruments’ TestStand, LabWindows/CVI, and/or LabVIEW

  • Experience with Digital, Analog, RF, and/or Power Supply test hardware and/or software design

  • Experience with VXI / VME / MXI / PXI / CompactPCI application development

  • Experience with commercial test and measurement equipment

  • VHDL and embedded system design knowledge

  • Software applications / programming skills

  • Understanding of engineering processes: CMMI, 6 sigma

    What We Offer:

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

The salary range for this role is 64,000 USD - 128,000 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.