Antenna and Radome Design Senior Engineer
Needed by Raytheon Missiles & Defense
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Tewksbury, MA -- May 10, 2022 -- At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, 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:

Antenna and Radome Design Senior Engineer Needed by Raytheon Missiles & Defense - RF Cafe 

Raytheon Missiles & Defense KuRFS: Ku-band Radio Frequency System. (Raytheon image)

The candidate will be responsible for leading and shaping antenna, radome, and antenna measurement system technology within the Company.

The selected Antenna and Radome Design Senior Engineer candidate will also be expected to lead diverse teams, provide technical oversight, delegate tasks, and work with the Engineering organization to establish technology roadmaps, enable modernization, and contribute to general innovation. In addition, the candidate will work with government personnel and programs, and define and refine requirements to validate hardware compliance. The candidate will be responsible for providing guidance, coaching, mentoring, and training to other employees across the business within the candidate's areas of expertise.

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:

  • Development of antenna or radome hardware and requirements.
  • Working with interdisciplinary engineering teams including thermal, structural, mechanical, systems, etc.
  • Working with antenna manufacturing suppliers.
  • Analyzing simulation or test data to verify performance to requirements.

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience to include at least 2 of the following:
    • Antenna element design and fabrication.
    • Antenna simulation and modeling.
    • Antenna measurements in near or far field systems.
  • 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

Qualifications We Value:

  • Master of Science (MS) or PhD in electrical engineering.
  • Strong experience managing and presenting technical data to stakeholders and customers in design reviews and technical interchange meetings.
  • Strong experience designing and delivering conformal antenna designs.
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities from multiple sources.
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction.
  • Demonstrated ability to put forth and drive technical execution plans.
  • Knowledgeable of management processes, such as IPDS, EVMS, etc.
  • Experience presenting to FRB, ERB, CCB, MRB, etc.
  • Understanding of near-field-to-far-field processing algorithms.
  • Ability to design near-field-to-far-field processing algorithms.
  • Understanding of complex threat environments and battlefields.
  • Experience designing datalink, flight termination, and telemetry antenna systems.
  • Experience designing GPS antenna systems.
  • Experience with being a Cost Account Manager or Integrate Product Team Lead.
  • Proficiency with Python, MATAB and/or other high level scientific programming languages.
  • Proficiency with high performance computing (HPC) environments and schedulers such as SLURM.
  • Proficiency with modeling & simulation tools such as HFSS, CST, FEKO, SENTRi and GRASP

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.

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

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.


About Raytheon Missile & Defense

Raytheon Missiles & Defense produces a broad portfolio of advanced technologies, including air and missile defense systems, precision weapons, radars, and command and control systems – delivering end-to-end solutions to detect, track and engage threats. Our technology helps protect citizens, soldiers and critical infrastructure around the world. If you're ready to apply your skills and talents to a challenging and rewarding career, explore our opportunities today and join the Raytheon Missiles & Defense team.

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.



Kathi Mims
Senior Recruiter – Engineering
Human Resources – Talent Acquisition
Raytheon Missiles & Defense
1151 E. Hermans Road
Tucson, AZ 85756





Posted May 17, 2022