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Raytheon Technologies Sr Firmware Engineer in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Organization Description:

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain, against any challenge. A developer of advanced sensors, training, and cyber and software solutions, Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides a decisive advantage to civil, military and commercial customers in more than 40 countries around the world.

You will work with professionals in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees, in a challenging and collaborative workplace, joining a team with a tradition of achievement through thought and teamwork.

Dept Description:

RI&S Puerto Rico is seeking an Electrical Firmware Eng to join the Electro Optical (EO) Electronics Team. The candidate will play a key role within the Engineering organization by developing the electronics for defense system products. We engage at the outset of the system development and follow our designs through deployment. Our team helps develop the requirements and bring concepts to life. Our products are deployed all over the world on both ground based, and airborne platforms. The FPGA team within the EO Electronics Department is responsible for the architecture, design, and documentation of deliverable firmware and FPGA embedded processing.

Job Description:

The Electrical Engineer will be working in our newly opened Global Engineering Center - Puerto Rico to augment the Texas based FPGA team within the EO Electronics Department. Initially, the Engineer will work from home using Raytheon assets to do their work assignments and to connect to the Raytheon proprietary network. Next year, the Engineer will work on site at a Raytheon Technologies site near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico as the Raytheon Intelligence & Space team grows in Puerto Rico market. Since this position will require daily interactions with the Texas team and other mainland Raytheon sites, excellent communications skills, the ability to work independently, and the ability to work with minimal direction are highly desired skills.

The Electrical Engineer - FPGA developer will be responsible for implementing FPGA level design derived from system level requirements, implementing design, performing simulations and analysis, and testing of the FPGA module and/or unit. The candidate will be familiar with the latest technology trends in the area of microprocessors, memory, FPGAs and interface protocols. The candidate will work in the product development team environment with system and software engineers. This position may require occasional business related travel.

U.S. Citizenship status is required, as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Location: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Required Skills and Experience:

  • At least 5 years of professional engineering experience

  • Excellent Electrical Engineering background in the industry

  • Hands-on experience in testing of products using logic analyzer, high-speed oscilloscopes, signal generators, and FPGA debugging tools

  • Experience with interfaces and bus standards such as: PCIe &10/100 Gb Ethernet

  • Experience with video interfaces such as: DVI, DisplayPort, CoaXpress, or SDI

  • Experience designing with Xilinx and/or Altera FPGAs

  • Experience with software configuration management (SCM) tools such as Git

  • Possess excellent skills to handle a fast paced and adaptable product development environment

  • Excellent team player with good interpersonal skills as well as excellent written/verbal communication skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to work self - guided and develop priorities on multiple tasks as well as provide technical guidance

  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date

  • Fluent in Spanish and English (written and verbal)

    Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience designing FPGAs with Embedded Microprocessors

  • Experience with SoC’s, Multi-Gigabit transceivers, DDR and flash memories

  • Background in Sensor and Read Out IC

  • Image Processing of Color and/or Monochrome sensor data

  • Background in Non Uniformity Correction

  • Background in Video Trackers

  • Image Processing Algorithm & MATLAB experience

  • Technical Leadership and/or project management

  • Basis of Estimate (BOE) generation for firmware development, simulation, integration and test work scope

  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direction

    Required Education:

    Requires a Bachelor of Science STEM degree and at least 2 years of professional engineering experience. Or a Masters in Science STEM degree and applicable internships, coops, or projects.

    Raytheon Technologies Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

    Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

    What We Offer:

    Whether you are 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.

    Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

    • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees, with twelve days of sick leave (prorated for hire date)

    • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds

    • Tuition reimbursement

    • Life insurance and disability coverage

    • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, and group legal

    • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

    • Virgin Plus Wellness Reward

    Nothing matters more to Raytheon Technologies than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


    • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

    • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

    This position requires either a U.S. Person or Non- U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.