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Raytheon Technologies Spring Coop- Test and Validation Ops Engineering in Andover, Massachusetts

This position is for an intern who will be entering their ST01 year by the start of January 2022

Position Title: Test Engineering Co-op

About Us:

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 Description:

Test Engineering provides technical expertise to numerous manufacturing and development programs within Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) Our work involves electronic hardware for radar, missile and combat systems. The Andover, MA location has over 1 million square feet of manufacturing/production space where product is both assembled and tested.

Primary responsibilities include supporting test and troubleshooting of RF, IF, Microwave, Analog and Digital hardware for various phased array radar programs. This position requires close cooperation with the Operations team and other engineering disciplines including Product Design, Test Development and Manufacturing Engineering. The desired candidate will possess superb communication skills and be capable to work in a dynamic team environment. Extensive, on the job training, is provided.

This position is a co-op position from approximately January thru June 2022. This position has openings on both first and second shift.

This position can be a ST02 or ST05 based on the candidate's qualifications and standing as outlined below:

  • ST01 (Freshman Technical or Administrative Intern)- must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program

  • ST02 (Sophomore Technical or Administrative Intern)- must have completed 30 credit hours by start of internship

  • ST03 (Junior Technical or Administrative Intern)- must have completed 60 credit hours of college by start of internship

  • ST04 (Senior Technical or Administrative Intern)- must have completed 90 credit hours of college by start of internship

  • ST05 (Post-Graduate Technical or Administrative Intern)- must have an undergraduate degree and be enrolled in a graduate degree program (in degree fields listed in Qualifications You Must Have) by start of internship

    Spec ifi c Re s p o n si b iliti e s I nc l ude:

  • Interpreting test requirements, developing and maintaining test procedures, and documenting test practices

  • Analyzing data to drive issues to root cause

  • Generating Change Requests (CRs) on technical issues relating to the production test process

  • Developing and executing improvement projects to increase first pass yield

  • Engagement with Design and Test Development teams to solve issues impacting production

  • Ensuring hardware requirements are met and processes are followed

  • Assisting manufacturing operators in the testing & troubleshooting of production hardware

  • Supporting production test of RF/Microwave subsystems and components on functional test platforms

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a ST01 by the start of January 2022 in;

  • For technical roles : Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) Preferably in Electrical Engineering

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PPT, Project, Word)

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

    Desired Skills:

  • GPA of 3.0 or better strongly desired

  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing or production environment

  • Excellent organizational skills with fine attention to detail

  • Knowledge and ability to apply six sigma principles and techniques

  • Technical drawing interpretation, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) knowledge

  • Proficiency with CAD solid modeling tools (preference for CREO/ProE)

  • Demonstrated hands-on mechanical aptitude with the ability to work across disciplines

  • Innovative mindset that drives continuous improvement and keeps pace with advances in technology

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Active DoD security clearance (confidential, secret)

    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; wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include flexible work schedules and achievement awards.

    *Please upload a copy of your most recent undergraduate and graduate transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition. Please include your cumulative GPA and projected graduation date on your resume. *

    Clearance Information: 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: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.