Raytheon Technologies Principal Radiation Effects Engineer in El Segundo, California
Radiation Effects Engineers (REE) are responsible for providing subject matter expertise and guidance for programs and hardware systems with requirements to operate during and after exposure to radiation. The REE combines multi-disciplined skills ranging from radiation effects and interactions in electronics devices and materials, and radiation environment transport and shielding, with a unique expertise in models and tools. This role requires radiation response testing, modeling and the use of test data to assess hardware designs against the specifications and requirements.
The REE derives the system radiation requirements from the environment specifications and provides cross discipline support in applying unique skills to program design and system engineers. The REE also develops and manages the program engineering and qualification radiation testing efforts; analyzing and modeling data, and delivering final test reports.
Ph.D. or 8 years of experience with Radiation Effects
Knowledge radiation hardening, survivability and mitigation of effects
Knowledge radiation environments and sources both natural and man made
Knowledge of the mechanisms of radiation effects on electronic systems, semiconductors, and materials
Knowledge of radiation testing and techniques – Total Dose, Displacement Damage, Prompt Dose, Single Event Effects
Proficiency in MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
Current experience as a Radiation Effects Engineer or similar position
Knowledge of semiconductor physics
Proficiency in one or more Radiation transport tools (MCNP, GEANT, NOVICE, etc)
Proficiency in design and/or analysis of digital and analog circuits
Ability to be able to obtain an SSBI clearance
BS Physics, or Engineering from an accredited university.
Graduate Degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, of Nuclear Engineering.
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.