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Raytheon Technologies Test Automation & Space Technician in El Segundo, California

Job Description: In the last few years, you might have seen several amazingly beautiful images on social media of the Earth from space in exquisite detail, or perhaps images in the news forecasting the weather and reporting on natural disasters. Maybe you’ve even gazed at these images from deep space wondering when humans will journey to the farthest reaches of the universe. Behind many of these amazing images are the technologies and innovations created by the engineers at Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS). Our RIS El Segundo campus is situated in sunny Southern California, a location rich in aerospace history, we have unparalleled heritage in advanced sensing systems for space exploration, national security, and civil space programs.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Technician to join the Space Test Automation team at our El Segundo, California campus to further help evolve our technology and grow our business into new domains and markets. In this role you will be responsible for supporting the assembly and test of special test equipment for our Space programs.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is passionate about advances in technology, has an innovative mindset, dedicated to catalyzing continuous improvements, and enjoys proactive interaction and collaboration with multiple engineering teams and functional disciplines.

Security Clearance Requirement: The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Secret or SSBI Security Clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance.

Required Skills:

  • Basic soldering skills and machining capability

  • Relevant work experience in manufacturing of electronics

  • Experience with data entry, data management, and/or similar data tracking systems

  • Experience with handling Electrostatic Sensitive Equipment

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Good hand-eye coordination and physical dexterity.

  • Sound knowledge of health and safety regulations.

  • Experience with cable fabrication, contract crimping, cable checkout, soldering, tinning

  • Experience operating basic machine tools, hand tools, crimpers, soldering iron

  • Mechanical experience with fabricating test boxes, test racks, test fixtures

  • Experience with benchtop test equipment, oscilloscopes, meters, power supplies

  • Ability to remain calm and be effective under pressure.

    Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of mechanical engineering designs, installations, maintenance, and repairs.

  • knowledge of electronic\electrical engineering...

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Experience with Equipment management and Calibration compliance

  • Excellent written, verbal, and telephonic communication skills

    Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • 5+ years of relevant experience


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.