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Raytheon Technologies Sr Principal RF Electrical Engineer in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Raytheon seeks a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer to join our RF design team at Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) operation. This position is located in Fort Wayne, IN.

The primary duties will be focused on tasks associated with Department of Defense communications systems and Electronic Warfare systems. The candidate will be expected to apply their RF technical knowledge and experience in specifying, designing and testing RF circuitry in the frequency range of 30 MHz to 20 GHz.

The Principal RF Engineer will lead a team of talented and experienced engineers in performing many core activities related to the development and testing of RF/Microwave circuits and systems. Support for these activities may also include deriving hardware requirements, test fixture requirements development, laboratory test set solutions, prototype circuit analysis, results compilation, statistical evaluation, and trade studies. The candidate will be expected to provide creative and innovative solutions to problems, and to ensure that tasks and projects are completed on schedule while following established procedures.

Required Skills:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in RF communications design engineering

  • Extensive theoretical, analytical, and practical knowledge in design and testing of high performance VHF/UHF/SHF circuitry intended for challenging applications

  • Proven ability to take a design concept at block diagram or requirements level and develop a completed hardware design

  • Extensive experience with Agilent Advanced Design System (ADS) or equivalent simulator and proven ability to use analytical tools to analyze and simulate designs prior to hardware execution

  • Experience with tolerance analysis and circuit design centering for production

  • Active knowledge of modern communications and counter communications systems

  • Experience in managing time and resources to meet assigned deadlines

  • Proficient with general purpose computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • US Citizenship is required as this position will require a DoD security clearance within 1 year of start date

Desired Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge in specifying, designing, and testing UHF/VHF/SHF receivers, exciters, synthesizers, and RF distribution circuits for Department of Defense Equipment

  • Experience with three dimensional electromagnetic simulation tools such as HFSS or CST Microwave Studio

  • Extensive knowledge of counter communication techniques

  • Knowledge and understanding of other engineering disciplines and how they relate to the design, development, and manufacturing of RF equipment

  • Built in Self-Test (BIT) expertise

Required Education (including Major):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline

    Desired Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline

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


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.