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Raytheon Technologies Sr Principal Mechanical Engineer in Goleta, California

Do you have a desire to be part of a team in a fast paced environment that challenges your skills and provides you with new opportunities across multiple product lines? If so, we’d like to discuss your career in Mechanical Engineering at Raytheon Vision Systems (RVS) in Goleta, CA.

The qualified candidate will be a motivated self-starter performing the following duties;

  • Works as a REA (Responsible Engineering Authority) to strengthen program’s results with leading edge technologies and optimum FPM (Focal Plane Module) solutions.

  • Continue to transform the industry by taking on the hardest problems and accepting challenges from customers and Peers.

  • Cooperate as an integral member of the Integrated Product Team (IPT) contributing to successful program outcomes under demanding cost and schedule constraints

  • Design and develop space-based optical systems and tactical ISR Satellites providing our nation and its allies with critical warfighting advantages.

  • Develop initial concepts of Opto-Mechanical Assemblies through final part design using 3D Solid Modeling

  • Perform Design for Manufacturability Trade Studies to optimize fabrication / integration cost reductions

  • Iterate designs with Structural / Thermal Analysts to optimize survival / reliability requirements

  • Complete Technical Data Package (TDP) 2D documentation of Solid Model designs

  • Create Initial Releases and perform Revisions of TDP in Product Data Management (PDM) system

  • Lead efforts to provide solutions to supplier and technology challenges including, but not limited to, Manufacturing support and Sustaining / Liaison Engineering role

Required Skills:

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Mechanical design preferably in the Aerospace industry

Proficiency in mechanical design with 3-D CAD Modeling Tools (CREO 5 preferred)

Experienced in PDM release (Windchill preferred)

Experienced in GD&T per ANSI Y14.5 and performing tolerance stack-up analysis

Ability to work autonomously and cooperatively in a diverse team environment

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

Ability to track and report progress against schedule milestone requirements to meet drawing release dates

Ability to delegate assignments to less experienced Engineers and check their work for accuracy

Ability to communicate effectively with Management and IPT status of daily assignments

US Citizenship is required as this position will require a DoD Secret clearance within 1st year of employment

Ability and willingness to perform Sustaining Engineering duties in support of the Manufacturing Department

Desired Skills:

Experience developing detailed mechanical designs for optical, electrical and/or mechanical systems

Experience designing infrared products

Experience designing products for cryogenic environments

Experience leading large teams, interfacing with internal / external customers and guiding other engineers

Experience leading Peer Review meetings

Experience with Gate Release process for product development

Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

Experience Managing Program Schedules and Budgets and reporting status to Program Management

Experience creating Proposals for business development

Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering

Required Education (including Major):

• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Mechanical preferred

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.