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Raytheon Technologies Principal Physics Engineer in McKinney, Texas

The Raytheon RI&S Optical Hardware and Test Development team is seeking a Principal Physics Engineer to join our team in McKinney, Texas.

Working at Raytheon, you can contribute to cutting edge technologies across surface, air, cyber and space domains, supporting precision engagement, missile defense, homeland security, integrated communications, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.

Candidates have the opportunity to work alongside the best and the brightest engineers and scientists who are providing radar and sensor solutions that deliver superior detecting, ranging, and tracking for military forces worldwide. In addition to maintaining a strong portfolio of core capabilities, we continue to expand globally and innovate in our growth markets. Opportunities exist to participate on innovative teams that are providing the most advanced development capabilities to solve the most complex problems.

Qualified candidates will be able to apply knowledge and experience of Optics and Lasers to provide next generation design, direction and evaluation of Advanced Optical Systems and Performance.

As part of an Engineering Team, this position may include performing critical component evaluations, testing and troubleshooting of optical components and system assemblies; providing expertise to evaluate and solve design and quality issues to meet system requirements.

Contribute to multiple programs as a technical resource.

Work and contribute in a fast paced, integrated, multi-disciplined team environment.

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of Experience in Optics or Laser Engineering.

  • Experience in Visible, SWIR and IR Optics

  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot optical test stations and recommend/implement repairs and upgrades as required to support production needs.

  • Direct, hands-on experience with Optical Test and Alignment Equipment, such as Interferometers, Autocollimators and associated support equipment.

Ability to troubleshoot and calibrate same.

  • Ability to work in a Class 7 Clean Room environment

  • Ability to use Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance, US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with CodeV or Zemax

  • Experience with CREO or equivalent

  • Familiarity with MIL Spec MIL-PRF-13830.

  • Prior experience in Defense or Aerospace

  • Familiarity with ANZI Z540

  • Experience persuading investment in optical metrology and test equipment

  • Active Secret Clearance

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, or mathematics

Desired Education:

  • Master's in Optics, Physics and/or Laser Technology

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.173714

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.