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Raytheon Technologies FLIR/MTS Sr. Field Engineer I in Palmdale, California

Raytheon Intelligence & Space's Field Engineering is currently seeking a Sr. Field Engineer I to provide technical field support at OCONUS (Outside Continental Unites States) locations as well as CONUS locations.

The OCONUS assignment will be on a 2 to 3 month rotational basis, CONUS or home base location will be at Gray Butte Field near Palmdale, CA. System level training will also be conducted in McKinney, TX.

For this Field Engineering position you must have experience in conducting technical analysis of product functionality, modifications and enhancements to product in accordance with customer specifications and configuration.

Be able to troubleshoot technical problems and issues. Must possess knowledge of infrared, electro-optical weapons systems and have familiarity with conventional electronic troubleshooting techniques. You must be experienced and familiar with the tools and test equipment commonly used in electronic installation, maintenance and testing.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter and have the ability to represent IIS as the initial interface with external customers and ensure customer schedules are met.

Candidate may also be called upon to assume additional leadership roles and at times work with little or no direct supervision and is the point of contact to IIS program management.

Candidate must currently hold an active SECRET Clearance and have the ability to obtain a TOP SECRET clearance.

Employment is contingent on meeting all medical requirements for overseas assignment including comprehensive post-offer medical examination.

Required Skills:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience troubleshooting/operational checkout of the FLIR/MTS system.

  • Must be experienced and familiar with the tools and test equipment commonly used in electronic installation, maintenance and test.

  • Must possess excellent technical writing and oral communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with maintaining and using the Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) system or other airborne FLIR/MTS system is a plus.

  • MQ9 Aircraft and GCS experience is preferred.

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • An existing SECRET clearance is required.

  • Ability to obtain TS/SCI with polygraph.

Education Requirement:

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or in related technical discipline (e.g., physics).

Work experience may be considered in lieu of education.



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.