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Raytheon Technologies Sr Mechanical/ Ocean Undersea Engineer in Portsmouth, Rhode Island

The Mechanical Engineering Directorate, Undersea & Electronics Systems Department, located at the Seapower Capability Center (SCC) in Portsmouth, RI is currently seeking an experienced undersea Mechanical Design Engineer with experience in mechanical design, preferably in design/development of undersea systems such as mine hunting systems, mine neutralization systems, undersea vehicles and undersea sensors. Additional experience as a production support engineer supporting fabrication, assembly and test of high reliability electronic systems is desired. The candidate shall have experience packaging electronic equipment in undersea applications and have demonstrated success at designing to meet the physical and environmental challenges associated with an underwater ocean environment. Specific knowledge of sealing techniques, material selection for corrosion performance, pressure housing design, undersea structures, and undersea cabling is preferred. Candidate should have solid technical and analysis skills, and shall be capable of concept development based upon applying principles of mechanical engineering analysis. Experience with the integration of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) electronics into military systems is desired. Ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced IPT environment is required. Strong written and oral communication skills are required as is Task Leadership experience. CAD literacy is required and experience with PTC CREO is a plus.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

This position can be filled at the G08/G09 level.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Ocean Engineering

  • 4+ years of experience in mechanical design, documentation and/or fabrication of undersea systems and/or complex military electronic systems.

  • Experience with program cost or schedule monitoring or reporting.

  • Experience with configuration management systems.

  • Experience with 3-D modeling software.

  • Task Leadership Experience.


  • MS in Mechanical or Ocean Engineering

  • 6+ years of experience in mechanical design, documentation and/or fabrication of undersea systems and/or complex military electronic systems

  • Experience in the specification, design, development, production and testing of undersea sensors, systems and launch/recovery systems for both shipboard and undersea applications.

  • Experience in mechanical design and electronics packaging in extreme sub-sea environments and knowledge of design for long term submergence, sealing, and corrosion resistance.

  • Experience on DoD programs

  • Experience with PTC CREO and PDM

  • Experience with analysis software

  • Experience with GD&T

  • Experience with COTs hardware selection and integration

  • Experience managing programs using EVMS (Earned Value Management System).

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

The Portsmouth facility has miles of nature trails, a fitness center, a dining center, research library and medical facility. There’s an active chapter of the Young Employee Success Network (YESNET), one of Raytheon’s employee resource groups, with a focus on networking, new hire outreach, career development, community service and social activities. Portsmouth is one of three towns on Aquidneck Island in the “East Bay” section of Rhode Island, and is anchored by the famed beaches, mansions, activities, and nightlife of Newport, five miles south of the facility.

Aquidneck Island is a sailing center for Rhode Island as well as offering surfing and watersports at their several south-facing beaches.

Boston is an easy car ride to our north.


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.