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Raytheon Technologies Principal RF Design Engineer in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking a Principal RF Design Electrical Engineer to join the Radar Receiver Exciter Integrated Product Team in Tewksbury, MA. This team designs, develops, integrates, and tests the Radar Receiver Exciter hardware for the combat proven RMD integrated air and missile defense system s .

The Receiver, Exciter, and Signal Processing (RESP) Department is the focal point for receiver, exciter, beam steering, and signal processing technology in the RMD division. The department is responsible for the design, development, integration, support to production builds, and lifecycle support of RMD products.

This position is for a principal engineer, capable of solving complex technical problems and providing highly innovative and ingenious solutions in the areas of Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave sub-systems design/integration. Some digital circuit understanding and experience with digital and mixed signal sub-systems is required. Responsibilities include developing advanced technological ideas and guiding their development into a final product. The candidate must have demonstrated the ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories and concepts.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Design, Develop, and Integrate a number of products and technologies relevant to radar systems.

  • Solve complex technical problems and provide highly innovate and ingenious solutions in the areas of Radio Frequency and microwave circuits and subsystems.

  • Develop advanced technical ideas and guide their development into final products

  • Translate system performance and operation specifications into hardware requirements and test specifications

  • Task management and technical leadership

  • Architectural development of RF and microwave subsystems in particular in the area of receivers and exciters.

  • Mentor less experienced engineers

    Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)

  • 8+ years of experience

  • Experience translating system performance and operation specifications into hardware requirements, design, and test specifications

  • Experience in design, test, and troubleshoot of RF, analog, and mixed signal circuits

  • Experience in RF and Microwave component/subsystem design such as up converters, downconverters, power amplifiers, oscillators, and mixers

  • Experience with high fidelity A/D conversion of RF signals

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

    Qualifications We Value:

  • Multi-discipline engineering experience

  • Experience in both development and engineering production support

  • Experience in radar receiver/exciter design

  • Requirements planning and sell off

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

  • The ability to work across multiple engineering disciplines

    What We Offer :

    Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care


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.