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Raytheon Technologies Early Career Energetics Warheads Engineer in Tucson, Arizona

Do you have a passion for Warhead Technology?

Would you enjoy working on advanced warhead technologies using scientific principles, theories and concepts to the weapon warhead system for implementation into missiles?

Do you strive for customer satisfaction?

Are you a team player and builder?

If you answered "yes" to these questions, we want to talk to you!

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trail blaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:

The Mechanical Engineer II - Warheads position is in the Energetics and Propulsion Department of the Mechanical Products Directorate. This organization is responsible for the full spectrum of warhead, fuzing, and propulsion designs/technology, including power systems, ignition, and all other weapon initiation safety systems technology. This individual would develop architectures, top level design concepts, requirements, and performance modeling for new payload systems and other energetic needs.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Apply and/or develop advanced warhead technologies using scientific principles, theories and concepts to the weapon warhead system for implementation into missiles

  • Provide technical oversight to the subcontractor

  • Support the Safety Engineering organization by planning and performing insensitive munitions testing and safety analyses as needed

  • Frequently interface with the Customer to identify user needs

  • Manage subcontract suppliers to specify and deliver required subsystem

  • Contribute to technology development roadmaps

  • Design concepts for target defeat mechanisms (warheads)

  • Design, analyze, test and evaluate warhead systems

  • Perform warhead system/component design

  • Support failure analysis and corrective action through redesign of failed warhead component or system

  • May present warhead design models and supporting analyses/test results to internal and customer review meetings

  • Support proposals requiring warhead technologies

  • Support development of Critical Item Development Specifications (CIDS)

  • Test data reduction

  • Generate warhead performance data files for use in performance assessments and requirements compliance

  • Ensure technical rigor and depth of all deliverables

  • Must be willing to travel to suppliers and government facilities

  • Technical management of subcontracts on Government programs

  • Support Proposal and cost preparation, requirements definition, and warhead subsystems analysis, test and verification; operational test support; supplier collaboration

    Qualifications You Must Have:

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

  • Warheads Mechanical Engineer II - A minimum of 2 years of experience in warhead or ordnances or energetics engineering or equivalent

  • Professional or Academic Experience in:

  • Warhead or Energetic Device Design & Analyses

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

    Qualifications We Value :

  • 4 years of directly related experience in warhead subsystems design, development, and test

  • Development of warhead Technical Performance Measures (TPM), Key Product Characteristics (KPC), Key Characteristic Control (KCC)

  • Experience with ordnance manufacturing process technologies

  • Experience with Munitions mitigation technology (design, materials)

  • Supplier collaboration experience and oversight generating specifications and statements of work (SOW)

  • Systems architecture as warhead subsystem designer

  • Co-development of threat defeat requirements from system lethality analyses and validating design lethality implementation in flight simulators

  • Supporting Validation and verification of lethality elements in system performance modeling from development and qualification tests of subsystems

  • Engineering design in development projects

  • Design and analysis of mechanical subsystems

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, Power Point & Project)

  • Advanced degree in aforementioned disciplines. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard

    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.

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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.

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