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Raytheon Technologies Sr. Electrical Engineer - RF Antenna Desgin in Tucson, Arizona

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:

The Antenna Designer will be responsible for shaping antenna, radome, and antenna measurement system technology within the Company. The selected candidate will also be expected to lead diverse teams, provide technical oversight, delegate tasks, and work with the Engineering organization to establish technology roadmaps, enable modernization, and contribute to general innovation. In addition, the candidate will work with government personnel and programs, and define and refine requirements to validate hardware compliance. The candidate will be responsible for providing guidance, coaching, mentoring, and training to other employees across the business within the candidate’s areas of expertise.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Lead and shape antenna, radome, and antenna measurement system technology within the company.

  • Test antenna designs from bench top environments up to full missile all-up-round anechoic chamber testing.

    Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering

  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience to include at least 2 of the following:

  • Antenna design

  • Antenna modeling

  • Antenna measurement

  • Antenna Testing

    Qualifications We Value:

  • Masters of Science (MS) or PhD in electrical engineering

  • Strong experience managing and presenting technical data to stakeholders and customers in design reviews and technical interchange meetings

  • Strong experience designing and delivering conformal antenna designs

  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities from multiple sources

  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction

  • Demonstrated ability to put forth and drive technical execution plans

  • Knowledgeable of management processes, such as IPDS, EVMS, etc.

  • Experience presenting to FRB, ERB, CCB, MRB, etc.

  • Understanding of near-field-to-far-field processing algorithms

  • Ability to design near-field-to-far-field processing algorithms

  • Understanding of complex threat environments and battlefields

  • Experience designing datalink and telemetry antenna systems

  • Experience designing GPS antenna systems

  • Experience with being a Cost Account Manager or Integrate Product Team Lead

  • Proficiency with Python, MATAB and/or other high level scientific programming languages

  • Proficiency with high performance computing (HPC) and parallel computing

  • Proficiency with modeling & simulation tools such as HFSS, CST, FEKO, SENTRi and GRASP

    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.

    This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.


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.