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Raytheon Technologies Sr Principal Electrical Engineer - Telemetry/Flight Termination Systems in Tucson, Arizona

We are Raytheon Missiles and Defense, a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets where you’ll be part of a diverse global team working together to solve some of the most demanding challenges on the planet.

We are seeking a professional engineer to assume a key role within the Low Voltage Power Products team (LVPPD) .

Do you enjoy Telemetry or Flight Termination System Architecture and Development?

Do early-career engineers come to you for technical guidance?

Do you have a strong desire to work on projects that are critical to the defense of our nation?

If your answers are yes, we are looking for you to join our team. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as a comprehensive relocation package.


  • Design airborne telemetry (and related flight safety) systems

  • Serve as “Responsible Engineering Authority” (REA) for major design efforts involving multiple engineers across multiple disciplines. Generate and/or compile all required analysis and documentation verifying compliance with program and performance requirements

  • Act as the lead designer on complex or challenging technical problems

  • Compose objective, quantifiable trade studies to guide critical architectural decisions affecting the performance of other systems and subsystems

  • Create analytical models which prove compliance to performance specifications

  • Develop requirements; write supplier statements of work, and direct supplier development and validation of product designs.

  • Design vehicle interfaces and electrical interface controls documents to allow integration of vendor-supplied and locally-designed subsystems.

  • Present technical briefings to management, program officials, and technical staff.

  • Liaison between various internal organizations at staff levels above your pay grade, including but not limited to: program managers, product line chief engineers, executive engineering staff

    U.S. citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.


U.S. Citizenship is required

Must have experience with 5 or more of the following areas:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in electronics design with emphasis on digital and analog design and analysis.

  • Experience working with subcontractors (suppliers)

  • Experience working with communications systems such as telemetry

  • Electronics laboratory diagnosis and

  • testing skills

  • Experience creating and giving complex technical presentations to executive leadership and customers


Must have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University. Accredited Mathematics and Physics BS degrees may also qualify with relevant experience.


  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact positively with coworkers, subordinates, suppliers, management, and customers in a team environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrable ability to design using microcontrollers, FPGA’s, and digital interfaces

  • Familiar with system grounding schemes and resolving ground reference issues.

  • Power supply design experience

  • Experience in detailed printed wiring board layout Digitally implemented power supply experience

  • Telemetry experience


  • Flight Termination System experience

  • RF and Radar knowledge



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.