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Radar Cross Section Measurement and Test Engineer Expert

Company: Raytheon
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Date Posted:2023-11-06Country:United States of AmericaLocation:AZ827: RMS AP Bldg 827C 1151 East Hermans Road Building 827C, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USAPosition Role Type:Onsite At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling - to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today's mission and stay ahead of tomorrow's threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world. Do you have a passion for Radar Measurement & Test? Would you enjoy working on a nationally certified ground plane range or an indoor 30'x30' compact range to support our nation's security? Do you have the passion to mentor and teach engineers? If you answered "yes" to these questions, we want to hear from you! Job Summary: We are seeking senior career Radar Cross Section (RCS) measurements Engineer expert to join the Mechanical Products Team. You will join a team of experts in RCS measurements, supporting test & evaluation of hardware using advanced Instrumentation Radar Test Equipment and facilities. This design team is committed to excellence supporting our customers and allies worldwide. We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you. Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Expert in supporting Radar Cross Section (RCS) measurement tests of developmental and production systems.
  • Creating a test matrix and test plan, selecting radar parameters and RF feeds, document activities pertaining to test preparation, data analysis, design trades, prediction results, and others
  • Configuring the lab data acquisition equipment; near field SCI, and far field Radarman instrumentation radar data collection system
  • Configuring target support and positioning systems, ensuring that all needed special test devices are designed, fabricated, and/or purchased, ensuring that all needed fixturing is complete and correct Occasional travel for business, training, and conferences
  • Coordinating with target handling and facilities personnel
  • Performing early "quick look" of data; and performing data-processing, and/or analysis activities to ensure completeness of the data packages for the customer.
  • With Engineering assistance provide basic radar trouble shooting as needed.
  • Mentor early and mid-career engineers. Qualifications You Must Have:
    • Typically requires Bachelor's degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience OR an Advanced degree and 7 years of relevant experience OR In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required
    • Experience in calibration, maintenance and/or characterization of RF equipment for near and/or far field RCS (Radar Cross Section) measurements
    • Experience using RCS (Radar Cross Section) data processing/reduction and/or engineering data analysis
    • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance. Qualifications We Value:
      • Experience in RCS Far Field measurements in various ranges (Direct Illumination Far Field, outdoor, indoor Compact Range, Taper or RCS)
      • Experience in RF Near Field RCS measurements (planar, cylindrical or spherical)
      • Experience with operating and/or maintaining the QuarterBranch RadarMan radar system
      • Understanding of electromagnetic fundamentals
      • Advanced radar system development or test experience
      • Writing test plans, test procedures, and detailed test configuration documentation
      • Experience with planning, scheduling, and estimating number of hours needed for work tasks
      • Familiarity with the industry range certification effort and management of range handbook 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. Additional Details: 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. Employee Referral Award Eligibility: This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award. RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class. Privacy Policy and Terms: Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

Keywords: Raytheon, Houston , Radar Cross Section Measurement and Test Engineer Expert, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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