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Raytheon Technologies Principal RF/Hardware Systems Engineer in Aurora, Colorado

RISCSI provides Operations and Maintenance support for the Intelligence Community

Job Description:

Raytheon Technologies currently has an opportunity for a qualified and experienced RF Systems/Hardware Engineer to provide engineering analysis, baseline management, operations and maintenance, system enhancement, and integration support.

This position will be responsible for ensuring successful operation, maintenance, and sustainment of the hardware associated with a complex high priority operational communications system. Responsibilities also include establishing requirements for new software and system hardware enhancements, supporting efforts for new capabilities, and development and refinement of operational/engineering processes and procedures.

The RF Systems/Hardware Engineer will be expected to have the technical skills to troubleshoot, document, and resolving system outages and other issues that may be encountered during operation of the system.

This includes the collection of diagnostic data, accurately documenting problems in logging and discrepancy reporting tools, restoring system operation, development of workarounds, and other activities necessary for recovery of the system. The RF Systems/Hardware Engineer will provide support to include store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis and troubleshooting of system capabilities and requirements; utilize analytic devices such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzers for troubleshooting; monitor functioning of equipment and make necessary modifications to ensure the system operates in conformance with specifications; support the generation of concept of operations and provide recommendations for system architecture.

Required Skills:

Prior experience developing and supporting RF ground systems engineering activities for a satellite communications system

Proficient use of Spectrum Analyzers, Network Analyzers, Signal Generators, Oscilloscopes

Experience generating, analyzing, tracking, and managing requirements

Experience with RF systems engineering developing and maintaining schematics, analysis, block diagrams, system Bill of Materials (BOMs), and design review packages

Must be able to apply previous knowledge and experience to provide recommendations for development of new operational concepts, architecture, and to increase efficiencies within the existing system

Must be able to provide occasional after hour call-in support

Must be able to support occasional travel (both CONUS and OCONUS). Must be able to support emergency repair trips with little or no advanced notice.

Highly articulate with strong written and verbal communications skills.

Technical ability to identify and document system related RF capability enhancements through generation and submittal of White Papers and other submittals.

Lead design performance & cost trade-offs for proposed engineering changes.

Taking a leadership role for design teams and provide technical oversight to the team members.

Must be able to work at heights and successfully complete Safety At Heights training/certification.

Desired Skills:

Experience working with vendors for the timely repair and tracking of critical operational hardware

Experience upgrading hardware supported by Windows and Linux based systems

Previous experience working with systems supported by Linux operating systems

Required Education (including Major):

Must have a BS Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering, physics, or related technical discipline and a minimum

and 8 years relevant experience



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.