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Raytheon Technologies Principal Power Electronics Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

“Outside the box. Above the Earth. Beyond our wildest dreams. Our engineers are creating new possibilities in space.”

Are you amazed by the satellite views of cool places on Earth?

As a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies,

Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) complete end to end spacecraft company and a leading provider of turnkey small satellite solutions, including nanosatellite, microsatellite, and ESPA-class satellite.

Our state-of-the-art systems are currently on missions from low Earth orbit to the Moon, near earth asteroids, and to Mars. We create high-reliability spacecraft with significantly greater performance, much smaller size and at a fraction of the cost of traditional space systems.

Join our innovative and dynamic company, as we build the small spacecraft of the future.

We are looking for an experienced Principal Power Electronics Engineer to join Satellite Engineering team in Lafayette, Colorado (between Denver and Boulder, Colorado). As a Principal Power Electronics Engineer, you will engage in the Electrical and Systems Engineering disciplines to design power conversion electronics as well as other analog and digital circuits as well as provide guiding to other engineers.


  • Apply innovative design techniques to switched mode power conversion..

  • Work in a fast-paced team environment on a variety of R&D, proof of concept, and production programs.

  • Power electronics design for switched mode conversion using digital and analog control techniques.

  • Design to meet EMI/EMC qualification.

  • Circuit and system level modeling and analysis experience using spice, MATLAB, Simulink, or other comparable tools.

  • Magnetics design including drawings for manufacture.

  • Perform worst case analysis of all circuit implementations showing stability and functional performance over time and environments.

  • Documenting designs and proving requirements compliance.

  • Schematic capture and board layout experience for power supplies, Altium Designer preferred.

  • Laboratory verification and debugging PC boards with power converters for EDU and flight hardware, including system level integration.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering and 10 or more years switched mode power electronics design experience.

  • Working knowledge in the following areas: solar array to battery management systems, bus voltage to lower regulated working voltages, system/board level grounding/shielding and EMC design techniques, motor controller design a plus.

  • Subject matter expert in aerospace power conversion willing to mentor younger engineers

  • Radiation hardened and high reliability electronics design experience.

  • Experience with EMI/EMC qualification testing per military and commercial standards and (e.g. MIL-STD-461, CRISPR 22, RTCA/DO-160, etc.).

  • Experience in design for harsh environments as embodied in common commercial and military standards (e.g. RTCA/DO-160, MIL-STD-810, etc.)

  • Knowledge of device characteristics relevant to power electronics, such as: MOSFET, GaN, IGBT, BJT, JFET, diodes, various capacitor families, FPGAs, etc.

  • Experienced in sampling theory and ADC/DAC implementation for feedback and control a plus.

  • Passion for designing and development satellite

Benefits offered: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays

Salary Range:

$92,000 - $160,000

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This position requires either a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.


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.