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Raytheon Technologies Design Engineer - Advanced Optics and Materials in McKinney, Texas

Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RI&S)

is advancing the cutting edge of new and novel materials for integration in next-generation airborne electro-optical (EO) and infrared (IR) systems. The RI&S Advanced Concepts and Technology (ACT) department has an upcoming opportunity for an Engineer who enjoys creatively solving complex problems on dynamic, multi-disciplinary teams for a variety of research and development projects. Successful applicants should have a strong technical background in either materials science, electro-magnetics (EM), optical systems, or physics and are able to effectively communicate and work-on multi–disciplinary teams.

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Key Tasks:

  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams to develop advanced materials and structures for next generation EO/IR systems

  • Advanced research into nano-materials, EM, optical systems, and manufacturing techniques

  • Development of optical, EM, and material models to describe component performance

  • Design and execution of experiments to validate optical, EM, thermal, or structural performance

  • EO/IR sensor system design and fabrication

  • Guide future research work based on model predictions and laboratory experience with EO/IR components

  • Writing and presenting summaries of research to internal and external audiences

  • This requisition is for future work, if you meet the requirements you will be contacted by the Recruiter *

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science, or other related field working testing, experiments, and analysis

  • Ability to apply basic principles, theories, and concepts to complex and difficult technical problems

  • Ability to work on multi-disciplinary teams on fundamental research projects

  • Ability to access material design implications on complex EO/IR systems

  • Excellent analytical, writing, and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to independently interact and lead engagement with customer technical community and partners

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with Active (or active within past 24 months) Secret Clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Publication and presentation of materials, EM, or optics related research in a peer-reviewed journal and conference

  • Minimum 2 years of experience leading a multi-disciplinary team in an area of fundamental research

  • Minimum 2 years of experience designing and executing experiments

  • Minimum 2 years of FEA or FEM analysis (ANSYS, HFSS, CST, COMSOL, STAR-CCM, Code V, Zemax, and FRED are preferred)

  • Experience with basic scripting and/or software development (MATLAB, C++/C# preferred)

  • Solid analytical capabilities, or an ability to relate observed phenomenon back to first principals

Required Education:

  • BS in a related STEM discipline; Materials, Optical or Systems Engineering preferred.

Desired Education:

  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Math, Materials Science, Systems or other engineering discipline

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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.

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