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RTX Corporation Principal Hardware Design Engineer in Marlborough, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA131: Tewksbury, MA Bldg 1 Assabet 50 Apple Hill Drive Assabet - Building 1, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA

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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.

The Receiver, Exciter, and Back-End Processing (REBEP) Department is the focal point for receiver, exciter, beam steering, and signal processing technology within Raytheon. The department is responsible for the design, development, integration, and support to production builds, and lifecycle support of Raytheon products.

We have an opportunity for an Electrical Engineer seeking to solve complex technical problems and providing highly innovative and ingenious solutions in the area of Radar and Receiver Exciter design, analysis, integration and test. Radar Receiver Exciter engineers are responsible for architecture development, integration, and analysis of the receiver and exciters of complex radar systems. The technical challenges range from RF chain and link budget analysis to digital signal processing algorithm definition and verification. These engineers are integral in all phases of Radar design and integration from requirements definition to system sell-off and verification.

What You Will Do:

  • Requirements definition and flow from system to Receiver/Exciter level.

  • Receiver and Exciter architecture development.

  • Interface definition between Receiver/Exciter subsystem and other subsystems.

  • Support of signal processing algorithm definition based on Receiver/Exciter capabilities and system needs.

  • Resolve complex technical issues seen during design, integration, and test of Radar Receiver and Exciter sub-systems.

  • Process and analyze Radar Receiver/Exciter data, including but not limited to IQ Data, to identify and resolve system performance issues.

  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues.

  • Interface with customer with technical and program level status.

  • This role will be 100% on-site and based either in Tewksbury, MA or Marlborough, MA.

    Qualifications You Must Have :

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum 8 years’ of prior work experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years’ of prior work experience.

  • 5+ years' of combined experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Experience with Radar Receiver / Exciter system and subsystem analysis, design and/or test.

  • Experience with Radar Receiver / Exciter signal processing techniques and methods.

  • 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 Prefer:

  • Experience with RF chain design and analysis.

  • Experience with Radar Receiver / Exciter integration and test .

  • Experience with IQ/signal processing analysis in Matlab, C/C++, Python, or other programming languages.

  • Experience in troubleshooting radar systems, root cause identification, corrective action implementation and associated documentation.

  • Experience with Digital Signal Processing techniques and FPGA implementation.

  • Experience interfacing with internal and external customers and finding technical solutions to complex requirements.

    What We Offer:

    Our values drive our actions, behaviors, and performance with a vision for a safer, more connected world. At RTX we value: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Collaboration, and Innovation.

    This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

    Learn More & Apply Now!

    RTX solves some of the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. That requires expansive thinking and bold innovation – and that, in turn, requires a culture that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.

    We embrace individuality and diversity of thought to fuel opportunity for our employees, our customers, and our communities. We work toward progress, knowing that a more inclusive world is critical to our mission. Not just in this moment, but always.

Clearance Information:

This position requires a security clearance. DCSA Consolidated Adjudication Services (DCSA CAS), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:


The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

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.

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Raytheon Technologies 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.