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Principal Data Link and Wireless Communications Engineer CA

Company: Raytheon
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Date Posted:

2023-11-30Country:

United States of AmericaLocation:

AZ852: RMS AP Bldg M02 1151 East Hermans Road Building M02, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USAPosition Role Type:

OnsiteAt 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 todays mission and stay ahead of tomorrows threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary:

The RF team is currently searching for Electrical Engineers who have experience designing wireless communication and data links. This role includes design and test activities that span preliminary design to integration. Products we develop support datalink applications on a variety of tactical missile programs.

The Data Link subsystems team develops the next generation of high capacity, covert, and agile data links. From space based to terrestrial RF links, Raytheon develops RF data link subsystems for the most challenging environments. As a member of this team within the RF Products department your tasks may include:

Communications systems design
Data link hardware development
Algorithm development
Digital signal processing

This position is an onsite role, located in Tucson, AZ.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Perform and/or evaluate concept and performance trade studies, link budget analyses and demonstrate developed capabilities for data link communication applications.
Perform hardware and software Communication Architecture trade studies.
Develop, prototype, and test data link models and communication signal processing algorithms in detailed high fidelity simulations and support hardware implementation.
Test, verify and validate communication and signal processing algorithm requirements and performance in laboratory or field test environments.
Provide engineering support through participation in project design reviews, peer reviews, briefings to internal leadership and external customers for all phases of development tasks.



Basic Qualifications:

Typically requires a Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience to include any combination of the following:Communication theory
Digital signal processing
Probability theory
Stochastic signal processing
RF and electromagnetic theory
Experience in programming and / or simulation experience in MATLAB, SIMULINK, C/C++, or equivalent language.


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.



Preferred Qualifications:

Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with a focus in digital communications, communications systems design, data link hardware development, waveform algorithm development, and or digital signal processing.
Experience with system engineering of RF subsystems.
Experience with waveform simulations using modulations schemes such as: PSK, FSK, OFDM, and QAM.
Familiar with common RF impairments: Phase noise, multipath, and Doppler.
Link budget and propagation modeling for end to end system evaluation.
Strong understanding of RF transceiver and front end design and common tradeoffs in RF designs for communication systems.
Familiarity with antenna design parameters.
Familiarity with fixed point algorithm simulations for VHDL verification.
Familiarity with wireless fading model simulation.
Knowledge of Layer 2 and above.
Strong technical and interpersonal skills with desire to support enterprise initiatives.
Ability to prepare documentation with minimal oversight.
Background in designing for manufacturability, producibility, and cost constraints.
Group management skills, leadership skills and strong communication skills.
Strong problem solving skills with ability to proactively identify alternate solutions to overcome difficult technical challenges.

What We Offer:

Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a 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 benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Information:

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), 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: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

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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 candidates 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 companys 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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