Senior Data Link and Wireless Communications Engineer CA
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: February 7, 2024
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.
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
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
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
Provide engineering support through participation in project design
reviews, peer reviews, briefings to internal leadership and
external customers for all phases of development tasks.
Typically requires a Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering,
or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant
experience to include any combination of the
Digital signal processing
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.
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
Link budget and propagation modeling for end to end system
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
Familiarity with wireless fading model simulation.
Knowledge of Layer 2 and above.
Strong technical and interpersonal skills with desire to support
Ability to prepare documentation with minimal oversight.
Background in designing for manufacturability, producibility, and
Group management skills, leadership skills and strong communication
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
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:
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The salary range for this role is 77,000 USD - 163,000 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
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