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El Segundo, California


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The transmitter engineer will be responsible for technical and programmatic engineering decisions and communications as they relate to the Global Hawk Enhanced Integrated Sensor System / Integrated Sensor System (EISS/ISS)

In this capacity, the individual will become a critical member of the Global Hawk Integration & Test team reporting directly to the Integration & Test team Leader. The transmitter engineer will also work closely with the Global Hawk Program Office and Chief Engineer in support of program execution.

Additional duties include, but are not limited to supporting proposals for ongoing efforts and new business, participate in Integrated Product Development System Gate Process, generate program Estimates at Completion for discrete tasks, attend program Corrective Action Board meetings, and manage the daily work within the transmitter product line as directed by the Integration Product Team Lead.

The transmitter engineer will be working alongside various team leads from different organizations such as Quality, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Software engineering, Lab Operations, etc. to meet program scheduled commitments and customer satisfaction.

Required Skills:

  • 8 years minimum experience in working in the industry, preferably in Integration and Test
  • Active Minimum Secret Clearance
  • System and Sub-System Level Testing Experience in Lab Environment
  • Radar Experience at the Receiver/Exciter and/or Transmitter level
  • Electronic Sensitive Discharge equipment, High Voltage and Radio Frequency requirements
  • Unix, Linux and Windows Operating System environments
  • Familiarity with using equipment such as Spectrum Analyzer, Oscilloscope, Digital Multi-Meter, Power Profiler, Waveform Generator, Vector Network Analyzer, etc.
  • U.S. Citizenship and the minimum required U.S. Security Clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in working with a large team, consisting of engineers and technicians as well as other supporting organizations
  • Experience in working with different disciplines such as software engineers, logistics, quality engineering, field support engineers, etc.

Required Education:
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related technical degree

Desired Skills:
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related technical degree

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


Business Unit Profile
Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
Secret - Current

Computer Engineering
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Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
CA - El Segundo


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Felicia Jackson is regional vice president of RAYVETS, Raytheon's employee group for veterans and those who support them. After 24 years in the Air Force, she started a new career at Raytheon. "I wanted to go where people would support me," she told us.


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