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Principal Electrical Engr

Requisition ID 97809BR Date updated 05/18/2017

Raytheon IDS Electrical Engineering Power and Electronics Systems is seeking a Principal Electrical Engineer with experience in power electronics and analog circuits.The candidate will work with custom and commercial off-the-shelf and custom hardware designs to achieve system requirements. Responsibilities include development of proven designs using modeling, simulation, and hardware testing. The selected candidate willwork closely with other members of the development team in translating system performance and operational specifications into hardware functional requirements. The ideal candidate possesses a combination of design experience, power electronics knowledge, and hands on laboratory skills.

Required Skills:

10+ years experience including the following:

Design and development of power electronics hardware such as power converters, power conditioners, and linear regulators

Modeling and simulation using PSPICE, MATLAB/Simulink, or similar computer based tools

Hardware test/validation

Working independently or leading a technical team

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

US Citizenship is required; this position will need a US Security Clearance within one year of start date

Desired Skills:

14+ years experience in power electronic circuit and system development

Hardware development experience in a DoD environment

Experience generating technical documentation and reports

Experience interfacing with procurement and manufacturing as well as external suppliers to ensure proper implementation of product designs

Ability to multi-task

Existing security clearance

Growth Opportunities:

Opportunities for continued growth as a Principal Electrical Engineer include the following roles:

Individual technical contributor: Highly technical track with opportunities for hands-on work.

Team leader: Direct a team in completing specific tasks, reporting status and results as required.

Program management – technical: Direct a cross-functional team on work related to a specific program or contract. May include budget and schedule management.

Functional management: Direct employees’ career development, assignments, and performance while continuing to contribute to technical work.

Engineering Fellow: Highly competitive classification for individuals engaged in advanced research and/or product development.

Required Education:BS in EE or related major (Advanced degree preferred)


Raytheon’s Electrical Design Directorate (EDD) in IDS provides engineering design, integration and production to core radar, sonar, torpedo and combat system competencies including process and control, integration and test, power systems, torpedo and sonar electronics, receivers and exciters, antennas and microwave sub assemblies.

The Power and Electronic Systems Department in the EDD has responsibility for design engineering including the following areas:

Power System Design - Power System Noise, System Simulation and Modeling, Solid State Transmitters, Tube Transmitters, High Voltage Design,Power Sources, Generators

Power Conversion - AC/DC, DC/DC and DC/AC, Linear andSwitching Supplies, Power Factor Correction (PFC), Zero Voltage Switching (ZVS), Resonant Circuits, Synchronization, Noise Controls

Power Distribution - Ground, Air, Shipboard, and Space,Power Generation, Line Voltage, High Current, Low Voltage, Micro-Power, DC, AC,Multi-Phase Power Control, Fault Reporting, Isolation, Protection Circuits, Redundant Systems

Power Sub-System Design - Filters, Harmonic Control, EMI, Circuit Simulation, Magnetics, Protective Relay Systems, Short Circuit and Stress Analyses

Control Systems – Servo Control Systems, Motor/Power/ProcessControl, Digital Feedback Systems, Command Generation, Inertial Stabilization, Navigation Algorithms

Keywords:Powerelectronics, analog circuits, simulations

Position can be either a G10 or G11 based on successful candidates qualifications.


Business Unit Profile
Headquartered in Tewksbury, Mass., Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) has locations in Washington, California, Utah, New Mexico, Virginia, Texas, Maryland, Rhode Island, Alabama, Australia, Germany, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas including air and missile defense systems, missile defense radars, early warning radars, naval ship operating systems, robotics and other advanced technologies. With a workforce of 14,000 employees and 2012 sales of $5 billion, IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Electrical Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
MA - Marlborough

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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