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RTX Corporation Senior ECAD Board Layout Engineer in Tucson, Arizona

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United States of America


AZ862: 3360 Hemisphere Loop Bldg M10 3360 East Hemisphere Loop Building M10, Tucson, AZ, 85706 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.

Job Summary:

The Product Design and Packaging (PDP) Team at Raytheon is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team as an Electrical Computer Aided Designer Engineer (ECAD). Our Mission is to develop best in industry technologies that align product capabilities to the needs of our customer. We will empower our people to leverage design commonality and innovation, balancing risk and rigor, to achieve predictable and affordable solutions. We are looking for candidates willing to collaborate, innovate, and team with our engineers to generate and utilize today’s cutting-edge technology.

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

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Responsible for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) designs from conception to manufacturing

  • Creation of the PCB, Circuit Card Assembly (CCA), and Schematic drawings for suppliers

  • Schematic Capture, Component Placement, Routing of Traces, Gerber/ODB++ file creation

  • Utilizing software such as Siemens: Xpedition Enterprise and DownStream Technologies: BluePrint-PCB

  • Design layouts include Rigid, Flex, and Rigid-Flex assemblies

  • Work designs include full designs, re-spins, drawing updates, change notices, copper changes, and process improvement projects within and outside own discipline

  • Daily interface with various engineering levels along with different engineering disciplines including, but not limited to Electrical, Mechanical, Components, Test, and Producibility Engineering disciplines to ensure that the overall design requirements are captured, keeping cost, cycle time, and producibility in mind

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience, or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience to include at least two (2) of the following:

  • Previous work history with PCB manufacturing or CCA manufacturing principles that affect circuitry and component layout along with RF specific layout techniques

  • Experience with the electrical design process including RF layout

  • History with laying out Rigid, Flex, or Rigid-Flex boards

  • 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:

  • Working knowledge of Analog, Digital including DDR, specific experience with RF, Power, and mixed technology, including multi-layer designs with High Density Interconnect (HDI) technology

  • Technical PCB design skills using the Siemens design toolset including, but not limited to the Xpedition Layout tool suite with working knowledge of schematic capture, placement, routing, use of the auto-router, constraint manager, and library tools, and use of BluePrint to create complex PCB and CCA drawings, Altium is not used, but transfers over well to the Siemens toolset

  • Export manufacturing data in both Gerber and ODB++ formats

  • Use of Valor NPI, Design for Manufacturing rule sets, other Design Rule Checking software

  • Able to understand and interpret drawings as they relate to PCB’s and CCA’s

  • Familiarity with IPC 6012 & IPC 6013

  • Working knowledge of military and commercial design standards, GD&T techniques, and overall producibility considerations related to electronic packaging

  • Knowledge of RF circuitry and key care abouts when it come to laying out the board along with filter knowledge

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as strong customer interaction skills with engineers of all levels within and outside of own discipline

  • Must be able to communicate effectively through various means including Telecoms, MS Teams, Zoom, video conferencing, etc.

  • Ability to effectively multi-task and demonstrated capability to make improvements of processes, systems, or products to enhance performance of the work area

  • Must be able to assist in developing technical solutions to complex problems through use of ingenuity and creativity with moderate supervision

  • Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work autonomously while establishing schedule and priority needs

  • Must be proactive not only within their own discipline, but be able to apply those qualities to other similar/complementary disciplines with minimal supervision

  • Working knowledge of operating system concepts and implementations, network services as related to Microsoft Windows suites

  • Willingness to work extended hours (nights and/or weekends) as required to complete assigned tasking

  • Active Secret DoD security clearance

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust 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 superior 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:

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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 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.