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Principal Data Link and Wireless Communications Engineer with Security Clearance

Company: RTX Corporation
Location: Tucson
Posted on: March 28, 2024

Job Description:

Date Posted:
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 aggressionWe 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 threatOur team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure worldJob Summary: The RF team is currently searching for Electrical Engineers who have experience designing wireless communication and data linksThis role includes design and test activities that span preliminary design to integrationProducts we develop support datalink applications on a variety of tactical missile programsThe Data Link subsystems team develops the next generation of high capacity, covert, and agile data linksFrom space based to terrestrial RF links, Raytheon develops RF data link subsystems for the most challenging environmentsAs 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, AZResponsibilities 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 tasksBasic Qualifications:--- Typically requires a Bachelor's 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.Sgovernment issued security clearance is requiredU.Scitizenship is required, as only U.Scitizens are eligible for a security clearancePreferred Qualifications:--- Master's 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 challengesWhat We Offer: Whether you're 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 programsSome of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup careAdditional Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearanceThe Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance processMore 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 Check us out on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/raytheontechnologies The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USDThe salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levelsRTX 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 skillsHired 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 holidaysSpecific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreementHired 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 agreementPayments 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 performanceThis role is a U.S.-based roleIf the successful candidate resides in a U.Sterritory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will applyRTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was postedHowever, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application windowRTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerAll 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 classPrivacy Policy and Terms: Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

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