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Principal Engineer - Solid Propulsion

Company: Raytheon
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Date Posted:2024-05-14Country:United States of AmericaLocation:AZ802: RMS AP Bldg East Hermans Road Building 802, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USAPosition Role Type:HybridAt 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.The Energetics and Propulsion Department is an engineering organization in the Mechanical Engineering Directorate, is looking for a Principal Engineer - Solid Propulsion . This organization is responsible for the design and development of propulsion technology to support the Land Warfare and Air Defense mission area.This position is located in Tucson, Arizona.What You Will Do:

  • Apply or develop highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts to the systems integration of propulsion, thrusters, controllers, software, mechanical and electrical interfaces for integration into missile systems and space vehicles.
  • Involvement with both development and production programs across Raytheon Product Lines
  • Review manufacturing processes and problem resolution as well as working directly with subcontractors on the design and manufacturing of solid rocket motor propulsion system
  • Work in a collaborative environment with program management in long-range program planning concerning new or projected areas of technological research and advancements and be a key spokesperson on program's technical capabilities and future directions
  • Develop and deliver technical presentations to management and government agenciesQualifications You Must Have:
    • Bachelor's in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR an Advanced degree and 5 years of relevant experience.
    • 8 years of experience in propulsion technology and its application to solid propulsion systems
    • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearanceQualifications We Prefer:
      • Advanced degree
      • 10 or more years of directly related experience in propulsive technology and its application to solid or liquid, and/or mono propellant propulsion systems
      • Experience in the development of solid propulsion systems from conceptual design through final test / assembly etc.
      • Systems knowledge to assure full development of propulsion requirements and dissemination and flow down to subcomponent levelsWhat We Offer:
        • RTX solves some of the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. That requires expansive thinking and bold innovation - and that, in turn, requires a culture that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.
        • We embrace individuality and diversity of thought to fuel opportunity for our employees, our customers, and our communities. We work toward progress, knowing that a more inclusive world is critical to our mission. Not just in this moment, but always.
        • Please consider the following role type definition as you apply for this role.
          • Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader. This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America's 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature's best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson's fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.) The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 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. Privacy Policy and Terms: Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

Keywords: Raytheon, Tucson , Principal Engineer - Solid Propulsion, Engineering , Tucson, Arizona

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