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Environmental Test Sr. Support Engineer

Company: Raytheon Careers
Location: Tucson
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

*Date Posted:*
United States of America*Location:*
AZ889: RMS AP Bldg 930 1151 East Hermans Road Building 930, Tucson, AZ, 85706 USA*Position 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 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.
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The Environmental Test (ET) organization is an engineering organization that supports all programs across Raytheon. The ET organization provides testing capability for every phase of the product life cycle from prototype to production. Environmental testing includes mechanical shock, electrodynamic vibration, salt fog, climatic environments such as temperature, altitude, and humidity, high temperature quartz lamp testing, structural testing, test fixture design, and custom instrumentation installations and data acquisition support.
Environmental Test is seeking a Sr. Support Engineer in the field of environmental testing. The Sr. Support Engineer is responsible for executing a variety of environmental tests while collaborating in an integrated product (IP) team environment with Test Engineers, other Support Engineers, and internal engineering customers. The Sr. Support Engineer will work within the IP team to implement tests to meet customer requirements and is responsible for test setup, equipment control and monitoring, data collection and data verification. The Sr. Support Engineer is responsible for performing troubleshooting and adjustment of both the test equipment and test setup when technical issues arise.
This position is an onsite role located in Tucson, AZ.
*What You Will Do:*

* Perform set-up and operation of mechanical shock test and electrodynamic vibration test systems.
* Perform set-up and operation of climatic environmental chambers in support of testing for temperature, altitude, and humidity and highly accelerated life tests.
* Perform set-up and programming of all control and data acquisition systems as well as the placement, and operation of all instrumentation, signal conditioning, and data acquisition systems.
* Perform the execution of various vibration test methods including random, sine, shock, sine-on-random, random-on-random and drop shock, as defined in Mil-Std-810.
* Collect thermal, vibration, and shock test data and verify for accuracy.
* Safeguarding of classified/proprietary material, hardware, and documentation.
* Ability to work in closed/proprietary/classified areas.
*Qualifications You Must Have:*

* Typically requires: A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field.
* A minimum of two (2) years' experience with environmental test vibration shaker systems, shock test equipment, and/or climatic test chambers.
* A minimum of two (2) years' experience with mechanical hardware, electrical instruments, and/or computer systems
* 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.
*Qualifications We Prefer:*

* Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Technology and two or more years of equivalent experience in a test engineering support capacity
* Experience with instrumentation to include accelerometers, thermocouples, strain gages, load cells, and displacement transducers.
* Experience setting up and troubleshooting signal conditioners and data acquisition system hardware and software.
* Experience working with vibration control systems and software.
* Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills.
* Strong communication skills including effective written, verbal, and listening.
* High situational awareness and ability to effectively work multiple projects simultaneously.
* Current DoD secret or TS/SSBI clearance
*What 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 programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
*Additional Information:*
Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

* *Onsite*: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.
Clearance 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: [https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm](https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm)
Location Information

* Tucson, AZ - [https://jobs.raytheonmissilesanddefense.com/living-in-tucson](https://jobs.raytheonmissilesanddefense.com/living-in-tucson)
The salary range for this role is 64,000 USD - 128,000 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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