Computer Hardware Engineer

Employer
Raytheon
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Raytheon is looking for an experienced Computer Hardware Engineer with an active TS/SCI clearance and polygraphResearch, design, develop, and test computer or computer-related equipment for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. May supervise the manufacturing and installation of computer or computer-related equipment and components. Exclude "Computer Software Engineers, Applications" and "Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software". Hardware refers to computer chips, circuit boards, computer systems, and related equipment such as keyboards, modems, and printers.Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities:. Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan layout, including type of computers and peripheral equipment modifications. . Analyze user needs and recommend appropriate hardware. . Assemble and modify existing pieces of equipment to meet special needs. . Build, test and modify product prototypes, using working models or theoretical models constructed using computer simulation. . Confer with engineering staff and consult specifications to evaluate interface between hardware and software and operational and performance requirements of overall system. . Design and develop computer hardware and support peripherals, including central processing units (CPUs), support logic, microprocessors, custom integrated circuits, and printers and disk drives. . Direct technicians, engineering designers or other technical support personnel as needed. . Evaluate factors such as reporting formats required, cost constraints, and need for security restrictions to determine hardware configuration. . Monitor functioning of equipment and make necessary modifications to ensure system operates in conformance with specifications. . Provide technical support to designers, marketing and sales departments, suppliers, engineers and other team members throughout the product development and implementation process. . Provide training and support to system designers and users. . Recommend purchase of equipment to control dust, temperature, and humidity in area of system installation. . Select hardware and material, assuring compliance with specifications and product requirements. . Specify power supply requirements and configuration, drawing on system performance expectations and design specifications. . Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements. . Test and verify hardware and support peripherals to ensure that they meet specifications and requirements, analyzing and recording test data. . Update knowledge and skills to keep up with rapid advancements in computer technology. . Write detailed functional specifications that document the hardware development process and support hardware introduction. Minimum Experience:Top Secret clearance with polygraph is required.. Requires a minimum of six (6) years of experience Required Education (including Major): Bachelors Degree in Technical / IT related fieldGeneral professional years of experience may be substituted for specialized years of experience at a ratio of three (3) years of general experience within an occupation for one (1) year of specialized experience. Relevant certifications will be considered equivalent to three (3) months of specialized experience. A degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical discipline related to the specific skill.. An Associates degree will be considered equivalent to eighteen (18) months specialized experience.. A Bachelors degree will be considered equivalent to three (3) years specialized experience (total equivalency is not cumulative when combined with an Associates degree).. A Masters degree will be considered equivalent to two (2) years specialized experience (up to a total of five (5) years when combined with a Bachelors).. A will be considered equivalent to two (2) years specialized experience (up to a total of seven (7) years when combined with a Masters and a Bachelors).Please Note: This position can be classified as either an E03 or E04 dependent on the experience. 86963