Senior Field Engineer I - Hardware Engineer
Job Description:This is a continuous rotating Shift Hardware Engineering & Maintenance Team position, supporting operations and maintenance for large scale RF Communication system operating in a real time 24x7 environment. The work location for this position is south of the Annapolis, MD area.The primary responsibility will be to provide Operations and Maintenance (O&M) shift support for a large, integrated, complex hardware-software communications system. Responsibilities include preventive and corrective maintenance support across multiple external interfaces over a robust multi-tiered network. Direct interaction with the Operations customer and mission partners is required to provide technical assessment and operational work around recommendations. Daily activities may include, but are not limited to, discrepancy report work-off and resolution, O&M training/mentoring, trending, collection and analysis, procedure development, data collection, fault isolation, and performing real-time manual actions to restore system capabilities. Assistance in development of troubleshooting/recovery plans and execution of associated management and customer briefs may also be required. Participation in corrective maintenance will require remove/replace, repair, and testing of failed hardware. Candidate will work closely with delivering factories to provide support to development activities, installation efforts, and special test configurations. Candidate should have a solid working knowledge of varied test equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum/link/network analyzers, power meters and signal generation equipment. Performance of maintenance activities will include climbing multiple sets of stairs, lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds, and working in non-environment-controlled work spaces. Strict adherence to all applicable administrative, safety and security policies is required. The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.Required Skills: Technical experience with RF communication antennas and associated transmit and receive hardware systems, including wideband applicationExperience with customer-built and Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS)-based high speed networks, IT systems, and real-time software applications supporting communications systemsStrong oral and written communication skillsKnowledge of or ability to understand networks, IT systems, and real-time software applications supporting communications systemsMust be available to work 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts through a weekly rotation that includes two weekends a month to support 24x7 staffing requirementsMust be able to climb multiple sets of stairs, lift/carry up to 50lbs, and work in non-environment-controlled work spacesKnowledge of or ability to understand RF communications antennasAn active and in-scope TS/SCI with Poly US security clearanceDesired Skills: Previous experience on existing custom subsystems with current qualifications is highly desiredLeadership experience on small maintenance teamsKnowledge and experience with facility support systems for RF ground terminal systems (power, HVAC, etc.)Prior military electronics and/or satellite communications training/experienceExperience with microprocessor and FPGA applicationsRequired Education (including Major): Bachelor's degree in a related field and a minimum of 4 years of prior relevant/military experience or 12 years of experience in lieu of degree#SPACE2021177758Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.