Sr Physics Engineer II | Raytheon Systems Co.

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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Position Location: 
El Segundo, CA
Job Description: 

Requisition ID 102367BR

Job Description: 

The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) is an engineering organization that focuses on product producibility and mission assurance. It is a vital link in the integrated product development process that allows Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems to introduce reliable new products faster, better, and more economically.

HWEC seeks a motivated senior Optical Engineer willing to apply their knowledge and experience in optical design, analysis, integration, and test to the development of advanced optical imaging telescopes, spectrometers, sensors, and special test equipment. Tasks may include performing critical opto-mechanical alignments, testing and troubleshooting of refractive and reflective assemblies, analyzing line of sight and budget allocations, optical requirements derivation, creating test and alignment plans, and interfacing with customers and suppliers. This engineer will be expected to work in a collaborative environment, at times contributing to multiple programs as a technical resource, and providing leadership and optical oversight where required. Additionally, the engineer should be capable of working with minimal supervision, anticipate and solve problems, and basically own all aspects of the optical design.

Required Skills:

  • At least 6 years of professional experience in the industry along with a Bach Degree.
  • Equivalent of 8+ years of experience in Optical Engineering with work and research.
  • Demonstrated ability to align, test, and troubleshoot refractive and reflective optical set-ups and systems.
  • Ability to develop, analyze, and verify optical systems.
  • Experience with hands-on laboratory optical alignment and measurement equipment.
  • Must be able to work and provide leadership in a team environment.
  • Self-starter, ability to execute job assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to transition R&D Experiments into engineering products.
  • Excellent communication skills, both internally and with external suppliers and customers.
  • Must possess an active DoD Security Clearance, with SSBI
  • Must be a US Citizen

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with optical hardware intended for use in space environment.
  • Knowledge and experience in cleaning and bonding of optics.
  • Hands-on experience with optical fabrication.
  • Additional experience in high energy lasers and large format optics are a plus.

Required Education: 

  • B.S. from an ABET accredited university with a major in Optics, Physics, Engineering or Mathematics.

Desired Education:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. from an ABET accredited university with a major in Optics, Physics, Engineering or Mathematics.

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance to start. 102367

Business Unit Profile

Go further. Outdo yourself. Set a mission and accomplish it with Raytheon. As a world-leading supplier of defense and aerospace systems, Raytheon is your partner for achieving professional success. Our Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is a world leader in integration systems and solutions for advanced missions.

As a Raytheon employee, you will enjoy comprehensive healthcare coverage including medical, prescription drug, vision and dental care, as well as Healthcare & Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts. Your financial well-being will be supported through our saving and investment plan, stock ownership plan, and retirement benefits. Moreover, we offer flexible work arrangements and provide various other forms of employee assistance.

Discover a place where your aspirations match your goals.

Where talented people can make an impact.

Where challenges are a daily occurrence and rewards always follow.

Make your next move to Raytheon!

  • Relocation Eligible : Yes
  • Clearance Type : Secret
  • Expertise : Engineering Technology, Hardware Engineering, Optics/Optical Engineering, Physics
  • Type Of Job : Full Time
  • Work Location : CA - El Segundo

Raytheon 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 identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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