Senior Opto-Mechanical Engineer | Raytheon Technologies

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

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Position Location: 
Tucson, AZ
Job Description: 

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Overview

What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you’re a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon Technologies you’ll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you’ll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you’re ready to take on today’s big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon Technologies.

Responsibilities 

Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) in Tucson, AZ is seeking a Senior Opto-Mechanical Engineer with strong mechanical design and analysis skills to join our team.

RMD is a technology and innovation leader. Military forces in more than 50 countries look to us for a high-quality product portfolio that includes missiles, smart munitions, projectiles, kinetic kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. We value a diverse company with different perspectives and styles of tackling the world’s most complex challenges and toughest threats. Raytheon Technologies offers employee benefits such as a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, 401(k) – Savings & Investment Plans, Paid Time Off, and Parental Leave.

Job Description:

The Electrical Products Team, Electro-Optics Department is currently searching for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to work on a multi-discipline team to lead the design of opto-mechanical and EO subsystems using the CAD tool, Creo (Pro/E). Responsibilities include concept development, detailed design, analysis, integration and test, and support of transition to production efforts. Additional duties may include factory production line support in the areas of root cause and corrective action and problem resolution at various suppliers. Candidate will work closely with Integrated Product Team Leads/Program Managers ensuring engineering requirements are defined, risks are managed and schedules/budgets are met. As a Mechanical Engineer, decisions are data driven in nature and require preparing technical justification analysis reports as well as presenting to a variety of Engineering Review Boards.

Please Note: This position can be a Sr. Mechanical Engineer II or Principal Mechanical Engineer based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Required Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • US Citizenship is required
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • A minimum of 6 years of related and applicable work experience
  • Experience in opto-mechanical design and analysis of imagers, afocals, gimbals, or focus and field-of-view switching mechanisms
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and 3D CAD tools (modeling and drawing) such as Creo
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) per ANSI Y14.5

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Desired Skills:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited curriculum
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills
  • Business acumen
  • Ability to travel to government and other facilities in support of program activities
  • Active DoD issued security clearance
  • Mechanical aptitude to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Industry related mechanical design and documentation experience

This position requires the ability to obtain and hold a DoD secret security clearance.
This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position. Non-US citizens may not be eligible 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. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at: http://www.dss.mil/psmo-i/indus_psmo-i_interim.html
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Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Missiles & Defense produces a broad portfolio of advanced technologies, including air and missile defense systems, precision weapons, radars, and command and control systems – delivering end-to-end solutions to detect, track and engage threats. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, the business generated $16 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 30,000 employees globally. Raytheon Missiles & Defense is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

Relocation Eligible: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Expertise: Mechanical Engineering, Optics/Optical Engineering
Type Of Job: Full Time
Work Location: AZ - Tucson

Raytheon Technologies is an equal opportunity 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.

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