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Raytheon Technologies Sr Mechanical Engineer I/II - Cryogenic Systems Design in Tucson, Arizona

Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) in Tucson, AZ is seeking a Cryogenics Systems Design Engineer with design and analysis skills, interest and/or experience in cryogenics systems, component fabrication, and testing.

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.

The Electro-Optical Department within RMD empowers our people to leverage design commonality and innovation, balancing risk and rigor, to achieve predictable and affordable solutions.

The chosen team member will work with multi-discipline teams supporting military programs in the development and production phases of infrared sensors. Assignments may include design and analysis of high pressure gas supply assemblies, Joule-Thompson coolers, Stirling coolers, working closely with component suppliers, troubleshooting EO systems, and providing solutions to a variety of EO problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Candidate should be capable of leading small teams and will work closely with Integrated Product Team Leads/Program Managers ensuring engineering requirements are defined, risks are managed and schedules/budgets are met.

Candidate will work under limited supervision while exercising responsibility in determining and meeting the technical, financial, and schedule objectives of projects.

As a Cryogenics Systems Engineer, decisions are data driven in nature and require preparing technical justification analysis reports as well as presenting to a variety of Engineering and Program Review Boards.

Please note:

This position can be either a Sr Mechanical Engineer I (G08) or Sr Mechanical Engineer II (G09) 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 Physics

  • Minimum 4 years related work experience in fluid, pneumatic, or cryogenics system design, analysis or fabrication in electro-optical subsystems

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

Desired Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Physics

  • Experience in Thermodynamic and Heat Transfer Analysis

  • Experience withStructural Analysis

  • Working knowledge of Pro/Engineer

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction

  • Excellent Written, Verbal, and presentation Skills

  • Ability to travel to government and other facilities in support of program activities

  • Mechanical aptitude to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity

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: 173132

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.