The Raytheon UK Weapons team has a fantastic opportunity for a new engineer to join and assist in delivering complex and high-profile programmes to customers based in the UK. This team works with cutting edge technology and offers the opportunity to contribute to global security whilst offering the opportunity to learn and develop your own skills and knowledge. It also offers excellent opportunities to grow in a challenging and rewarding environment, supported by a fantastic, close-knit multi-functional team.
As a result of new contracts, the engineering team is rapidly growing and therefore we are looking for a motivated Electronics Design Engineer with a background in the design of PCBs and embedded systems, knowledge of designing for manufacture and with a keen interest in weapon systems.
As well as developing within the business, Raytheon UK also encourages its employees to get involved in one of our Employee Resource Groups. These groups are an integral part of our diversity and inclusion journey and a key to maintaining a rich diverse talent base. We also encourage all employees to take advantage of 5 full days of volunteering leave to allow them to focus on social causes that impact their local community. We also support flexible working hours, which can be negotiated to suit both the business and employee to help balance busy lives.
The role will be based at Raytheon's Harlow facility. The successful candidate will have access to professional development opportunities and be part of the growing Defence Business in Raytheon UK, delivering engineering expertise across a wide range of projects to both military and civil customers worldwide.
The successful applicant will support the Weapons Team across various programmes (both internally and Customer funded) and will involve the following main duties:
Schematic generation, PCB design, component selection, evaluation and verification
Work alongside our system engineers on architectures of electronic subsystems
Develop requirements to ensure compliance to the relevant standards
Work alongside our embedded software engineers and mechanical engineers
Generate supporting design documentation and perform regular technical reviews
Experience with embedded digital electronics and microprocessor systems
Experience taking prototypes and turning them into production hardware
Experience designing PCBs in conformance with defence engineering standards/airborne standards
Experience in designing for manufacture
Able to present technical information clearly and concisely to others
Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills
An openness to learn and try new techniques
Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment - working independently or with others to overcome obstacles
Capable of analysing and reporting on technical data
Eligible or holder of current SC security clearance
Experience using the Xilinx chip family
- Experience working with FPGAs and SoC technologies
Familiarity with the application of a systems engineering approach across the design and development life cycle
Experience using the Mentor Xpedition PCB design tool and SPICE
Experience creating DO254 compliant electronic systems
Working with Model Based System Engineering tools such as Simulink
Weapon systems domain knowledge and/or experience in a similar field
Understanding of environmental requirements (shock, vibration, EMC, etc.), experience applying these requirements to a design and experience testing for these requirements
* 25 days holiday (increasing to 27 days) + statutory
* Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company
* 6 times salary 'Life Assurance'.
* Flexible Benefits scheme.
* Discretionary Bonus scheme.
* Enhanced family friendly policies.
* 37hr standard working week, with an early finish on
Fridays whilst operating a 'Hybrid Working Model'*
* Canteen facilities are available at Harlow &
Glenrothes sites. Manchester & Gloucester offer free
snacks & drinks (hot & cold).
* Our Hybrid Working Model supports flexible working
arrangements on a formal or informal arrangement,
considering both location and/or working hours, subject
to business and customer needs. Please highlight any
flexible requirements to our Recruitment team to explore
About Raytheon UK
With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes,
Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester and a presence across
customer sites together with remote working practices.
Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the
development of UK technology. Across the country
Raytheon UK employs over 2,000 people and supports
RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, age or any other federally protected class.