Electrical Design Engineer, Harlow, Essex, UK

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Harlow, Essex, UK

Role: Electrical Design Engineer
Location: Harlow
Req ID: 177874BR

The Weapons area primarily supports the design,
development, production and integration activities
associated with the Paveway IV Weapon System. The
Engineering Team also undertakes numerous
development studies and investigation activities involving
weapon performance and platform interfacing.
There is an opportunity for someone to join the
Weapons team and contribute to its development and
growth. This role is ideally suited to an early career
engineer with a keen interest in weapon systems, and
with a background in Hardware and Firmware

The role will be based at Raytheon’s Harlow facility and
the successful applicant will report directly to the Future
Systems Hardware Lead. 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.

Main Duties:
The successful applicant will support the Weapons Team
across various programmes (both internally and
Customer funded) and will involve the following main
• Use a background in Embedded Electrical Engineering
to work with modelling, hardware and software design
teams to turn concepts into reality
• Work with systems engineers to develop the hardware
and firmware requirements to be used in the hardware
development process.
• Work alongside software engineers to develop interface
control documents and support the board design

Candidate Requirements:
• Experience in Embedded digital electronics and
microprocessor system
• Familiar with using hardware development
environments and confident in schematic and PCB layout
• Experience working with FPGAs and SoC technologies
(e.g. the Xilinx family)
• Experience taking prototypes and turning them into
production hardware
• Experience designing PCBs to pass defence
engineering standards/airbourne standards
• Experience in design for manufacture
• Be able to present technical information clearly and
concisely to others
• Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills
• A openness to learn and try new techniques with an
ability to work independently or with others to overcome
• Capable of analysing and reporting on technical data
• Eligible or holder of current SC security clearance

• Familiarity with the application of systems engineering
approach across the design and development life cycle
• Experience using the Mentor Xpedition PCB design tool
• Working with a Model Based System Engineering
• Working with Model Based System Engineering Tools
such as Simulink
• Knowledge of ITAR and associated licensing
• Weapon Systems domain knowledge and/or experience
in a similar field
• Experience in following EMC processes and generation
of test documentation

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
8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to
the UK Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest
in research and development, supporting innovation and
technological advances across its core mission areas
Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training.
Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon
Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon
Intelligence & Space business.

About Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and
defence company that provides advanced systems and
services for commercial, military and government
customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading
businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt &
Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon
Missiles & Defence. It’s 195,000 employees enable the
company to operate at the edge of known science as
they imagine and deliver solutions that push the
boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion,
directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security.
The company, formed in 2020 through the combination
of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies
Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in
Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you
develop your career from the moment you join.
Activities range from on-line learning modules, to
external training and support for taking professional
qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
• 25 days holiday (increasing to 27 days) + statutory
public holidays.
• 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
the opportunities

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