Harness and Interconnect Design Engineer


Rms Ap Bldg, AZ

Date Posted:



United States of America


AZ808: RMS AP Bldg 808 1151 East Hermans Road Building 808, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USA

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Are you seeking an opportunity to contribute your expertise in Harness and Interconnect design?

Would you enjoy knowing your efforts directly impact defending our nation and allies?

Do you enjoy leading a team as much as contributing in one?

If you can answer "yes" to these questions, we want to talk to you!

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:

The Mechanical Products Directorate is searching for an engineer with experience in Harness and Interconnect design to work in Tucson, Arizona. In this position, you will be responsible for developing technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems related to the entire product life cycle including proposal, design, prototyping, manufacturing, integration and test of various types of harness and interconnects (round wire and/or flex circuits) for multiple missile and/or other aerospace/defense related programs.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Have an understanding of the aerospace industry, and have a complete understanding of and ability to apply technical theories in the mechanical, electrical, or systems engineering fields to develop harness and interconnect solutions.
  • On new programs, you will be responsible for identifying and deriving system requirements, be responsible for the definition of mechanical outline and construction details, connector selection and specification, mechanical and assembly drawings, oversee electrical layout, perform first order electrical analysis, and ownership of final technical data package.
  • Proposal efforts, you will be responsible for meeting cost, schedule, quality, and performance requirements for finished product.
  • Your contributions are expected to be significant towards the completion of entire projects with limited supervision.
  • Require interaction with senior personnel on significant technical matters, often requiring coordination between functional organizations and physical locations.
  • Responsible for developing technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems related to the entire product life cycle including proposal, design, manufacture, integration and test of electronics and interconnect packaging solutions for multiple missile programs.

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Master’s is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • A minimum of six (8) years of experience in the design and/or manufacturing of any of the following; flex, rigid flex and/or round wire harnesses for military, aerospace or commercial applications
  • Experience with any of the following industry specifications: IPC/WHMA-A-620, SAE AS22759, J-STD-001 Mil-PRF-31032, IPC-6013, IPC-2221, or IPC-2223
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualifications We Value

  • Twelve (12) or more years of experience in the design and manufacturing of flex, rigid flex and round wire harnesses for military and aerospace applications
  • Familiarity with the Creo Parametric modeling tool and drawing standards
  • Ability to work with, and previous experience working with harness and interconnect manufacturers to support program needs and travel periodically to manufacturing facilities
  • Strong technical background with high technical aptitude
  • Strong leadership and project management skills
  • Very strong verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills when working with team members and customers
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently
  • Must have a sound understanding of the design and manufacturing processes of harnesses and interconnects
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Advanced degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


Raytheon Technologies 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.

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