Senior ECAD Design Engineer – Huntsville, AL


Bob Heath Drive, AL

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United States of America


AL218: 315 Bob Heath Drive,Huntsville 315 Bob Heath Drive , Huntsville, AL, 35806 USA

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About Us:

At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling - to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today's mission and stay ahead of tomorrow's threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary:

The Digital, RF and Power Products Team is seeking a Senior Engineer with strong PCB layout skills to join our team as an ECAD designer.

Our mission is to develop best in industry technologies that align product capabilities to the needs of our customer. We will empower our people to leverage design commonality and innovation, balancing risk and rigor, to achieve predictable and affordable solutions.

We are looking for candidates willing to collaborate, innovate and team with our engineers to generate and utilize today’s cutting-edge technology.

This position is an onsite role.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Responsible for printed circuit board (PCB) designs from conception to manufacturing including library part creation, schematic capture, component placement, routing, gerber / ODB++ file creation and all documentation using the Mentor Graphics toolset. Designs include PCBs as well as flex assemblies and rigid-flex assemblies.

Responsible for interfacing with electrical, mechanical and producibility engineering disciplines to ensure that the overall design requirements are captured and accomplished. Job responsibilities will include providing technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

An understanding and wide application of technical theories and concepts in the field of PCB design and manufacturing is required.

Candidate will be expected to begin design tasks on day one.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR, in absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

  • Experience with Xpedition environment and/or equivalent software tool suite

  • Experience to include 3 of the following:

    • Placement

    • Routing

    • Use of the auto-router

    • Constraint Manager

    • xDM and/or xDM Library Client and/or equivalent library

  • Experience in PCB design skills using mentor Graphics or equivalent design tools

  • Experience designing complex analog, digital, RF, and/or mixed technology PCBs

The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret DoD security clearance

  • Experience with multi-layer designs with HDI technology and/or high-speed routing including DDR circuitry

  • Da_lms experience, Board Station with use of Librarian, Layout and Fablink is highly desired.

  • Mechanical design skills sufficient to be able to understand and interpret complex mechanical drawings as they relate to PCBs

  • Use of BluePrint to create complex PCB drawings.

  • Skills in Mentor's Library Management System

  • Working knowledge of military and commercial design standards, GD&T techniques and overall producibility considerations related to electronic packaging design is required

  • Export manufacturing data of both Gerber and ODB++ and use of Design Rule Checking software

  • Must be able to develop technical solutions to complex problems through use of ingenuity and creativity with minimal supervision

  • Candidate must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work autonomously while establishing schedule and priority needs

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact with co-workers and customers in a team environment

  • Previous leadership or mentoring roles

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.

Additional Information:

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility 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. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

· Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Huntsville, Alabama, earned the nickname "ROCKET CITY" for its close association with U.S. space research since 1950. RTX has been here since the early years, having launched its Huntsville operations as the Raytheon Company in 1948. Some of the brightest minds in aerospace and defense call it home. Can you see yourself here?

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.

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