Platform Integration Engineer

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Raytheon UK

Role: Platform Integration Engineer

Req ID: 189753BR

Location: Harlow

Summary of Role

The Weapons area supports the development, production and integration activities for the Paveway® IV Weapon System along with special integration development projects.

The Engineering Team also undertakes various development studies and investigation activities involving weapon performance and platform interfacing.

The successful candidate will be required to support the integration of Paveway® IV on to F35 Lightning II, Protector MQ-9B and Typhoon FGR4, with a focus on the avionic integration, trials support and certification activities.

Main Duties

The Platform Integration Engineer will report to the Head of Platform Integration and will support the respective Lead Integration Engineers for each aircraft platform to deliver successful outcomes of the respective programme.

The role will include communicating complex technical principles and analysis results in a concise and plain manner direct with customers, UK MoD and various subcontractors. During trials, the Integration Engineer will be expected to apply engineering knowledge and problem solving during a time-sensitive rig, ground and flight trials environment. Post trials, they will lead the provision of detailed trials analysis and reporting.

This role will involve generation, review and delivery of technical documentation in support of certification activities and providing technical support to the customer in order to optimise the integrated weapon solution.

The successful applicant will be required to support off-site meetings and trials (in the USA and in the UK) and assist the Lead Integration Engineers in the status reporting (including financial) of the integration programme.

Candidate Requirements


  • Relevant Engineering undergraduate degree
  • A proven problem solver with strong technical and analytical ability
  • Able to converse with the customer on a technical and programme level
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbally
  • Experience of analysing and reporting on technical data
  • Able to operate autonomously while offsite
  • Willing and able to travel abroad (& throughout UK) in support of trials events
  • Experience of planning, estimating, & defining engineering tasks
  • Ability to take ownership of the engineering scope within the programme and drive the necessary tasks to ultimately ensure Raytheon meets the technical requirements called out in the programme contract.
  • Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance


  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering undergraduate degree
  • Experience of aircraft integration programmes, guided weapon systems, or Mil-STD-1553 data bus
  • Background knowledge of GPS receiver operation
  • Experience Mil-STD-1760 weapon systems.
  • Management of requirements and verification using DOORS®
  • Experience in the certification of weapons or aircraft avionic subsystems

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances.

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. Its 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 + statutory public holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
  • 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
  • Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
  • 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).
  • Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities .
  • Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women’s Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA), RayPride and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,

Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.

Raytheon Application Process

To apply visit the Raytheon Technologies Global website and search by req ID: 189753BR

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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