Senior Hardware Engineer

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Raytheon UK

Job Title: Senior Hardware Engineer
Req ID: 182339BR
Location(s): Harlow

Summary of the Role
Raytheon UK is looking for an experienced and high
performing Senior Engineer to join a successful Global
Sensors Engineering team within the Weapons and
Sensors Mission Area, creating a wide range of products
including Air Traffic Management Systems, Digital GPS
Anti-Jam Systems and Complex Power Solutions for our
customers .

The role will be based at Raytheon’s Harlow facility and the
successful candidate will report to the ATMS Engineering
Section Lead.

The Senior Hardware Engineer will be able make their mark
on a range of Electronic Sub Systems, and will be expected
to assist in the integration of these designs into products.
They will have the opportunity to support the integration of
contributions from all other engineering disciplines –
including systems, hardware, mechanical, software, safety
and reliability.
Above all, this is the ideal opportunity for a self-starting
senior engineer who wants to work on exciting technology
and product development projects in a collaborative

Main Duties:
Electronic product design including Digital,
Analogue, RF and Power elements and development
technical leadership – From the initial concept stage,
developing these concepts through to final
production and certification.
Working within the product hardware team and
working with all other engineering disciplines
throughout the design cycle, in a collaborative
working and shared environment.
Working with the Product Design Authority to
develop and shape the technical design in order to
meet the requirements set during product
Interface with suppliers and industry experts.
Liaison with academia partners for various work
Solving complex technical problems on new and
existing Products from our portfolio.
Support and mentor junior engineers through their

Essential Skills:
Good knowledge of high speed digital design (up to
Experience of interfacing designs into established
Fully understand circuit operation, debug, diagnose
and implement fixes.
Demonstrable problem solving and analytical skills,
willing to take ownership as well as positively
contributing within cross-disciplined teams.
Able to prioritise and manage their tasks to ensure
all are completed to time and schedule
Develop hardware concepts efficiently from limited or
vague customer requirements and communicate
potential solutions.
Proven experience in technical leadership across
multi-disciplined teams.
Good communication skills. Ability to tailor
communications to level and audience at all levels.
Excellent stakeholder management
Willingness to travel throughout the UK, Europe and
the US.
Eligible or current holder of SC security clearance.

Desired Skills:
Experience with interfacing to RF circuitry and high
speed D/A /A/D conversion
Experience with both RF and Power development
Experience using the Mentor Graphics tool suite;
xDX Designer, Constraints Editor, HyperLynx tools
such as Signal Integrity & Power Analyser,
SystemVision simulation or equivalents would be
Knowledge of Firmware development, design and
test using suitable toolsets (i.e. Xilinx Vivado,
Proven analytical skills in circuit simulation (Matlab,
LT Spice).
Product Quality Testing and Certification.
Experience of working with Industry standard
toolsets for requirement capture, design and task
management (e.g. DOORs, Microsoft Project).
Required Education/Experience:
HND/ BEng/ MSc / MEng in Electrical / Electronic
Engineering or similar, discipline or equivalent
education and experience.
Chartered Engineer.
Candidates with other qualifications and relevant
experience will be considered.

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 (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

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