Sr/Principal Tech Support Engineer II
Raytheon - Bath, ME

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Bring your talent and skills to the following Raytheon group within Integrated Defense Systems:

The Systems Validation, Test and Analysis Directorate (SVTAD ) is the central focus for integration, test and validation activities within IDS. More than 700 employees of SVTAD provide the expertise to ensure customer success through the development and execution of innovative and comprehensive test, verification, and validation strategies, processes, tools and techniques. SVTAD employees are involved in all aspects of test including: design-for-test, integration, subsystem and component level testing through sell-off of IDS’ most sophisticated systems and technologies.

Zumwalt Ships Control System, Senior Tech Support Engineer/Principal Tech Support Engineer

This position can be an A04 or A05 salary grade based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

As a member of the Zumwalt Ship’s Control Systems Team you will apply your experience and technical expertise to supporting the integration, test/evaluation, preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance (repair/recovery), and in-service support of the following subsystems:

Engineering Control System (ECS)

Integrated Bridge System (IBS)

Navigation NAV

Voyage Management System (VMS)

Navigational Sensor System Interface (NAVSSI)

SPS 73 Radar

AN/WSN-7 Ring Laser Gyrocompass

Ships Domain Controller (SDC)

Electro-optical Surveillance System (ESV)

In this position the candidate is expected to:
Analyze equipment failures to determine cause and taking corrective action based on your analysis,

Work with the team to advise and assist in developing preventative maintenance programs and keeping records on equipment.

Participate in the installation phase (e.g., startup and checkout of control systems and equipment)

Assist in the integration and testing and support of other areas under the purview of the team. e.g., TSCEi, material support, DOORS, IVD and WSTR development

Analyze control equipment failures to determine cause and perform corrective actions

Operate, test and troubleshoot complex military systems

Perform normal climbing and lifting associated with shipboard electronic work

Basic Qualification:
BS degree in electronics or related major OR 8+ years applicable experience in lieu of a Bachelor's degree

Six (6+) years of test experience in a lab or field environment, with a concentration in military or industrial control systems (ex: PLCs, SCADA, DCS)

Experience in one or more of the above listed systems

Knowledge of both Analog and Digital signal processing

Extensive experience with test procedure development and test conduct

Desired Qualification:
Shipboard experience on a US Navy or commercial ship, or experience in the pre-commissioning of a naval vessel

Ability to perform work on board a naval vessel under construction and during trial periods at sea. Prior experience working in this environment would be an advantage.

Communication Skills (i.e. experience presenting to internal & external customers utilizing PowerPoint or other presentation tools)

Active Secret clearance or the ability to obtain one.

Business Unit Profile

Headquartered in Tewksbury, Mass., Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) has locations in Washington, California, Utah, New Mexico, Virginia, Texas, Maryland, Rhode Island, Alabama, Australia, Germany, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas including air and missile defense systems, missile defense radars, early warning radars, naval ship operating systems, robotics and other advanced technologies. With a global workforce of almost 14,000 employees and 2011 sales of $5 billion, IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

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