Field Engineer I
Raytheon - Guam

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Job Description


Provide mission support to various CONUS and OCONUS Global Hawk Ground Station locations but will be stationed at Guam. The candidate will be assigned to this location but must be open to potential travel for mission support to other various CONUS and OCONUS Global Hawk Ground Station locations worldwide. Duties will include install HW/SW, checkout and debug HW/SW, design and develop solutions to problems discovered through installation, checkout, and use or system analysis. Determine root cause, develop, design and implement solutions or coordinate with customer and plant engineers to resolve issues. Interface with customers on short-term and long-term technical, operational, mission related and deployment requirements. Develop, coordinate and implement plans to achieve customer requirements. Analyze system performance vs. technical requirements, research and make HW/SW improvement recommendations. This supports a Airborne Communications Node through Global Hawk Ground Stations Operations

Required Skills:
  • 0-2 years HW/SW maintenance/troubleshooting/design skills for UNIX systems.
  • UNIX general system administration.
  • Direct experience on SUN and/or SGI workstations (or equivalent UNIX platform), Ethernet networks (Fast/Giga), routers and switches.
  • General knowledge of networking (servers/hubs/switches/routers) and TCP/IP.
Desired Skills


  • UNIX coding/debugging; experience in ATM LANs, long haul links, RF links, VOIP, and data communications.
  • Experience with scripting, C++, Java, Perl, Python, Sybase and/or SQL
  • Cryptos KG75/175. RF and data links. Any familiarity with the Global Hawk Ground Segment a plus.
  • Experience or familiarity with HVAC, UPS systems, diesel generators a plus.

: Ability to obtain SECRET CLEARANCE required. Existing SECRET CLEARANCE highly preferred.


: CONUS/OCONUS travel probable.

Non-standard work week, overtime/weekends/shift work likely in support of 24x7 operations.

Required Education (including Major):
BS in Engineering/IT/CS or equivalent technical expertise/domain knowledge OR four years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Business Unit Profile

Innovative technologies. Superior solutions. Outstanding opportunities.

Raytheon Company, with 2009 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 88 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 75,000 people worldwide. At Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS), we transform data into intelligence. As a leading systems and solutions provider of intelligence, security, and advanced information technologies to government customers in the United States and internationally, IIS provides the right knowledge at the right time, enabling our customers to make timely and accurate decisions to achieve mission goals of national significance. IIS employs more then 9,000 people worldwide with major hubs in the Mid Atlantic Region, Aurora, CO, and national Headquarters in Garland, TX, IIS generated $3.2 billion in 2009 revenues.

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