17 days old

Sr. Principal Mechanical Engineer - Power Source

Raytheon Missle Systems
Tucson, AZ 85702
Are you seeking an opportunity to contribute your expertise in power sources ?
Would you enjoy knowing your efforts directly impact defending our nation and allies?
Do you enjoy leading a team as much as contributing in one?
If you can answer "yes" to these questions, we want to talk to you!
The Energetics and Propulsion Department is an engineering organization in the Mechanical Subsystems Directorate (MSD). This organization is responsible for the full spectrum of warhead, fuzing, and propulsion designs/technology, including power systems, ignition, and all other weapon initiation safety systems technology. This individual would develop architectures, top level design concepts, requirements, and performance modeling for thermal and lithium ion batteries. This position is located in Tucson, AZ

The ideal candidate will:

Apply highly advanced Power Source technologies with a focus on thermal batteries using scientific principles, theories and concepts to the systems of integration of Power Sources into missile systems, projectiles, kinetic interceptors, directed energy, unmanned vehicles and space vehicles. Position will involve both development and production programs across Missile Systems Product Lines.
An Electrical and/or Chemical engineering academic background with experience of batteries specifically thermal and Li-Ion battery development, qualification and testing. Strong technical writing skills with writing technical data packages, data analysis, excellent verbal skills and the ability to review manufacturing processes and problem resolution as well as working directly with subcontractors on the design and manufacturing of Power Source solutions
Work in a collaborative environment with programs and the Energetic and Propulsion Department on the development of power solutions. Manage battery development and production projects, review and disposition subcontract data and change requests, and oversee supplier operations
Develop and deliver technical presentations to programs, the Energetic and Propulsion department and government agencies. Frequently interface with programs to identify user needs
Willing to travel to subcontractor and test facilities for program support
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Required Experience, Skills & Education:

A minimum of ten (10) years of experience or knowledge of thermal and Li-Ion battery technology (MS with 8 years or Ph.D. with 6 years experience)
Experience with thermal and Li-Ion battery manufacturing, testing, design, safety certification and/or FTS (Flight Termination System) compliance.

Experience in working with or managing thermal and Li-Ion battery suppliers
Bachelors Degree in engineering disciplines, natural or physical sciences, mathematics, or physics
U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Experience, Skills and Education:

12 plus years of directly related experience in battery technology

Experience with RCC tailoring, NAVSEA S9310-AQ-SAF-010 and UN 38.3 testing

Specific experience in the thermal and Li-Ion battery manufacturing, design characteristics, safety testing, and managing development and qualification activities

Ability to perform Power Source trade studies evaluating different electrochemistries,estimate cost and schedule

Supplier collaboration experience and oversight generating specifications and statements of work (SOW)

Experience in business development and technology road mapping

Demonstrated success as a team leader

Willingness to travel, including international

Excellent written and verbal skills

Working knowledge or experience with either missile design or development, production support and integration

Experience with Military Missile systems and electronics

Experience with the proposal capture process (development of compliant basis of estimates and ROMs)

Familiarity with the Estimate at Complete Process

Demonstrated team player, with excellent collaboration and mentoring skills

Advocate for process improvement (e.g., CMMI, R6
), team builder and able to build strong relationships and effectively partner with internal and external resources.
Advanced degree in aforementioned disciplines. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Posted: 2020-02-08 Expires: 2020-03-18

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Raytheon Missle Systems
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