Welcome to Raytheon in Goleta, CA

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Here in Goleta, CA at Raytheon you will be surrounded by some of the world’s most technologically advanced platforms and a contagious drive for excellence that motivates everyone to be innovative, unique, and deliver cutting edge technology to support the warfighter.

Goleta is a suburb within Santa Barbara County, a cultural hub located on a coveted stretch of California’s coastline. Many employees live within 15 miles of campus and experience almost no traffic. The local climate ranges from low-to mid-70s, making it the perfect playground for a variety of land and sea recreation activities for all ages. There are over 20 public and private schools: six colleges and universities.

Our capabilities

Skilled systems, software, hardware and manufacturing engineering teams that focus on:
  • Advanced payloads for unpiloted vehicles
  • Industry leaders in compact electronic warfare systems
  • Mechanically complex parts qualified for landing on U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and latest-generation fighters
  • 25-plud test and development labs
  • World leader in infrared imaging technology
  • Innovative engineering and advanced manufacturing
  • Multitude of semiconductor material systems covering short-wave through long-wave infrared
  • Novel visible near-infrared imagers for earth resource applications
Who we are

What makes us different?

Our technology

What we do.

  • Advanced Electronic Detect and Attack Warfare Systems
  • Complex Microelectronic for Advanced Payloads
  • State-of-the-Art Visibile and Infrared Imagers
Global Powerhouse

Our campus.

  • 1,500+ employees
  • 9 diversity and inclusion Employee Resource Groups
  • Our facilities have on-site cafeteria, electric car charging stations, locker rooms and are within 10 minutes of golfing ranges, nearby beaches and hiking trails
  • Multiple local volunteer opportunities available
Our Awards

Our values.

Our values - which span across the enterprise - drive our actions, behaviors and performance with a vision for a safer, more connected world

  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
Team that innovates

Our benefits.

  • Flexible and remote work schedules to accommodate work/life balance including many with every other Friday off
  • Access to subsidized, affordable backup child care through Bright Horizons®
  • The RTX Employee Scholar Program pays for tuition, academic fees and books for undergraduate and graduate study at approved educational institutions
  • Employee Referral Incentive Program with rewards up to $20k
  • 401K match for Student Loan payments
  • Paid time off

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Join us

Do you have what it takes to join the brightest, most innovative minds across aviation, space and defense? From creating advanced technologies that stop tomorrow's threats to developing systems that take us to new worlds and redefine sustainability standards, we're stretching the boundaries of what's possible every day. 

Let's rise to the challenge of the moment together.

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