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Integrated Product Team Lead - THAAD
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Raytheon Company | El Paso, TX
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Job Description

Are you interested in joining a dynamic, inclusive, and growing professional organization? Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is looking for an Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead for the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) Integrated Product Team within the Whole Life Engineering Directorate (WLED).

The Whole Life Engineering Directorate is made up of multiple disciplines across a global footprint. WLED is the central focus for the twelve (12) Integrated Logistics Support Elements and we welcome you to join our tradition of achieving excellence through innovation and collaboration while leveraging individual diversity. WLED influences system architectures as well as hardware and software designs early in their life cycle to assure effective, reliable, safe maintainable, and economical ownership by the customer and end user.

Supporting this mission are teams providing domain expertise and creative solutions in life cycle cost modeling, reliability, safety, human system integration, component selection and obsolescence mitigation, maintenance planning, logistics product data development, technical manual and field bulletin development, operator and maintainer training development and conduct, spares analysis, return and repair management, organizational, intermediate, and depot level maintenance including Major Equipment Item modernization, operational manpower and personnel staffing, and support equipment identification and delivery.

The THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) Integrated Product Team resides within the Contractor Logistics Support program. The THAAD IPT Lead is responsible for leading a cross functional and cross business team as well as subcontractors and suppliers to achieve technical, cost, and schedule requirements as well as customer satisfaction for the CONUS based THAAD Radars which are presently located at various DoD facilities.

Specific responsibilities include

  • Driving flawless technical, schedule, and cost performance of contracts Integrating key business activities into a seamless business that can leverage best practices, people skills and cross utilization of assets
  • Managing future proposals, developing proposal timelines and program Integrated Master Plan/Integrated Master Schedule. Developing and partnering customer proposals, white papers, statements of work and Basis of Estimates Achieving Engineering, Missile Defense Program area and CLS program goals aimed at improving the approval process from RPF to contract award
  • Providing proactive program level leadership, collaboration and Integration across the entire program CPTs, IPTs and domestic THAAD Radar Teams
  • Identifying CCLS THAAD radar risk and opportunity items, especially those impacting Operational Readiness and mitigation steps/solutions
  • Interfacing with the Missile Defense Agency customer to optimize products and solutions in support of achieving maximum Operational Readiness and compliance to contractual requirements as well as establishing open communications and trust
  • Establishing and/or growing business relationships, responding to customer needs in a timely manner, identifying customer needs and value propositions, addressing complex technical requirements, and leading a globally diverse team to achieve business objectives
  • Domestic travel will be required and international travel may be required

This position requires an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

This position is located in El Paso, TX

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years relevant industry, military or Army sustainment experience
  • Sustainment experience with radar and/or sensor systems
  • Experience leading cross functional teams
  • Experience using program or project management tools such as Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Current active US DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with DOD sustainment programs
  • Experience in using Integrated Master Plan (IMP) / Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), Solid understanding of application and execution of Raytheon’s Integrated Product Development System (IPDS) or similar business processes
  • Demonstrated consistency, accountability and flexibility managing multiple and competing priorities
  • Demonstrated track record of developing customer relationships to meet contractual requirements and capture the full potential of follow-on business
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic development and / or contract capture in the Defense Industry
  • PMX Level 4 Certification or equivalent, or the ability to obtain PMX Level 4 Certification within one year of being in role
  • Established relationship with Missile Defense Agency customer
  • Prior experience with Department of Defense Radar Sustainment Programs
  • Demonstrated experience with proposals development/management
  • Demonstrated broad-based technical background and troubleshooting

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree or 8 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree.

This position is posted internally as: Sr. Principal Engineering Logistics Specialist

At Raytheon, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work.

Raytheon has been recognized as a respected employer and valued corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and community support by a number of highly-regarded organizations. The list includes: Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Find out why Forbes ranks us among the top 500 of America’s Best Employers by visiting us online at www.raytheon.com


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.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 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

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