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Mgr III Software Engineer - Section Manager - Radar Software Team
Raytheon Company | Fullerton, California
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Job Description

Requisition ID 148650BR
Date updated 09/18/2019
CE14: Mgr III Software Engineer
Section Manager-Radar Software Team

Job Summary:
Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? We are currently seeking a Section Manager-Radar Software to join the Command & Control, and Battle Field Radar Software (C2BFR) team in Fullerton, CA.

The Section Manager provides guidance, leadership, and management to a section of 15 to 20 Software Engineers working the Radar domain and programs. Additionally, the Section Manager is responsible for employee performance development and assessment and to ensure all personnel are properly prepared and trained for the scope of their task. The Section Manager is a part of the C2BFR software leadership team, helping to achieve the department goals, participating or leading initiatives in program execution, innovation and quality improvements using Agile, DevOps and Six Sigma methods.

Specific Section Manager Duties Include:

  • Ensure that each employee has suitable work assignments and opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Provide coaching, career development and salary planning for the section
  • Ensure section members adhere to Raytheon policy and support Raytheon’s vision and goals
  • Ensure section members are trained for their role and assigned tasks
  • Provide technical or managerial contributions to one or more Radar domain programs
  • Improve productivity and quality of the section’s efforts/products
  • Support to the Software Engineering Department Manager and Directorate
  • Work as a technical lead or individual contributor; Section Manager duties on average are 10% of the manager’s time
This position requires an Active Secret DoD Clearance.

Required Skills/Experience:
  • 10+ years of experience in Software or Systems Engineering
  • Demonstrated success managing a project
  • Team leadership and management
  • Radar domain or embedded systems
  • C/C++ or Ada
  • DevOps/Agile tools and techniques
  • Strong communication skills, interpersonal and decision-making skills
  • Earned Value management

Required Education:
BS or MS with an emphasis in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Software Engineering

Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Active secret clearance
  • Prior experience in a Section Manager or Program Leadership role
  • Agile scrum master or product owner
  • Software metrics and cost estimation
  • Customer focus and collaboration skills
  • Effective presence and influential leadership capability, with the ability to interact with senior levels of leadership effectively – including customers, Raytheon teammates and suppliers
  • Proven experience with software development techniques and tools
  • EVMS certified
  • Experience with the Estimate at Complete (EAC) process
  • Experience with software bids on proposals
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Software Engineering

Keywords: software, manager, leadership, technical, radar, radar systems, c, c++, ada, agile, devops and six sigma, earned value, evms, program, estimate, proposal, bid

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. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that’s shared by Raytheon employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

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


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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