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Antenna Products Section Manager
Raytheon Company | El Segundo, California
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Job Description

Raytheon is looking for individuals with a proven track record leading and managing teams as a section manager in the areas of Antennas, RF and Microwave design to work with our team within the Antenna Products Design Group. You will be leading and supervising a talented team on the development and sustainment of next generation antennas and active arrays for airborne radars.

A successful candidate will be an experienced team lead and possess the ability to work in a high octane environment and manage engineers who are involved in the development of requirements, architecture, design, analysis, detailed trade studies, simulation and test of antennas and active antenna subsystems. A successful candidate will have the technical knowledge and understanding of the products being managed and experience acting as a leader for a group of engineers.
The applicant will lead proposals and program execution to meet program specifications within allocated cost and schedule. They will prepare and manage staffing and loading across the period of performance, facilitate design performance and cost trade-offs, manage risks and opportunities, organize and lead team meetings, participate in internal design reviews, and program and customer reviews.

The candidate should be familiar in the use of Earned Value Management System (EVMS). They will prepare and present Program Performance Reviews (PPRs), Variance Analysis Reviews (VARs), Estimate At Completion (EACs) and other reports for periodic meetings for the department. They will be responsible to evaluate performance of the program and take necessary actions to keep the program within cost & schedule while identifying and mitigating program risks.

Experience should include functional & team management, including team leadership, staffing, staff management, performance & career development and team development. They will be actively engaged in developing staffing plans and hiring.

The individual should be self-motivated and be prepared to work with a focused team with an innovative, yet schedule oriented mindset. They will be looked upon for pursuing IRAD projects, leading proposal activities and providing cost estimates based on prior programs, and authoring Basis of Estimates (BOEs).

The candidate will be a team leader and must have a proven track record leading and working well within multi-disciplined teams. They will have engagement with program managers and other functional management to align staffing with program needs.

Required Skills:
• Minimum 10 years of hands on industry experience in RF/Microwave hardware design & development, technical leadership, functional leadership or IPTL/CAM experience
• Ability to perform trade study of RF product architectures
• Demonstrated knowledge in antennas and electromagnetics
• Demonstrated knowledge in antenna subsystem design and architectural trade analysis of related products
• Experience in proposals and developing technical solutions and writing portions of both technical and cost volumes
• Performing design and supplier trade studies and supplier assessments
• Identifying and managing risks and opportunities
• Strong leadership & interpersonal skills
• Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
• U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. DOD Security Clearance as of day one of employment
• Current DoD Secret Clearance

Desired Skills:
• Experience measuring antennas
• Experience in active array subsystem integration and test
• Experience working with production support in a factory environment
• Experience performing root cause analysis and correcting defects
• Front Line Leadership Training
• Program Management Certification, or Equivalent
• EVMS Certified
• SCRUM or Agile Training and/or Experience
• Special Access Clearances
• Ability to travel

Required Education: B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Desired Education:
• M.S. in Electrical Engineering


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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