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Raytheon Applied Signal Technology professionals thrive in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees, where you can continue your career as a Software Engineering Manager in a challenging and collaborative workplace, one in which you will be inspired to innovate in an inclusive environment where work-life balance is an elegant solution, not a slogan.

With locations in Sunnyvale and Anaheim Hills, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, McLean, VA, and Annapolis Junction, MD, Raytheon AST provides trusted strategic and tactical SIGINT solutions that protect the interests of the U.S. and its partners. AST’s work in areas such as high-capacity broadband communications, signal processing and analysis, tactical SIGINT, and wireless communications continually challenges our extraordinary engineers to solve problems and make the world a safer place. AST’s work environment is dynamic, highly collaborative and provides engineers the freedom to strengthen and expand their skills, explore new and innovative ideas, and work directly with our nation’s finest service members all while embracing integrity, diversity and work-life balance. Raytheon offers generous reward and recognition programs in compensation, broad career development opportunities, excellent health care options, educational assistance, parental leave, flexible work schedules, 401(k) with matching, paid holidays and paid time off.

**This particular position can be staffed in Anaheim Hills, CA**

Our team has a need for a Software Engineering Section Manager, in the Systems Applications Department, who is inspired by a job that challenges you to be proactive, make decisions and generate ideas that will push products above and beyond. As a Systems Applications section manager, the applicant is will perform functional management tasks and be actively engaged in the technical and/or programmatic aspects of programs within an Integrated Product Team. You will guide and oversee the design, build, test and delivery of advanced high-capacity systems that process modern communications for the U.S. intelligence community.

Section managers are responsible for providing engineering leadership to ensure that cost, schedule and technical performance comply with program needs and the AST processes. Engineering leadership tasks include but not are not limited to such activities as ensuring adequate resources (personnel and assets) are dedicated to programs, providing technical guidance, developing career paths, facilitating alignment with engineering command media, leading productivity improvement and risk mitigation initiatives, performing other functional duties in support of normal operations and providing cost estimates for proposal activities.

Required Skills:

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in software development with organizations developing electronic systems for DoD or IC entities
  • Line Management experience with a group of at least 5 engineers
  • Technical leadership experience for a small team of engineers
  • Experience providing career development for and evaluating performance of section members
  • Experience contributing technical work products throughout the entire systems life cycle
  • Experience working independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment
  • Experience providing technical leadership to engineers throughout the entire Systems lifecycle
  • Experience programming in C/C++, Python, Perl, or similar languages
  • Experience hiring technical staff
  • Experience debugging systems
  • Experience tailoring systems engineering processes to specific programs
  • Experience in defining and scoping system-level technical efforts from technical tasking and staffing standpoints for bidding, proposal, or program execution activities
  • Active Top Secret Clearance (Active within the last 24 months) with the ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in one or more of the following: software development, systems development or mission support
  • Experience recognizing areas of improvement or customer needs and relaying them to senior staff as business development possibilities
  • Experience with or basic understanding of telecommunications systems concepts and/or signal processing
  • Experience with test automation practices or techniques
  • Experience in software development and testing
  • Experienced in design, development and testing of complex hardware and software data processing systems
  • Experience with Object Oriented Design and Development
  • Experience with Configuration Management tools, such as git
  • Experience with process improvement
  • Earned Value certified
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance (Active within the last 24 months)

Required Education: Bachelors of Science (B.S.) Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or related field

Desired Education Masters of Science (B.S.) Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or related field

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.


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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