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Raytheon Company | El Segundo, California
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Job Description:

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is the leading provider of radar sensor systems. We provide war fighters the most accurate and timely information available for the network-centric battlefield. The Systems Engineering, Integration & Test (SEIT) Airborne Early Warning & Reconnaissance Systems (AEWRS) Department requires an experienced Section Manager. The AEWRS department provides comprehensive Program Engineering and Systems Engineering support of Secure Sensor Solutions (SSS) AEWRS and Advanced Concepts and Technology (ACT) Advanced RF programs.

The Section Manager responsibilities include:
  • Work closely with external customers, internal Mission Area leadership, and Raytheon SAS Engineering LT in the development of technical roadmaps, proposal development and program execution
  • Technical leadership of peer groups, and provides technical mentoring to programs as subject matter expert for RF multi-function systems.
  • Technical presentations to both internal and external customers
  • Technical team leadership participating in technical peer reviews throughout the product lifecycle of design, development, integration and test, and flight test requirements verification

The SM is a key technical contributor to the programs supported by the section and in addition, performs direct line management activities for approximately 12-14 engineers. These SM activities include technical development of people, training, performance management, and resource allocation. The SM ensures two-way communications for section members; serve as a day-to-day liaison to the programs concerning ensuring program success along technical, cost and schedule parameters, as well as section member job assignments, performance, and recognition. Responsibilities also include coordinating program staffing needs and reductions, optimizing resource utilization and interviewing applicants. In addition, the SM will team with the Department Manager in the execution of the Center and SAS Engineering goals, and will be expected to actively participate in Department and Center level meetings. The SM, like their section members, should have knowledge of RF systems and radar in general to verify system performance. Work with a senior system engineer to create system level test procedures and scenarios for verifying new mode capabilities, as well as leadership experience. Section Managers will also be responsible for developing and maintaining the technical roadmaps for their capabilities and for technical leadership of the section.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Systems, Software or Hardware engineering.
  • Must have proven leadership skills and behaviors -- prior experience leading an IPT or cross-function teams in program execution is a plus.
  • Experienced presenter with prior responsibility for dealing with customers, management, technical staff, and internal / external organizations.
  • Working knowledge of EVMS, IMS, & eStaff tools for managing programs.
  • Experience in proposal development, particularly Engineering Change Proposal and Basis of Estimate development, and other contract deliverable artifacts.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a fast paced development environment with a number of active programs with varying program and functional priorities
  • Experience in program phases from capture through development to sustainment
  • Experience in risk and opportunity analysis, tracking and mitigation
  • Communication, integrity, judgment, coordination, influence
  • Actively engages, drives change to achieve execution excellence and solve critical issues
  • Examples of leading a technical team in advanced radar development efforts
  • Clearance req’d day 1 AND role requires access to US only data
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:
  • EVMS certification
  • Cost Account Manager experience
  • Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) or Program Management experience
  • Actively engages, drives change to achieve execution excellence and solve critical issues
  • Leadership
  • Technical mentoring as subject matter expert in Radar design for multi-function systems
  • Examples of customer focus and collaboration skills

Required Education:
  • Bachelor's of Science degree (BS) or equivalent in Engineering, Math, Physics, or related discipline

Desired Education:
  • Advanced degree(s) in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Math, or related discipline

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons 137855BR 137855

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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