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Missile Defense Systems Engineering Lead

Raytheon – Woburn, MA

Whats YOUR Mission?
Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. Were inspired by a noble mission thats shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.
Department Description
Are you interested in joining a dynamic, inclusive, and growing professional organization? Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is looking for a Senior Manager of Systems Engineering to support the Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID). SADID is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS and we welcome you to join our tradition of achieving excellence through thought and team work while leveraging individual diversity. SADID provides requirements definition and design at the system, subsystem and component level every day in a collaborative environment which is characterized by respect for the individual, problem solving in a team setting, consensus oriented solutions, and results based recognition.
Supporting this mission are teams providing domain expertise and creative solutions in surveillance, naval and missile defense based radar system design, sonar and undersea sensor system design, integrated air and missile defense systems engineering, command and control/battle management system design, combat system and platform architecture design and integration, operational analysis and simulation modeling research and development, software intensive system engineering, cyber solutions and algorithm development for signal processing, tracking and discrimination systems.
Job Description
The Missile Defense Programs Systems Engineering (SE) Cross Product Team (CPT) Lead is responsible for front-end systems engineering, architecture, and design of Common X-band family of missile defense systems. These systems include AN/TPY2, XBR, and THAAD. The SE CPT Lead is the Missile Defense systems engineering teams interface to Engineering Directorates and one of the most senior engineering members of the Missile Defense program leadership team.
The lead is responsible for, but not limited to, Directorate Estimate at Completion (EACs), Directorate level proposal Whitesheets, staffing projections and Directorate monthly tracking. Programmatically the SE CPT Lead is part of the core team that defines and handles the technical execution of missile defense systems growth paths.
As a member of the Missile Defense Program Management team, the lead is a direct report to the Program Area Director, supporting multiple IPTs across multiple contracts.
Specific tasks include:

  • Managing the execution of all scope of work assigned to the SE CPT, determining the allocation of personnel within the team to perform that work, and reviewing and approving any SE contract deliverables before delivery to the customer.
  • Supporting Missile Defense programs growth through proposal development and the deployment and continual improvement of people, processes and tools.
  • Representing the interests of the SADID Directorate on the program. Responsible for developing a team capable of delivering products that include algorithms, requirements, simulations, mission plans, customer briefings, integration and test plans, and integration and test reports.
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.
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience
  • Bachelor s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Active/Current Secret US Security Clearance.
  • Experience in management of teams working a diverse mix of activities
  • Experienced at using Earned Value Management System to manage program execution
  • Active Secret Security Clearance (DoD)

Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
  • Experience with engineering management of subcontracts
  • Experience in Integrated Product Development System and CMMI Level 5-compliant Gate Reviews and Tracking Books
  • Accomplished in leading by influence and collaboration
  • Excellent communications skills with internal and external leadership
  • Ability to execute to a rapidly changing customer schedule
  • Master s Degree in STEM
  • Prior experience with Department of Defense Radar Design and Development Programs
  • Established relationship with Missile Defense Agency customer
  • Experience with Raytheons Proposal Capture Process (development of compliant Basis of Estimates, and White Sheet Development)
  • Knowledge of the Agile Scrum development practice

What We Offer: Whether youre 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 paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
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