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Raytheon Technologies Bus Systems Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) in El Segundo, California

* This position and any subsequent offers made are contingent upon contract award*

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The Systems Engineering Center (SEC) is seeking a Bus Systems Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) for the Space Systems (SS) Mission Area. The Bus Systems IPTL will lead a team of Space Vehicle Subsystems engineers for a high-powered, Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite mission, for which Raytheon is the prime contractor. The satellite bus will be designed, manufactured and delivered by an industry partner. This position will lead a team that will focus on the systems engineering and oversight management functions and less on performing detailed hardware design. The successful candidate should also expect to be immersed in a fast-paced and team-based environment where an individual with talent and initiative will standout and thrive.

This position is eligible for a sign on bonus up to $15,000

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Oversee execution of the development of the Bus Systems IPT work products to ensure all products meet Raytheon standards and are delivered in accordance with the program plan.

  • Be responsible for the planning, coordination, and communication of the cross-functional team responsible for delivering subsystems, products and services.

  • Ensure the assigned team’s objectives are achieved on schedule, and consistent with quality and technical standards.

  • Lead a team of Subsystems engineers at Space Vehicle-level, working with the bus supplier to establish the architecture and meet all interfaces and mission requirements. This includes leading bus flight software; Structures, Mechanisms, Thermal and Propulsion (SMTP); Tracking, Telemetry & Command (TT&C); Attitude Determination & Control Systems (ADCS); and Command and Data Handling (C&DH); and, Bus Electrical Power Subsystems (EPS).

  • Supervise the subsystem engineers working with the bus supplier in the detailed design, manufacturing, assembly, verification and operation of the various subsystems (travel to the bus supplier site will be required). Ensure the subsystem engineers are engaged with the bus supplier and their subcontractors to deliver vehicle subsystems that meet mission requirements and customer expectations.

  • Provide management oversight of SV-level analysis and trade studies of the various subsystems

  • Provide management oversight of requirements decomposition and flow-down from top-level customer documents through subsystem-level definition.

  • Foster culture in-line with high performance and cohesive teams necessary to meet the technical, schedule and cost challenges.

  • Perform administrative systems engineering functions, including requirements management in DOORs, mapping of CDRLs and SDRLs, and Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) in Cameo.

  • Manage technical, cost and schedule deliverables for the Integrated Product Team.

  • Identify critical staffing resources and update staffing plans to provide adequate staffing to support all SEIT tasks

  • Prepare and present design reviews for internal and external participants.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain SAP/SAR access

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in space systems engineering, with at least 3 years of demonstrated engineering leadership experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Space Vehicle Subsystems engineering

  • Knowledge of all Space Vehicle subsystems with technical expertise in at least 2-3 of the following areas: bus flight software, SMTP, TT&C, ADCS, C&DH and, Bus EPS.

  • Demonstrated experience in Space-Based product Development activities including: requirements development, allocation, verification and analysis; interface definition; CONOPS development; hardware and software design and development; and system level integration, validation and verification

  • Proven ability to supervise a supplier with independent Manufacturing, Quality, Procurement, Software, Controls and IV&V teams

  • Experience in the testing and validation of satellite EPS systems and hardware

  • Experience in preparing and delivering briefings to management and customers

  • Capable of effectively leading in a team environment, often under tight deadlines

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering

  • Power system Modeling and Simulation experience in Matlab, STK or other modeling tool

  • Experience developing and/or operation ground gateway stations

  • Experience designing power systems for large-scale satellite constellations

  • Experience developing and implementing SysML models using Rhapsody or Cameo

  • Experience working with government customers and requirements

  • Excellent oral presentation skills and comfort with customer interaction.

  • Experience in cost account management concepts, including Earned Value

Required Education:

BS in Engineering, Sciences, Math, or related STEM discipline

Desired Education:

MS in Electrical Engineering

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



In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $120,500.00 to $241,500.00; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.

Benefits offered: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays.


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.