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Raytheon Technologies Chief Engineer in El Segundo, California

Would you like to be part of the new space movement? Are you a rock star engineer? Do you have the leadership gene? Raytheon Intelligence & Space is the place for you. In the last few years you might have seen in your social media feed amazingly beautiful images of the Earth from space in exquisite detail. Or perhaps images in the news forecasting the weather and reporting on natural disasters. Maybe you’ve even gazed at images from deep space wondering when humans will journey to the farthest reaches of the universe. Behind many of these amazing images are the technologies and innovations created by the engineers at Raytheon Intelligence & Space. Situated in sunny Southern California, a location rich in aerospace history, we have unparalleled heritage in advanced sensing systems for space exploration, national security and civil space. We are actively seeking engineers to help evolve our technology and grow our business into new domains and markets. Are you up to the challenge? We’re looking for you.

This Chief Engineer role is responsible for the overall cost, schedule, and technical execution of a development program within the Special Programs portfolio of Space Systems. Activities include:

  • Guiding and directing all engineering teams (e.g. hardware, software, systems, specialties) to achieve program and technical success

  • Provide technical leadership in architecture definition and trades, requirements analysis, CONOPs, algorithms, interface definition, hardware and software design, procurement, integration, validation and verification

  • Provide engineering authority to all decisions impacting product integrity, system performance, and system functionality

  • Creating technical presentations to both internal and external customers

  • Communicating status, results, and recovery plans (if needed) to senior and executive management

  • Developing and maintaining customer relationships

  • Partner with the Program Manager to ensure flawless program execution

  • Partner with IPTs to establish and report engineering metrics/TPMs and provide engineering-approved inputs for EACs and/or proposals, as needed

  • Partner with chief engineers at all levels and centers to ensure appropriate engineering staff

  • Supporting new business development efforts through leading and writing proposals

    Required Skills:

  • Minimum 10+ years of industry experience

  • Experience in the development and testing of high reliability space products (Class A/B)

  • Previous experience with electronics design, development, and manufacturing

  • Experience with processor implementation

  • Experience with requirements allocation and verification

  • Experience in a technical leadership role of a multi-disciplined engineering team

  • Experience organizing and leading technical reviews (SRRs, PDRs, CDRs, TIMs)

  • Experience in preparing and delivering briefings to management and customers

  • Experience in writing proposal tech volume, cost volume, and/or management volume

  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position requires an active U.S. Security Clearance as of Day 1 of Employment

  • Active TS/SSBI

    Desired Skills:

  • Open architecture software development or implementation

  • Experience with FPGA implementation

  • Experience with comms subsystems such as RF design and development

  • Experience with test planning and execution

  • Experience developing and delivering operational hardware and software

  • Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering and/or Digital Engineering

  • Experience in cost and schedule management using a government approved Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Familiarity with DOORS or similar requirements management software and/or processes

  • Active TS/SCI

    Required Education:

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

    Desired Education:

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

    U.S. Citizenship Status is requires 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.