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Raytheon Technologies Dir I Systems Engineering-Verona in El Segundo, California

Space Systems – Mission Systems SEIT Director for Verona – TS/SCI, SSBI

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.

Job Description:

The Systems Engineering Center is seeking a strong, technically sound engineering leader for the role of Mission Systems SEIT Director who is committed and passionate about creating innovative, cost-effective solutions for advanced space-based RF architectures, systems and mission capabilities. The successful candidate will serve as the Mission Systems SEIT Director and will be responsible for the technical direction for Systems Engineering, Integration and Test across a suite of large-scale, and very complex Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Communications (ISRC) Programs and will have decision authority over all aspects of the technical efforts. Mission Systems SEIT Director is responsible for ensuring the successful design, development and integration of the space vehicle, payloads, units and subsystems to meet the overall mission objectives and requirements defined by the Customer. This position reports to the Program Manager and interfaces with cross-functional product teams, sub-contractors program management, and functional managers as well as non-engineering organizations such as finance, operations, supply chain, contracts and mission assurance.

The Mission Systems SEIT Director will:

  • Oversee execution of design, development, integration, and test of the SEIT work products across the programs.

  • Evaluate and drive critical requirements into the programs baselines to ensure the systems engineering, development activities, information assurance, integration, test, transition and operational needs are satisfied to contract compliance.

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

  • Provide oversight and review engineering metrics to ensure technical performance across the suite of programs.

  • Provide summary analysis and action plans to the leadership and the customer to ensure technical performance and mission objectives are in line with the Program performance expectations.

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

  • Support the development of cost proposals; basis of estimates, risk and opportunity management.

  • Interface with the customer and establish trusted relationships to advocate for continued investment in both current and future technology investments.

  • Support the technical management of major subcontracts and IOTs to ensure delivered products meet the technical performance objectives and are delivered on time and within budget

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

    Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 12+ years demonstrated engineering leadership experience with proven track record

  • Direct experience and leadership in developing RF architectures, payloads, sensors or technology for space applications

  • Experience in development of high reliability RF space products

  • Experience in development of link budgets and coverage analysis

  • 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

  • Experience with system or subsystem level Hardware Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V)

  • Experience with developing and presenting technical briefings to the customer and company leadership

  • Experience in proposal development including developing Basis-of-Estimates

  • Experience with the technical review and approval of proposals

  • Familiarity with cost and schedule management using a government approved Earned Value Management System

  • Experience identifying engineering resources needed to get required engineering work product requirements done (people, processes, facilities & tools)

  • Experience establishing and maintaining working relationship with all levels of the organization, including customers, users, and other peer groups

  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to access US only data systems

  • Active TS/SCI clearance or SSBI

    Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing, Modem Design, and Advanced Coding and Modulation Schemes Optimization techniques

  • Knowledge of SoC Design Implementation, ASIC or FPGA Design and Development

  • Experience with Software integration and test, configuration management

  • STE design, testing or operation

  • Experience with thermal, vibration and EMI testing

  • Knowledge of environmental test methods and practices (e.g. Dynamic, Vibration, EMI, Thermal Vacuum)

  • Experience with working with operations staff, sub-contractors, team members and customers

  • Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) or line engineering management experience

    Required Education:

    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Science or related STEM degree

    U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.179575

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.