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Raytheon Technologies Manager III Systems Engineering in El Segundo, California

Whether aloft in the skies aboard a fighter jet protecting the skies or an airborne surveillance platform monitoring developments on the ground, our Secure Sensor Solutions mission area is responsible for providing advanced capabilities for multiple types of tactical aircraft and other platforms. We provide the most advanced systems to navigate in challenging environments, and identify and discriminate friendly and foe objects.

Part of Raytheon Intelligence and Space business, S3 provides capabilities that enable critical tasks---from target identification, aircraft navigation, and target engagement.

With our systems, warfighters know where they are going and what they are going to do when they get there.

The Resilient Navigation Systems product line is responsible for providing U.S. and coalition forces with accurate GPS navigation capability to successfully achieve their missions—free of disruption and jamming. GNS solutions equip manned aircraft, unmanned systems, precision weapons, and ground systems.

These products include anti-jam systems, integrated GPS/INS navigators, high performance Selective Availability Anti-Spoof Module (SAASM) receivers, and secured Military Code (M-Code) receivers.

#Guiding the mission

Job Description:

The Resilient Navigation Systems Engineering Department requires a Section Manager to help lead the Engineering organization. The Systems Engineering Department is the foundational engineering organization responsible for program execution and future growth in the Resilient Navigation and Reconnaissance business area.

The Systems Engineering Center’s Resilient Navigation Department has an immediate opportunity for a Section Manager for the GPS and Navigation (GNS) Programs. The Section Manager performs direct line management activities and provides leadership for approximately 10 systems engineers with expertise in GPS and GPS aided navigation systems, including analysis, architecture, requirements and design. The Section Manager is responsible for the adherence to System’s Engineering’s best practices. The Section Manager will be responsible for the technical quality of all of the work products produced by those in the section while also ensuring that the work is done on schedule and on budget. The Section Manager interacts frequently with the Department Manager, team leads, and Chief Engineers ensuring that the section is meeting the needs of its internal customers, external customers and the Systems Engineering Center. Three quarters of the Section Manager's time will be devoted to direct work on programs, as an Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL), individual contributor, technical reviewer, or other as needed role.

The Section Manager needs to be an effective communicator, leader, and decision maker, and a strong advocate for process improvement, diversity in the work force, and high professional standards. Additionally, the Section Manager must support the Department Manager in bidding new GNS pursuits. The candidate will ensure two-way communications for section members; serve as a day-to-day liaison to the programs concerning employee job assignments, performance, and recognition for those working in the section. Responsibilities also include coordinating program staffing needs, interviewing applicants, and career development of people.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in systems engineering

  • Proficient with requirements decomposition, flow-down and verification

  • Experience with Navigation and/or GPS program technology such as RF system design, digital signal processing, and/or navigation system analysis and design

  • Proficient with Integration and Test best practices

  • Experience in the front end of the business including proposal estimation

  • Background and knowledge of electrical, mechanical, RF, and/or system level requirements

  • Experience leading small teams to achieve goals on cost and schedule

  • Practiced at preparing management level briefings

  • Experience with earned value management (EVMS) tracking and reporting

  • Can work effectively in both independent and team environments

  • Active DoD Secret Security clearance

    Desired Skills:

  • Experience with GPS receiver RF and digital electrical hardware development and integration, or equivalent experience with RF systems

  • Experience with ASIC development practices

  • Background in RF signal processing

  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills including management and customer briefings experience.

  • Strong judgment and decision making abilities on technical and programmatic issues.

  • Able to effectively juggle multiple tasks and priorities.

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or other related technical field

Desired Education:

Advanced degrees in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or other related technical field.


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.