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Raytheon Technologies Mission Assurance Lead in El Segundo, California

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) is seeking an experienced Mission Assurance Lead at our El Segundo, CA location to implement and manage a System Assurance System and specific customer quality flow down requirements throughout the lifecycle for the Advanced Synthetic Aperture System (ASARS-2B) and GPS and Navigation Systems (GNS) family of programs. The selected professional will create or tailor existing planning to administer customer and internal quality requirements to the GNS program teams and supply base.

Job duties include, but not limited to the following:

  • Ensure inspectability, testability and producibility are considered during the early development of the systems specification and flow down to lower-level requirements.

  • Engage and lead in technical reviews and technical interchange meetings (TIMs) focused on the technical requirements traceability.

  • Lead Failure Review Boards (FRBs) and review and resolve systemic failure review and corrective action (FRACA) items.

  • Provide an integrated perspective of the program’s technical risk that considers criticality, system safety, reliability, test and evaluation criteria and adverse trend (Raytheon and supplier).

  • Review and approve the engineering program documentation, including specifications, requirements, specification control drawings, altered item drawings, assembly drawings, test plans, procedures, instructions and standard operating processes prior to release for correctness to technical standards.

  • Assure the impact of advisories, such as supplier, Rapid Information Sharing and Alerts (RISA), Government Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) and customer advisories, are considered.

  • Have direct interface with program administration, cross-functional program stakeholders, suppliers, customers and government representatives.

    U.S. Citizenship required as the candidate must have the ability to obtain a U.S. DoD Secret Security Clearance within first year of start date .

    Required Skills

  • Minimum 8 years of related experience in Quality or Engineering in a development, production, test and sustainment (Depot) in a high-reliability environment

  • A working knowledge of Quality Management Systems IS09001 or AS9100, Configuration and Data Management, and implementation of internal and contractual quality requirements

  • A working knowledge of First Article Inspections per AS9102

  • A working knowledge of Special Test Equipment development/procurement/transition to production

  • The ability to lead, guide and mentor others in routine settings and difficult situations

  • Ability to collaborate with program cross-functional team members to develop practical solutions to complex problems

  • Working knowledge of Raytheon Corrective Action System (RCAS) or a proven closed loop corrective action system

  • Working knowledge of material review and disposition of nonconforming material

  • Experience with Raytheon Integrated Product Development System (IPDS)/gating or program phasing

  • Prior experience in leading or a member of risk & opportunity management, assessment, mitigation and capture

  • Thorough quality data extraction and analysis skills

  • Must possess a deep knowledge base and ability to perform quality assurance functional activities in support of programmatic, engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, test and post-delivery support

  • Practical knowledge of reliability and system safety requirements

  • Thorough written/verbal presentation skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Desired Skills

  • Raytheon Specialist Certification or Six Sigma Greenbelt

  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Raytheon Expert Certification

  • American Society for Quality Certification

    Required Education

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics

  • Bachelor of Art Degrees in an appropriate field of science (Computer Science, Chemistry or Physics)

  • Bachelor of Art Degree in Mathematics

    Desired Education

  • For the Bachelor of Art Degrees listed above, ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard


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.