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Raytheon Technologies EW Systems Section Manager in Goleta, California

Raytheon EWS continues to march forward!

The Electronic Warfare Systems Engineering Center is currently seeking to hire a Systems Section Manager (SM) in our Goleta offices. The activities of the section manager include: Engaging with Program Managers, Chief Engineers, and Lead Systems Engineers, to ensure systems engineering discipline, and promoting successful program execution within cost, schedule and technical milestones; leading requirements development efforts related to the operations concept, architecture, design, development, integration, validation, performance assessment, and flight test; frequent collaboration with multiple functions (software, hardware, systems) and the program office; monitoring engineering performance; and technical presentations with internal and external customers.

The SM is a key technical contributor to the program supported by the section and in addition, performs direct line management activities for approximately 15 engineers. These SM activities include career development and performance evaluations, resource allocation, championing systems engineering best practices, and actively engaging with programs to facilitate execution and functional development of proposals. The SM ensures two-way communications for section members; serves as a day-to-day liaison to the programs ensuring program success along technical, cost and schedule parameters, as well as overseeing section member job assignments, performance, and recognition.

Responsibilities include coordinating program staffing needs and optimizing staffing across skills and experience to meet demand for multiple programs. In addition, the SM will team with the Department Manager in the execution of the Center and SAS Engineering goals, and will be expected to actively participate in Department and Center level meetings. The SM, like their section members, should have demonstrable expertise in electronic warfare system engineering as well as leadership experience. Section managers will engage regularly with program IPTLs in producing EACs and proposals (as needed), and will facilitate the department/center level approvals of such. Section Managers will also be responsible for developing and maintaining the technical roadmaps for their capabilities and for technical leadership of the section.

Become a part of a growing department with 100+ engineers supporting 2 mission areas across 5 national locations. Continue to advance in your career with our established career roadmap where you can function as a key individual contributor or technical lead of one of our products. With over 50 active programs, there are multiple opportunities for hands-on integration and test of our products, design and development of subsystem architectures and algorithm development of EW capabilities in signal identification and technique generation.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in systems engineering development

  • Systems engineering experience (or relatable) with Electronic Support and Electronic Warfare systems

  • Experience with Requirements analysis & definition

  • Experience with process improvement (e.g. CMMI and R6S); experience building strong relationships and effectively partnering with internal resources; customer focused.

  • Prior leadership experience

  • Good communication skills

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with Active (or active within past 24 months) DoD Secret Clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated strong judgment and decision making abilities

  • System level architecture & modeling experience

  • Mission & CONOPS analysis experience

  • Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis experience

  • Able to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities

  • Technical publications and/or patents

  • Ability to foster new technologies and business growth

  • Prior experience as an LSE, CE, or IPTL

  • Familiarity with EVMS

Required Education (including major): Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline.

Desired Education (including major): Master’s / Ph.D degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).

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Must be a U.S. Citizen with Active (or active within past 24 months) DoD Secret Clearance

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

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.

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


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.