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Raytheon Technologies Senior Manager Electronic Warfare in Goleta, California

Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS) is growing! We have an immediate opportunity for a Department Manager (DM) within our Electronic Warfare Systems (EWS) Self Protect Systems Department (SPS). The DM will report to the Systems Engineering Director and provide leadership to the engineering staff at three sites (Goleta, CA; Pt. Mugu, CA; and McKinney, TX). The position is located out of our Goleta, California offices.

As the Department Manager, you are responsible for the technical performance and career development of approximately 100 systems engineers. You will develop the program leaders who perform the following roles: System/Product IPT Leaders, Lead Systems Engineers, System Architects, and IV&V Leads. The DM has responsibility for department strategy, capability roadmaps, technology development, staffing, EACs, gate reviews, proposals and systems engineering execution of the full lifecycle of EW systems deliveries.

Responsibilities include:

  • Staffing of pursuits, IRADs, and programs with systems engineering expertise.

  • Champion, implement, and sustain engineering transformation initiatives (Agile, Model Based Systems Engineering - MBSE, R6S methods, metrics / reporting, etc.).

  • Ensure the highest quality, technical integrity, and efficiency of systems engineering work across the department; develop and maintain department plans, guidelines, best practices, and communications; maintain a product level capability roadmap and implementation strategy.

  • Provide guidance and direction to Section Managers (SMs), Integrated Product Team Leads (IPTLs), technical Fellows and other Department leaders; oversee performance management; champion diversity and inclusion across the organization; develop & monitor a strategic workforce development plan.

  • Provide guidance to Systems Engineers and Section Managers in proposal development as well as approving and/or coordination of proposal approvals.

  • Accountable for leading Systems Engineering in scope execution to assigned and agreed to scope within cost/schedule/performance budgets.

  • Frequent engagement with program managers, PACEs, and mission area program directors as well as regular collaboration with other Systems Engineering functional leaders and the SW, HW, WLE engineering groups; ensure a robust functional matrix environment.

  • Serve as systems engineering spokesperson, with full accountability through proactive engagement in pursuits, independent reviews, gates, program reviews, and Estimate at Complete (EAC) reviews; communicate consistent and timely messaging throughout the department.

  • Guide System Engineers and Section Managers in the development of proposals for the department. Approve / coordinate approval of bids for the department.

  • Accountable for leading System Engineering Department in executing assigned and agreed to scope within required cost/schedule/performance budgets.

    Required Skills:

  • Minimum 12 years system engineering experience in one or more of the following: architecting, designing, integrating EW systems; requires experience in RF technologies and requirements development as well as prior leadership experience, (such as SE IPTL, Technical Director, Lead Systems Engineer, Section Manager, Chief Engineer, etc.).

  • Requires experience leading multi-disciplined engineering teams and developing/fostering talent.

  • Must be an excellent communicator, both written and verbal.

  • Experience developing technology roadmaps and the strategies to implement them; developing and managing Technical Baselines throughout multiple phases of a program lifecycle.

  • Knowledge of Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE).

  • Experience with the bidding process and proposal development; managing EVMS, IMS, & IMPs on many

  • IPTs or Programs.

  • Experience with Agile development processes or methods.

  • Must Have Active (or active within past 2 years) DoD Secret Clearance; Active Top Secret is preferred.

    Required Education:

    B.S. in a related STEM discipline (Systems Engineering or Electrical Engineering preferred).

    Desired Education:

    M.S. in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related STEM discipline.

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