Raytheon Technologies Senior Principal Lead Systems Engineer - Electronic Warfare in Goleta, California
The Electronic Warfare Systems Engineering Center is currently looking for a Lead Systems Engineer (LSE). The LSE has ultimate responsibility for the quality of the resulting architecture, requirements, design, integration, and tests. The LSE is the technical leader responsible for an integrated test strategy and the integration and verification of the system; assures technical integrity of the system throughout the program lifecycle, and compliance to engineering processes and procedures.
The LSE will also be the technical interface with the program managers, suppliers, engineering team, and chief engineer while being held accountable to the Program Area Chief Engineer (PACE) and SE Department Manager. Applicants must exhibit an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness; and will apply and develop highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts and is viewed within the company and the customer community as knowledgeable in the Radar and EW technologies.
The LSE will have the responsibility to support various areas within a product line which include new business/proposals, program implementation, productivity and people. The responsibilities for these areas include opportunities to: 1) work with Business Development and Capture Management to provide input into technical solutions and approaches, lead technical proposals, trade alternative system solutions, and help customers develop requirements, 2) lead multi-disciplined systems engineering teams to ensure the overall system design and architecture is balanced to meet the desired performance within the project constraints (cost and schedule), 3) lead / participate in program reviews including IRs, gate reviews and program direction review, and 4) encourage a diverse team by promoting diverse opinions and thought processes.
Minimum 10 years related system engineering experience in Electronic Warfare or Radar programs including prior leadership experience.
Demonstrated technical leadership experience working with cross-discipline teams.
Demonstrated ability to determine, set, and monitor SE technical priorities to meet cost, schedule, and performance.
Responsible for the technical fidelity and quality of the systems engineering work products and associated analyses that document the technical baseline.
Experience coordinating with hardware and software design teams to resolve technical systems issues.
Experience to approve SE engineering work products and applicable SDRLs/CDRLs
Experience establishing and maintaining the system requirements including requirement decomposition and traceability, design and performance trades and analysis, and system requirements verification and validation through system sell-off.
Responsible for leading, monitoring and ensuring the SE technical budget is met (KPP, TPM).
Experience in proactive SE Risk and Opportunity management, including robust correlation between TPMs/KPPs, TBL Maturity, and technical Risks. Experience in the proper configuration management of SE work products is conducted, baselined at appropriate milestones and changes are coordinated, communicated and controlled across IPTs.
Participated in the development of cost and technical volumes for new business/proposals
Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to interface with senior level executives and customers.
Ability to support occasional business travel.
Accountable to the SEC Department Manager for all of the above requirements.
Must be a U.S. Citizen with Active (or active within past 24 months) DoD Secret Clearance
Advocate for proper product life cycle application of systems engineering to including test verticality, requirements development, flow, traceability, allocation, functional analysis & decomposition, and system architecture.
Experience in Functional Analysis/Design Synthesis – System Architecture, System Model Development and Alignment (MBSE), Trades/analyses, Performance Analysis, Models, and Simulations.
Demonstrated ability to lead System and Performance Specifications and Interface Control Documents.
Demonstrated ability to track system performance while balancing program risks and opportunities.
Experience developing Measures of Effectiveness.
Experience developing a Technical Data Package.
Experience with Agile development methodology.
Development and submittal of technical publications and/or patents.
Electronic Warfare Systems – Products line; News; Videos: Electronic Warfare Capabilities
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline.
Desired Education: Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline.
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.