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Cyber Security Project Manager

Gloucester, United Kingdom


Cyber crime and threats are evolving across the globe. Raytheon is developing cutting-edge solutions to defeat these threats – and our software engineers are at the heart of our vital work.

We use an Agile/Scrum methodology and you’ll be involved in the full software development lifecycle. The technologies we have at our disposal are second to none, so you can also expect exposure to AWS, Java, Cucumber and everything in between.

You’ll be part of a growing, high-performing and truly agile team of specialist developers, testers and analysts drawn from diverse and interesting backgrounds. Working collaboratively and in conjunction with our partner organisations, you’ll help to design, develop and maintain critical cyber applications and systems for government, law enforcement and commercial customers.

We strive to make software excellence the standard. So we’ll also look to you to develop and share best software engineering practice, continually improve our coding capabilities, and design and develop new product functionality from an Agile perspective.

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Job Title: Cyber Security Project Manager(s)
Location: Gloucestershire

Summary of Role:

Raytheon UK is seeking expert project managers with experience across the delivery lifecycle and with particular focus on Cyber Security.

You will be the primary interface on Customer Software Development Task Orders. Your role will be to assess the Task Orders as they arrive, provide an initial assessment before working with the functions to develop a bid and on successful award manage the Tasks to their completion to the Customer’s approval.

The role embodies the driving force of every project, assuring successful execution, identifying - and managing to resolution - risks and issues through the use of programmatic controls and techniques. You will be charged with the successful initiation, execution and completion of projects in line with time, quality and cost/profit targets. You will be representing Raytheon to the customer, to Raytheon’s suppliers and to Raytheon management.Professional and personal gravitas and credibility will therefore be key.

As a project manager, you will be responsible for a variety of concurrent project deliveries and also have responsibilities for administering an effective PMO function.

Demonstrable knowledge and experience of operating in secure environments and complying with rigorous information assurance regimes is imperative.

Main Duties:

The Project Manager performs the following duties:
  • Manage the Customer and Supplier engagement throughout
  • Report progress routinely and by exception into the Raytheon account, including both scheduled and ad hoc management briefings
  • Ensure all Customer Task Orders are received and booked
  • Work with Business Development, Engineering, Commercial and Programme Leads to assess the Task Orders and develop a technical solution to the Customer’s requirements and develop a Customer bid proposal
  • On successful award of the Task Order manage the successful execution of the Task Order to meet the Customer’s requirements
  • Ensure that effective project management in accordance with Raytheon UK process is applied and maintained in the execution and delivery of customer requirements
  • All allocated elements of the Task Order IMS includes all activities, events and milestones, are logically linked, and fully resourced with labour hours, materials, sub-contract payment and reserves
  • The job holder shall ensure that the Task Order IMS is fully statused each week, produce Schedule performance metrics including Schedule variance, Critical Path Analysis and Schedule performance analysis for all Programme Leads and support those leads in conducting analysis
  • Identify business and project risks and opportunities and to quantify and produce mitigation, capture and contingency plans
  • Work with functional managers to ensure that appropriate resources are available and allocated to support cyber projects
  • Interface with the Finance Team to establish and monitor budget authorisations, by ensuring the availability of supporting date to enable collation and analysis of relevant data such as schedule derived ETC’s, factored risk cost exposure and EV statistical EAC data
  • Manage the programme’s PMO function and seek continuous improvements in measuring and reporting delivery progress
  • Adhere to specified Customer information assurance policies and – with support from IA expertise – assess the most appropriate means of ensuring compliance in delivery.
Candidate Requirements:

  • Have an existing Developed Vetting (DV) security clearance or is capable of achieving such a clearance
  • Demonstrable experience of successful delivery and the software development lifecycle
  • Strong organisational, leadership and interpersonal skills, team motivator capable of building strong relationships with peers, Customers and suppliers at all levels
  • Able to achieve consensus and traction quickly and in frequently high-tempo circumstances
  • Sound judgement skills, understanding when to own and brief and when to escalate
  • Able to lead problem solving of complex issues across functional boundaries, to summarise and identify key concerns and follow through with the development and execution of corrective action plans to resolve issues
  • Experienced in the principles of Project/Task based Management, Risk Management, MS Project, EVMS, Programme Performance Reviews and Cost Account Management
  • Able to rapidly assimilate information, culture and process to bring to maximum effect in a short space of time
  • Experience of managing multiple projects and programmes in a controlled environment, making best use of recognised methods, e.g. PRINCE2, to guarantee transparent delivery
  • Sound knowledge of PMO disciplines and techniques
  • Clear understanding of applicable government information assurance policies and controls and how to comply with these.
  • Computer Science, Engineering or Business Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Experience in working within the Intelligence Community
  • Bid and Proposal Management
    Member of a relevant Engineering or Project Management Professional institution
  • Knowledge of cost Estimating
  • Able to guide, and provide professional planning assistance to all levels of the Team
Raytheon Cyber Security

Raytheon UK opened a new Cyber Security Innovation Centre in the West Country in late 2014; offering an opportunity for an eclectic range of roles to work in a highly dynamic environment alongside some of the world's leading experts in the cyber security and intelligence fields.

Raytheon has decades of experience in cyber, information operations and information assurance to successfully protect our global customers’ critical infrastructure from the most complex threats. Increasing demand for our capabilities has led us to require the building of a new Innovation Centre to support our government, law enforcement and commercial customers. This will create a broad spectrum of new roles to support our customers in developing solutions for cyber security, research and mission support both technical and non-technical.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are looking for something different from their career and who are demanding of themselves and others around them to achieve success. Raytheon's ambition is to provide an environment that is more silicon valley than security and defence. We want to encourage individual innovation and progression that is both exciting and rewarding.

Standard Benefits:
  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
Raytheon Application Process

To apply visit the link to the website
and search for Req ID: BR. Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV.

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Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Cyber Jobs
Program Management

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Gloucester


Success Profile

You’ll be highly motivated, demanding of yourself and others around you, and dedicated to achieving great things – for yourself, for Raytheon and for our customers.

The following characteristics will enable you to thrive as a software engineer in our unique environment:

  • An interest in technology
  • Curiosity
  • A passion for innovation
  • The ability to work in a close team
  • Flexibility

Please note: you must be willing and eligible to gain government security clearance. We will support you to do this.

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You get a real sense of satisfaction seeing something you've contributed to, been invested in and helped deliver. It's a positive place to be.


  • Pension

    Contributory pension scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution).

  • Work / Life Balance

    37-hour week, with an early finish on Fridays (subject to job requirements) – flexible working may be considered depending on your role.

  • Career Development

    At Raytheon, we foster an inclusive culture of professional development. We support a variety of developmental opportunities including: Mentoring programs, Skills Development, Leadership Development, Rotational job assignments, and Continuous Improvement, all of which contribute to advancement of our employee’s capabilities.

  • Paid Time Off

    25 days’ holiday plus statutory public holidays and an enhanced sick pay scheme.

  • Life Insurance

    Life insurance – six times your salary

  • Family Friendly

    Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity and shared parental leave.

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