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Section Manager – Systems Engineering - Electronic Warfare

Requisition ID 99290BR Date updated 06/21/2017

Job Description:The Systems Development Center (SDC) currently has a need for a Compact Electronic Warfare (EW) Systems Section Manager (SM). The activities of the section 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.

Required Skills:

·Minimum of 10 years of experience in systems engineering development

·Systems engineering experience 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

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:Bachelors degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).

Desired Education:Masters degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).

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.

99290
Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
Secret - Current

Expertise
Systems Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
CA - Goleta

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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