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RTX: Systems Engineering Center (Sec) Chief Engineer


This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted October 7, 2020.

Would you like to be part of the new space movement?

Are you a rock star engineer?

Do you have the leadership gene?

Raytheon Intelligence & Space is the place for you.

In the last few years you might have seen in your social media feed amazingly beautiful images of the Earth from space in exquisite detail.

Or perhaps images in the news forecasting the weather and reporting on natural disasters.

Maybe youve even gazed at images from deep space wondering when humans will journey to the farthest reaches of the universe.

Behind many of these amazing images are the technologies and innovations created by the engineers at Raytheon Intelligence & Space.

Situated in sunny Southern California, a location rich in aerospace history, we have unparalleled heritage in advanced sensing systems for space exploration, national security and civil space.

We are actively seeking engineers to help evolve our technology and grow our business into new domains and markets.

Are you up to the challenge?

Were looking for you.We are seeking a Systems Engineering Center (SEC) Chief Engineer within the Space Systems (SS) Mission Area of Raytheon Technologies Intelligence and Space business.

The SEC EO/IR Chief Engineer will help drive the successful execution of the SEC team on an Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) Payload Mission/ Program.

The Chief Engineer is the single engineering leadership point of contact and is responsible for all engineering execution of a program including technical, schedule, and financial performance.ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Primary program engineering leadership POC with the program office, the customer and other external entities related to the programEstablish and manage a product vision, strategy and goals to align the Program with the Customer and facilitate conflict resolutionSupport growth opportunities to turn into captured new businessResponsible for the entirety of engineering execution including technical budget, cost, schedule and metricsDetermines & monitors technical priorities to meet cost, schedule & performance for the entire programEstablishes and maintains the program technical baseline, ensuring the product is optimized to meet the contractual needs and can be executed within program budget and scheduleMonitor and trend staffing against planned work; proactively engage withEngineering functions to ensure adequate resource assignment.Ensure effective use of independent reviews and achieve on-time completion of all Program Engineering reviewsResponsible for the Earned Value and/or financial management of the engineering content on a program.Ensures proper Engineering Risk and Opportunity management (ensures Engineering risks are captured, mitigation plans in place across IPTs)Provide cross-IPT technical leadership and coordination Ensure Engineering leads assigned to program are engaged in all aspects of their programEncourage a diverse workforce by promoting diverse opinions and thought processes and through staffingRequired Skills: 12+ years engineering experience with at least 5 years working on space programs Engineering experience working on an EO/IR space programExperience leading an IPT or cross-function teams in program executionExperience in proposal development, particularly Basis of Estimate development, and other contract deliverable artifacts Experienced presenter with prior responsibility for dealing with customers, management, technical staff, and internal / external organizationsExperience with accountability; responsibility for prioritizing work tasks and customer requirements across multiple teamsTeam building and motivational skills training and developing team in disciplined engineering processesProven leadership skills and behaviors Self-motivated and capable of performing tasks with minimal oversightStrong communication, time management, and interpersonal skillsExperience with risk and opportunity management and scope management Knowledge of RIS Engineering products, technologies, and processesActive DOD Secret security clearanceAbility to access US only data systemsDesired Skills: Experience in SE process development and deploymentExperience in systems engineering functions including: operations concept development, requirements management, technical risk management, interface definition and controlExperience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Experience with system or subsystem level Integration, Verification and Validation (IV& V)Knowledge of environmental test methods and practices (e.G.

Dynamic, Vibration, EMI, Thermal Vacuum)Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) or line engineering management experienceRequired Education:Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or related STEM degreeDesired Education:Master of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or related STEM degree**U.S.

Citizenship Status is requires as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems**#IdeasInOrbit 169722Raytheon 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 orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.