Director I-Program Management

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:

Advanced Missile Systems (AMS) is the growth engine and front-end product line at Raytheon Missile Systems. The mission of AMS is to help shape new requirements and acquisition strategy, capture business, and then develop and deliver new and innovative solutions to the warfighter. The programs are then transferred to the core product lines, who maintain sharp focus on production and preplanned product improvement (P3I).

AMS is chartered to pursue expansion of current mission areas and capture of new and adjacent markets. These pursuits include unmanned systems, mission solutions, precision targeting sensors and weaponization of advanced aero and ballistic vehicles.

AMS looks for business opportunities with the U.S. Department of Defense, other government agencies and foreign customers. These opportunities include mission systems integration, advanced targeting, international co-development, advanced sensors, advanced communications, effects, and classified systems. As RMS? product portfolio and business opportunities grow, the resourcefulness and ingenuity of the AMS team will continue to be a key asset to the business and the company.

The Director for Advanced Naval Area and Mission Defense (ANAMD) reports to the Product Line Vice President and leads the AMS directorate which is focused on capturing and managing future weapons systems solutions across a range of Naval and undersea technologies. This role has responsibilities for identifying/creating key opportunities, identifying and allocating NBI/CRAD resources to support analysis of various trades and systems solutions, as well as the maturation of related technology enablers. The Director will work with customers to shape requirements and acquisition plans, formulate capture plans, and drive the relevant technology maturations and demonstrations that enable Program transition to production.

Areas of interest for the ANAMD Directorate include state of the art technologies for advanced undersea surveillance, anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, offensive mine warfare, strike weapons, unmanned systems and advanced Navy kill chain approaches.

In this role the Director has both direct reports and matrixed employees, including Program managers and functional support (i.e. business development, contracts, finance, engineering and security personnel), with responsibility for overseeing and coordinating operational aspects of the ongoing programs to ensure contractual requirements are met. Frequent direct customer interface will be essential.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 14+ years? experience; preferably direct related progressive experience in Program Management; and preferably with significant Defense or Government experience
  • Knowledge/experience in leading capture and/or Program teams
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coordinate multiple Program activities
  • Knowledge/experience in the DoD acquisition process for establishing systems requirements and funding allocation
  • Knowledge/experience with DARPA, IWS organizations, military Service laboratories and/or US Navy acquisition processes
  • Knowledge/experience in initiating/capturing programs to develop military systems
  • Ability to obtain DoD Top Secret Clearance (Active preferred) with ability to obtain special access +SCI
Desired Skills:

  • Broad based technical background with experience in systems design and integration
  • Knowledge and experience with company and/or Industry policies, procedures and compliance
  • Strong verbal, written, listening, and influential communication skills
  • Demonstrated success focusing on the needs of customers and delivering those needs
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain long term business relationships with customers and partners
  • Demonstrated experience articulating customer positions, status, and strategies to senior leadership
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with foreign military services and governments
  • Knowledge of ITAR
  • Knowledge of US Government foreign military sales and direct commercial sale policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated success working in a teaming environment with customers and internal partners
  • Excellent skills in developing and delivering briefings to senior (Admiral, Vice President and above) audiences
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, Project)
  • Existing Top Secret clearance
Required Education (including Major):

  • Bachelor?s degree; preferably in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM); Advanced degree preferred in either business or technical field

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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