IT Principal Program Lead (IDS International Programs)

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  full-time   employee

United States

Information Technology Principal Program Lead
(Principal Business Customer Relationship Liaison)
Raytheon IDS - Boston Metro locations (Tewksbury, Andover, Woburn, Marlborough) or Portsmouth, RI

This position is for an Information Technology (IT) Program Lead in support of Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing IT leadership and management of the Information Technology needs for multiple programs. Responsibilities include ensuring that IT scope is properly executed in accordance to performance standards; leveraging thought leadership, innovative solutions, and cost savings initiatives.

This candidate will partner with engineering and proposal/Program management to capture functional requirements, translate requirements into Program environment planning and execution plans, and manage changes in scope and function of the development and collaborative environments over the lifecycle of the Program. Responsibilities include: oversight and monitoring of schedules, costs, and performance of IT tasks, which will include task planning and scheduling, earned value reporting and variance analysis. You will use your strong background in supporting Proposals/Programs through your experience in Project Management, Integrated Product Development System (IPDS), Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and Control Account Manager (CAM) methodologies. The candidate will work closely across multiple functional teams comprised of Engineering, Manufacturing, Integrated Supply Chain management as well as senior Program and IT leadership on Program status and will require influence across multiple Functional Areas.

This position may require the ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally.

Job location: This role can be located in any of the Raytheon IDS Metro Boston, MA location (Woburn, Tewksbury, or Andover) or Other major Raytheon IDS Locations (such as Portsmouth RI) as circumstance warrants. Capped Relocation will be available if the selected applicant is eligible per company policy.

This position will be hire as a DK63 Principal Business/Customer Relationship Liaison I (G10) based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience, and responsibilities for the position.

NOTE - This position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
? Proactively participate in pre-proposal and proposal process by strategizing with IPT/CPT, deciphering IT requirements in Statement of Work (SOW), and providing Basis of Estimates (BOEs) for future Business opportunities and pursuits.
? Work in an Integrated Product Team/Cross Product Team (IPT/CPT) environment, ensuring effective IT support of Program, from start-up to sustainment, in alignment with Program cost and schedule performance goals.
? Daily tasking and oversight of the team that provides the design and operation of the software development, software integration, software/system requirements, and continuous access of the IT environment.
? Fill the role as the Control Account Manager (CAM) for the IT budget including oversight and monitoring of costs, schedules, and performance of IT tasks. Manage and direct the daily execution of the contract's IT requirements to assuring performance goals are met.
? Formally identify, assess, monitor, and mitigate IT related risk and dependencies throughout the proposal/Program lifecycle.
? Lead IT and Program related projects through development and implementation utilizing project planning, team building, recurring task management, and formal presentations to leadership through completion.
? Support preparation and/or presentation of weekly/monthly Program reviews, EAC, AOP, and Capital Planning.
? Support IPDS Gate reviews as applicable, including Independent Reviews.

Basic Qualifications:
? Position will require an existing US Secret Clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
? 8+ years? overall Information Technology and/or Software/System Engineering experience
? High level working knowledge of Software development, Systems integration, and test processes to support activities across the Program life cycle.
? Experience with the Integrated Product Development System (IPDS), Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or similar systems and Project Management
? Professional exposure to EVMS (Earned Value Management System or similar budget tracking system)
? Project Management such as Risk & Opportunity management, CAM, and performance tracking/management
? Experience in facilitating and responding to Requests for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposals (RFP)
? Skilled in proposal preparation, IT and Engineering requirements analysis, cost and schedule estimation, and technical documentation related to the Statement of Work (SOW)
? BS/BA or advanced degree in MIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business, Finance or relevant discipline

Desired Qualifications:
? Existing US Top Secret Clearance
? Effective presence and influential leadership capability, with the ability to interact with senior levels of leadership ? including customer, Raytheon teammates, and suppliers
? Excellent communication skills (oral & written). Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver executive style presentation
? Working experience within Software and/or Systems Engineering
? Experience working in a Program and/or engineering environment. Previous Global Program support desired
? Demonstrated experience in Business Case Analysis and Return on Investment (ROI)
? Through strong organization skills, demonstrate solid problem solving skills in anticipating and analyzing needs as well as quickly identifying solutions
? Knowledgeable of Contracts, SOWs, BOEs, IT and Engineering (SW & Systems) Processes and Practices.
? Working knowledge of Software development, Systems integration, and test processes to support activities across the Program life cycle.

Required Education (including Major):

  • BS/BA or advanced degree in MIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business, Finance or relevant discipline. No consideration for experience in lieu of degree.


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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