Chief Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Arab Emirates

*****This position is contingent on award of contract*****

The position will be a 8 month TDY in Abu Dhabi, UAE with the transition to a locally hired engineer.

Are you the type of person that wants to start-up a new company in an exploding field? Raytheon has the opportunity for you. Cyber attacks are worldwide and countries/companies are looking for their partners in solving the challenging problems. Our ideal candidate is someone with great problem-solving skills, an outgoing and energetic personality, a high degree of creativity, innovation and out-of-the box thinking all with a mind for business!

Job Description:

Raytheon is seeking a Chief Engineering for the design, development, integration and operations of a Security Operations Center (SOC) in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The candidate must have proven performance delivering cyber products and technical services to the MENA region. This role will be responsible for ensuring the technical integrity and successful execution of the program. The position will require an 8 month TDY to Abu Dhabi with the transition to a locally based Chief Engineer at the end of the assignment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Work closely with the Program Manager, Lead Integrator/Technical Subcontracts Manager (TSM) to ensure technology, engineering resources, and planning allow the program to meet the current and future business requirements.
  • Support program and business level reviews and approvals including approval of EAC, Gates, Ops, and financial reviews.
  • Perform Executive briefings to Raytheon Leadership and Customer Executives
  • Ensure the program follows DevOps/Agile principles in the execution of the program
  • Provide and coordinate the strategic vision and direction for improvements of engineering activities required to achieve program success.
  • Ensure export/import policies and efforts are executed appropriately and efficiently.
  • Work with the Chief Information Security Officer’s team to ensure technology solutions and standards meet regulatory requirements
  • Actively lead Engineering talent identification and development.
  • Stay actively engaged with CSM CONUS cyber services and product developments to ensure alignment with the program and the UAE Cyber Division services and products.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of the MENA regions customer’s technical needs.
Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 16 years of technical experience with 10 years in the cyber domain
  • Must have a broad engineering background that includes technical leadership of engineers.
  • Must have documented experience of turning customer needs into products services
  • Demonstrated success in designing, developing, integrating, preparing for operations and selling off IT based infrastructure.
  • Must have in-depth working knowledge of Blade-based infrastructure, VMWare Virtualization, HP Storage Technologies, Cisco full network stack (CDN, WAN/LAN/MAN, NGFW, MPLS & internet connectivity, VPN), Active Directory
  • Knowledge of SIEM, Proxy, FW, DS/IPS, DLP, threat intel, and other detection mechanisms;
  • Experience in Devops/Agile practices and ITIL practices
  • Demonstrated success in the operations of an IT based infrastructure
  • Demonstrated success in developing and presenting technical ideas to executive audiences and effectively articulating customer technical positions, to senior management in a clear and concise manner.
  • Knowledge of international requirements and acquisition processes
  • Understanding of UAE, US and international Export/Import regulations
Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer and Information Systems, Engineering, Science, or Mathematics;

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 122651