Manager III-Program Management - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon CSI is focused on providing software and hardware level information security solutions ranging the spectrum of security technologies for computer network operations. Key areas of focus include reverse engineering, persistence/anti-persistence technologies, forensics/anti-forensic analysis, vulnerability research, wireless and network communications, and low level development.

Raytheon CSI also provides security consulting and training services to government and fortune 500 customers and has experience with the broadest array of possible threats and information attack vectors and uses this expertise to ensure that security objectives are successfully met.

Position: Mission Manager
Location: Arlington, VA

The Mission Manager (MM) will manage a number of advanced research and development contracts in the Cyber Security market segment. Candidate will be expected to effectively communicate with the program team and work side-by-side to achieve successful program deliveries within the budget and cost constraints of each program that the MM is managing. It is anticipated that the Candidate will manage between 3 to 5 programs concurrently, which will require the ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively. Strong communication skills are essential for building and maintaining internal team, customer relationships, and geographically separated teams. The Candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with the program team and develop a strong relationship with the customers. It is anticipated that the MM will focus, evaluate, motivate and reward the program team, enabling them to achieve desired results.

Although not required, it is desired that the candidate have direct experience with short duration, fast pace government software research and development contracts where innovation and creativity is required to achieve program success.

The Mission Manager (MM) will also support new business pursuits and business growth objectives. Developing and maintaining superior customer relationships will be essential. Candidate will be responsible for the financial performance of multiple programs, meeting customer requirements, understanding the complete state of the program, and developing adjacent market and direct follow-on opportunities.

Approximately 10% travel for customer engagement purposes.

Required Skills:

A minimum of 10 years overall related experience.

10+ years demonstrated success leading Federal government programs in a
10+ project/program manager/systems engineering capacity or similar role

Experience developing, managing, and reporting program schedules, budgets, and program plans

Demonstrated experience using EVMS or similar program reporting metrics

Proven ability to manage small teams of engineers (potentially geographically separated), preferable experience with managing software engineers

Ability to grasp system concepts, break concepts into tangible components and understand how existing and future components will fit into a customer’s mission space.

Experience in customer facing roles (orals, briefings, etc) Strong coordination skills, organization skills, and detail orientation

Results oriented – experience with quick react contracts preferred

Self-Motivated and passionate about supporting the US Cyber Security mission

Clearance Required: Qualified applicants may be subject to a security investigation and must meet minimum qualifications for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship and an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance required.

Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related discipline. Equivalent professional experience may be considered 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.