Sr. Program Manager - Omaha, NE - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Offutt Air Force Base
United States

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services IIS Navigation and Weather Systems Mission Area is currently seeking an experienced Program Manager to lead a new program Raytheon Prime program based in Omaha. Raytheon is seeking a multi-faceted individual that understands Air Force and Army Weather programs and requirements, decision makers and the application of advanced technology in support of weather missions and operations.

The Air Force Lifecycle Management Center (AFLCMC), the 557 Weather Wing (557WW) and 55th Wing Contracting Squadron intends to compete a systems engineering management and sustainment program which will include enterprise transformation initiatives such as agile software development/DevOps, Cloud Migration, IT modernization and adaptive legacy system sustainment. The new program will perform lifecycle management of weather systems and will assess the feasibility of acquiring new solutions for the modernization and sustainment of the AF Weather enterprise.

Work Location – 557WW, Offutt AFB, Bellevue, Nebraska

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary interface with the Customer in Omaha to ensure that the objectives of the program are being met
  • Work cross collaboratively across Raytheon
  • Develop teaming arrangements with Industry partners and subcontractors
  • Develop and maintain program budget(s), schedules, staffing plans and track/evaluate technical and programmatic performance in accordance with contractual obligations and Raytheon processes and policies
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver effective cost management of program activities to ensure financial objectives are achieved
  • Execute high level decisions on development and delivery issues
  • Set program strategy, vision and tactical direction across various multifunctional teams, including subcontractors
Required Skills:
  • 15+ years in weather systems and related industry experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, Environmental Science, engineering or related discipline required, Master’s desired
  • Experience with Space or Weather production programs, Air Force customer knowledge preferred
  • Experience in preparing and delivering briefings to customer(s), Earned value management system experience especially in a DevOps/Agile Software Development program
  • P&L responsibility for complex development or modernization through sustainment programs
  • Experience managing subcontractors on complex programs
  • Raytheon Program Management Level 3 Certification or ability to achieve within 6 months
  • Ability/ willingness to travel

Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge/experience of AFLCMC acquisition management system
  • Experience working with the 4 agencies (Air Force, Army, Navy and National Weather Service)
  • Background and understanding of the legacy Weather systems to include Weather Data Analysis, Joint Environmental Toolkit, Weather Data Center support and operations
  • Capture and business development experience, program start up and transition experience
  • PMP Certification.

Special Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain Secret level security clearance
, with eligibility for Top Secret. Ability to obtain and maintain Air Force clearance.


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.