Chief Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon is seeking a Chief Engineer to lead the engineering development of a large international cyber system. The Chief Engineer is the primary technical interface to the customer. The Chief Engineer also plans, organizes, and administers technical reviews; evaluates the work of staff through subordinate levels of supervision; provides policy guidance to staff; coordinates engineering designs and builds; monitors the day-to-day operations; provides suggestions for all major technical decisions and designs; and represents engineering on the management team.

The Chief Engineer acts as the product owner, with responsibility for the overall technical solution and meeting all technical requirements on the program. This role participates throughout the development and the support phases of the effort.

Responsibilities and scope also include:

  • Communicate and coordinate with the back office to ensure that customer requirements are properly captured
  • Oversee the development of the technical solution using mandated processes
  • Coordinate closely with the Program Engineer
  • Coordinate closely with the Technical Director for International Business
  • Develop the technical vision and strategies of the program
  • Provide project technical leadership and coordination
  • Participate in program readiness and design reviews
  • Attend technical and programmatic meetings with customers, system users, development team members and represent the organization in matters pertaining to the project
  • Serve as Chair of the Engineering Review Board to ensure proper technical review of Engineering Change Requests
  • Enthusiastic and energetic performer able to work in a fast-paced, highly visible setting working in dynamic environments requiring ability to assess and prioritize tasks, managing time and resources to meet assigned deadlines
  • Self-motivated and capable of performing tasks with limited oversight
  • Willingness to travel to MENA region (30% travel)

Required Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience supporting pursuits for international systems.
  • Lifecycle Systems Engineering Experience:
    • 12 years of demonstrated technical and leadership experience in systems engineering, systems integration and test of large system/software development programs requiring the integration of COTS and/or Free and Open Source Software
    • Demonstrated deep knowledge of other related disciplines (examples Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering)
    • Proven experience as key spokesperson on program’s technical capabilities and future directions
    • Experience in the development and review of proposals and Engineering Change Requests including bidding and Basis of Estimate development
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of the following systems engineering functions:
      - Requirements development and management
      - System architecture
      - System design
      - System integration
      - System verification and validation
      - Configuration management
      - Information Assurance/Cyber Security
  • Strong Network Engineering understanding:
    • Network design and implementation of various technologies such as: virtualization, Active Directory, DNSs, firewalls, storage, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) in multiple platforms (Windows and Linux)
  • Proven Leadership and Communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership experience running large teams
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; establishing and maintaining working relationships with all levels of customer organizations, customers, users, peer groups, associate contractors, and vendors
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills to customers and/or senior leadership
  • Experience in planning, tracking, and the completion of assigned project/program milestones
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools, particularly Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to the identify, manage, and mitigate technical risk
  • Able to travel as needed to support program and business goals

Desired Skills:
  • Experience working in the Middle East
  • DevOps experience including IT Infrastructure and SW development
  • Experience in one or more fields: cloud computing, big data architecture, business process management, cyber security operations, digital forensics and incident response, threat intelligence, cyber security engineering
  • Six Sigma tools and techniques
  • Holding at least one (1) industry-standard information security technical advanced certification in forensics or auditing (I i.e. ISACA or GIAC) OR at least one (1) industry-standard information security management certification (i.e., ISC2, ISACA, GIAC)
  • Team building and motivational skills
  • Spoken Arabic

Required Education:

12 years experience with a B.S./B.A. or higher in Aerospace Engineering, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Math and 10 years relevant work experience.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 125738

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.