ICS Test Automation IPTL – Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description
The Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) division of Raytheon is seeking an engineering leader with experience in transitioning programs into production. This Test Systems Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) and Production Integration and Test Lead will independently lead the transition of ICS programs from development into production. This position will reside in the Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC).

This IPTL position is a notable role covering many ICS programs, emphasis on IFF products. The Project Leader will maintain the execution of the schedule and deliverables, serve as a control account manager (CAM), perform at a high operational tempo and demonstrate an ability to react quickly to changes in both the plan and/or priorities while maintaining execution rigor that is appropriate to a transitioning and active production environment. The position will requiring regular contact with multiple organizations and sites. Due to obsolescence issues there will also be the need to perform development simultaneously with the on-going production and the resulting verification of the new designs as well as identification and implementation of cost reduction initiatives to enhance system affordability.
Responsibilities include providing technical leadership, control account ownership, guidance and direct interfacing with customer testing organizations as well as working groups, contractors, and Raytheon personnel necessary to provide customers with validated production systems to meet the customer needs and acceptance criteria.

Job Related Activities:

  • Integrated Product Team Leadership responsibilities for the overall technical execution of the system engineering, integration, test, and V&V functions.
  • Communication and interface to program leadership and to both internal and external customers.
  • CAM duties to include cost and schedule responsibility for the production test control account, including task management, staffing coordination, variance analysis and earned value reporting. Coordination of resolution of engineering challenges through program and functional management.
  • Planning and coordination of test design (to include travel as required to support factory transition activities).
  • Managing Test resources (including people, facilities, and equipment) efficiently to execute the team’s plan.
  • Ensuring the consistent application of engineering best practice and all activities undertaken under your control are conducted to common standards in accordance with Raytheon's IPDS processes.
  • Generate management overview slides (both technical and EAC) and present them to both program and Raytheon functional leadership.
  • Lead the management of subcontractor test solutions

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in development, integration, and verification
  • Experience with multi-functional and cross-site teams
  • Systems Engineering experience with Radar related products
  • Project Financial Manager experience / Earned Value (EVMS)
  • Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) or Program Management experience
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance, Interim Security Clearance or an active Background Investigation as of day one of employment.

Desired Skills:
  • Demonstrated strong organization, coordination, planning, and team building skills
  • Ability to present analytic results to executives in clear language about the implications of the results to the organization
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Agile Development Methodology

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Math, Science or related technical discipline (preferably Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, or Software Engineering) and 15 years of experience.

Desired Education: Advanced degree in a related field
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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.