Senior Manager of Electrical Design - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

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Job Description:
This position is for a Sr. Manager of Electrical Engineering in the Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) Electrical Design Directorate (EDD). The Department Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of a Department with approximately 115 employees. The work within the Directorate includes system and sub-system component designs for multiple domestic and international customers/programs. It includes mixed signal, digital and FPGA design, firmware design, embedded software, COTS hardware integration, antenna analysis, antenna design, microwave frequency design, product development and production support activities.


The EDD Department Manager responsibilities include: planning, organizing, and directing Department tasking involved in the conception, design, and development of components, subsystems and systems, for various programs. The Department Manager is responsible for development of short and long-term objectives and resources consistent with system and product requirements. The Department Manager reviews, approves and is accountable for proposed costs and work scope associated with new business. Responsibilities also include the management and accountability for the overhead budget and rate as well as multiple development and test laboratories at various facilities. The Department Manager participates in program reviews (including but not limited to Estimates at Completion (EAC), Gate reviews, and tracking book meetings) in addition to providing leadership to troubled programs and will also participate in customer meetings. Personnel related duties include: manpower planning, performance reviews and people development, personnel training, recruiting, retaining, and mentoring key talent. The Department Manager supports Directorate and Engineering initiatives in the areas of metrics collection, hardware process, training coordination, etc. The Department Manager is the primary interface between Senior Engineering Management and Department members and monitors section management operations ensuring technical, cost and schedule integrity is maintained on programs.
The EDD Department Manager will be responsible for supporting and executing the EDD vision of driving business growth through innovate and affordable solutions, technical leadership, flawless execution and electrical engineering expertise.

Required Skills:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Active/Current Secret US Security Clearance.
  • 12+ years participating in hardware design and development
  • Experience in line management directing teams of over 15 engineers
  • Experience with Earned Value Management Systems
  • Experience preparing technical and/or cost proposals, Bachelor’s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

Desired Skills:
  • M.S. in Engineering (MSEE preferred)
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills for multi-disciplined teams
  • Proven ability to drive engineering teams to improve performance through change.
  • Managerial skills requiring a high degree of influence and persuasion to direct and motivate professional personnel. Effective communication skills required to interface directly with leadership during design and related cost and schedule reviews.
  • Prior leadership experience (e.g. IPT leads, CPT lead, Project Manager, Test Director, Section Manager, etc).
  • Demonstrating broad-based technical background in hardware electrical design and strong grasp of engineering fundamentals with comparable progression of management responsibilities.
  • Hardware development experience in DoD environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, communicating to program managers, functional managers, peers, team members, suppliers, and customers.
  • BOE developer/approver certification
What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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Raytheon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


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