This Section Manager position will be responsible for leading a team of 8 to 15 engineers within the SAS Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) Electro Optical (EO) & Laser Electronics Department. The Section Manager's primary responsibility is to ensure that work scope assigned to team members is compliant to performance, cost and schedule requirements for Surveillance and Targeting Systems (STS) IRAD, CRAD and contracted business. Included in this is the responsibility to provide and use enabling tools, best practices and processes for effective and efficient execution of the work scope. The Section Manager will be responsible to ensure development, verification and on-time delivery of quality work products, accurate and approved inputs to business development and growth opportunities, applicable content for Gates and Independent Reviews (IRs), balanced program staffing and staff retention, and progressive skill growth and career development of section team members. Business development and growth will include generation of Basis of Estimate (BOE) to support proposals and Estimate to Complete (EAC) requirements including preparation and presentation of Bid and EAC Review packages to Department and HWEC Leadership. The Section Manager will interact frequently with multi-disciplined team leads, Chief Engineers and Program Managers to ensure that team members are meeting the needs of our internal and external customers. Vendor and supplier engagements may be required.
Approximately eighty percent (~80%) of the Section Manager's time will be devoted to program direct work which may include roles as an Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL), individual contributor, technical reviewer, technical lead, etc.
The Section Manager will need to be a highly effective communicator (both written and verbal), partner, collaborator, leader, and a decision maker as well as a strong advocate for knowledge and best practice sharing, innovation, productivity improvement and diversity in the work force while promoting and enforcing high professional standards. Effective contributions to strategic planning as well as tactical execution are key to overall success.
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.