Section Manager - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Job Description:
This position is responsible for the functional management of a section of 10-20 software engineers, including job assignment, performance evaluation, career development, technical skill assessment and expansion. The candidate will be experienced in the software development lifecycle and tools, software metrics and evaluation, earned value management system (EVMS) and software cost estimating.

Functional management duties include ensuring technical integrity of section member work products, evaluation of section members by providing oral and written performance reviews, managing staffing requirements, developing career plans for each member of the section, ensuring proper engineering processes are being followed including program tailoring activities and determining compensation.

Able to contribute towards successful program execution through leadership and/or technical contributions.

**U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment**

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years related experience in full lifecycle software design and implementation
  • Familiar with Agile Software Development methodologies
  • Experience providing career development and coaching to team members.
  • Must be an advocate for productivity improvement and risk mitigation efforts
  • Experience evaluating the performance of section members and ensure completion of required and suggested training
  • Experience performing other functional duties in support of the normal operations of the Software Engineering Center
  • Active DOD Secret updated within the last 5 years or Active DoD Top Secret updated within the last 5 years.
  • Ability to obtain special access to customer programs
  • US Citizenship

Desired Skills:
  • C++ Development Experience
  • Leadership, negotiation, communication and customer interface skills
  • Must be well organized and responsive to requests from multiple sources
  • Experience multi-tasking effectively
  • Experience working independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment
  • Earned Value Certification

Required Education:
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Math.


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.