Technical Subcontracts Manager (TSM) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Colorado Springs
United States

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services is looking for Talented TSM Technical Subcontracts Manager (TSM) to join our System Engineering team in Colorado Springs, Colorado on the COBRA DANE program.

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The COBRA DANE radar sensor is a ground-based, computer-driven, L-band phased array radar located at Eareckson Air Station (AS) (EAS) on Shemya, Alaska (AK). Its primary mission is Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (MD) with a secondary mission of Space Situational Awareness (SSA). Operational control for the COBRA DANE radar sensor is under the United States Strategic Command and supported by Air Force Space Command.

This Program will deliver world class Operations, Maintenance and Support (OM&S) and Depot and Sustainment (D&S) for the COBRA DANE (CD) phased array radar. Raytheon’s experience in support of COBRA DANE and other large/sophisticated high power radar systems provides the high technological capability, foundation, and infrastructure required, along with the corporate resources to deliver continuous successful COBRA DANE mission performance.

As a Technical Subcontract Manager (TSM) for the Cobra Dane program, you will be the technical expert with specialized skills in the management of Technical Subcontracts. The Technical Subcontract Manager (TSM) is responsible for providing technical oversight and direction and has access to the Engineering Organization for systems, software and hardware technical evaluation and support. Responsibilities also include technical support to a subcontractor as stipulated within the Subcontract Statement of Work (SSOW).

Responsibilities include:

  • Support an integrated effort to ensure procurement specifications are consistent with the Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Update SSOW technical content and Subcontract Data Requirements Lists (SDRL)s to be consistent with the negotiated subcontract technical scope
  • Conduct fact-finding of the subcontractor’s proposal.
  • Conduct subcontract technical reviews
  • Perform cost and schedule variance investigations as directed by Program Subcontract Manager (PSM)
  • Perform evaluations for technical portion of award fees
  • Monitor and manage key subcontractor processes
  • Review, comment and approve subcontract technical deliverables
  • Perform in-process technical reviews and assessments
  • Manage product acceptance. Monitor and manage key subcontractor processes
  • Identify proposed changes in subcontract technical scope to the subcontractor
  • Serve as the single point of contact that owns the technical content of the subcontract, spanning hardware, software and systems
  • Perform cost and schedule variance investigations as directed by Program lead

Clearance Requirement: Must be a US Citizens with a current Secret clearance

Required Experience, Knowledge and/or Skills:

  • Bachelor degree and 8 years of related engineering experience
  • 2 years’ experience in Technical Subcontracting
  • Strong understanding of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle and associated processes.
  • Strong understanding of the lifecycle roles of the 2 years’ experience in Technical Subcontract (TSM) to include assembly of the technical data package, validation of the supplier SOW, Monitor the subcontractor progress, perform product acceptance, supporting source selection implementation of the approach for managing suppliers and review of subcontractor documents/deliverable.
  • Strong understanding of EVM principles
  • Understanding of government contracts
  • Experience evaluating subcontractor performance and deliverables.

Desired Experience, Knowledge and/or Skills:

  • EVM certification
  • Requirements management and elaboration experience.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).



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.