Section Manager - Receiver, Exciter and Signal Processing (RESP) Department - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

Section Manager – Electrical Engineering
The Receiver, Exciter, and Signal Processing (RESP) Department in the Electrical Design Directorate (EDD) at Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is seeking a Section Manager for our Multifunction RF Systems (MFRFS) team in McKinney, TX.

The mission of the RESP Department is to develop best-in-industry technologies relative to cutting-edge radar technology and processing while still supporting mission-proven products.

The RESP Department is seeking candidates who are willing to collaborate, innovate, and team with other engineers from across Raytheon to generate and utilize today’s cutting-edge technology to create digital designs that implement radar systems and digital signal processing.

Job Responsibilities:
This Section Manager position is responsible for leading a group of 8-20 engineers working on a variety of development, production, and sustainment tasks across the MFRFS Product Line. The section manager is responsible for all managerial aspects of the section including: providing adequate staffing/skill-sets for programs and proposals, staff performance and career development & training, support to tool/process development & deployment, administration of performance appraisals, merit increases, and providing open and honest feedback to section personnel.

The section manager shall be a highly motivated “self-starter” able to lead by example, possessing strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and maintain positive relationships & satisfaction with leadership in a matrix organization (functional and program management). The section manager will be responsible and accountable for the work products produced within the section, and will ensure the team demonstrates the same accountability. Responsibility for the Quality, Timeliness, Completeness, and Efficiency (QTCE) of these work products and monitoring/improving QTCE through metrics and process improvements is also required. As such, the section manager will be directly engaged on programs at various levels according to the participation level and experience of his/her direct reports.

US Citizenship is required as the candidate will need to obtain a DoD Security Clearance.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience
  • Hands-on experience with design, development, documentation, fabrication, assembly, and test/delivery of RF and/or digital products
  • Experience/participation in proposal development (cost and technical)
  • Excellent interpersonal and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with program cost and schedule monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
Desired Skills:
  • 5+ years of experience in task management or other lead role on a large development assignments
  • Experience as an Integrated Product Team or Cross Product Team Lead
  • EVMS Certified and professional exposure to EVMS or similar budget tracking system
  • Prior experience in defense or aerospace
  • Active security clearance
Required Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
Desired Education:
  • Master’s degree or PHD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

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