Obsolescence Team Lead - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Missile Systems is the world’s largest missile producer responsible for the design, test, manufacturer, and support of weapon systems supporting our US warfighter and international allies. Every missile system produced by Raytheon contains a set of advanced and purpose designed electrical subsystems. These enable the guidance, navigation, signal processing, target detection and tracking system functions. The Electrical Subsystems Directorate (ESD) is responsible for all aspects of these subsystems design, test and production.

As part of the Electrical Subsystems Directorate, you will be an integral part of helping Raytheon Missile Systems further our vision to be the global leader in core and next-generation weapons and security solutions. By any measure, Raytheon is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We pride ourselves on developing world-class talent in an inclusive atmosphere. The result is a workforce that takes pride in the company and consistently delivers superior solutions.

Job Description:

The Obsolescence Program Integrator in the subsystems center supports various program obsolescence issues. The selected candidate is responsible to lead a multi-functional obsolescence team as the CAM, prepares material funding requests/proposals, tracks cost and schedule performance and collaborates with contracts, finance, IPTLs, the program office and the government customer.

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

Key Job Functions:

  • Supports and oversees the obsolescence team to identify, track and prioritize obsolescence concerns across all electrical IPT leads
  • Prepares material funding requests/proposals, averaging $22M per year
  • Determines the life of type buy qty required to support the program of record forecast
  • Coordinates contract required material purchases and responsible for DD250 deliveries and due dates
  • Responsible to request and justify Appropriation Requests
  • Communicates changes in EAC to finance
  • Reports future year can build forecast to program management and government counterparts
  • Monitors the obsolescence team budget as the Control Account Manager (CAM) to ensure manpower projections meet program goals and timelines.

Required skills:
  • Functions independently requiring little outside direction
  • Program knowledge to include an understanding of proposals, government contracts and material procurement.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present to customers while managing customer expectations/relationships
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Computer applications skills including proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Current DoD Secret Clearance

Desired skills:
  • Extensive background in Electrical Components and Circuit Card Assemblies
  • Department of Defense Industry or other relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of proposals, Cost Estimating/BOE generation, government contracts and material procurement

Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience

This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at:


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.