Director of Advanced Technology Development - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

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    Job Description
    One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place…

    Raytheon IDS Advanced Technology (AT) organization offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities for career growth.

    Are you interested in joining a dynamic, inclusive, and growing high tech team? Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is looking for a Director I level candidate to support the Advanced Technology organization.

    As a highly visible member of the Advanced Technology (AT) team, this challenging position supports the AT Leadership in the management of the AT business and will be responsible for the capture and execution of a range of programs and pursuits across a diverse customer base including DARPA & ONR – both internal and external. This position will work on emerging technologies that are under development inside the company or the customer community. This position will also be responsible for strategy development and the alignment of company investment with future business opportunities. The diverse customer set coupled with the high complexity of advanced technology requires a multi-talented leader.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    This highly complex position will hold management responsibility for all phases of technical, financial and schedule performance on multiple (> 30) programs and capture efforts. In this capacity, the Director will:

    • Achieve all financial, technical and schedule objectives for programs and new business initiatives
    • Establish milestones and monitor adherence to program/capture master plans and schedules
    • Develop control systems and reports to assess progress
    • Direct the performance of program/capture cross-business teams in engineering, manufacturing, finance and contracts Identify potential problems and implement corrective actions
    • Anticipate customer needs to ensure satisfaction and continued business Ensure all technical objectives of assigned programs are achieved
    • Support the development of Annual Operating and 5 Year Business Plans
    In addition to these program/capture responsibilities, this position will also be called upon to identify new business opportunities, prepare and present presentations to Customers / internal management, lead and / or coordinate the development of proposals, statements of work and specifications, estimation of product/service costs, support negotiations and oversee contract administration activities.

    This position requires an active U.S. Top Security Clearance as of day one of employment. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

    Required Skills:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Business or Economics
    • Minimum of 14 years of relevant work experience
    • Experience with Federal Research & Development proposals and contracts
    • U.S, Citizenship is required
    • Currently holds an Active Top Secret US Security Clearance
    • Program Management experience

    Desired Skills:

    • MS and or. PhD in Engineering or Science related Field
    • Ability to work in a team environment and effectively direct, influence, motivate and supervise team members
    • Demonstrated technical / managerial creativity, product vision and asymmetric “out of the box” thinking
    • Broad technology development, engineering and program management experience with in radar, communications, sensors and surveillance systems for both US Government and commercial customers
    • Experience driving a focused team toward Company goals along with the ability to inspire innovation and creativity.
    • Significant experience in new business capture, proposal development, technology evaluation, strategy development, program management, and technical contribution.
    • Experience in leading the development of proposals to capture science and technology CRAD (Contract Research and Development) awards
    • Experience with project management tools including Earned-Value Management Systems
    • Experience obtaining and leading the development and management of an Intellectual Property portfolio
    • Experience in leading a large functional organization of engineers, scientists, and technicians
    • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARS) Experience managing internal investments, including capital, bid & proposal, selling & marketing, as well as Internal research & Development funds

    What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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