Software Task Manager - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Saint Petersburg
United States

Requisition ID 135950BR
Date of Latest Activity 03/14/2019

Principal Systems Engineer: Software Task Manager

Job Summary:
Raytheon is currently seeking a Software Task Manager to join the Missile Defense & Surveillance Software Department in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Missile Defense & Surveillance Software team is a critical source of support of the Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) program. The Software Task Manager will provide technical and administrative direction and control for the SW on the CEC program.
The Software Task Manager is responsible for the leadership and management of the software team and the production of a quality product that meets the technical requirements on schedule, within budget, and in conformance with the defined development processes.

CEC provides a real-time sensor netting system that enables high quality situational awareness and integrated fire control capability. Our software teams employ an Agile Scrum process to rapidly design, code, and integrate capabilities on a continuous basis into a mature solution for our customers. We strive for technical excellence by drawing upon a diverse workforce whose knowledge base covers the complete spectrum of modern computing languages and platforms. Our team makes a difference in protecting our actively serving military men and women both at home and overseas.

Software Task ManagerResponsibilities include:

  • Leading a group of Software Engineers
  • Work with Program Leadership on long term program vision.
  • Work with the Software Department Manager to align program and department goals.
  • Provide oversight and direction to the Software Baseline Manager, Software Process Engineer and Software Configuration Management.
  • Monitor and track metrics to drive program performance and business decisions.
  • Participate in technical reviews.
  • Define, tailor and roll out processes on the program.
  • Support proposal cost estimates and Basis of Estimates (BOEs).

The ability to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance is required.

Required Skills:
  • In-depth technical experience in one or more of the following areas: Situational Awareness, Data Fusion, Radar Software Development, DevOps capabilities
  • 8 years of program-related experience leading software or systems development teams across multiple projects including at least one assignment leading a team of 15 SW or Systems Engineers.
  • Experience with Agile Software Development
  • 10+ years of experience in support of software lifecycle activities
  • Strong experience with C++ and Object Oriented Design
  • Certified Cost Account Manager (CAM) and/or experience with Earned Value (EV) techniques
  • Bidding and estimation of software projects

This position will require an Interim secret clearance or above to start. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering, or other related degree.

Desired Skills:
  • DevOps – Familiar with DevOps principals and practical applications
  • Experience working with large software code bases (1+ million lines of code)
  • Experience fostering and engaging in active collaboration with Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and functional leads
  • Previous experience in the preparation of budgets, schedules, staffing, etc. as required to manage support to programs and initiatives
  • Proactive approach with a demonstrated ability to anticipate actions and impacts
  • Team player with a demonstrated ability to adapt to continually changing situations and responsibilities
  • Raytheon PM Certification Level 6 or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Ability to establish executable baselines and risk and opportunity management to meet specific financial goals and obligations to the prime, the customer and Raytheon
  • Experience developing new program processes and improving existing processes with tangible benefit to the program

Keywords: software, technical, situational awareness, data fusion, radar software development, devops, systems development, task orders, agile, software lifecycle, C++, object oriented design, cam, evm, bidding, estimation

At Raytheon, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that’s shared by Raytheon employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

Raytheon has been recognized as a respected employer and valued corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and community support by a number of highly-regarded organizations. The list includes: Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.

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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Company security standards have been imposed requiring the candidate to obtain a Department of Defense interim security clearance, prior to the date of employment. The DoD requires the applicant to produce evidence of U.S. citizenship (i.e. official birth certificate with a raised seal, U.S. passport current or expired, or a certificate of naturalization) prior to the initiation of a security clearance application. Employment will commence within 30 days, contingent upon obtaining an interim security clearance. Upon notification that your interim security clearance has been granted, the employment process will continue. 135950

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.