Principal Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Radar Test Contract (RTC) Program Management Office (PMO) requires Program Integration, Controls and Coordination Lead (PICC) support for RTC, which encompasses two task orders. The PICC, working in conjunction with the Program/Deputy Program Manager, will be responsible for providing team leadership and coordination across RTC integrated product and / or cross product teams (IPT/CPT) as well as help ensure timely compliance with all customer reporting requirements and deliverables. In accordance with the organization and program goals, the PICC coordinates across IPT & CPT activities, establishes team performance monitoring and reporting rhythm, works in conjunction with team leads, scheduler, and CAMs to develop and present status as well as recovery plans when necessary, on program technical, cost, schedule, and risk and opportunities.

Specific responsibilities include:

•Development and maintenance of Program Management Plans, consistent with the program requirements and IDS policies
•Oversee execution of Program Management Plans to ensure compliance to support achievement of program objectives within schedule and budget
•Oversee performance assessment including measurement, collection, analysis, storage and work with Program/Deputy Program Managers on corrective action
•Identifying and implementing key program metrics and lead development of situational awareness charts that can be used as management tools by program leadership teams to drive program success
•Coordinate program reviews and action item follow-up
•Ensure timely and effective IDS Gate process compliance
•Ensure implementation of risk and opportunity management
•Coordinate with IDS subject matter experts to maximize use of best practice
•Implement and monitor an effective action item tracking system

Required Skills:
•Eight (8) + years of related experience in program coordination or program technical experience
•Experience with project management or related management experience
•Experience with program management tools and processes in one or more of the following areas: EVMS, Integrated Master Plan (IMP), Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). Risk and Opportunity (R&O) or similar business processed
•Experience developing and reviewing cost proposals and synthesizing Gate 4 and Gate 5 Integrated Product Development System (IPDS) packages for Management Review and approval
•Program Management Excellence (PMX) Level 6 Certification or ability to gain certification within one year

Desired Skills:
•Demonstrated strong communications skills at senior levels of the Company
•Solid understanding of application and execution of Raytheon's IPDS or similar business processes
•Demonstrated comprehensive planning skills for both short-term requirements and long- term opportunities
•Experience supporting programs and executing PICC responsibilities in an AGILE environment
•Strong interpersonal skills with special focus on achieving active participation of appropriate individuals across the business
•Advanced degree or professional certification(s)
•Ability to obtain a secret clearance

Required Education:

BS/BA in Engineering, Mathematics, science, or a related (STEM) technical field. Eight (8) + years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a BS/BA (each two years of related experience can substitute for one year of College)

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 137902

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.