Proposal Manager - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Requisition ID147096BR
Date updated 08/27/2019
CE09 Principal Systems Engineer: MFRFS Product Area Proposal Manager

Job Summary:
We are currently seeking a Proposal Manager to join the Multi-Function Radio Frequency System (MFRFS) Systems Engineering team in McKinney, TX.

The Proposal Manager will be responsible for leading proposals from an approved Gate 3 through contract award, and providing program coordination across all contracts. The Proposal Managerwill programmatically report to the MFRFS Product Area Manager, and functionally to the Section Manager over the product area. The Proposal Managerwill coordinate and effectively lead collaboration efforts across multiple business areas and functions, as well as customer interfaces as part of working groups and program reviews.

Specific Tasks Include:
• Lead all cost and technical volume efforts
• Prepare and lead Gate 4 reviews
• Prepare contract award material and debrief the execution team
• Attend customer and contracting agency meetings in preparation for future business pursuits
• Work closely with Advanced Technology Support Program (ATSP) and Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) management, cost estimating, business partners, and contracts

Travel to support demonstrations and customer tests at US Government field test sites may be required.
This position will require an ACTIVE DoD Security Clearance.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 8+ years Integrated Product Team (IPT) or related program leadership experience
  • Proposal lead, management experience; team leadership
  • Working with time-critical requirements
  • Building partnerships with internal functional organizations such as contracts, finance, integrated supply chain and operations
  • Excellent written and oral communications including presentation skills, delivering technical information to leaders or customers
  • Customer relations, externally, as well as senior leadership, internally

This position will require an ACTIVE DoD Security Clearance.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Science or related STEM field.

Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Radar systems program experience
  • Hardware Development, Software Development, System Integration and Test, or System Verification
  • Change agent; able to energize organizations to achieve beyond expectations
  • Independently complete complex assignments and develop creative cross mission area solutions
  • Gate Reviews, especially Gate 4
  • In-depth understanding of the DoD environment and acquisition process
  • EVMS, Risk and Opportunity Management, IMP/IMS
  • MS Word, Power Point, Excel and MS Project; collaboration tools such as OneIDE and eRoom
  • Program Management best practices and IPDS
  • Leadership and management skills in technical, programmatic and customer-focused marketing
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Control Account Manager (CAM)
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Science or related STEM field.

KEYWORDS: proposal manager, program, leadership, leader, cost estimating, gate review, dod, engineer, systems engineer, radar, contracts, timelines, requirements, cam, evms, management, budgets, test, analysis, ms project, eroom, oneide, ipds, imp, ims, risk, operations, secret clearance,

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