Sr Mgr Systems Engineering - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is the provider of AESA Radar Systems which provide the war fighter with the most accurate and timely information available for the network-centric battlefield. The Systems Engineering Center (SEC) organization is seeking committed engineering leaders who are passionate about creating innovative and cost-effective solutions for the warfighter. This highly dynamic environment requires both speed and efficiency in addition to maintaining product quality, functionality. Applicants are expected to be self-motivated, detail oriented and a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team through strong written and verbal communication skills.

The APG-79 Kuwait Lead System Engineer will work closely with program management, lead the development and integration and verification efforts, and be responsible for the overall technical integrity and system requirements across the program. This leadership position requires a high degree of radar systems technical competency and discipline. Duties require the candidate be capable of leading a development program that includes software and hardware as well as qualification testing, performance analysis, statistical performance modeling and predictions, and data analysis to ensure system compliance. The ideal candidate must be a proven and effective leader driving technical integrity in the team's products and behaviors and lead identification and resolution of technical issues. The successful candidate must be effective at communicating and building trust with senior Raytheon leadership and customers in order to garner the necessary sponsorship and support.

This individual will provide technical leadership, guidance and direct interfacing with customer organizations as well as working groups, contractors, and Raytheon personnel necessary to provide customers with system solutions to meet the customer needs including leadership and participation in customer and/or program technical review presentations and task progress status updates.

The role has ultimate responsibility for the quality of the resulting architecture, requirements, design, integration, and tests. The APG-79 Kuwait Lead System Engineer is responsible for an integrated test strategy and the integration and verification of the system. Assures technical integrity of the system throughout the program lifecycle, and compliance to engineering processes and procedures.

Responsibilities also include:

Partner with
Integrated Product Team Leadersto ensure technical/engineering execution of the program Ensure engineering products (e.g., studies, designs, analyses, reports, etc.) meet objectives/expectations Ensure productive, positive, and genuine collaboration with the development team and the customer(s) Establish and maintain a technical partnership with Program Manager(s) Technical interface with customer, teammate(s) and Raytheon management for the program Review and concur with engineering inputs for all program execution plans, IBRs, and EACs Partner with chief engineers at all levels and centers to ensure appropriate engineering staff Key presenter at technical reviews (SRRs, PDRs, CDRs, TIMs) and independent reviews (IRs) for gates Facilitate program technical risk management Lead tailoring, execution, maintenance, and improvement of program’s system engineering processes, as necessary Partner with IPTs to establish & report engineering metrics /TPMs and provide engineering-approved inputs for EACs and/or proposals, as needed Mentor junior engineers and support the employee development process

Required Skills:
Minimum of 12 years engineering experience including Radar System development Knowledge of Radar Systems architecture, hardware, software and system integration

Technical leadership of peer groups, and provides technical mentoring to programs as subject matter expert for RF radar systems Conduct critical design reviews, test readiness reviews, and test review boards

Support the development and flow down of systems requirements, error budget trees, and performance modeling, simulation and analysis

Experience with hardware and software development

Demonstrated leadership experience in a fast paced development environment with a number of active programs with varying program and functional priorities

Experience in risk and opportunity analysis, tracking and mitigation

U.S. Citizenship and the minimum required U.S. Security Clearance

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

Desired Skills:

EVMS certification

Radar mode and flight test data analysis

Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) or Program Management experience

Actively engages, drives change to achieve execution excellence and solve critical issues

Required Education:
BS Degree in Engineering (preferably Systems, Electrical, Computer, or Software)

Desired Education:
MS Degree in Engineering (preferably Systems, Electrical, Computer, or Software)

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems


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.