Section Manager – Patriot Fielded Systems and Validation Department
Do you strive to maximize agile tools and techniques used by your team?
Are you a mentor who enjoys helping others with the career development?
If so, we have a great opportunity for you within the Patriot Fielded Systems and Validation Department in Tewksbury Massachusetts with the Patriot Classroom Trainers team. Patriot is the world's pre-eminent air defense system, and we are currently developing Patriot Classroom Trainer software in support of new system capabilities. Successful candidates will manage and work with a team of software engineers to develop and test these new capabilities. We strive for technical excellence by drawing upon a diverse workforce whose knowledge base covers the complete spectrum of modern languages and computing platforms.
As Software Trainers Section Manager will be an integral part of line management responsible for 15 to 25 software engineers within the Department with the primary responsibility of ensuring that each employee has suitable work assignments and opportunities for growth and advancement. You will be responsible for activities such as performance development and appraisal, salary and manpower planning, and ensuring adherence to company policies. Being a member of the team, you will contribute significantly to the technical oversight of employees in support of their work assignments as well as be responsible for supporting a major program task within the Patriot program, including a possible leadership or key individual contributor role. The job requires a well-disciplined individual with a proven applicable technical background, who is able to thrive in a dynamic agile environment and is able to work well in a team setting. This position may require some travel.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as within one year of employment.
- Ensure that each employee has suitable work assignments and opportunities for growth and advancement
- Contribute to the technical oversight of employees in support of their daily work assignments
- Drive performance development and appraisal processes for the section
- Support salary and manpower planning
- Ensure the adherence to company policies and the communication of company and program information
- Support a major task within the Patriot program
- Support Patriot Conduct of Fire Trainer (PCOFT) product owner and scrum master(s)
- Support to integration efforts and customer meetings, for which travel may be required
- Support to all phases of software development lifecycle, tools, and methodologies
- Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM discipline - Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering or other related Engineering Discipline.
- Line and / or project management experience
- 8+ years experience in software design and development activities
- Experience with DevOps/Agile tools and techniques
- Experience with embedded systems
- Experience with Object-oriented languages, such as C++ or Ada
- US Citizenship is required
- Experience in weapons systems software (Patriot, missiles, air defense)
- Able to thrive in a dynamic environment
- Team oriented
- Previous Section Manager experience
- Previous or current experience on Patriot program
- Raytheon EVMS certification
- Cost Account Manager experience
- DevOps/Agile software development experience
- Strong communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills
- Customer focus and collaboration skills
- Effective presence and influential leadership capability, with the ability to interact with senior levels of leadership effectively – including customer, Raytheon teammates and suppliers
- Proven experience with software development techniques and tools
- Proven experience with development in embedded systems, including some, or all, of the following computer languages: C++ and Ada
- Masters Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Software Engineering
This job is posted internally as: Mgr II Software EngrgKeywords: C++, programming, clearance, software development, software integration, agile development, scrumWhat’s YOUR Mission?Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.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. Find out why Forbes ranks us among the top 500 of America’s Best Employers by visiting us online at .Stay Connected: Don’t miss out on what’s happening at Raytheon.
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