Chief Engineer: Advanced Mission Solutions - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

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Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services is looking for talented Chief Engineer to join our Constellation, Management, and Protection (CMP) engineering team in Aurora, Colorado.

As a Chief Engineer, you will be a member of a dynamic and multidiscipline development team within the Advanced Mission Solutions (AMS) program area. In this role, the individual will serve as a primary technical point of contact with the program office, the customer and other external entities related to the program. The candidate will provide technical direction for overall system development, support technical and cost estimation efforts for engineering change proposals and integrated change management activity, and lead/support engineering studies.

Clearance Requirement: Must be a US Citizens with a current/active TS/SCI with poly

This position is eligible for a Sign on Bonus up to 40k for a candidate with a current TS/SCI and current SSBI that can be verified and hired at Raytheon.

As required, the Chief Engineer will engage in the following roles:

  • Provide technical direction on overall system design and development
  • Support technical and cost estimation efforts for Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and Integrated Change Management (ICM) activity
  • Lead and/or support Engineering Studies
  • Chair the Engineering Review Board (ERB)
  • Provide technical direction to the Discrepancy Report Review Board (DRRB)
  • Participate in TIMs with the customer and subcontractors
  • Prepare status or briefings for management
  • Support the Risk and Opportunity Board for the program

Required Skills:
  • Must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI clearance with poly on day one of employment, and must be cross-over eligible.
  • Must be able to obtain a SAP security clearance
  • 10+ years demonstrated engineering leadership experience with proven track record
  • Experience with technical leadership in support of Engineering Change Proposals
  • Experience with mission management/scheduling
  • Experience in systems engineering functions including: operations concept development, requirements management, technical risk management, interface definition and control
  • Knowledge of system integration and system test
  • Experience in Agile/DevOps development environments
  • Experience working systems in large domains that interact with multiple external entities
  • Ability to create a vision and lead a team to implement common principles across the enterprise
  • Ability to determine solutions compliant with system performance, availability and reliability constraints
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and communicate with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team
  • Proven written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools

Desired Skills:
  • Chief Engineer / Lead Systems Engineer on a government contract
  • Experience using Enterprise Architect
  • Understanding of DoDAF 2.0 architecture framework
  • Ability to communicate complex and diverse engineering topics to achieve team consensus
  • Experience in cost estimation
  • Raytheon BOE certification
  • Experience with participating in Engineering Gate reviews
  • Experience working on a program managed using Earned Value Management
  • Qualified Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist or equivalent
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Science or Mathematics

Education Requirements:
Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 10+ years of prior relevant experience.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 147505

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.