SNS Staff Executive - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

This position is for the Strategic and Naval Systems (SNS) product line staff executive, based out of Huntsville, Alabama, reporting directly to the SNS Vice President. In this role, the SNS staff executive will be providing full support to the SNS Vice President while working closely with the product line portfolio, program and functional directors, and the Huntsville site director. Due to the breadth of responsibility, this position provides tremendous exposure to the SNS leadership team’s day-to-day operations and has involvement with crafting the strategic direction for the product line, while being provided with the opportunity to demonstrate a high level of creativity, innovation, and initiative. This position is intended to be a short-term assignment (~18-24 months) and serves as a development opportunity for a future program manager.

This role is a highly visible position within the SNS product line and the RMS Business unit, requiring attention to detail while responding quickly to urgent business needs, sometimes under stressful situations. Primary responsibilities within the product line include, but are not limited to; Managing product line assignments as directed by the VP, assisting with day-to-day tasks and special projects, as well as responsibility for collecting and synthesizing data, and coordination of action items, to support the SNS Leadership Team, and managing business operations. The role also requires working knowledge of SNS portfolios, products and capabilities and demonstrated success formulating impactful internal and external military and foreign customer briefs and presenting complex information to/for executive level audiences, ability to interface across entire organization at all levels confidently and with authority, demonstrated ability to lead and manage diverse groups of people to accomplish complex operations within RMS and the Product line, works under consultative direction toward long-range business goals and objectives. In addition, this position will be highly involved with the strategic elements of program management. In addition, the SNS staff executive will provide support to Huntsville strategic growth activities, working closely with the Huntsville site director and leadership team.

Required Skills:

  • At least 8 years of progressive experience with demonstrated progression through increasing levels of responsibility
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, including senior executives and senior customer leadership
  • Self-starter with strong collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated experience working multiple projects simultaneously with diverse groups and customers, with tight deadlines under stressful conditions
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain long term business relationships with current and potential partners and customers
  • Demonstrated team building and interpersonal skills to include: influential communications, crafting advocacy based discussions, goal alignment, visioning, and executive presence
  • Ability to travel on a monthly basis
  • High proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Desired Skills:
  • Certified as Level 6 Program Manager or higher
  • Working knowledge of industry products and capabilities
  • Demonstrated success formulating impactful internal and external domestic and foreign customer briefs and presenting complex information to executive level audiences
  • High situational awareness with strong organizational, planning, analytical, teaming, and problem-solving skills
  • Effective at articulating strategies in clear, concise and decisive manner
  • PM Certification Level 6
  • Strong desire to ultimately move into a program management role
  • Program management experience managing projects involving cost, schedule and performance metrics
  • Ability to confidently interface and influence at all levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage diverse groups of people to accomplish complex operations

Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, finance, management, or related field

Security Clearance:
Existing Secret 149796BR 149796

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.