Principal HR Generalist - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

As a member of the Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) Human Resources team, this position is a critical enabler in the execution and application of Raytheon’s Human Resources processes, policies and practices and serves as the face of the HR function, building credibility throughout the organization. The HR Generalist will have responsibility for the execution of HR processes and activities across the Cybersecurity and Special Missions Mission Area with primary focus on supporting the Cyber Protection Solutions programs and employees.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Execution of critical HR processes, including compensation, performance management, talent acquisition, talent development and workforce planning
  • Ensures Talent Acquisition and Talent Development needs are met with appropriate and timely support and resources in collaboration with the HR team
  • HR representative on pursuit and capture teams
  • Advocate and drive for the resolution of employee issues and concerns including internal investigations, corrective actions and coaching
  • Builds credible relationships with front and mid-level leaders through trust, collaboration and effective communication
  • Applies sound judgment to identify issues and prescribe HR solutions in ambiguous situations with confidence
  • Develops a reputation as a neutral and approachable HRG focused on employees, front and mid-level managers and the organization
  • Collaborates with the HR Business Partner, HR Operations Center, and Centers of Excellence to provide high-impact HR solutions
  • Serves as a trusted advisor to front and mid-level leaders and employees.
  • Embraces and models Raytheon’s core values, integrity and accountability to further advance the organizational culture
  • Consistent application of Raytheon HR policies to mitigate risk and ensure equitable solutions

Required Skills
  • Minimum of 6 years of HR experience consisting of coaching and advising management and employees on staffing/talent acquisition, sourcing strategies, performance management, total rewards and employee relations
  • Excellent team building skills, self-motivated with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced, high volume environment
  • Interest in strengthening business acumen and understanding of the HR strategic partnership in driving business results
  • Creative problem solver with strong attention to detail, organization, and follow-up skills
  • Solid HR fundamentals and broad-based experience in HR, including staffing, employee relations and knowledge and understanding of EEO laws, Affirmative Action and conflict resolution
  • Strong communication skills to include verbal, written, and interpersonal
  • Outstanding data analytics aptitude (excel and powerpoint mastery)
  • Demonstrated courage to appropriately push back in the Company’s best interest and to meet compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal employment, labor and compliance requirements
  • Must be able to work with all levels of the organization and handle high levels of confidentiality
  • Ability to work in a geographically dispersed environment
  • Ability to obtain a clearance

Required Education / Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or a related field

Desired Education / Experience
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, or MBA with a focus in Human Resources or related field

Intelligence, Information and Services
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.1 billion in 2017 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Cybersecurity and Special Missions (CSM)
Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader in cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides systems integration, and cybersecurity solutions, as well as a broad range of support services. With decades of intelligence and cyber expertise, Raytheon offers unmatched, full-spectrum, end-to-end cyber solutions that help organizations secure their space and confidently navigate the ever-changing cyber domain.

Specifically, our Cybersecurity and Special Missions (CMS) mission area integrates cyber threat management and intelligence capabilities to help organizations solve their cyber challenges, from providing computer network defense and addressing advanced persistent threats to cyber hardening of critical systems and critical infrastructure protection. Building on Raytheon’s legacy of classified work with United States government intelligence agencies and programs, CSM has made and continues to make extensive investments in research and development and important acquisitions of cutting-edge companies, as well as and maintain partnerships that span the globe, with the goal of helping companies, government agencies, and nations effectively minimize cyber risk and safeguard information and infrastructure. As evidenced by our extensive past performance record, we have never missed a technical requirement or failed to meet a contractual requirement.

Given our robust catalog of cyber solutions, CSM recently underwent a transformation designed to optimize our cyber portfolio to help organizations understand our capability and easily identify the areas where they are looking to partner. As a result of this transformation, our cyber portfolio is now broken into nine innovation areas:
  • Cyber Analytics and Intelligence Services
  • Cyber As A Service (CYaaS)
  • Cybersecurity Automation and Orchestration Management
  • Cyber Physical Systems Security
  • Cyber Resiliency
  • Cyber Systems Integration
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Computer Network Operations Mission Support
  • Mission Services
With some of the most highly-skilled cybersecurity engineers in the business, the CSM team has provided managed security services, conducted information assurance and technical security assessments, performed social engineering campaigns, and delivered security training for hundreds of corporations.

The cybersecurity landscape is incredibly dynamic and demands the adaptability and ingenuity that only experienced innovative staff can provide. Raytheon not only believes in this, we invest in it.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 149649BR 149649

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.