Principal Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Requisition ID 151247BR
Date updated 11/04/2019
CE09 Principal Systems Engineer:
Product Owner/Cost Account Manager (CAM)

One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place…
Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities for career growth.

We are currently hiring a Principal Systems Engineer to function as the Product Owner/Cost Account Manager (CAM) in joining the Multi-Function Radio Frequency System (MFRFS) Systems Engineering team in McKinney, TX.

Job Summary:

The Product Owner/CAMwill function as a Sub-Integrated Product (IPT) Lead to the MFRFS Radar Sub-System Integrated Product Team Lead. The Product Owner/CAM will be responsible for supporting the contract technical scope in addition to the on-time delivery and on-schedule performance and cost of the contracts within the product line. The Product Owner/CAM will support IPT Leads with program execution and will interact with IPT leadership on product line strategy, status, and direction. The Product Owner/CAM may also be required to work closely with the Operations, Integrated Supply Chain, Quality and Program Management teams. The Product Owner/CAM will apply disciplined program management and Earned Value processes and tools to establish and monitor metrics and trends to ensure excellence in execution.

Specific tasks include:

  • Coordinate Program Start-up activities including development of Integrated Master Schedule, inch-stones, Performance Measurement Baseline, staffing and Risk and Opportunity for assigned scope
  • Work with scheduling and leads to manage Integrated Master Plan / Integrated Master Schedule (IMP/IMS) Monitor, draft and approve Budget Change Requests (BCRs)
  • Provide control account administration and EVMS analysis for control accounts to assist development of task metrics, analysis and program reporting
  • Develop input to Latest Revised Estimates (LRE) Report data for bid metrics
  • Attend Risk & Opportunity Management Boards as a delegate for the IPT Program Lead
  • Use knowledge of IDS product lines to communicate impacts to specific contracts, relative to cost, schedule, and performance including Risks & Opportunities
  • Develop and present tracking books slides as required by program and directorate
  • Lead Estimates at Completion (EAC) for program and functional requirements and create ETC inputs and associated variance analysis reports
  • Generate, coordinate and monitor Inter Organizational Transfers (IOT) activity Report data for bid metric tracking

This position requires an active DoD security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills/Experience:
  • Eight (8)+ years project management or related management experience
  • Prior Control Account Manager (CAM) experience
  • Six Sigma Training experience or lean methodology experience
  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS) principles, and existing EVMS certification
  • Demonstrated experience managing to budget and schedule

This position requires an active DoD security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Science or related STEM field.

Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Six Sigma Specialist
  • Developing and reporting Estimate at Completion (EAC)
  • Risk mitigation and opportunity management
  • Developing and managing Integrated Master Schedule
  • Knowledge of Integrated Product Development Systems/Integrated Product Development Process (IPDS/IPDP)
  • Presenting Earned Value metrics and program performance data to various levels of program leadership
  • Previous experience leading program teams in a matrix environment
  • Familiar with SAP, PMX and/or other EVMS tool suites
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and integrate solutions to complex programs, prior experience in engineering planning
  • Familiarity with DoD, FMS and/or DCS Contracts
  • Certified BOE Developer
  • Familiarity with risk management tools and process
  • Advanced degree or MBA desired
  • PMX Certification or presently taking the required training

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

At Integrated Defense Systems, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that is shared by our employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

What We Offer: Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) offers a robust total rewards package that goes beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) offers include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


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.