Project Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Whole Life Engineering Directorate (WLED) has an opening for a Project Engineer supporting Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Programs. The Project Engineer drives organizational process and requirements to achieve cost, schedule and technical performance requirements.

WLED is a systems engineering organization whose main objective is to influence hardware, software, and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability and economical ownership by the customer and end users.

Responsibilities include:
  • Implementation of program management plan leveraging best practices, people skills and cross utilization of assets; assist product line and program leadership with emerging tasks critical to achieving business objectives.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders from multiple functions such as Engineering, Global Supply Chain, Quality, Manufacturing, IPT Program Leads, and IDS Logistics to execute the scope of the program.
  • Identifying and implementing key product line metrics, and leading development of situational awareness reporting and management tools for product line leadership teams to drive program success
  • Preparing and managing required product lifecycle artifacts and reviews
  • Capturing and tracking actions and working with action owners to ensure timely closure
  • Cross functional coordination and creation of material to support monthly Program Management Reviews
  • Support contract bidding, negotiation and contract definitization efforts

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills:
  • 8+ years of related experience in technical management, project management or a related task lead role
    • 6+ years of experience in the aforementioned areas along with a relevant Master's Degree may be considered for this job.
  • Experience with program management tools and processes in one of the following areas: EVMS, Integrated Master Plan (IMP) / Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), Risk and Opportunity Management, proposal development or related project management processes integrating project cost, schedule, risk and/or progress.
  • US Citizenship is required.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in engineering management, control account management, supply chain management, program planning and scheduling, risk and opportunity management or similar technical management discipline
  • Experience supporting development, production and/or sustainment programs, preferably in the aerospace and defense industry
  • Experience developing and reviewing cost proposals and synthesizing business review material for Management review and approval
  • Skills in planning and execution for both short-term requirements and long-term opportunities
  • Strong interpersonal skills with special focus on achieving active participation of appropriate individuals across the business
  • Experience and application of Defense Acquisition processes
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, Program Management Excellence (PMX) Certification, Earned Value Certification or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and integrate solutions to complex programs, prior experience in engineering planning
  • Advanced degree or professional certification(s)

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree. 8 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree.

This job is posted internally as: Consulting Engineering Planner

Here 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’s shared by our employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

We have been recognized as a respected employer and valued corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and community support by a number of highly-regarded organizations. The list includes: Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer 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 on offer 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.