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Sr. Manager Systems Engineering - Chief Architect

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Businesses Raytheon Intelligence & Space Clearance type TS/SCI - Current Relocation eligible Yes Job ID 168874BR Date posted 09/21/2020 City Aurora State CO Country United States
The Chief Architect (CA) contributes to a team of systems engineers in accomplishment of system and segment engineering tasks in an iterative development environment. The CA provides technical direction and clarification of requirements and design to the entire program team, including systems engineers, software development teams and integration and test personnel.

The CA will display extensive and substantial practical knowledge and experience of the architecture and will provide guidance to others including junior engineers encountering unusual situations. Identifies the project, enterprise and technology needs affecting the definition of the appropriate lifecycle model, and uses these in decision making. The CA uses enterprise-level policies, procedures, guidance and best practice to select lifecycles governing the project. The CA will drive issues to closure in an Agile development environment, working closely with the Chief Engineer (CE) and Product Manager.

The Chief Architect chairs the Architecture Review Board and owns the architecture for the program. The CA leads technical interchange meetings with program management and the customer, along with the CE, and represents the organization in matters pertaining to the development of the project. The CA provides status on assigned Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) tasks. The CA will lead document reviews, resolves technical systems engineering, and integration issues. The candidate will support ECP efforts as required. Must have the ability to manage time and resources in order to meet assigned deadlines.

Required Skills:
  • 12+ years demonstrated engineering leadership experience with proven track record.
  • Strong understanding of architecture governance and design principles
  • Experience conducting system architecture in systems that interact with multiple external entities.
  • Experience leading or guiding IPTs, projects, and/or programs consisting of Ground-related SE, SW development, and IV&V functions
  • Experience helping to define and documentingenterprise-level policies, procedures, guidance and best practice for systems thinking activities, including associated tools.
  • Experience reviewing the outputs of systems modeling and analysis, ensuring the results can be used for the intended purpose.
  • Ability to decompose and communicate system architecture and governance concepts
  • Ability to help 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
  • Experience leading IPTs, projects, and/or programs consisting of Ground-related SE, SW development, and I&T functions
  • Experience with ground equipment command and control
  • Experience in SE process development and deployment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities. Reviews and judges the suitability of capability solutions and the planned approach.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and communicate with management and individual contributors on the program team. Advises stakeholders on issues affecting the “broader” engineering approach to engineering activities.
  • Experience leading Agile development
  • Experience with DevSecOps
  • Experience with automated test and continuous integration
  • Proven written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools
  • Current TS SCI clearance

Desired Skills:
  • Lead Chief Architect on a government contract
  • Experience in systems engineering functions including: operations concept development, requirements management, use case development, technical risk management, ICD development
  • Domain experience preferred

Education Requirements: B.S./M.S./PhD in a STEM degree. Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Math or other STEM degree

Raytheon Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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