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Businesses Raytheon Intelligence & Space Clearance type TS/SCI - Current Relocation eligible Yes Ability to Telecommute No telecommuting Job ID 179097BR Most Recent Date Posted 05/06/2021 City El Segundo State CA Country United States
Would you like to be part of the new space movement? Are you a rock star engineer? Do you have the leadership gene? Raytheon Technologies Intelligence and Space is the place for you. In the last few years you might have seen in your social media feed amazingly beautiful images of the Earth from space in exquisite detail. Or perhaps images in the news forecasting the weather and reporting on natural disasters. Maybe you’ve even gazed at images from deep space wondering when humans will journey to the farthest reaches of the universe. Behind many of these amazing images are the technologies and innovations created by the engineers at Raytheon Technologies Intelligence and Space. Situated in sunny Southern California, a location rich in aerospace history, we have unparalleled heritage in advanced sensing systems for space exploration, national security and civil space. We are actively seeking engineers to help evolve our technology and grow our business into new domains and markets. Are you up to the challenge? We’re looking for you. To learn more about Raytheon Intelligence and Space, Space Systems, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcaKnZRnyCg

The Raytheon Technologies Intelligence and Space Systems Engineering Center is seeking a Section Manager (SM) for our Special Programs and Space Mission Analysis Department. Our team is developing the next generation of space systems architectures, space vehicle systems, space mission payloads, and algorithm development for ground processing. We would like to hear from you if you have the initiative and qualifications in either EO/IR, RF technology, sensor test, orbital mechanics, digital signal processing, algorithm development, or space mission architecting.

The section manager performs direct line management activities for 10-20 engineers responsible for System Engineering, Modeling & Simulation for space programs. The SM is also a key technical contributor to the programs supported by the section, as well as a central contributor to new business development activities. The SM activities include career development and performance evaluation and management of their people, resource acquisition and allocation, championing best engineering practices, actively engaging with programs to facilitate and ensure proper execution, and development of proposals. The SM ensures two-way communication for section members, serves as a liaison to the programs ensuring technical, cost and schedule parameters, as well as overseeing section member job assignments, performance and recognition.

**This position is eligible for a sign on bonus up to $20,000**

Job Description:

You will work with professionals around the country who thrive in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees. You will continue your career in a challenging and collaborative workplace, joining a team with a tradition of achievement through thought and teamwork.

Responsibilities include coordinating program staffing needs and optimizing staffing across skills and experience to meet demand of mission area. In addition, the SM will team with Department Manager in the execution of Center and SAS engineering goals and will be expected to participate in Department and Center level meetings. The SM must have demonstrable expertise in space systems, systems engineering, production support, and leadership experience. Section Managers will engage regularly with program IPTLs in producing EACs and proposals and will facilitate the department/center level approvals of such.

The Section Manager will engage regularly with the Program Area Chief Engineer (PACE) to communicate and coordinate changes in staffing needs. Section managers will also be responsible for developing and maintaining the technical roadmaps for the capabilities offered by their section. Organization and strong communication skills are required for frequent interactions with operations, chief engineers, department managers and program managers to ensure proper support to the Space Systems mission area.


Required Skills:
• Current and Active TSSCI Clearance Required
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in space systems engineering, analysis, and/or verification
• Experience/participation in proposal development (Cost and Technical)
• Demonstrated leadership experience in the range of system engineering processes, including requirements definition, design, test planning, test execution, data analysis, and operations support
• Multidisciplinary leadership experience in the engineering design and/or test of optical and/or RF systems and associated special test equipment
• Experience in preparing and delivering briefings to management and customers
• Capable of effectively working in a team environment, often under tight deadlines
• Demonstrated desire to successfully pursue new challenges, improve and broaden technical skills, seek greater responsibilities, and increase individual value to the organization
Desired Skills:
• Familiar with space hardware execution in all phases of hardware product development, integration, verification, transition to production
• 5+ years Experience in Task Management or other Lead role on Large Development jobs
• Modeling and simulation of space systems
• Experience in IV&V planning, test methodologies and test requirements development for space systems
• Experience in environmental test methods
• IPTL & EVMS experience

Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Science or related STEM degree

**U.S. Citizenship Status is requires as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems**

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, age or any other federally protected class.
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