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Businesses Raytheon Intelligence & Space Clearance type Secret Relocation eligible Yes Ability to Telecommute Temporary telecommuting - during COVID-19 Job ID 180588BR Most Recent Date Posted 07/06/2021 City Ft. Wayne State IN Country United States
The Tactical Communication Systems Department within the Raytheon Intelligence and Space Systems, Systems Engineering Center is involved throughout the life cycle of our products, from Systems Design to Production and Sustainment support for the Tactical Communication Systems business area. This team is responsible for supporting system architecture development, CONOPS development, system trade studies, requirements analysis and flow down to hardware/software configuration items; leading to systems design for combat Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) solution for air defense, air control, and self-protection missions in airborne and ground applications. All of our Tactical Communication Systems products solutions for air defense, air control, and self-protection missions in airborne and ground applications are produced at the Largo facility.

JOB SUMMARY


We have an immediate opportunity for an experienced Chief Engineer (Senior Principal Systems Engineer) to join our dynamic, diverse, and rapidly growing team. The successful candidate will be part of the Tactical Communication Systems TCS team and can be located at either our Aberdeen Proving Ground Maryland office or Fort Wayne Indiana office. The successful candidate will be experienced at leading hardware, software, and systems development efforts necessary to propose, implement, verify, and deliver systems.

The Chief Engineer will be responsible for the technical execution of the program and for creating a cost-effective system solution. This technical leadership position requires a top performer with the ability to bring together and lead a multi-disciplined, cross functional team in the execution of programs goals. This role will require regular engagement with customer counterparts as well as with internal teams, and active participation in customer and program technical reviews.


The Chief Engineer serves as the primary technical interface to the customer to determine the technical solution to their requirements. The candidate also plans, organizes, and administers technical reviews, coordinates engineering designs and builds, monitors the day-to-day operations, provides suggestions for all major technical decisions and designs, and represents engineering on the management team. The candidate will be responsible for meeting all technical requirements on the program acting as the product owner.

Responsibilities of the Chief Engineer include:
  • Provide technical leadership on TCS systems
  • Develop the technical vision and strategies of the program
  • Provide project technical leadership and coordination
  • Participate in program readiness and design reviews
  • Coordinate closely with the Program Manager regarding budget and schedule
  • Provide engineering program execution and technical leadership for TCS programs from product concept, proposal development, to integration & test and product delivery
  • Guide and direct other engineering team leads to achieve program and technical success
  • Provide engineering authority to all decisions impacting product integrity, system performance, and system functionality
  • Review all engineering inputs to gates and independent reviews
  • Establishes and maintains the program technical baseline, ensuring the product meets contractual needs, and establishes technical baseline artifacts
  • Provide technical support in developing and maintaining the analysis to predict overall system performance
  • Coordinate, write, and deliver technical presentations to both internal and external customers
  • Mentor more junior engineers
Required Skills
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in related Systems Engineering or Multi-Disciplined Engineering
  • Must have direct experience with requirements development, analysis, verification and validation
  • Demonstrated engineering leadership experience and proven track record
  • Proven Experience effectively leading multidisciplinary teams of systems engineering professionals
  • Experience leading teams and IPT’s, using tools and metrics in managing activities, and interfacing with senior program and functional management
  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen able to obtain DoD Secret U.S. Security Clearance within one year of hire date
Desired Skills
  • Experience in cost/schedule development and management (EVMS)
  • Experience in deploying a rigorous Integrated Product Development Process
  • Experience conducting critical design reviews, test readiness reviews, and test review boards
  • Skilled in proposal preparation, cost and schedule estimation and technical documentation related to contract deliverable items
  • Experience with mission requirements
  • Proposal support experience including writing Basis of Estimates (BOEs)
  • Experience in performing Mission & CONOPS analysis
  • Experience as an Lead Systems Engineer or Chief Engineer on previous programs
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation), with prior experience in dealing with customers, management, technical staff, and internal / external organizations
  • Ability to work within a fast paced environment
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance
Required Education
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) from an accredited educational institution (i.e. Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, etc.)
Desired Education
  • Master of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) from an accredited educational institution (i.e. Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, etc.)


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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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