Close Combat Systems Program Area Chief Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
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Here at Raytheon Technologies, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. Were inspired by a noble mission thats shared by employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

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A global business headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, Raytheon Missiles & Defense brings customers the industrys most advanced end-to-end solutions, delivering the advantage of one innovative partner to detect, track and defeat threats. RMD supports 29 countries around the world with a broad portfolio which includes air and missile defense systems, precision weapons, radars, command and control systems, and advanced defense technologies. RMD provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base; we are one team with the expertise to look across the entire mission area and quickly deliver comprehensive solutions.

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD), you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:
Raytheon Missiles & Defense is looking for an experienced senior engineer to serve as the Program Area Chief Engineer (PACE) for the Close Combat Systems (CCS) Product Area at our Tucson, AZ location. The candidate will report directly to the Land Warfare & Air Defense (LW&AD) Mission Area Chief Engineer (MACE) and is accountable for technical execution on CCS programs (TOW & Javelin).

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
The CCS Program Area Chief Engineer is one of the senior Engineering representatives in this location and a member of the CCS leadership team. In this role, the Candidate is accountable for the technical efforts of RMD Engineers to ensure efficient Engineering execution and rapid resolution of technical issues. The candidate interfaces with Mission Area and Program Chief Engineers, Engineering Directors and Operations Directors to resolve issues and actions. The candidate in this role is also responsible for technical trades across CCS to meet performance, cost and schedule. The role will also work on strategic initiatives that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of RMD program engineering within their strategic mission area.

As the CCS Program Area Chief Engineer, the Candidate:
  • Has technical oversight of all Engineering work in the CCS portfolio and ultimate responsibility for the technical execution of work spanning the directorates
  • Ensures right level of execution of engineering process and engineering discipline
  • Is responsible for balancing technical, cost and schedule risk
  • Is responsible for the technical integrity of CCS program work products
  • Facilitates the technical development of Engineering personnel
  • Advances relationships with customers in the area and uses existing connections to deepen Raytheon's business relationships within the broader aerospace community
  • Further expands on critical customer relationships & influences customers to increase business with Raytheon Technologies
  • Orchestrates the engineering response to technical issues in CCS Program Area, staffing needs and skills balance across all programs

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • 12+ years professional experience in aerospace/defense industry
  • Experience as an engineering leader of multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: mechanical design, development, production, system integration, verification, qualification and certification
  • Leadership experience in live flight tests
  • An active and in-scope Secret US security clearance
  • Requires a Bachelors degree in (STEM) Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics or an additional 8 years equivalent experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.

Qualifications We Value:
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • IPT Lead or Program Manager
  • Proven and established DoD customer relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to lead failure investigation teams to root cause determination
  • Demonstrated expertise in transition to production
  • Professional experience in aerospace/defense industry with emphasis on sensors and effectors, their design, integration and verification
  • Demonstrated leader of integrated product teams in HW, SW, Systems Engineering or Production
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction
  • Demonstrated history of mentoring and apprenticing junior engineers
  • Existing network with OCE, customer community and aerospace/defense industry
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated ability to define and drive technical execution plans


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