GNC Effectors Section Lead

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, 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:
The Algorithm & Simulation (A&S) Directorate is responsible for algorithm development including Guidance, Navigation, and Control; radio frequency (RF) and electro-optical/infrared (EO-IR) Signal Processing; and missile-and-sensor-level Modeling and Simulation for RMD's broad portfolio of projects, programs and products. The GNC effectors teams within the Algorithm & Simulation Directorate design, integrate, and optimize guidance, navigation, state estimation, and control algorithms to meet mission objectives. We support new business initiatives and help develop & execute technology roadmaps. Our portfolio includes supporting the Naval Power Mission Area, the Strategic Missile Defense Mission area, and the Sensor & Sustainment mission areas.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • The GNC Effectors Section Lead will have a technical role on at least one program in addition to performing the day-to-day leadership of a group of GNC engineers, with the primary responsibility of ensuring that each employee has suitable work assignments and opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • In this role, you will perform leadership duties including performance development and appraisal, salary planning, manpower planning, career coaching, and ensuring adherence to company policies.
  • You will contribute to the technical oversight of employees, monitor program execution, and provide subject matter expertise in direct support of program efforts and proposal activities.
  • You will be part of the GNC Department leadership team within the Algorithm and Simulation directorate.
This position can be a Manager I Systems Engineering or a Manager II Systems Engineering, based on the candidates qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Masters is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering or Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics
  • Minimum six (6) years of work experience in guidance design, analysis and testing, with at least four (4) of these years in missile systems applications for Manager I Systems Engineering OR Minimum of eight (8) years of work experience in guidance design, analysis and testing, with at least six (6) of these years in missile systems applications for Manager II Systems Engineering
  • Professional experience that includes a combination of at least two of the following areas: digital and modern control systems, dynamics, Kalman filter design, signal processing, 6DOF simulations, or guidance algorithms
  • An active and in-scope Secret US security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience with Navy or MDA programs
  • Ability and desire to facilitate career growth and knowledge transfer
  • Desire to empower employees, lead and motivate teams, and foster collaboration
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, and decision making skills
  • Previous experience in a functional or leadership role
  • Ability to collaborate with subordinates customers and other organizations and disciplines.
  • Ability to implement strategic goals established by functional leadership across the organization and support employees in achieving them
  • Masters/PhD Degree in an Engineering discipline, Computer Science, Math or Physics
What We Offer:
Whether youre 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 we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
Additional Details:
This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucsons fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.



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