Guidance Electronics GPS Section Lead

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets where you will be part of a global team working together to solve some of the most demanding challenges on the planet. We are the world's largest developer, producer and integrator of weapon systems. In fact, we have produced over one million missiles in our history. Military groups in more than 50 countries look to us for a high-quality product portfolio that includes missiles, smart munitions, projectiles, kinetic kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. We are able to accomplish this feat because our employees live our Values of Trust, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation and Accountability. Diversity is a part of our culture and a key to our success. When excellent talent works together in a place that is respectful and inclusive, we solve some of the world's hardest problems.

We know that a diverse company is a strong company. The people of Raytheon Technologies come from different backgrounds. We value our different perspectives and styles of tackling the worlds most complex challenges and toughest threats. Through Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), our employees are empowered to influence business results, build professional networks, advocate for causes that matter to them and contribute to their local communities. Diversity of thought is critical to the future of innovation. We leverage these unique voices to generate solutions toward a united and singular purpose: to define the future of aerospace.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

The Electrical Products Team (EPT) Guidance Electronics Department (GED) develops guidance electronics subsystems for all of our products. This includes staff with GPS, IMU, RF, Power and Digital development experience. The job responsibilities of this GPS Section Leader position include managing engineers who develop GPS subsystems. This includes design, integration, and test activities. The section leader will be responsible for a team of 14 to 18 GPS engineers. This includes hiring, staffing, performance evaluations, mentoring/coaching and expense and timecard approval.

This section leader will also contribute directly to efforts as a Navigation Subsystems Engineer. These responsibilities will include:
  • Representing the RF and Navigation Subsystems Department in providing solutions to difficult GPS/IMU hardware issues associated with specific projects
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineer shall demonstrate understanding and wide application of technical theories and concepts in the area of navigation subsystems/components used in modern guidance electronics platforms
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineer will interface directly with suppliers of navigation or guidance electronics components, IMUs and GPSs, to monitor and manage programmatic activities and ensure compliance to requirements.
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineer will work broad assignments independently within a program Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineer will be required to effectively communicate, written and orally, and will regularly provide status of issues, progress and accomplishments to leadership and customers
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineer will work on diverse projects providing support throughout the system lifecycle including system requirement definition, testing, data analysis, verification, integration and production
  • Good written and oral communication skills and the ability to function in a team environment are necessary. Some degree of travel will be required.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • B.S. in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics. (STEM degree)
  • Current or prior experience with GPS subsystem development, including design, analysis, and test.
  • Minimum of 8 years of engineering experience with progressing leadership roles
  • Experience leading a technical team (e.g. in the role of task lead/ IPTL or Engineer Lead)
  • An active and in-scope DoD Secret Clearance

The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualification We Value:
  • MS in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or Equivalent
  • Practical experience in all phases of the product development lifecycle
  • Experience in development and support of RF guidance systems
  • Coaching, teaching and/or mentoring skills
  • Strong emotional intelligence skills (i.e., self-awareness, self-management, empathy, social awareness, relationship management)
  • Experience in creation and/or improvement of engineering development processes
  • Excellent track record for working effectively and collaboratively in a diverse team environment
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and coordination skills
  • Strong engineering development discipline and process advocacy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • An active and in-scope DoD Top Secret Clearance
  • The ability to acquire a Special Access Programs Clearance

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 benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.



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Guidance Electronics GPS Section Lead

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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