IMDS Program Area Chief Engineer - Systems Engineering Fellow

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801
IMDS Program Area Chief Engineer

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

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Raytheon Missiles & Defense is looking for an experienced senior engineer to serve as the Program Area Chief Engineer (PACE) for the Integrated Missile Defense Solutions (IMDS) Product Area at our Huntsville, AL location. The candidate will report directly to the Strategic Missile Defense (SMD) Mission Area Chief Engineer (MACE) and is accountable for technical execution on IMDS programs.
Additionally, the IMDS Program Area Chief Engineer is one of the senior Engineering representatives in this location and a member of the IMDS 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 IMDS 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 IMDS Program Area Chief Engineer, the Candidate:
  • Has technical oversight of all Engineering work in the IMDS portfolio and ultimate responsibility for the technical execution of work spanning the directorates
  • Ensures right level of execution of engineering process and engineering discipline
  • Facilitates the technical development of Engineering personnel
  • Advances relationships with customers in the Huntsville area and uses existing connections to deepen Raytheon's business relationships within the broader Huntsville aerospace community
  • Generates new business opportunities and influences IMDS leaders to locate relevant work in HSV
  • Further expands on critical customer relationships in Huntsville & influences customers to increase business with Raytheon Technologies
  • Orchestrates the engineering response to technical issues in IMDS Program Area, staffing needs and skills balance across all programs

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • 12+ years professional experience in aerospace/defense industry.
  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology Engineering or Mathematics or similar. (An Advanced Degree in a related field and will count for and additional 3 years experience)
  • Demonstrated capability as an Engineering Leader of large multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strong network with Huntsville customer community and aerospace industry
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple priorities in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated experience defining and driving technical execution plans
  • An active and in-scope DoD Secret US security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Professional experience in aerospace/defense industry with emphasis on missile defense and interceptors
  • Ground-based midcourse defense system understanding
  • Kill Vehicle Understanding
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction
  • Demonstrated history of mentoring and apprenticing junior engineers

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:
Clearance Information: This position requires a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801

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