Radar Software Engineering Department Leader

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Marlborough, MA 01752
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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.

Job Description:

Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) is looking for a Software Engineering Department Leader (DL) for one of its Global Radar Software Products Departments. The Global Radar Software Products Departments are responsible for accomplishing the Software Architecture, Development and Integration of the Radar Software Product Line (RSPL). The RSPL exists within the Sustainment & Sensor Mission Area (SSMA) and supports multiple radar programs across the RMD portfolio including customers from the Navy, Army, Air Force, and ONR. The RSPL is a software factory that builds upon a strong radar legacy and leverages a modern DevSecOps development paradigm to deliver highly complex digital radar systems.

The Software DL is responsible for ensuring program technical, cost, and schedule performance with continuous status monitoring and problem resolution spanning across the organization. The Software DL will report directly to the RMD Sensors Software Center Manager and will work collaboratively with the Sensors Software Program Area Director within the SSMA. The DL will work closely and collaboratively with a peer Global Radar Software Products DL leading a large distributed team of software engineers supporting the RSPL. The DL will also engage with other RMD Mission area Engineering Department Leaders, key program leads and functional organization leads to achieve the Company's goals. Occasional to frequent travel required (up to 25%) to develop relationships with program leads and customers. The DL will have frequent interaction with Program, Business Development, Engineering Directors, and Business Area Vice Presidents to achieve Business objectives.

This role will be primarily located in Tewksbury Massachusetts with a routine presence in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Plan, direct, and ensure appropriate leadership for development and support tasks for assigned RSPL programs. Ensure technical rigor and depth of all deliverables.
  • Develop and maintain the Department's people resources, including Section Leaders, staff, and individual contributors, in support of the technology, program, and development needs of the Engineering CBT and Business Area IBTs.
  • Provide effective assignment, leadership, and management for Section Leaders and IPT / CPT Leads to ensure success for product development and program execution
  • Provide effective guidance, coaching and leadership to Section Managers and Integrated Product Team / Cross Product Team Leads to ensure effective communications and for effective execution of the bid/proposal process and utilization of Earned Value Management System, IMS and IMP tools in program execution support
  • Oversee software tracking book reviews and direct analysis of department metrics to facilitate organizational improvement and competiveness
  • Lead and manage the Department staff, attracting and developing effective software engineers, test engineers and engineering leaders.
  • Prepare for and conduct overhead budget and department operating reviews, using IDS engineering tools (e.g. Team Strength) with the Center Manager and the SW Business Manager.
  • Carry out and enforce all policies of the Raytheon Company and IDS within the department.

    This position requires a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

    Qualifications you must have:
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Active/Current Secret US Security Clearance.
  • 12+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Bachelors Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
  • Engineering experience to include leadership roles as well as technical and management roles.
  • Direct experience directing teams over 20 software engineering
  • Experience in program leadership for defense and/or aerospace programs
  • Experience with defense acquisition processes for software and systems (for example, RFPs, proposals, contracts/subcontracts, Gate and Milestone Reviews and/or formal configuration management).

Qualifications we value:
  • Masters Degree in STEM or MBA
    12+ years in engineering experience with strong technical and management background in design and development activities.
  • Previous functional/line management experience
  • Technical background in complex, software intensive systems
  • Technical background with the Radar Systems, C4I Systems, and DoD programs
  • Knowledge of the Directorate's engineering disciplines and processes, including Gate Reviews/Ops Reviews, Agile, SCRUM and DevSecOps methodologies
  • Knowledge of basic system engineering processes including system integration and verification
  • Excellent coaching and facilitation skills
  • Proven multi-disciplinary leadership ability
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong goal-setting and planning skills
  • Excellent follow-through and persistence
  • Experience in Raytheon Six Sigma


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