RMD DT Strategic Planning Data Strategy Lead

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.
Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) Digital Technology is seeking an experienced leader to formulate and execute digital strategy. Reporting to the Senior Director of Strategy and Architecture, this position will lead a diverse team to create integrated capability roadmaps and portfolio baselines that inform and enable business strategies addressing major customer needs and shifts in the aerospace and defense industry. This role leads Digital Technologys long-range planning (3-5 years) by integrating the capability roadmaps developed by the Strategy Development Team with the resource baseline maintained by the Portfolio Management Team. This role will serve as the RMD lead for the RTX Data Strategy Development & Execution effort, engaging with business leaders of other key Enterprise digital strategies like Digital Thread, Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0. This role is accountable for challenging the status quo, and creating Strategic Alignment on key initiatives across Corporate, functions and partners by influencing senior leaders within RMD and engaging with senior leaders at Enterprise Services and other corporate functions.

Preferred location to be near a major RMD site: Tucson, Boston or Huntsville with some remote work. Requires ability to travel about 10% of the time.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Establish and manage vision, strategy and goals to align with business and customer requirements.
  • Create integrated capability roadmaps and portfolio baselines to inform and enable strategies to address customer needs and shifts in the aerospace and defense industry.
  • Engage and collaborate with leaders across the business and enterprise on multiple initiatives driving capabilities and solutions.
  • Create strong business cases for evolving DT services by evaluating and balancing cost, benefit, risk and overall impact to priority outcomes.
  • Negotiate tradeoffs and lead decision making that impacts prioritization of Digital Technology efforts by balancing strategic value with existing demand, compliance, budgetary impacts and resource allocation.
  • Influences alignment with other operating units of RTX and key external suppliers.
  • Business-wide improvements to information management and governance, including data quality, data availability and data utility for leadership decision support and business process automation.

Qualifications you must have:
  • 14 years experience; preferably across multiple domain areas such as program management, engineering, digital technology, or supply chain
  • Experience leading teams
  • Project management leadership experience by leading development and execution of complex project plans
  • Experience improving the product lifecycle (concept through sustainment) by identifying and leading value added enhancements to key value streams
  • Experience with managing digital technology heavy programs through understanding of Digital ecosystems and enabling technology
  • Experience briefing at the executive/business leadership level
  • Bachelors degree; Preferably in STEM (Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Technology) Or related Business Management eld
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

Qualifications We Value:
  • Demonstrated success in strategic planning and ability to translate strategy to action and results.
  • Previous success in managing large, complex projects simultaneously (with multiple funding sources) and developing creative and innovative solutions for large-scale business challenges.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and integrate cross-functional teams to achieve outcomes through building strong relationships, team building, conflict resolution and collaborating in way that builds an environment of credibility, respect and trust.
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate mission, negotiate and challenge respectfully and describe opportunities in a way that influences and aligns key decision makers on top priorities (utilizing strong verbal and written communications, presence and influence, and business and technical acumen).
  • Strong understanding of multiple business disciplines and how they are integrated to drive execution (such as engineering design, manufacturing, test, quality, supply chain, manufacturing, finance and program management)
  • Demonstrated ability to understand RTN business model and financial impacts to program performance
  • Certifications in any of the following areas will be helpful to the success of this leader: Raytheon Six Sigma, Agile, certified business strategist or architect
  • Strong critical thinking skills, ability to exercise independent judgment and manage complexity and ambiguity.
  • Working knowledge of DoD and manufacturing sector requirements and trends related to digital transformation
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.


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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801

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