Section Leader in Software

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876
We have an opportunity for a Section Leader position within the Patriot Application and Tactical Software Department. This mission is to provide world class software for projects such as Patriot, the world's pre-eminent air defense system and other next generation sensor systems for the US military. Our software teams employ an Agile Scrum process to rapidly design, code, and integrate capabilities on a continuous basis into a mature solution for our customers.
The Section Leader will reside Tewksbury, MA, and will provide guidance, leadership and management to a section of 15 to 20 Engineers. The candidate will act as a key leader and mentor in the department, employing leadership, presence and influence skills, and fostering team work and interdependent execution.

The Section Leader will participate in talent acquisition, goal setting, performance development and appraisal. The successful candidate will ensure that each direct report has suitable work assignments and opportunities for growth and advancement. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting a major program task within the department, including possible leadership or key individual contributor role.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the sustainment, assessment and development of the section
  • Ensure section members adhere to policy, vision, values and goals
  • Communications flow-down to the section
  • Performance development including collecting and providing performance feedback to section members.
  • Goal development with section members
  • Career and job assignment mentoring
  • Technical leadership in software development, integration, or test.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as within one year of employment.
Required Skills:
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering, or relevant STEM degree
  • 8+ years of experience in technical software development on defense software development programs
  • Experience in functional or program leadership role
  • Experience developing software in a team based development environment, preferably using Agile/SCRUM
  • US Citizenship
Desired Skills:
  • Proven leader of software development, integration or test activities on defense software development program
  • Radar domain knowledge
  • Software Cost estimation experience
  • Experience in real-time software development using C, C++ or Java
  • Six Sigma, EVMS and Software Project Management Certification
  • Strong mentoring skills, both technically and professionally
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively collaborate with subordinates, customers, and other internal organization.



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Section Leader in Software

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876

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