Senior Principal Engineer, Lab Test Director

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
About us:

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.

Job Summary:

The Air Defense Systems department is looking for a Lab Test Coordinator to support the Patriot Test Facilities in Andover, MA. This role includes coordination and test planning with the lab users, stakeholders, and facility support teams, to ensure that the facilities perform to technical, cost, schedule, and quality requirements. The Lab Test Coordinator reviews the test requests, ensures proper resource allocation to set up and configure the assets correctly.

There's no such thing as a perfect candidate, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different background, and so do our employees. If youre passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Manage weekly lab scheduling, coordinating priorities with leads and programs, as well as any changes or trade-offs in the best interest of the facility
  • Capture and maintain facility metrics, to present at monthly Program Reviews within the Integrated Product Team, Technical Interchange meetings, and Gate reviews.
  • Support the Land Warfare Air Defense Test Architect and Integration, Verification and Validation Cross Product Team Director with the development and execution of product and facility roadmaps and strategies enabling the programs to pursue and capture growth opportunities
  • Cultivate an inclusive culture, allowing for the various user teams to collaborate, as well as to foster individuals to identify and raise issues and feel comfortable presenting alternative viewpoints
  • Identify improvement opportunities to leverage continued improvements in process, schedule, quality, and cost
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and minimum 10 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree (Masters) and minimum 7 years prior relevant experience. Relevant experience includes Systems Engineering and/or System Integration, Verification and Validation experience for Department of Defense systems
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a leadership role, including earned value management responsibility
  • System level experience with a DoD Defense system. This role requires knowledge of hardware, software, configuration and operations of a hardware in the loop simulation facility
  • Experience interfacing with internal or external customers, and finding technical solutions to complex user requirements
  • Experience with generating and maintaining laboratory documentation and work instructions
  • Experience with capturing both technical and programmatic performance metrics, summarizing, and presenting results to internal and external customers
  • Experience with identifying and implementing improvement projects in a test facility environment
  • An active and in-scope Secret US security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • System level experience with the Patriot System. This role requires knowledge of hardware, software, configuration and operations of the Patriot Major End Items
  • Certified Test Architect. The expectation is that the role will complete this certification within 1 year of hire
  • Experience with both the baseline and country-unique configuration items within the Patriot Major End Items, such as the Radar, Engagement Control Station, and Information Coordination Central
  • Experience with Patriot Test Stations/Special Test Equipment, such as the P2275 and Flight Mission Simulator
  • Experience with technical and cost proposal efforts
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.

Clearance Information:

This position requires the eligibility to obtain 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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Senior Principal Engineer, Lab Test Director

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810

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