Senior Spectrum Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:

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

Job Summary:

The Common Electronic Products Department (CEPD) is seeking an Electromagnetic Spectrum Manager to support the business operations of the Electronic Products Team located in Tucson, Arizona. He or She will collaborate across the business to provide spectrum regulatory expertise for Business RF-dependent systems and products. The successful candidate will provide Business support for the appropriate spectrum regulatory certification, licensing and peripheral duties in the development of cutting edge Department of Defense technologies. They will perform analytical tasks supporting the process of fulfilling government contracts, internal research and development as wells as Business operation services dependent upon RF systems.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Generate, submit and track NTIA radio frequency assignment requests through Spectrum XXI, and other spectrum management databases.
  • Generate, submit and track various FCC license types through FCC web-based systems.
  • Able to prepare equipment spectrum certifications (DDF 1494) for submission to appropriate government offices via the Stepstone (E2ESS) and/or EL-CID platforms. Prepare Spectrum Supportability Risk Assessments (SSRA) as needed.
  • Coordinate above frequency assignment requests and FCC licenses with installation spectrum managers, federal, non-federal, and other spectrum-dependent users of the US and foreign countries.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to program managers on the procurement, assignment, protection and use of radio frequencies in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Maintain technical knowledge of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Manual of Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management and Title 47 of the USC for Non-Federal use of the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • Working experience in the interpretation of the National Table of Frequency Allocations
  • Perform compliance inspections and license reviews.
  • Provide spectrum regulatory analysis to company users and programs.
  • Attend meetings relating to operational requirements, frequency allocation/assignment plans, and DoD policies affecting the communications-electronics elements of the business product lines.
  • Receive reports, analyze, and attempt to resolve incidents of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI). Act as the focal point for requesting interference resolution support via the appropriate agency of jurisdiction. Provide guidance for EMI resolution.
  • Take actions to promote electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) coordination with business systems and neighboring agencies/businesses.
  • Provide periodic reports to various echelons of company leadership. Maintain accurate record keeping of business licensing, certifications and other applicable documents.

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for two additional years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors degree or additional 2 years of relevant experience may be substituted for each 1 year of college
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as Spectrum Manager and/or related field
  • Experience in the regulatory support of RF-dependent systems
  • Experience with spectrum management law and regulation, NTIA Redbook (National Telecommunications and Information Agency), Telecommunications Act of 1994, Title 47 of the U.S.C., AR 5-12, AFI 17-220, OPNAVINST 2400.20F, DODI 4650.01, ACP-190 and/or MCEB Pub 7.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Field (STEM Degree)
  • Prior military experience and/or experience supporting Military Forces as a spectrum manage
  • Highly proficient with PR-100/200 and able to perform EMI resolution to identify and locate signals of interest
  • Highly proficient with Spectrum XXI.
  • Highly proficient with SPEED, ACES/JACS, Builder, GIANT, JSIR-O, HTZ Warfare, SXXI, E2ESS, Stepstone, EL-CID and/or similar spectrum management systems
  • Training from one or more of the following schools:
    • Inter-service Radio frequency Management School, Keesler AFB
    • US Army Battlefield Spectrum Management (BSM) Course, Fort Gordon, GA
    • US Army Joint Spectrum Manager (JSM) Course, Fort Gordon, GA
    • or equivalent Spectrum Manager Course

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 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 Spectrum Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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