Tactical Strike Program Area Chief Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
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Business Unit Profile

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 & Defense (RMD) is looking for an experienced senior engineer to serve as the Program Area Chief Engineer (PACE) for the Tactical Strike (TS) Program Area at our Tucson, AZ location. The candidate will report directly to the Air Power (AP) Mission Area Chief Engineer (MACE) and is accountable for technical execution on TS portfolio programs.
Additionally, the TS Program Area Chief Engineer is one of the senior Engineering representatives in this location and a member of the TS leadership team. In this role, the Candidate is accountable for the technical efforts of RMD Engineering to ensure efficient Engineering execution and rapid resolution of technical issues. The candidate interfaces with Mission Area and program Chief Engineers, Engineering Directors, and Operations Directors to resolve issues and actions. The candidate in this role is also responsible for technical trades across TS to meet performance, cost, and schedule. The role will also work on strategic initiatives that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of RMD program engineering within their strategic mission area.

As the TS Program Area Chief Engineer, the Candidate:
  • Has technical oversight of all Engineering work in the TS portfolio and ultimate responsibility for the technical execution of work spanning the directorates
  • Ensures right level of execution of engineering process and engineering discipline
  • Is responsible for balancing technical, cost, and schedule risk
  • Is responsible for the technical integrity of TS program work products
  • Facilitates the technical development of Engineering personnel
  • Advances relationships with customers in the area and uses existing connections to deepen Raytheon's business relationships within the broader aerospace community
  • Further expands on critical customer relationships and influences customers to increase business with Raytheon Technologies
  • Orchestrates the Engineering response to technical issues, staffing needs, and skills balance across all programs in TS Program Area
  • Coordinates with the TS Technical Director for maturing program area technical strategy

Qualifications you must have:
    • 12+ years professional experience in aerospace/defense industry
    • Experience as an Engineering leader of large multi-disciplinary teams
    • Expertise in one or more of the following: Engineering design, development, production, system integration, verification, qualification, and certification
    • Experience managing multiple priorities in a complex environment
    • Experience defining and driving technical execution plans
    • Security Clearance: Existing DoD Secret clearance or higher
    • US Citizen
    • Requires a university degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics, and/or equivalent experience

Qualifications we value:
    • Advanced degree preferred
    • Professional experience in aerospace/defense industry with emphasis on sensors and effectors, their design, integration, and verification
    • Demonstrated leader of Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) in Hardware, Software, Systems Engineering, or Production
    • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction
    • Demonstrated history of mentoring and apprenticing junior engineers
    • Leadership experience in live flight tests
    • Strong network within the Office of the Chief Engineer (OCE), DoD customer community, and aerospace/defense industry
    • Demonstrated ability to lead failure investigation teams to root cause determination



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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
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