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Space Systems – Sr. Manager – EO/IR Chief Engineer


This is a Contract position in Marina Del Rey, CA posted November 29, 2020.

This position is for a Program Chief Engineer within the Space Systems (SS) Mission Area of Raytheon Intelligence and Space.

The SS Program Chief Engineer has the responsibility of ensuring the technical integrity and successful execution of a large Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Communications (ISRC) Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) Program, including IRAD and related pursuits.

This position reports to the Program Manager and interfaces directly with customers across all phases of the program lifecycle.

Internal to the program, the Chief Engineer will interface with the product teams.

External to the program, this position interfaces with the Program Area Chief Engineer, Business Area Chief Engineer and Functional Managers as well as non-engineering organizations such as finance, operations, supply chain, contracts and mission assurance.

The Chief Engineer will: Define and develop EO/IR system concepts and architectures for existing and future contracts Own the systems engineering work products and artifacts for Space based electro-optical sensors and concept development Develop and support negotiations for the Program Statement of Work Provide technical leadership and oversight of the entire EO/IR product life cycle development activities, including: requirements development, allocation, verification and analysis; hardware and software design and development; system level integration and test planning, verification and validation; interface definition (electrical, mechanical, optical, thermal); modeling, analysis and simulation development; CONOPS development; and Monitor performance through technical performance measures Be accountable for sensor/payload/mission requirements definition and decomposition Lead Program-Related Configuration Control Board, Engineering Review Board, Failure Review Board, Risk and Opportunity Review Boards Mentor Program junior engineers and review their work for quality Maintain technical baseline control within fixed cost and schedule constraints Act as the bridge between program management and technical staff Foster culture in line with high performance and cohesive teams necessary to meet the technical, schedule and cost challenges Required Skills: Minimum of 12 years of experience in Systems Engineering Technical leadership experience on a medium or large EO/IR space program, or another role providing technical leadership to a large engineering team Experience in development (design, fabrication, integration & test) of high reliability EO/IR space products Experience in leading design reviews (e.g.

System Requirements Review, Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review) and establishing technical baseline Experience with the technical development, review and approval process for proposal development to ensure technical and execution feasibility (incl.

discriminator development and bidding) Experience with system and subsystem level Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Experience with developing and presenting technical briefings to customers and company leadership Experience effectively leading teams of technical experts to resolve challenging technical problems Experience identifying engineering resources required to support the completion of engineering work product requirements (people, processes, facilities & tools) Experience establishing and maintaining working relationship with all levels of the organization, including customers, users, and other Senior-level Engineering peers Active and Current TS/SCI or completed SSBI within last 24 months required Desired Skills: Technical background in radiometry, thermometry and calibration techniques Technology strategy planning Experience in development (design, fabrication, integration & test) of space-based electronics (requirements, interfaces and concept development) FPGA design and development Testing activities such as thermal, vibration and EMI testing Knowledge of environmental test methods and practices (e.g.

Dynamic, Vibration, EMI, Thermal Vacuum) STE design, testing or operation Software integration and test, configuration management Working with operations staff, sub-contractors, team members and customers Familiarity with cost and schedule management using a government approved Earned Value Management System Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) or line engineering management experience Proposal management, from initial pursuit and capture planning to proposal delivery Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Science or related STEM degree Space2020 U.S.

Citizenship Status is requires as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems 164245 Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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