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Raytheon Technologies Department Leader - Mission Solution Design in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA133: Tewksbury, Ma Bldg 3 Concord 50 Apple Hill Drive Concord - Building 3, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA

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About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD), you can 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. The Advanced Integrated Mission Solutions directorate develops, evaluates, and leads implementation of solution architectures for our customers’ largest, most complex challenges across all operational domains. We define and develop novel solutions to emerging operational needs, push the boundaries of innovation to establish next generation mission solutions, and chart a course for RMD and our customers you will be proud to look back on.

Job Summary:

The Mission Solution Design Department, within the Advanced Integrated Mission Solutions Directorate, is chartered to define, architect, and implement complex system-of-system solutions to multi-domain operational challenges, supporting all mission areas at Raytheon Missiles & Defense. This team will drive flexible integration solutions crossing all product areas (sensors, effectors, command and control, logistics, and operations), supporting customer shaping, captures, and program execution.

The Mission Solution Design Department Leader will be responsible for standing-up this new team in 2023 and working with the Mission Areas and Requirements & Capabilities to support RMD’s Integrated Systems portfolio. Advanced Integrated Mission Solutions has a tradition of excellence through innovation and teamwork while championing individual diversity in a flexible work environment to meet the needs of today’s workforce, and this new department should strive to embody that standard.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • You will lead this highly visible department and will roadmap, plan, and drive the development of the organization while ensuring quality execution of technically challenging assignments that directly contribute to protecting our nation and our war fighters.

  • You will ensure the people, processes, and tools to define and execute next generation large scale integrated mission solutions are available to meet the needs of Raytheon Missiles & Defense.

  • You will have responsibility over a diverse set of dynamic teams that define and execute these technical baselines to support strategic business decisions, key business captures, current programs, special projects, and corporation-wide business opportunities.

  • You will establish and build a new department within the directorate

  • You will work with Requirements & Capabilities, Strategy, and Mission Areas to identify staffing and skill needs to support integrated systems growth.

  • You will provide guidance, direction, mentoring and influencing skills, and foster teamwork and interdependent execution for the department

  • You will participate in talent acquisition including, defining talent needs, working with HR and TA to recruit new staff, interviewing and onboarding

  • You will approve EACs on department supported programs.

  • You will provide effective guidance, coaching and direction to Section Managers and IPT / CPT Leads to ensure effective communications and for effective execution of the bid/proposal process and utilization of EVMS, IMS and IMP tools in program execution support

  • You will participate in various reviews including peer reviews, design reviews, gate reviews, BOE reviews, and test reviews.

  • You will drive employee performance management including goal setting, career guidance, performance feedback, compensation, ratings, and training and development.

  • You will develop partnerships across Raytheon, industry, and academia to facilitate strategic capability development.

  • You will prepare for and conduct overhead budget and department operating reviews, using RMD engineering tools with the AIMS Director and the AIMS Business Manager.

  • You will guide the Department and collaborate in the achievement of AIMS Directorate, RMD Engineering, and RMD Business Unit goals and activities.

  • You will collaborate with the AIMS Directorate and RMD Engineering extended management teams

  • You will champion respect, ethics, and diversity initiatives within the Department.

  • You will foster upcoming Fellows and guide them through the Fellows selection process

  • You will be responsible for managing through change while maintaining high-quality material and consistent results.

  • You will be responsible for managing 6-7 sections of about 15 members each located in Tewksbury MA, Woburn MA, and Tucson AZ.

This position can be based in located in Tewksbury, Massachusetts or Tucson, Arizona.

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or a related STEM degree, or extensive related career experience at RMD.

  • With a Bachelor’s degree listed above, you must have twelve (12) years or more of documented work and/or academic experience in the following areas:

  • Experience managing a team of entry-to-senior level professionals

  • Experience setting strategic plans for an organization, including one year and five-year plans.

  • Experience in multiple phases of multi-system and/or multi-domain solution development and execution.

  • Experience in Systems Engineering, Systems Architecture, and/or Mission Engineering

  • Experience with, and support of, Front end of the Business (FEOB) analyses/studies for US DoD services, or international military sales

  • Experience evaluating new Operational Concepts, and developing new technology use cases

  • Experience preparing and presenting technical and analytical information to both internal and external customers/clients at senior levels

  • Additional experience in threat assessment, military campaigns, COCOMs, and system-of-system assessment.

  • Experience providing guidance, coaching, and direction to Section, IPT, and CPT leads.

  • Experience balancing the diverse needs of an engineering organization within a large corporation with the personal needs of employees and technology development needs.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance required prior to the start date.

  • Must be eligible to obtain access to proprietary programs.

  • U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:

  • Advanced Degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or related discipline

  • Experience with hardware/software integration

  • Previous management experience in the following:

  • Developing and mentoring new employees

  • Communicating with different levels of employees, departments, and/or customers

  • A leadership role within a RMD department and/or function

  • Team building

  • Interviewing and hiring new employees

  • Experience and knowledge of the Air Power (AP), Naval Power (NP), Advanced Tech (AT), Strat. Missile Defense (SMD), or Land Warfare (LWAD) Mission areas.

  • Existing TS/SCI security clearance, or past qualification for this clearance

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively collaborate with subordinates, customers, and senior managers throughout the company’s organizations

  • Strong mentoring skills, both technically and professionally

  • Experience and knowledge of the Integrated Product Development System (IPDS), Proposals and Basis of Estimates (BOEs)

What We Offer:

Whether you are just starting out on your career journey, or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package including compensation, healthcare, wellness, retirement, 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.

Employee Referral Award Eligibility:

Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. All eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.

Requires deep management and leadership knowledge to lead cross-department project teams or manage across multiple related departments.

Typically requires: A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 12 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 10 years' experience

Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.