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Raytheon Technologies Systems Engineering (SE) Program Lead in Woburn, Massachusetts

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.

Systems Design and Architecture (SDA) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD). The more than 1,100 employees of SDA provide requirements definition and design at the system, subsystem and component level every day in a collaborative environment which is characterized by respect for the individual, problem solving in a team setting, consensus-oriented solutions, and results-based recognition. Supporting this mission are teams providing domain expertise and creative solutions in surveillance, naval and missile defense based radar system design, sonar and undersea sensor system design, integrated air and missile defense systems engineering, command and control/battle management system design, combat system and platform architecture design and integration, operational analysis and simulation modeling research and development, software intensive system engineering, cyber solutions and algorithm development for signal processing, tracking and discrimination systems. SDA welcomes you to join our tradition of achieving excellence through thought and teamwork while leveraging individual diversity conducive to a flexible work schedule and environment.

Job Summary:

Are you interested in joining a dynamic, inclusive, and growing professional organization? Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) is looking for a Systems Engineering (SE) Program Lead to support the Missile Defense and Sensors (MDS) department. The MDS department provides subject matter expertise for concept development, architectural design, requirements generation & flow down, modeling and simulation, systems analysis, integration, test and evaluation of world-class Missile Defense & Sensor Systems to be achieved through our people, processes, technology and performance. The Missile Defense Programs Systems Engineering (SE) Program Lead is responsible for supporting front-end systems engineering, architecture, and design of missile defense radar systems. The SE Program Lead is the Missile Defense systems engineering team’s interface to the Systems Engineering Cross Product Team Lead and the Missile Defense program leadership team.

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, Directorate Estimate at Completion (EACs), Directorate level proposal Whitesheets, staffing projections and Directorate monthly tracking. Programmatically, the SE Program Lead is part of the core team that defines and handles the technical execution of missile defense systems growth paths.

We value diverse skills and experience, so don’t hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you’re passionate about what you could accomplish here, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Managing the execution of all scope of work assigned to the SE CPT, determining the allocation of personnel within the team to perform that work, and reviewing and approving any SE contract deliverables before delivery to the customer.

  • Responsible for supporting Missile Defense programs growth through proposal development and the deployment and continual improvement of people, processes and tools.

  • Representing the interests of the SDA Directorate on the program. Responsible for developing a team capable of delivering products that include algorithms, requirements, simulations, mission plans, customer briefings, integration and test plans, and integration and test reports.

    Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Typically requires Bachelor's degree and minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience. (An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for an additional 3 years of experience). In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience in managing cost, schedule, or technical performance for programs

  • Experience leading a technical team

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

    Qualifications We Value:

  • Proposal experience for various capture efforts

  • Experience in Integrated Product Development System and CMMI-compliant Gate Reviews and Tracking Books

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to understand radar systems technology in the areas of radar design and analysis, and systems engineering development

  • Ability to collaborate with customer/program office in fast paced, dynamic environment with time-critical requirements

  • Prior experience with Department of Defense Radar Design and Development Programs

  • PhD/Master’s Degree in Engineering, or relevant discipline (Math, Physics or Business)

    What We Offer :

    Whether you’re 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 benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.