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Section Manager - Maritime Systems (MS)

Manager III Systems Engineering – San Diego, CA

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The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). The more than 1,100 employees of SADID 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.

Join this highly visible team and perform technically challenging assignments which will directly contribute to protecting our nation and our war fighters.

Job Description:
SADID is seeking engineering professionals for a Section Manager position in the Maritime Systems (MS) department. The department leads all aspects of Systems Engineering that drive the development of complex systems that support the IDS Seapower Capability Systems (SCS) business area and the U.S. Navy’s missions.

The Section Manager is responsible for results and effectiveness of section functional management of ~15 engineers. The manager will be responsible for the sustainment, assessment and development of the section, and will ensure engineers adhere to Raytheon policies, vision, values and goals. The Section Manager will be part of the Maritime Systems (MS) department leadership team.

This position is located in San Diego, CA. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Continuous improvement of our people: Deliver performance feedback, conduct career development discussions, develop career growth plans
  • Communications flow-down to section and up to department/directorate levels
  • Ensure organization adheres to Raytheon policies, vision, values, goals
  • Workforce planning: Manage tasking of section employees
  • Hiring: Develop job requisitions, review Resumes, conduct interviews, attend hiring events, make hiring decisions, onboard employees
  • Support Human Resources incidents and investigations
  • Interact with Program Managers, CPT and IPT leads to achieve business objectives
  • Preparation of budgets, schedules, etc. as required to support programs
  • Technical contributions to programs within the charter of the department
  • Support proposal development; generate and review program BOEs

Engineers primarily support programs in the U.S. Navy’s undersea and surface domains including mine countermeasures, submarines, torpedoes, combat systems, and ship architecture/integration.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 11 years of experience in Systems Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Raytheon with in-depth understanding of the Matrix organization
  • Minimum of 4 years of prior leadership experience in a technical capacity
  • Experience with Raytheon processes: Earned Value Management System (EVMS), Estimate-At-Complete (EAC), Agile, proposal development, etc.
  • Subject matter expertise within an area of Naval system development and/or program/project management
  • Experience with system engineering development processes (development of A, B2 and B5 requirements, ConOps, System Architecture documents, SEMP, etc.)
  • Experience in line management of complex engineering teams driving performance and managing through change
  • Proven experience with IPDS and CMMI 5-compliant Gate Reviews and Tracking Books
  • Experience preparing both technical and cost proposals, as well as ability to critically review proposals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to generate and present technical documentation
  • Active DoD SECRET Clearance, or Interim SECRET

Desired Skills:
  • Familiarity with Naval systems and product lifecycle, experience supporting US Navy customers
  • Prior leadership experience (e.g., IPT lead, CPT lead, Project Manager, etc.)
  • Raytheon EVMS certification; Cost Account Manager (CAM) experience
  • Experience with BOE creation, White and Blue sheets
  • Experience with providing measurable improvements to new products, processes and operational plans
  • Experience with driving cost out of the design and development process
  • Ability to develop strategic goals for the organization and drive results
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Active DoD TOP SECRET Security Clearance

Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or related discipline; Masters/Ph.D. Degree is a plus

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

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All these job responsibilities are to be executed in harmony with Raytheon’s Code of Business Ethics and Conduct policy which sets the standard by which we operate and how we treat others.
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This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

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