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Space Systems Technical Director

The role of the Technical Director (TD) for Space Systems is to provide technical leadership to ensure that the technical needs of the Mission Area are met for both current and future programs. This will be done by leveraging technology from across the business, identifying technology gaps, and developing the strategy and plans to fill those gaps. The TD will interact with the customers to understand their needs and to help shape the customer’s future plans. The TD also reviews technical implementations to assure solutions consistent with program objectives and leads technical assessments and provides direction for areas of special program interest.

The Technical Director, Space Systems will initially focus on creating, defining and developing a strategy for market entry. This strategy will center on the capture of CRAD and how the technology will be transitioned into SAS/Space Systems, and larger enterprise, product lines.

A strong, and proven, background on team building and talent management is a must because this individual will be building his capture team from the ground up. Recent and relevant experience on all phases of winning competitive proposals is a primary requisite for this position. Discretionary spending planning will be required, to include selling, bidding, and IRAD resources. This position requires the ability to influence high level executives and peers within industry, customer community, and internally.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 14 years of related DoD and technology applications experience in leadership and engineering roles
  • Experience with at least one of the traditional CRAD customers (DARPA, AFRL, NRL, ONR, ARL, etc)
  • New Business strategy and business development experience including leading proposal efforts
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance
  • Proven experience in program execution and capture
  • Experience with profit and loss responsibilities
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or related degree; advanced degree(s) preferred


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 identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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El Segundo, California
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