The Section Manager for the RF Systems Department, in the Systems Verification Center, will lead a team comprised of discipline experts responsible for design, development, integration, verification and sell-off of system Specialized Test Equipment (STE) for our radar system products. The section manager is a key technical contributor to the programs supported by the section, and in addition performs direct line management activities for approximately 13 engineers. The SM activities include career development and performance evaluations of their people, resource allocation, championing best engineering practices, actively engaging with programs to facilitate and ensure proper execution, and functional development of proposals. The SM ensures two-way communication for section members, serves as a day to day liaison to the programs ensuring successful technical, cost and schedule parameters, as well as overseeing section member job assignments, performance and recognition.
Responsibilities include coordinating program staffing needs and optimizing staffing across skills and experience to meet demand for multiple programs. In addition, the SM will team with the Department Manager in the execution of the Center and SAS Engineering goals, and will be expected to actively participate in Department and Center level meetings. The SM, like their section members, should have demonstrable expertise in RF systems, system engineering, and production support as well as leadership experience. Section managers will engage regularly with program IPTLs in producing EACs and proposals (as needed), and will facilitate the department/center level approvals of such. Section Managers will also be responsible for developing and maintaining the technical roadmaps for their capabilities and for technical leadership of the section. Organization, and strong communication skills are required for regular day to day face time with operations, chief engineers, department managers, and program managers to ensure proper support to the factory.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in RF System STE
Experience in Analog, Digital and RF circuit design, and serial interface designs using protocols such as 1553, Fibre Channel, HSDN, and TCP/IP
Software experience in C+, LabVIEW, and Putty is strongly desired
Advocate for application systems engineering to product life cycle
Experience building strong relationships and effectively partnering with internal resources
Mentoring and providing career development direction to junior engineers
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
Must have an existing Active Secret and have ability to readily obtain SSBI security clearances
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment
Bidding and proposal experience to foster new technologies and business growth
Willingness to anticipate, drive and foster change management
EVMS & Program Execution Experience
Schedule (IMS/IMP) development for Program planning and execution
Model based system engineering
Bachelor's degree (BA, BS) in Engineering, Math or Sciences
Master's degree (BA, BS) in Engineering, Math or Sciences
138699 Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.
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