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Principal Specialist IT Project Management Raytheon
Richardson, TX

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Job Description

How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you're an Information Systems Technologist or an Encryption Strategy Expert, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life balance. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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This is a temporary position expected to be 12 months in duration, depending on business needs.

Principal Specialist IT Project Management

Company Overview

Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, innovative products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.


SAS IT Engineering Solutions is seeking a project manager/agile specialist for managing and executing internal IT projects with focus on engineering tools and Program Work Environments (PWE's). The ideal candidate will also have the ability to help drive an "agile" organizational transformation. This position will work across the SAS IT Engineering Disciplines and other SAS organizations as well as interfacing with key Enterprise stakeholders. The position will be responsible for executing projects that contribute to meeting overall organizational goals. The selected candidate will be expected to ensure project success while meeting projects schedules and budgets. The candidate will also be responsible for helping to lead and implement agile frameworks and project management methodologies.

Duties include (but are not limited to) the following:

* Tracking and measuring performance and financial metrics for assigned projects
* Partnering with other Mission Areas across SAS as well as Engineering
* Continuous improvement mindset: develop/improve templates for project tracking, estimating
* Promote Project Management principles in the organization and with SAS-IT leaders
* Project Planning

o Develop and maintain an integrated project schedule

o Project impact analysis

o Leading agile teams through 'agile" planning and execution

* Project Estimating and Structuring

o Develop Work breakdown structure

o Perform critical path analysis

o Develop estimates (best case, worst case most likely) with inputs from across the team

o Build a business case supported by estimates and return on investment

o Develop team capacity

* Project Monitoring

o Track and report progress against project plans

o Report project health at internal SAS IT ES project reviews

o Report project status to key stakeholders

o Maintain Master Phasing Schedule and Integrated Master Schedule

o Utilize "agile" metrics to report team progress and manage Work in Process (WIP)

Required Skills:

* Minimum 8 years of professional experience in Project Management or Project Planning
* Minimum 4 years of experience IT and Engineering projects
* Experience with MS tools suite (MS Project, WORD, Excel, PowerPoint)
* Working knowledge of EVMS
* Ability to work across the project team the definition of project requirements
* Interface with all levels of management for reporting project status
* Experience in Agile Project Management and Agile PM tools
* US Citizenship is required
* Must be able to travel for 3-4 days at least once per quarter

Desired Skills:

* 6 Sigma Specialist
* Project Management Certification
* Experience in working in an Engineering/Program work environment
* Experience developing proposals and project estimates
* Business Analyst / experience defining project scope/requirements
* Scrum Master, Product Owner and/or SPC certifications
* Experience with a DoD contractor is desirable

Required Education:

* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Management Information Systems or equivalent related experience
* Preferred education or related experience in Project Management and Agile Project Management


North Texas - Cityline/Richardson area (preferred)

Tucson - Arizona

142942BR 142942

Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation and training solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.2 billion in 2018 revenues. 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.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

None / Not Required


Computer/Management Information Systems

Program Management

Program Planning/Scheduling

Type Of Job

Temporary - Full Time

Work Location

TX - Richardson

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.

About Raytheon

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

10001 employees

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