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Chief Engineer

El Segundo, California

Overview

What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you’re a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon Technologies you’ll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you’ll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you’re ready to take on today’s big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon Technologies.

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Responsibilities

Would you like to be part of the new space movement? Are you a rock star engineer? Do you have the leadership gene? Raytheon Intelligence & Space is the place for you. In the last few years you might have seen in your social media feed amazingly beautiful images of the Earth from space in exquisite detail. Or perhaps images in the news forecasting the weather and reporting on natural disasters. Maybe you’ve even gazed at images from deep space wondering when humans will journey to the farthest reaches of the universe. Behind many of these amazing images are the technologies and innovations created by the engineers at Raytheon Intelligence & Space. Situated in sunny Southern California, a location rich in aerospace history, we have unparalleled heritage in advanced sensing systems for space exploration, national security and civil space. We are actively seeking engineers to help evolve our technology and grow our business into new domains and markets. Are you up to the challenge? We’re looking for you.

This Chief Engineer role is responsible for the overall cost, schedule, and technical execution of a development and ground demonstration program within the Special Programs portfolio of Space Systems. Activities include:
  • Guiding and directing all engineering teams (e.g. hardware, software, systems, specialties) to achieve program and technical success
  • Provide technical leadership in architecture definition and trades, requirements analysis, CONOPs, algorithms, interface definition, hardware and software design, procurement, integration, validation and verification
  • Provide engineering authority to all decisions impacting product integrity, system performance, and system functionality
  • Creating technical presentations to both internal and external customers
  • Communicating status, results, and recovery plans (if needed) to senior and executive management
  • Developing and maintaining customer relationships
  • Partner with the Program Manager to ensure flawless program execution
  • Partner with IPTs to establish and report engineering metrics/TPMs and provide engineering-approved inputs for EACs and/or proposals, as needed
  • Partner with chief engineers at all levels and centers to ensure appropriate engineering staff
  • Supporting new business development efforts through leading and writing proposals

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 10 years of industry experience
  • Experience in a technical leadership role of a multi-disciplined engineering team
  • Experience organizing and leading technical reviews (SRRs, PDRs, CDRs, TIMs)
  • Experience in preparing and delivering briefings to management and customers
  • Experience in writing proposal tech volume, cost volume, and/or management volume
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position requires an active U.S. Security Clearance as of Day 1 of Employment
  • Active TS clearance

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in the design and test of Electro-optical/infrared remote sensors
  • Experience developing and delivering operational hardware and software
  • Experience in cost and schedule management using a government approved Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
  • Familiarity with DOORS or similar requirements management software and/or processes

Required Education:
  • BS in Engineering, Sciences, Math, or related STEM discipline

Desired Education:
  • MS in Engineering, Sciences, Math, or related STEM discipline

**U.S. Citizenship Status is requires as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems**
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Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence & Space delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain, against any challenge. A developer of advanced sensors, training, and cyber and software solutions, Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides a decisive advantage to civil, military and commercial customers in more than 40 countries around the world. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the business generated $15 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 39,000 employees worldwide. Raytheon Intelligence & Space is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
Top Secret - Current

Expertise
Systems Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
CA - El Segundo

Raytheon Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Success Profile

What does it take to be successful at Raytheon Technologies? Check out these traits to see if you have the right mix.

  • Adaptable
  • Communicator
  • Inventive
  • Leadership
  • Problem-Solver
  • Team player

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Felicia Jackson belongs to Raytheon Technologies' employee group for veterans and those who support them. After 24 years in the Air Force, she started a new career at Raytheon Technologies. "I wanted to go where people would support me," she told us.

Rewards

  • 401(k) / Retirement Plans

    Employer Matching, if you elect to enroll company matches up to 3%.

  • Work / Life Balance

    Raytheon Technologies supports a variety of flexible work arrangements including compressed work weeks, flextime, job sharing, 9/80, reduced hours and telecommuting.

  • Career Development

    At Raytheon Technologies, we foster an inclusive culture of professional development. We support a variety of developmental opportunities including: Mentoring programs, Skills Development, Leadership Development, Rotational job assignments, and Continuous Improvement, all of which contribute to advancement of our employee’s capabilities.

  • Paid Time Off

    Accrue paid time off monthly. Receive 10-12 holidays per year with some locations shutting down the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

  • Relocation Assistance

    Select technical positions are eligible for relocation packages. See specific job description for eligibility requirements.

  • Parental Leave

    Raytheon Technologies offers all eligible employees up to three weeks paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child (separate from paid maternity leave or Family & Medical Leave Act).

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