1+ months

Section Leader - Whole Life Engineering

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Whole Life Engineering (WLE) is responsible for ensuring our products are Safe, Reliable, Maintainable and delivered on time. WLE consists of multiple disciplines that support engineering, our program offices and our customers. Our WLE disciplines participate in the total life cycle of our products from conception to deactivation. Our focus area is product support, including the following disciplines: Reliability System Safety and Supportability.

Job Summary:
As a WLE Section Leader, you will be responsible for leading a team of approximately 10-20 personnel executing various facets of Condition Based Maintenance, RAM, FRACAS, and integration with Model Based Engineering design. As an experienced Engineer youll bring to the team your strong communication and interpersonal relationship skills and your ability to balance priorities, ensure alignment, drive strategy and communicate reasonable expectations at all levels in the organization. Youll be involved with the programs to provide lean, agile and efficient engineering support.

Additionally with this team your leadership will ensure we are engaging Next Generation capabilities in our daily execution and forward looking strategy for RMD WLE. This role and the ability to drive MBE capabilities and system engineering level impact for design of system to enhance operator and maintainer use and sustainment of systems will be key. These tasks will include engagement on programs to drive capabilities as well as proposal and research/IRAD engagement.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Responsibilities will include the following employee-focused areas:
  • Employee performance development and assessment
  • Employee productivity improvement (including use of CMMI and Six Sigma)
  • Developing innovative technical solutions to unusually complex digital engineering problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
  • Driving capabilities in alignment with higher level WLE strategy and Next Generation capabilities
  • Discipline focused Cost Proposal and EAC review
  • Personnel issue resolution
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies/procedures
  • Mentoring practitioners to understand program tasks, issues and providing appropriate direction
  • Driving strategic solutions and best practices across the section and in harmony with Section Leader peers in the directorate

Driving digital engineering as applicable, including:
  • Conducting data and trending analyses
  • Developing Model Based System engineering profiles in SysML via Cameo or Rhapsody
  • Developing Data Features for algorithms
  • Driving strategy for integrating models with tools like Python and MatLab

An advanced degree can be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Masters is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:

Education: BS degree in a STEM discipline or BA in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Science.

Employment Experience:
  • 8+ years experience in engineering, supply chain, logistics or manufacturing operations in a military or civilian environment
  • Experience with proposals, sustainment activities, project management or program management
  • Experience with reliability, availability and/or maintainability engineering
  • Leadership or supervisory experience
  • Budget management experience
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. US citizenship is required
Qualifications We Value:
  • Familiarity with WLE disciplines
  • Awareness of Model Based System Engineering Concepts
  • Familiarity with RMD Sustainment Strategy and initiatives
  • Supervisor, Section Manager experience
  • Experience in gathering, analyzing and presenting data from a variety of sources
  • Experience working on and leading large teams
  • Experience in a cross functional team environment
  • Experience with radar systems, physical security systems and military communication shelters.
  • Familiarity with management of program support, subcontractor oversight and customer relationships.
  • Earned Value (EV) certification
  • Six Sigma Specialist (or higher) qualification
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills and a proven ability to handle stressful situations
  • Experience using Windchill Quality Solutions suite of tools.
  • Developing Model Based System engineering profiles in SysML via Cameo or Rhapsody
  • Developing Data Features for algorithms
  • Integrating models with tools like python and matlab
  • Experience with the Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) writing job requisitions, interacting with Talent Acquisition and conducting interviews
  • Experience with reviews of employee's work products, including Estimates at Completion (EAC) process and Variance Analysis Reports
  • Ability to motivate team members by providing an open environment conducive for each employee to reach his/her full potential
  • Demonstrated consistency, accountability and flexibility managing multiple and competing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across multiple Customer, Program and Functional organizations including preparing and conducting briefings
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills
  • Experience with Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) proposal process, including use of SBT, the generation of compliant BOEs, and the Program Management Estimate Request (PMER) tool

What We Offer: Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:
This job is posted internally as: Manager II Systems Engineering



Posted: 2021-03-20 Expires: 2021-05-20

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