Program Manager III, Weapon System Integration


Job Description

Whats YOUR Mission?
Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Were inspired by a noble mission thats shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions. Our Raytheon Indianapolis site has evolved over 75 years from Naval Avionics to Raytheon and we leverage our rich history to innovate world-class solutions to provide our soldiers an unfair advantage.
As a technology integrator, you will be supporting projects that cover wide variety of military platforms.
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What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers 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 Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
Job Description:
Raytheon Intelligence & Space seeks an engineering development
Program Manager
(PM) supporting the
Weapon Systems Integration (WSI)
team of the Airborne Solutions program area in Indianapolis. The PM leads a dynamic and multidiscipline development team(s) within the WSI product line. In this role, the individual will enhance technical program execution performance through focused messaging, leadership visibility, clear role definition, making critical decisions, organizational relationship, structured feedback and aligned goal setting.
This leader establishes the vision for the program team and inspires the team to exceed program objectives. The successful candidate will provide oversight to ensure adherence to program schedules, costs, milestones and technical performance, prepare corrective action plans for technical and schedule issues, and coordinate proposal preparation. The PM will be accountable for achieving all internal financial goals including profit and loss, supporting process improvement initiatives, and ensuring compliance to all applicable policies and procedures. The PM will be responsible to the customer to deliver compliant solutions or services. The PM will work closely with aviation customers across all service areas (USA, USAF, USMC, USN) to ensure programmatic concerns are addressed in a timely manner and foster a strong working relationship. The specific position focuses on support of development programs where strong engineering development background is key.
As required, the PM will lead/perform the following tasks:
Accountable for the program in its entirety including cost, schedule, and technical performance
Provide programmatic and limited technical direction on overall program execution
Chair program Configuration Control Boards (CCBs) and participate in program Engineering Review Boards (ERBs)
Lead internal and external Program Management Reviews (PMRs) and participate in TIMs with the customer and subcontractors as required
Maintain relationship of trust and respect with customers, chief engineers, and other internal functional leaders
Prepare status or briefings for management via collaboration with others to organize briefings and technical meetings for internal and external representatives.
Responsible and signature authority for program Earned Value (EV) and Estimates at Complete (EAC)
Own program Risks and Opportunities
Act as Face of Raytheon to senior customers for program creating an open dialog with the customer and using this rapport is able to create new growth opportunities.
Work with all functions (contracts, finance, engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, mission assurance) to successfully plan and execute programs
Elevate issues and risks to appropriate levels within Program Office, WSI Chief Engineer, and functional management, as required.
Lead technical collaboration with internal and external customers looking for new opportunities
Effectively delegate tasking to the functional team.
Coordinate customer communications with contracts and the chief engineer
Understand the program financial and performance status from top to bottom
Recognition that decisions affect the success of the program and the product line. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would normally result in failure to achieve critical goals and objectives.
Required Qualifications/Skills:
Ten or more years of relevant work experience
Ten or more years demonstrated successful engineering design or development experience
Six or more years of successful leadership experience successfully leading a cross functional team of diverse individuals
Bachelors degree or eight (8) years of additional work experience in lieu of degree
Experience leading development teams and system requirements management
Experience utilizing program management practices including scheduling, earned value management systems (EVMS), financial systems and program control, risk and opportunity (R&O) management
Entrepreneurially minded individual with demonstrated experience growing and executing a successful business, program and/or leadership of teams
Demonstrated innovative out of the box thinking to support business objectives
Sound ethical values built upon trust, respect and doing the right thing
Effective oral, written, listening and computer skills to develop and present narratives and briefings using Microsoft Office
Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and communicate with multiple levels of management and individual contributors on teams
Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools
Must be a US Citizen with ability to obtain a DoD Secret level clearance.
Desired Qualifications/Skills:
Six or more years of successful Department of Defense (DoD) program management or Integrated Product Team (IPT) experience
Experience and understanding of the DoD 5000 lifecycle model, DoD uniform/civilian acquisition experience, and DoD development processes
Experience on DoD Internal Research and Development (IRAD, Customer Research and Development (CRAD), Technical Demonstration (TD), System Development and Demonstration (SDD) or Engineering, Manufacturing, & Development (EMD) Programs
Experience with weapon systems or special mission military platforms, architectures, capabilities, customers, and/or missions
Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) degree and/or experience
Proposal development experience to include writing of detailed Basis of Estimates
Masters Degree or other graduate degree

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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