RF And Communications Electronics Department Manager

RTX El Segundo , CA 90245

Posted 2 months ago

The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC), Space Systems Mission Area is seeking an experienced engineering manager that will be responsible to effectively lead a product oriented Space Systems RF and Communications Electronics Department. The Manager will lead approximately 70 engineering professionals located in El Segundo, CA. The department's engineering functions for which the Department Manager provides technical leadership for include the design and analysis for highly complex, state-of-the-art, RF and Communications Electronics. This position is accountable for providing high integrity engineering products/services and continuously driving the department's technical skills, execution and staffing levels in order to provide the required innovation and efficiency, effectiveness, capability and capacity to meet the RIS business needs. The location for this position is in El Segundo, CA.

The Department Manager Responsibilities include: technical leadership, effective deployment of process initiatives including CMMI level 5 operation, growth and maintenance of department capabilities, and appropriate application of staff to programs and projects. This role is expected to standardize RF and Communications Electronics bidding, development of toolsets, methodologies and execution through training and active leadership engagement across the space systems business. The department manager provides guidance, coaching and direction to Section Managers on performance management, career development & training, and resource allocation. The department manager is responsible for leading the department in the execution of the Center and SAS Engineering goals. The department manager will be engaged across all SAS business areas to ensure that all aspects of hardware development are addressed. This includes being involved in gate reviews, proposal development, and various design reviews. :

Required Skills:

  • 12 plus years of experience in RF and Communication Electronics development including leadership roles with an emphasis on electronics architecture, development, and verification. The candidate will lead teams focused on design, develop, and delivery of state-of-the-art RF and communication systems for space-based applications for commercial, civil and/or national security programs. They will work with a highly-motivated team that works with domestic or international customers on their latest satellite systems. Be part of a systems engineering team that works with a large cross-functional group including customers, suppliers, hardware and software engineers, integration and test engineers, and senior technologists to ensure that the final products meet the mission objectives.

  • Demonstrated success on space system electronics development programs.

  • Experience with industry standard electrical engineering CAE (computer-aided-engineering) tools.

  • Experience with worst case analysis for space electronics.

  • Familiarity with radiation effect mitigation and architectures for space electronics systems.

  • Demonstrated experience interfacing with all levels of Program Leadership, Supply Chain, Operations, and Production Control

  • Hands on experience managing both people and projects successfully

  • Experience in supervisory/line management, including technical leadership, performance development and career development

  • Detailed knowledge and experience in bidding processes and proposal development

  • Strong knowledge and proficiency of EVMS, IMS, & IMP tools for managing programs

  • Proven legacy for leading engineering team to meet or exceed program goals.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills

  • Strong judgment and decision-making abilities

  • Prior experience in defense or aerospace

  • Able to effectively work multiple tasks and priorities

  • Strong advocate for process improvement (e.g. CMMI and R6s) and able to develop plans to demonstrate continuous improvement in out of-phase defects,

  • Ability to drive reduction in development costs, and reduction in productivity variability using statistical methodologies

  • US Citizenship, and active U.S. DoD Secret Clearance

  • Ability to obtain SSBI clearance within one year of start date

Desired Skills:

  • Experience designing embedded processors and FPGAs

  • Experience as an IPT or CPT Lead

  • Active U.S. DoD Top Secret Clearance

  • Current, in scope SSBI and ability to obtain special program access

Required Education:

Must have Bachelor's Degree from an ABET accredited university with a major in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or other related STEM field.

Desired Education:

Master's Degree in Engineering or equivalent education and experience

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.


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 orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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