Section Manager III For Lasers And Optics

Raytheon El Segundo , CA 90245

Posted 2 months ago

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 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.

  • America's Best Large Employers by Forbes

  • Career & Development Opportunities

  • Full-time

  • Entry, Mid, Senior level

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Responsibilities

Job Description:

Be a Section Manager of 10 20 optics and laser experts in the development of new technology and the successful execution of programs. This position requires an individual to have broad domain knowledge in Optics and Lasers principles which could include requirements development, performance analysis, fabrication and alignment, integration and test. It also requires strong people skills. The Manager of the Section performs direct line management activities, which include hiring, training coordination, performance management, career development, and resource management. The Section Manager will ensure two-way communications for section members; serve as a liaison to programs concerning employee job assignments, performance, and recognition. Responsibilities also include coordinating program staffing needs and reductions, optimizing resource utilization and interviewing and hiring applicants. In addition, the Section Manager will team with the Department Manager and fellow section managers in the execution of the Center and SAS Engineering goals.

The Section Manager will also be expected to contribute both to the technical and cost proposals in support of our growth initiatives in advanced electro-optical sensing systems. This position will also provide support of new business development, including development of system conceptual designs, and contribute to technology roadmaps and process development. The individual also provides technical review and guidance of the technical content of all work products generated by this team. The candidate must have a strong leadership and Optical design background.

Position may be located in McKinney Texas or El Segundo California

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Optical or Laser Engineering related to airborne or space based Systems

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Visible and Infrared technology development

  • Demonstrated leadership ability

  • Demonstrated desire to mentor and help others develop new skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, strong judgment and decision making abilities

  • Strong presentation preparation and delivery skills

  • Able to effectively juggle multiple tasks and priorities

  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret clearance or higher

  • Existing Secret or higher clearance or SBI/SSBIU.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Desired Skills:

  • Domain knowledge in High Energy Laser Systems and Integration

  • Domain knowledge in LADAR/LIDAR

  • Domain knowledge in Laser System development

  • Domain knowledge in Imaging Systems

  • Domain knowledge in Hyperspectral Systems

  • Track record of executing program technical content within schedule and budget-

  • Experience leading multi-discipline teams.

  • Earned Value Certification

  • Knowledge of Raytheon hardware development processes and gate reviews

  • Experience with staffing, providing feedback, and interfacing with program leadership

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Math, Science or Engineering discipline
  • BS and 10 years of experience, MS and 8 years of experience, PhD and 6 years of experience.

Desired Education:

  • Master's or PhD degree in Physics, Optics, or related Engineering discipline or business
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Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. 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.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible

Yes

Clearance Type

Secret

Expertise

Electrical Engineering

Hardware Engineering

Optics/Optical Engineering

Physics

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

CA - El Segundo

TX - McKinney

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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Raytheon