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Forge Apps Chief Engineer

Raytheon Group

This is a Contract position in El Segundo, CA posted April 19, 2020.

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America’s Best Large Employers by Forbes Full-time Responsibilities Job Description: Are you amazed by the satellite views of cool places on Earth?

Are you excited by the fire and fury of a rocket launching into space to examine distant galaxies?

All of these capabilities are made possible by the products made by Space and Airborne Systems (SAS).

We invite you to consider joining us in developing the next generation of space-based systems.

The Space Systems Engineering organization within the Systems Engineering Center is currently seeking a Chief Engineer for the FORGE Apps program.

This position supports the Strategic Systems product lines.

In this position, the candidate will be accountable for app capture/development activities, development of app migration demonstrations, algorithm development, and network and data management.

In this position, the candidate will be accountable for the technical execution of the program and for supporting a cost-effective system solution.

This senior technical position requires a top performer with strong space systems engineering, algorithm development, and software architectures domain knowledge.

It also requires the ability to work in a multi-disciplined, cross functional team in the execution of program goals.

This role will require regular engagement with the customer as well as with internal SAS teams, and active participation in customer and program technical reviews.

The Chief Engineer will serve as the key technical interface to the customer to determine the technical solution to their requirements.

The candidate also plans, organizes, and leads technical reviews, supports the day-to-day operations, provides suggestions for technical decisions and designs, and interfaces directly with the Program Manager.

The candidate will be responsible for meeting all technical requirements on the program.

Responsibilities of the Chief Engineer include:
• Provide technical leadership on ground mission data processing
• Develop the technical vision and strategies of the program
• Develop OPIR processing applications
• Implement the technical vision and strategies of the program
• Provide project technical leadership and coordination
• Lead program readiness and design reviews
• Coordinate closely with the Program Manager regarding budget and schedule
• Provide engineering program execution and technical leadership, including on proposal development
• Provide engineering inputs to gates and independent reviews.

• Establish and maintain the program technical baseline, ensuring the product meets contractual needs, and establish technical baseline artifacts
• Provide technical support in developing and maintaining the analysis to predict overall system performance
• Prepare and deliver technical presentations to both internal and external customers
• Provide engineering authority to all decisions impacting product integrity, system performance, and system functionality.

• Coordinate, write, and deliver technical presentations to both internal and external customers
• Mentor more junior engineers Required Skills:
• Minimum 12 years of experience in either systems engineering, algorithm development, or software architecture development.

• Experience developing applications
• Experience in software architecture development
• Ability to work within a fast paced environment
• Experience with requirements development, analysis, verification and validation
• Demonstrated engineering leadership experience and proven track record
• Must have excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation), with prior experience in dealing with customers, management, technical staff, and internal / external organizations.

• Experience leading teams and IPT’s, using tools and metrics in managing activities, and interfacing with senior program and functional management
• U.S.

Citizenship status is required as this position needs an Active DoD Secret U.S.

Security Clearance as of Day 1 of employment
• Ability to access to US only data systems Desired Skills:
• Experience developing near real time applications operating on streaming data
• Ability to develop and deploy software as micro services using Docker and Kubernetes
• Agile SW development experience
• Experience with behavior driven development (or test driven development)
• Experience with legacy OPIR processing frameworks and algorithms
• Proficiency in Python and C++
• Technical experience with space systems and ground systems
• Experience in deploying a rigorous Integrated Product Development Process
• Experience participating in critical design reviews
• Experience in cost/schedule development and management (EVMS)
• Skilled in proposal preparation, cost and schedule estimation and technical documentation related to contract deliverable items
• Proposal support experience including writing Basis of Estimates (BOEs)
• Experience in performing Mission Architecture & CONOPS analysis
• System level architecture & modeling experience
• Familiarity with requirements management tool such as Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS)
• TS/SCI clearance Required Education: BS/BA in Engineering, Sciences, or Mathematics Desired Education: MS in Engineering, Sciences, Mathematics, or Management U.S.

Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.


Citizenship status is required as this position needs an Active DoD Secret U.S.

Security Clearance as of Day 1 of employment SESpaceElSegundo IdeasInOrbit SESpaceElSegundo IdeasInOrbit 156625 Business Unit Profile 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.

Relocation Eligible Yes Clearance Type Secret
– Current Expertise Systems Engineering Type Of Job Full Time Work Location CA
– El Segundo 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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Work / Life Balance Raytheon supports a variety of flexible work arrangements including compressed work weeks, flextime, job sharing, 9/80, reduced hours and telecommuting.

At Raytheon, 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.

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Raytheon 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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