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Department Leader - Effector Test Solutions AUR Department

Company: Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Date Posted:2022-12-01-08:00Country:United States of AmericaLocation:AZ805: RMS AP Bldg East Hermans Road Building 805, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USAPosition Role Type:OnsiteAbout Us:At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you are on the front lines as we trailblaze new technologies, push the boundaries of innovation, and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to create.Job Summary:The Test Systems Product Team (TSPT) is the multi-disciplined organization within the RMD Engineering Directorate that is responsible for the design, build, delivery and maintenance of complex custom automated test environments used to support Raytheon products over their complete lifecycle including engineering development, production, field and depot support.TSPT has a need for an Engineering Department Leader (DL) to lead the Effector Test Solutions AUR Department, an organization of approximately 120 engineers. The Effector Test Solutions AUR Department is responsible for the strategic development of affordable state of the art test environments. The Department Leader will be the point-of-contact for all Effector products AUR related test systems solutions. Also, the Department Leader is the functional interface to RMD Operations' Strategic Make Centers where these test environments are deployed. The Department Leader will be responsible for the results and effectiveness of this department across all Effector programs. The department is comprised of eight engineering sections that include Electrical Engineers, Software Engineers and IPTL/Team Leads. The Department Leader is accountable for strategic planning and tactical execution of Effector AUR Test Solutions including proposal support, production test systems development/deployment/prove-in/sustainment, developing and implementing strategies for common/re-usable test methods, workforce growth and the Performance Impact process. The Department Leader will collaborate across multiple disciplines and organizations within RMD to enable the optimum Test Strategy for the supported programs, including leading the major reviews of the department's test environments.Responsibilities to Anticipate (include but are not limited to):

  • Engagement with program, engineering and production customers to provide affordable test environments that ensure the highest quality and reliability of their products
  • Developing and implementing strategies for common, re-usable test methods on common test platforms
  • Assessment and support of proposal/bids and their associated reviews
  • Work through Section Leads and IPT Leaders to achieve optimum program/functional cost/technical/schedule goals
  • Working with the Directorate Leadership and other Department Leaders to set and achieve the strategic vision for the organization
  • Engagement of Subject Matter Experts wherever necessary
  • Resolution of programmatic and functional issues
  • Perform Business Execution Reviews of the projects in work
  • Participate in the definition, collection and analysis of organizational metrics for continuous improvement
  • Provide effective mentoring and guidance to Section Leads and IPT Leads to ensure effective results
  • Ensure a diverse and inclusive culture of respect and trust
  • Provide personnel career growth, performance development, alignment of personnel goals to organizational goals, merit planning, promotions, and employee training/mentoring
  • Personnel recruiting, employee retention and manpower management
  • Managing department overhead expenses
  • Execution of RMD and Directorate strategic initiatives
  • TSPT process deployment and process improvement
  • Support of program Independent Reviews
  • May manage multiple teams led by managers, or May manage a region, country, product or business of considerable size and scope.
  • Responsible for creating workforce and staffing plans for department/unit to ensure availability of human capital necessary to accomplish departmental business results.
  • Requires ability to influence others to accept practices and approaches, and ability to communicate and influence executive leadership. Qualifications You Must Have:
    • Bachelor's in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and 12 years of prior relevant experience.
    • Experience with Test Systems and/or Test Product Set (TPS) design, integration, prove-in and sustainment
    • Experience in a functional and/or program leadership role including section manager, CAM or IPTL.
    • Experience developing proposals/bids
    • Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and development and management of budgets
    • Experience with project, program and/or task planning
    • Experience leading cross functional teams
    • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance Qualifications we Value:
      • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills (verbal & written)
      • Ability to interact with other design organizations
      • Strong execution skills
      • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence others
      • Demonstrated ability to lead cultural and organizational change
      • Understanding of principles and execution of project planning, EVMS, manpower and risk & opportunity management
      • Strong ability to multi-task and work under pressure
      • Proved track record of implementing common test solutions
      • Experience working with process tasks/tools
      • Experience in defining common test solutions and architectures
      • Experience leading a multi-disciplined team
      • Familiarity with the Life Cycle approach for Test Systems development
      • Background in developing and/or testing missile components
      • Strong test systems engineering experience
      • Understands effective talent development
      • Recognized for technical capability
      • Strong understanding of RMS IPDS gates and processes
      • Experience in Model-based Engineering (MBE)
      • Motivated and passionate about being a Department Leader What We Offer:Whether you're 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 we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care. Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met ( see guidelines ) to receive the Referral Awarding. Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class. Privacy Policy and Terms: Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

Keywords: Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Seattle , Department Leader - Effector Test Solutions AUR Department, Other , Seattle, Washington

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