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Chief Engineer CA

Company: Raytheon
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Date Posted:


United States of AmericaLocation:

AZ204: RMS Rita Road Bldg 9020 9000 South Rita Rd Building 9020, Tucson, AZ, 85747 USAPosition Role Type:

OnsiteAbout Us:

At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of todays mission and stay ahead of tomorrows threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary:

The Systems Engineering group is looking to hire a Chief Engineer to lead a Transition to Production Team in Tucson, Arizona. The Chief Engineer will be responsible for technical leadership of all activities related to transitioning systems into production. This includes working across disciplines and functions to develop a plan, build consensus on the approach, trade and estimate costs and impacts, advocate for the program, and influence internal and external decision making to achieve a balanced, risk-based path to production that satisfies Customer needs.

We value diverse skills and experience, so dont hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If youre passionate about what you could accomplish here, wed love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Establish and manage a product vision, strategy, and goals to align with Program and Customers and facilitate conflict resolution.

Ensure technical integrity and engineering execution across the IPT and other functions to meet and/or exceed cost, schedule, and technical requirements.

Frequent technical interaction with USAF customers. Recommend and discuss plans and their alternatives; report status and convey technical considerations to RTX and Government teams.

Interact with suppliers and Government agencies to develop plans, influence funding, and drive the community to a singular solution.

Train and mentor team leads to organize and perform technical activities while planning for an early transition to production.

Develop effective internal and external customer relationships to ensure customer satisfaction and continued business

Qualifications You Must Have:

Typically requires a Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) or related discipline

12 or more years of relevant work experience including prior experience in a technical leadership role.

U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Experience leading engineering teams.

Qualifications We Value:

Experience developing work plans, facilitating implementation, and managing resources with multi-million dollar annual budgets

Experience in strategic development, customer interface, or contract capture

Training, certifications, and/or demonstrated experience acting in a Chief Engineer role

Experience across the product lifecycle, including concept development, architecture, design, integration, verification, production, and sustainment

Experience and ability to interact with and influence Department of Defense (DoD), or commercial customers

Experience with Engineering Risks and Opportunities (R&O) Management

Experience mentoring and guiding the technical and leadership development of engineers and subordinate leaders

Master's degree in Engineering, Physics, or related discipline

What We Offer:

Whether youre 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 exciting benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:

Clearance Information:

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

Location Information:

This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucsons fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

Employee Referral:

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.


The salary range for this role is 143,000 USD - 287,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidates work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the companys performance.This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.RTX 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.

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