Chief Engineer

Raytheon   •  

Hampton, VA

Industry: Business Services

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 416 days ago

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) is seeking a Chief Engineer for a large Modernization and Sustainment Program effort.

The successful candidate will serve as the Chief Engineer, with oversight of all engineering and program technical execution for all operations, maintenance, sustainment, and technology refresh efforts, including software fixes, and information assurance projects. In this role, he/she will be responsible for the overall technical integrity of the system. The Chief Engineer is responsible for sustaining the currently fielded baseline, standardization of site configurations, and modernization of a mission critical system as a node in a net centric enterprise.


Domestic and international travel is required. Expected travel is 10%

The successful candidate will be responsible for day to day technical execution including:

-Partnering with customer and internal stakeholders to determine program technical priorities

-Continually assess system performance and supportability, and recommend improvements to manage risk and increase operational efficiency

-Communicating technical status to internal and external stakeholders

-Planning for the entire life cycle of modernization through sustainment of the program

-Providing overall technical direction through:

  • ·Supporting the Sustainment IPT Lead in directing engineering activities and providing technical oversight of the engineering team
  • ·Working closely with Operations Teams to ensure continuous support to the operational system
  • ·Serving as Chair of the Engineering Review Board to ensure proper technical review of Engineering Change Requests
  • ·Reviewing and approving changes to the technical baselines via CCB actions
  • ·Leading technical reviews and resolving systems engineering and integration issues
  • ·Leading and participating in technical interchange meetings
  • ·Contributing to and reviewing program plans and cost estimates
  • ·Participating in program Engineering Change Proposal development
  • ·Applying technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to solve complex problems
  • ·Contributing to risk and opportunity management
  • ·Mentoring and developing team members

Clearance Requirements: Secret Existing, Eligible for TS/SCI

Location: Hampton, Virginia

Required Skills:

12 years of applicable engineering experience as a Lead Systems or Software Engineer in roles of increasing technical leadership responsibility, with recent experience in systems engineering and integration supporting large fielded, operational mission critical software intensive system of systems

-Technical Leadership experience on Sustainment/Technology Refresh programs between $20M – $40M/year and/or 100+ FTEs

-Experience providing technical oversight covering multiple sites (CONUS and OCONUS), multiple applications, and delivering and developing software, systems and architectures using agile development techniques and methodologies

-Domain expertise in Air Force command and control programs and capabilities

-Solid understanding of software development programs including Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) trends and approaches, networks, communications, distributed computing, integration and test

-Understanding of Enterprise Service Bus best practices and design patterns

-Experience orchestrating services into complex business processes and troubleshooting those orchestrations for functional, synchronization and performance issues

-Experience working in an Agile/DevOps environment

-Expert in Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) and Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)

-Experience in sustaining engineering of complex systems of systems with large numbers of COTS software products and custom software configuration items, including familiarity with industry standard management tools

-Experience establishing and maintaining working relationship with all levels of the organization, including customers, users, and other peer groups

-Experience facilitating cross organizational solutions in response to diverse objectives

-In-depth knowledge of related disciplines – software/ hardware sustainment, test engineering, mission assurance, hardware and software configuration/data management

-Experience with systems engineering at all development levels of a complex system

-Project management skills including cost, schedule, risk, and opportunity assessment

-Experience in preparing management level briefings and summary explanations

-Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills and negotiation skills

-Familiarity with Air Force system development processes, guidelines and procedures

-Recognized within the USAF community as a professional authority and technical visionary

Required Education:

-Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering or related field

-Meet requirements as IA System Architecture and Engineering (IASAE) Level II, as prescribed by DOD 8570.1-M, Information Assurance Improvement Program, or willing to achieve within 6 months

Desired Skills:·

-ITIL certification

-Previous experience with software and hardware maintenance

-Understanding of iterative custom software development lifecycle models

-Experience in development and maintenance of engineering documentation

-Experience with risk and opportunity management processes

-Experience in using tools and metrics in managing activities

-Experience with conducting trade studies

Team building and motivational skills 98563

Requisition ID 98563BR