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Raytheon Technologies Mgr II Systems Engineering in St. Petersburg, Florida

About Us:

At Raytheon Technologies Missiles & Defense (RMD), you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers. Bring your talent and skills to RMD.

The System Integration and Test Directorate (SI&T) is responsible for integration, test and validation activities for RMD programs. SI&T employees provide the expertise to ensure customer success through the development and execution of innovative and comprehensive test, verification, and validation strategies, processes, tools and techniques. SI&T employees are involved in all aspects of test including: design-for-test, integration, subsystem and component level testing, and sell-off of RMD’s most sophisticated systems and technologies. Our System Engineers work with other RMD Engineering disciplines from development of initial system concepts to product sell-off. We integrate hardware and software, develop test plans and procedures, debug and test system functions and interfaces, and verify system requirements in support of final selloff to the customer.

Job Summary:

An opportunity currently exists, within SI&T in St. Petersburg, FL, for a Systems Engineering Front Line Leader (FLL) to manage, develop, and lead a team of Systems Engineers. The team works on IV&V Data Analysis, integration, verification, validation, and sell off for numerous defense programs with a primary focus on Early Warning Radars and Command and Control Systems (EWRC2). The manager (Section Leader) role is performed in parallel with other programmatic tasks a program lead or individual contributor.

The candidate will act as a key leader and mentor in the department employing their leadership, presence and influence skills, and fostering team work. The section leader will participate in goal setting, mid-year and year-end Performance Reviews, interviewing new candidates, and providing recommendations for promotion and recognition of section members.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Supervises, develops, and leads a team of 15 to 20 engineers

  • Establishes meaningful and measurable goals and communicates effectively with team to ensure alignment with the department and our company

  • Conducts formal and informal performance reviews and career development discussions

  • Leads by example, adheres to and ensures alignment with our Values and Behaviors

  • Responsible for the sustainment, assessment and development of section members

  • Ensure section members adhere to Raytheon policy, vision, values and goals

  • Performance development – including collecting and providing performance feedback to section members

  • Career and job assignment mentoring

  • Collaborates with multi-facet teams in the operation, testing and troubleshooting of systems

  • Plans and executes independently software/systems integration plans and schedules

  • Prepares presentations and written communication for various stakeholders on program, team and internal customers

  • Interact with Program Managers, Cross Product Team Leads, Directorate Leads, as well as other functional management to drive results to achieve program and business objectives. Supports SI&T program hiring goals as well as leads the onboarding of new section personnel

  • Section Leader will have a technical role on at least one program in addition to performing the day-to-day leadership section members, with the primary responsibility of ensuring that each employee has suitable work assignments and opportunities for growth and advancement.

    Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Active Secret clearance or ability to obtain interim within 30 days from date of hire

  • BS or MS degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or related engineering/science disciplines

  • Minimum eight (8)+ years of prior relevant/overall engineering experience

  • Experience in the operation, test and troubleshooting of complex military systems

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience and knowledge of Scaled Agile Framework

  • Experience with software/systems integration planning and execution

  • Proven skills in leadership and management

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively interact with subordinates, customers, and other Raytheon organizations

    An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Master’s is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.

    Qualifications We Value:

  • Prior experience in a functional or leadership role

  • Experience with EVMS (Earned Value Management System or similar financial performance tracking system)

  • Knowledge with the Performance Development Process

  • EVMS Certified Level II

  • Certified Six Sigma Specialist

  • Experience with our Proposal Capture Process (development of compliant Basis of Estimates, and White Sheet Development)

  • Experience with the Estimate at Complete (EAC) process and Engineering Labor Forecasting (ELF) System

  • Knowledge with business and program improvements through process improvement methodologies

  • Ability to work well in teams

  • Experience using DOORS requirements management tool for developing and linking requirements to test procedures

  • Development of integration, verification, and validation planning documentation of integration and test plans, procedures, reports, status reports, and other related documentation

  • Experience and interest in working with lab equipment and measurements

  • Experience with MATLAB

    Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

    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.

    Additional Details:

    Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible 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:


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.