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Technical Director - Surveillance Systems

Company: Raytheon Technologies Corporation
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Are you ready
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safer world? Technical Director - Surveillance Systems Anaheim Hills, California, Sunnyvale, California, Annapolis Junction, Maryland, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dulles, Virginia, Sterling, Virginia What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you're a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon Technologies you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon Technologies.

  • America's Best Large Employers by Forbes
  • Full-time Responsibilities Raytheon Applied Signal Technology (AST) seeks a highly skilled engineering/technology leader to serve as the Technical Director (TD) for its Surveillance Systems Division (SSD). Surveillance Systems designs, develops, manufactures, and supports Radio Frequency (RF) Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) sensors and Electronic Warfare (EW) techniques for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC), primarily in the airborne domain. The TD will report directly to the Division Director.

    The SSD TD has leadership and functional oversight (but not direct management responsibility) for a team of -100 engineers and scientists developing SIGINT sensors and their associated real-time mission systems. This position works as part of a team with our CTO and the TDs for two other business Divisions within AST.

    This position can sit in Dulles, VA., Anaheim Hills, CA., Annapolis Junction, MD., Sunnyvale, CA., Sterling, VA. OR Salt Lake City, UT.

    TD will be primarily responsible for:
  • Leadership and management of our Independent Research and Development (IRAD) portfolio - TD will lead between 6-12 advanced technology projects sponsored each year, each ranging from $50K to $2M. TD envisions, plans, organizes, staffs, oversees project execution, and holds periodic project reviews. The IRAD plans must balance our needs for research (understanding), development (creation), and demonstration (proof of principle) activities.
  • Creation and championing of technology roadmaps - TD will create and publish technical roadmaps that align to SSD's business strategy, and are coordinated with the roadmaps of the other AST divisions and other roadmaps across RTX. These roadmaps comprehend customer needs, potential business discriminators, supplier roadmaps, risk, technical maturity, rate of adoption, upcoming technical obsolescence/product availability, partner co-investment, market impact, return on investment, etc. These roadmaps serve as the foundation for our technical priorities and determine IRAD investment and skillset/hiring priorities for future years.
  • Customer and partner engagement - TD will have active engagement with customer TDs, CORs, COTRs, etc. to explore where we can find alignment between customer needs and AST capabilities/products. TD will actively engage other technical leaders from across AST and the Raytheon Technologies enterprise to identify new opportunities, promote reuse, and develop new business. TD will support marketing and proposal activities.
  • Program support and oversight - provides technical oversight for existing RDT&E contracts to assess technical risk and ensure alignment with technical roadmaps. The TD will use their understanding of the customer's requirements and CONOPS in order to define architectures, drive technical solutions, and assist in the contractual program planning, execution, cost estimates, schedule management, risk/opportunity evaluation, and contingency planning. In this role, the TD works closely with the Division Program Management staff and the Division Chief Engineer. This role will actively coordinate with the RTX Technical Fellows, Principal Investigators, Chief Engineers, and Project Leads over a wide variety of products and programs to incubate new concepts and program solutions for customer needs. This individual must also be able to grasp new concepts quickly and be able to create innovative designs that lead to new business and growth.
    This candidate must be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on relevant technologies and their implementation to DoD and IC customer concept of operations (CONOPS) and missions. The most relevant technologies are:
    • SIGINT sensors and Electronic Warfare (EW) systems
    • Advanced signals and protocols (modern digital communications, wideband, advanced modulations, low power, spread spectrum, frequency hopping, encoded, encrypted, congested RF environment.
    • Wireless communications protocols, modulations, network operations, transport structures and switching equipment.
    • Signal survey, snapshot, detection, identification, direction finding, geolocation, demodulation, collection, and real-time analysis.
    • Digital Signal Processing
    • Software defined radios
    • Low SWaP electronics
    • RF propagation
    • Antennas and Arrays
    • RF interferometry
    • Digital beamforming
    • Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED) software systems
    • FPGA implementations
    • DSP implementations
    • Open architecture airborne computing environments (MOSA, SOSA, OCS, VITA 49.2, etc.)
    • Airborne sensor integration and test
    • Airborne ISR missions and systems engineering
    • Multi-INT integration
    • Mission effectiveness modelling and analysis
    • Real-time speech and language tools
    • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning as applied to real-time SIGINT collection The highly qualified candidate must be a self-starter, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment. The candidate will generate briefing material and must be able to effectively and clearly present the material to multiple leadership and executive levels within AST, RTX, and customer organizations.

      Up to 25% travel is expected for this position.

      Required Skills:
      • Current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) - eligible for an immediate TS/SCI Clearance.
      • Minimum 12 years of directly relevant professional experience in the design, testing, production, fielding, and mission support of RF SIGINT or EW systems.
      • Demonstrated expertise in RF SIGINT or EW system design, signal processing, mission software development, processing exploitation and dissemination (PED), aircraft integration, calibration, and testing.
      • Detailed experience with the US DoD and/or IC customer base and customer mission objectives within the government national defense industry
      • Demonstrated knowledge of program management processes for execution of complex proposals and programs. Experience leading QRC, high risk, and significant value RDT&E programs.
      • Demonstrated experience leading advanced technology teams to success
      • Expert technical prioritization and systems engineering skills
      • Strong leadership, teaming, and motivational skills
      • Experience developing technical baselines
      • New business creation, including customer briefings, the generation of white papers, ROMs, proposals, and Gate Review packages
      • Strong understanding of technical disciplines outlined above. Also desired is a deep understanding airborne RADAR, Electronic Warfare, and Cyber systems. Required Education/Qualifications
        • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Engineering, Science, Technology or Mathematics. A Master of Science and/or Ph.D. in relevant field is highly desirable. A degree in technology and/or business management is highly desirable.
          This role requires U.S. citizenship.

          Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 184612


          Business Unit Profile
          Raytheon Intelligence & Space delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain, against any challenge. A developer of advanced sensors, training, and cyber and software solutions, Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides a decisive advantage to civil, military and commercial customers in more than 40 countries around the world. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the business generated $15 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 39,000 employees worldwide. Raytheon Intelligence & Space is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.
          Relocation Eligible
          Yes
          Ability to Telecommute
          Temporary telecommuting - during COVID-19
          Clearance Type
          SSBI - Current
          Expertise
          Sensor Systems
          Software Engineering
          Systems Engineering
          Technical
          Type Of Job
          Full Time
          Work Location
          CA - Anaheim Hills
          CA - Sunnyvale
          MD - Annapolis Junction
          UT - Salt Lake City
          VA - Dulles
          VA - Sterling

          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. What does it take to be successful at Raytheon Technologies? Check out these traits to see if you have the right mix. Quote Felicia Jackson belongs to Raytheon Technologies' employee group for veterans and those who support them. After 24 years in the Air Force, she started a new career at Raytheon Technologies. "I wanted to go where people would support me," she told us. Rewards 401(k) / Retirement Plans Employer Matching, if you elect to enroll company matches up to 3%. Work / Life Balance Raytheon Technologies supports a variety of flexible work arrangements including compressed work weeks, flextime, job sharing, 9/80, reduced hours and telecommuting. At Raytheon Technologies, 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. See specific job description for eligibility requirements. Raytheon Technologies 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). Explore job location Explore nearby restaurants, airports, gyms, banks, and more. View the map to see more information.
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