Responsible for overall Engineering execution within the JPSS program, reporting to DCS Business Area Chief Engineer.
Manage overall budget and schedule for program Engineering tasks. Works closely with the functional discipline organizations to review program execution on a periodic basis to ensure schedule and cost are being met.
Responsible for the overall success of JPSS SW/HW deployments throughout the lifecycle and the oversight of the operational site support staff reporting to the JPSS Program Director.
Prepare and Conduct Engineering Program Reviews (EPRs) monthly. Support Program Director for engineering matters related to Monthly Program Reviews.
Develop and approve executable Estimates at Completion (EAC) for the program in collaboration with the responsible Engineering Control Account.
Work closely with functional disciplines on program staffing. Ensure staffing forecasts are accurate and up to date. Work with Engineering discipline organizations to ensure appropriate staffing is assigned.
Ensure process tailoring is approved (EPIC) and ensure engineering process compliance.
Provide oversight and review all program metrics for engineering. Ensure application of Technical Performance Measures (TPMs) across the program as a means for measuring technical progress and assessing risk.
Provide accurate and timely status reports to the Program and Engineering organizations.
B.S.in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) degree and at least 12 years’ experience as a Program Manager, Program Engineer, and/or as an Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead on a major program.
Knowledge and experience in the integration and deployment of large software systems to multiple test and operational environments.
Strong knowledge of multiple engineering disciplines with a strong focus on Large Scale Software Development, Integrated Product Development System (IPDS) and Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
Proven Executive level communication skills.
Extensive program execution experience on medium to large system development
Experience with suppliers in technical and/or programmatic oversight role.
Experience in all phases of development program lifecycle.
Significant experience in Risk and Opportunity Management.
Experience with emerging SW methodologies, including agile methods and the incorporation of tools and principles (i.e. continuous integration) to reduce defects, increase software productivity, and improve maintainability.
Platform Systems domain experience with unmanned vehicle command and control or mission planning.
Raytheon Program Management Certification (Level 5)
Raytheon Lead Program Engineer Certification (or ability to achieve in 8 months)
Certified Technical Subcontract Manager (TSM)
Previous experience with software and hardware integration
Team building and motivational skills
R6 Sigma Specialist Qualified
Agile Certifications (Scrum Master, SPC, SAFe)
Experienced in customer communication skills
Required Education (including Major):
B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Math (or equivalent). Preference for a Master’s degree.