Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave Design – Senior Principal Electrical Engineer (Onsite)


El Seg, CA

Date Posted:



United States of America


CA320: El Seg.-So. Campus Bldg E01 2000 East El Segundo Boulevard Building E01, El Segundo, CA, 90245 USA

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) is looking for a team member(s) with a successful track record of guiding and managing teams as an Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) in the areas of Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave design. The successful individual selected will work with a multi-disciplined team of experienced professionals within the Receiver and Exciter Hardware Design Group. You will be assigned a lead role on a skilled team on the development and follow-on production support of next generation Receiver Exciter technologies for Airborne Radars.

An effective candidate will need to demonstrate that they have experience as a team lead and possess the ability to work in a highly dynamic environment, managing engineers and technical specialists who are involved in the development of requirements, architecture, design, analysis, detailed trade studies, simulation and test of RF and Microwave circuits, Integrated Microwave Assemblies (IMAs), Radio Frequency Assemblies (RFAs), and Receiver/Exciter subsystems. The preferred candidate should possess prior technical knowledge and understanding of the products managed, in particular, RF and Microwave products.

The applicant will lead programs in the capacity of a Tier I or Tier II IPTL and execute programs to meet program specifications within allocated cost and schedule. They will prepare and develop staffing and loading across the period of performance, lead design performance and cost trade-offs, manage risks and opportunities, organize and lead team meetings, internal design reviews, gate reviews, as well as formal program and customer reviews.

The candidate must show experience in the use of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and how they have utilized this experience in their previous assignments. The candidate will need to have the capability to report weekly EV metrics along with variances, prepare and present Program Performance Reviews (PPRs), Variance Analysis Reviews (VARs), Estimate At Completion (EACs) and other reports for periodic meetings. Responsibilities involved will also include evaluation of performance of the program/project and take necessary actions to keep the program/project within cost & schedule while identifying and mitigating program risks as well as opportunities.

This successful candidate should be self-motivated and be prepared to work with a focused team with an innovative, yet schedule oriented mindset. The IPTL candidate will be called upon to pursue IRAD projects, lead proposal activities, provide cost estimates and prepare Basis of Estimates (BOEs) based on prior programs. The successful candidate should have a proactive disposition for driving low cost solutions for customer’s needs and recognize the need for urgency in certain situations. Prior experience with Six Sigma or “Lean” projects will be advantageous.

This candidate will need to demonstrate that they have been a team leader and must have a proven track record leading and working well within multi-disciplined teams. Responsibilities of the position will require engagement with program managers and functional management to align staffing with program needs. Frequent coordination with customers, vendors, and outside suppliers including sub-contract management and oversight will also be part of the job responsibility.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position requires an active U.S. Secret (or higher) Security Clearance on day one of employment.

Required Skills:
Typically requires 10+ years of related experience in RF/Microwave circuits, subsystems design, technical leadership and and as an IPTL and CAM
Requires a demonstrative and working knowledge of EVMS
Experience (preferably hands-on) in the design, analysis, development, simulation/modelling techniques, bread‐boarding, troubleshooting and testing of RF/Microwave circuits
Experience in lab equipment including: Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, and Power Meters
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position requires an active U.S. Secret (or higher) Security Clearance on day one of employment.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:
Front Line Leadership Training
EVMS Certification
Program Management Certification, or Equivalent
SCRUM or Agile Training and/or Experience
Top Secret Clearance & Special Access Clearances

Required Education (including Major):
A Bachelor's degree is required. A STEM degree is typically required. Advanced degrees are preferred.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Relocation Eligible - Relocation assistance available provided final candidate meets eligibility requirements

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.

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.

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