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Raytheon Technologies Medium Range Air Defense (MRAD) Program Manager in Tucson, Arizona

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:

The Medium Range Air Defense Product Line (MRAD PL) is an organization within the Land Warfare & Air Defense (LW&AD) Business area containing multiple programs within its portfolio including Sentinel, NASAMS, and HAWK. The MRAD PL is a complex program area executing work across multiple Raytheon Business Units (RMD & RIS), through a key partnership with Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace (KDA) and Raytheon Australia. With NASAMS in 12 different countries and Sentinel in 14 countries, the current 5-year strategy is to further expand the global footprint.

The MRAD PL has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director in Program Management. This role is responsible for providing leadership for the execution of multiple Product Line Programs. The Programs involved will be both development and production. As the Product line lead, the position will require the partnership with the Regional Program Manager in the execution of scope related to that Country. This position requires providing tactical direction for program execution via multi-functional, geographically-dispersed teams and sub-contractors with cross-business teams and suppliers.

Preferred location is Tewksbury, MA but will consider candidates near other RMD sites. This position will require both domestic and international travel about 25% of the time.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Lead execution of PL scope of work for multiple programs

  • Proposal activities related to area of leadership

  • Set tactical direction for program execution by multifunctional team(s) and sub-contractors and other RTN/supplier/Customer locations.

  • Responsible for meeting contractual commitments including the financial, quality, and schedule performance using the approved business model and management tools including EVMS, IPDS, PRISM, etc.

  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with customer. Responsible for supporting regular reporting to senior leadership on program performance, monthly operating reviews and quarterly EACs.

  • Collaborates with senior cross-business team and integrated-business team leadership to ensure the application of appropriate support resources to overall Program execution efforts.

  • Ensures alignment of human and capital resource requirements to achieve contract(s) performance

    Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Preferably in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or related business field

  • 12 years of experience; preferably with managing development and or Production Programs

  • Prior experience with Earned Value Management (EVMS)

  • Experience with Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and Risk & Opportunity Management

  • Experience with proposal activities

  • Experience managing various type of contracts

    The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

    Qualifications We Value:

    • Typically requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years of experience.

    • Familiarity with FMS and DCS Contracts, including prior experience with contract definitization.

    • Understanding of international deployment process

    • Six Sigma Specialist Certification

    • Experience with IPDS, especially an understanding of the Gate 3 to 5 Process

    • Strong Business Acumen skills

    • Demonstrated ability to lead by influence and collaboration, especially the ability to influence and manage an international supplier with significant program scope

    • Certified BOE Developer / Approver

    • PMX Level 3/4 Certified, or ability to obtain certification

    • Ability to lead R6S projects

    • General understanding of the AIM 9X, AMRAAM effectors

    • Strong communication skills and prior experience presenting to customers and senior leadership

    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.

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

    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.