Tucson, Arizona

The Whole Life Engineering Directorate (WLED) is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability, maintainability and economical ownership by the customer and end user.

Together, our goal is to deliver product and program success through technical innovation and effective, predictable execution.

We are looking for an experienced leader to serve as the Sustainment Program Manager for a Special Program (Air Power Business Area) within WLE Missile Programs, located in Tucson, AZ.

This position reports to Program Management within the Special Program at Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Tucson, AZ.


The Sustainment Program Manager (SPM) has profit and loss responsibility for the various sustainment and Contractors Logistics Support (CLS) contracts valued from $30M to $40M.

The (SPM) leads a multi-functional sustainment team that is responsible for:
  • Financial and Contract Deliverable Requirements List (CDRL) reporting
  • Government Finished Property (GFP) inventory management
  • Field support
  • Depot level maintenance
  • Shared product management
  • Multi factory oversite
  • Engineering, reliability, logistics services
  • Full surveillance of product service life and extension planning
  • Compliance with customer policies, specifications and requirements
  • Continuous product and support improvement
  • Customer and subcontractor management
  • Conducting briefings and reporting to senior US Govt and RTX officials
  • Strategic planning and execution for long-term and affordable operational readiness support in meeting Warfighter requirements
  • Collaborate and implement best practice solutions across multiple business areas, programs and functional organizations
Requires Travel ___ approximately 25% domestic and minimal international

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.


Required Skills:
  • 10+ years___ experience in execution, sustainment and/or product support activities
    • 8+ years___ experience and a relevant master___s degree may be considered for this role.
  • Experience managing program cost, schedule and performance
  • Experience with DoD contracting, process and procedures
  • Experience with risk and opportunity management
  • US Citizenship is required.

Desired Skills:
  • Master___s Degree in Engineering, Business Management or Logistics
  • Proven leadership experience managing a large diverse team and executing logistics, depot and sustainment activities
  • Strong skillsets in the planning, negotiating and closing of multi-million dollar contracts
  • Able to function in a fast-paced environment
  • Innovative skillset to implement creative solutions while achieving internal and external customer buy-in
  • Demonstrated understanding of RTX products and processes including other WLE disciplines
  • Demonstrated history of meeting and/or exceeding customer expectations
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers and manage customer expectations/relationships
  • Ability to make complex decisions in stressful business situations within a timely manner
  • Ability to problem solve and implement strategic solutions through product life cycle
  • Experience with collaborating with customers to retain, expand and capture new business.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, including ability to keep larger product line and company focus.
  • Demonstrated ability influence and effectively engage at all levels of the organization in order to achieve program goals
  • Significant computer application skills including proficiency within MS Office applications.
  • Program Management Level 4/5 certification or ability to achieve PM Lv5 certification within 6 months

Required Education:

BS in a STEM discipline or BA in Mathematics, Computer Science or Physics.

This job is posted internally as: Principal Systems Engineer
Here at Raytheon Technologies, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that___s shared by our employees across the globe ___ a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

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 on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
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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.

Tucson, Arizona

Raytheon: Aspiring to be the most admired defense and aerospace systems company through our world-class people, innovation and technology

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 91 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.