Tucson, Arizona

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:

Raytheon Missiles & Defense Program Management Excellence organization is seeking an individual to join its Earned Value Management Systems team as an EVM Tier IV (EVM Specialist).

This position, the "EVM Tier IV" or Earned Value Management (EVM) Specialist, has accountability for the performance of EVM compliance, training, communications, and assessments. It is a resource within a Mission Area to drive the use of EVM as a program management tool.

The position, with the guidance of the EVM Tier II and IIIs, is highly collaborative and calls for proactive leadership and the ability to mentor program team members to build EVM maturity and improve processes. EVM Tier IVs interface with Program Managers, Business Managers, and Control Account Managers (CAMs), as well as the RMD EVM community, Finance, and external customers. Candidates demonstrate a strong working knowledge of EVM. The ability to conduct training, create professional communications, and deploy tools to the program team is required.

Effective and influential communication across all levels of the business (Functional Organizations, Product Lines, and Senior Management, Program Management, and Government counterparts) is required. A strong desire to foster relationships that improve execution implementation is critical. Some travel may be required.

We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

1. Lead EVM implementation and compliance activities for programs within a Mission Area

2. Prepare teams for all EVM events (IBR, surveillance, etc.)

3. Provide closed loop feedback to program teams, including options for compliant implementation

4. Collaborate with EVM Team for consistency of EVM application

5. Review RFP/RFQ bid language for EVM implications; make recommendations for revisions

6. Ensure program leadership and front-line teams understand how to meet the intent of compliant EVM implementation through presentation of training materials

7. Assess EVM artifacts for compliance to DIDs, CDRLs, and EVM Command Media

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field - An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Master's is equal to 3 years of experience
  • 8 years related work experience (Finance/Business; Planning/Scheduling; Program/Project Management; Earned Value Management or a combination of the above)
  • Experience in applications of EVMS, Program Controls, and Cost/ Schedule Integration
  • Experience using analytical and interpretive techniques to assess EVM compliance, materiality, and intent of process implementation
  • Experience executing/reinforcing EVM reporting requirements such as the Data Item Descriptions for Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR)/Integrated Program Management Data Analysis Report (IPMDAR)
  • 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:
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure with both internal and external customers
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • Experience with Agile implementation and methodology
  • Experience applying EVMS policies, procedures, and intent across an enterprise in multiple contractual scenarios
  • Demonstrated understanding of the 32 EIA-748 EVMS Guidelines, Raytheon EVMS Process Description Manual 10255, and the EVM Process Instructions
  • Knowledgeable of full suite of EVMS tools and their application (SAP, forProject, RTX PMX Tool Suite, etc.)
  • Familiar with IMS development and maintenance tools and techniques
  • Current Raytheon EVM Certification or Industry equivalent
  • Ability to effectively interact and influence across enterprise-wide network/resources for information
  • Experience in Program Proposal, IBR, Baselining and Execution Processes to include Subcontractor Integration in an EVM environment

Additional Information:

On occasion, must be able to work onsite in Tucson, AZ.

Relocation available.


Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America's 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature's best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson's fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.)

This position is eligible for ERIP.
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 Award.

Tucson, Arizona

Raytheon Missiles & Defense produces a broad portfolio of advanced technologies, including air and missile defense systems, precision weapons, radars, and command and control systems – delivering end-to-end solutions to detect, track and engage threats. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, the business generated $16 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 30,000 employees globally. Raytheon Missiles & Defense is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

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