AQS-20A Upgrade Program Manager
Raytheon Technologies
3d ago

Responsibilities :

  • Program oversight for AQS-20A Upgrade efforts to include proposal and negotiations with the Navy customer, procurement and assembly of materials necessary for the upgrade, upgrade and test of the units up to and through the Sell Off process.
  • Meets company financials and programmatic objectives including Estimate at Completion (EAC) and Annual Operating Plan (AOP) bookings, sales and cash requirements.
  • Identifies and implements key program metrics and leads development of situational awareness reporting and management tools for program leadership teams to drive program success.
  • Instills practices and behaviors that improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Leads program reviews and required to prepare packages and present at weekly, biweekly, monthly and quarterly reviews with Naval Surface and Undersea Systems and Naval Power Leadership as well as the Navy Customer.
  • Reviews include : EAC, Earned Value (EV), Monthly Program Review (MPR), Program Area Review (PAR), etc.

  • Leads resource staffing and prioritization. Provides direction to multi-functional teams and key partners to ensure successful execution of the Production contracts.
  • Develops customer relationships with multiple Navy organizations and partners, particularly Mine Warfare systems and missions.
  • In partnership with Business Development (BD) and the Program Teams, establish and execute a customer engagement plan to build a close relationship with the customer and external stakeholders ensuring our solution and proposal reflect a best value offering.
  • Contract bidding, negotiation and contract definitization efforts

    Final Proposal Reviews (FPRs) and Strategy reviews.

  • Often requires the ability to influence others outside of own job area and senior leadership.
  • Empowered authority to accomplish program objectives for various life cycles of programs including development, production, and sustainment of systems to meet the end user’s operational needs.
  • This position is based in Portsmouth, RI and requires the ability to travel up to 30% of the time to DC and Panama City.

    Required Qualifications :

  • 10 years of relevant experience; preferably in program management, project management or IPT leadership.
  • Knowledge of US Navy undersea systems, programs and / or technology.
  • Knowledge of development and production phases of a program life cycle.
  • Proposal experience.

  • Experience with Cost and Schedule Management and ability to create and present program packages for reviews.
  • Leadership capabilities with ability to build and lead high performing cross functional team.
  • Earned Value Management Certification or ability to achieve within 6 months.
  • Raytheon Program Management Certification Level 3, or ability to achieve within 1 year.
  • Active Secret Clearance.
  • Required Education :

    Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in business, management, finance or related. Advanced degrees preferred.

    Desired Qualifications :

  • Experience with US Navy.
  • Experience with mine warfare technology or programs.
  • Raytheon Six Sigma Certification, or ability to achieve within 2 years.
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited university or college preferred.
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of IDS and Raytheon business to include programs and capture / proposal Integrated Process Development System (IPDS) process.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Department of Defense (DOD) acquisition
  • Responds efficiently / effectively to time-critical requirements with superior results; record of successfully interfacing with varied levels of leadership.
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with internal and external customers, and build and lead highly effective teams.
  • Proven track record of effectively using matrix organizations and sub-contractors to get results.
  • Experience in competitive analysis, customer analysis, win strategy development, conduct of color teams and price-to win analysis.
  • Accomplished in the use of MS Word, Power Point, Excel and MS Project.
  • 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.

    Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.

    Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.


    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.

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