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Job Ref:  83402BR
Employer:  Raytheon Company
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Feltham
13/10/2016 04:02
Job Title: Programme Engineering Manager
Req ID: 83402BR
Location: West London or Near Huntingdon

Summary of Role :

The Programme Engineering Manager will manage a team of engineers to deliver system integration, test and deployment expertise in support of a major integration programme in the defence intelligence and security domain. This role will provide leadership to the system of systems integration and test team prior to systems transition into service. This will require the ability to shape and manage the overall Site Integration Plan, develop that strategy into practical working approaches and manage execution.

We are seeking an engineering experienced project manager to support the planning and implementation of new systems across a number of sites within the Defence Intelligence domain within the Mo DJFIG customer organisation . The successful candidate will report to the Programme Director Manager and will take ownership of elements of the requirements capture, systems transition design, change control and the sell-off and acceptance of transitioned systems.

The main tasks of the role are:
  • Managing and implementing the project engineering activities;
  • Managing the engineering resources and engineering budget;
  • Supporting the Project Manager at customer meetings;
  • Report progress and engineering financial status to the Engineering Function and other stakeholders as required;
  • Manage engineering risks, executing mitigating actions promptly;
  • Provide impact assessments in terms of cost and schedule for proposed change;
  • Actively manage the technical performance of the project and its resources, taking corrective action as required;
  • Lead the engineering activities required for bidding for new work.
Education, skills and experience
  • BSc in an engineering, scientific or mathematical discipline;
  • Thorough knowledge and first hand experience of the full systems engineering lifecycle on secure systems;
  • Successful practical experience of managing the engineering on programmes in terms of corporate process adherence and engineering task execution by the programme team;
  • Experience of Estimating, Planning and scheduling engineering activities on IT projects;
  • Knowledge of designing, implementing and testing the integration of COTS software, hardware and networking in a secure environment to meet defined system requirements;
  • A working knowledge of government IT Security environments and requirements including MoD JSPs (440 and 480), Safety and ILS practices and policies;
  • Holder of current SC security clearance and willingness to undertake DV clearance;
  • Configuration management in depth understanding;
  • Problem analysis and resolution;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to conduct and moderate technical exchange workshops with the customer and other stakeholders;
  • Experience of line managing engineering teams of permanent and contract staff;
  • Willingness to work out of hours when necessary.
  • Knowledge of GIS and image processing application software;
  • Current DV holder;
  • Experienced in running profit and loss account management;
  • PRINCE 2 Practitioner;
  • ITIL certified;
  • Experience of commercial and government IT Security environments and requirements;
  • Experience of successfully managing the acceptance of engineering components from a subcontractor.

Company and Programme:

Raytheon is a leader in Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems, combining sensors and advanced networks to create entirely new ways of perceiving the world. Our Defence Intelligence Solutions (DIS) business is an industry leader in Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) and a trusted partner for MOD. Over the past 30 years, Raytheon has developed a deep understanding of Defence Intelligence missions through its involvement in multiple UK and international programmes, and has the domain knowledge and mission understanding crucial to the success of our customers. In recent years, Raytheon has partnered with MOD to successfully overcome challenges and complexities. Raytheon's culture is that we stand firm on our customer commitments - we will deliver.

The programme is a very dynamic, information technology-focused effort with multiple subcontractors supporting an operationally oriented customer with numerous mission critical demands. The systems include a collection of infrastructure components of servers, storage, workstations, networking and printers, and also a number of image analysis, processing, storage and retrieval software solutions. The systems are deployed across a number of sites in the UK with a mobile field deployable component for use in the UK and abroad.

Relocation Eligible
Clearance Type
DV - Current
ERIP Eligible
Engineering Technology
Type Of Job
Full Time
Work Location
United Kingdom - Feltham
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