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Raytheon Technologies Principal Operations Engineer in Aurora, Colorado

Strategic Satellite Communications Operations Engineer

Job Description

Raytheon Intelligence & Space has a position for an Operations Engineer with strong experience in the operations of strategic military communications satellites (MILSATCOM).

The Operations Engineer will represent the operational view provide guidance, and lead operational support for a large, complex program in a challenging and dynamic environment.

This position requires the specialized expertise and organizational capability to meet Department of Defense (DoD) demanding mission technical and operational objectives.

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Responsible for providing the operational mission planning user point of view from both operational and remote support locations.

  • Bring real-world experiences to a collaborative software development team to define and shape the displays and workflow that guides the users through their role and responsibility in the overall mission planning process (User Centered Design)

  • Serve as the official point of contact for customer and operations community and maintain close liaison with various stakeholders creating a spirit of partnership that provides business and technical advice and ensures the success of the program

  • Define and manage program, prototype, or demonstration development to meet operational requirements or use case scenario objectives

  • Work with co-workers as well as subcontractor personnel and assure seamless user focused capabilities and performance

  • The selected candidate will work in close cooperation with Government customers, as well as Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) and Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) development and sustainment contractor personnel

  • The primary job location for the position is on location in Aurora or Colorado Springs, Colorado

  • The position requires occasional travel within the United States

Required Skills

  • US Citizenship and current active DoD-Secret clearance that can evolve to a Top Secret (TS) Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearance

  • At least 5 years of leadership experience in operations and sustainment of DoD strategic MILSATCOM (AEHF, EPS) mission planning, scheduling, operations, command and control

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Comfortable giving technical briefings to senior Department of Defense personnel

Desired Skills:

  • DoD strategic MILSATCOM (AEHF) ground systems, networks, terminals experience

  • At least 4 years of experience working with the DoD including knowledge of Records Management, Training, Technical Orders, and Operations programs

  • Experience with multiple DoD program phases including development, production, and sustainment

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited institution and 8 years of relevant experience.

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $98,700 to $187,500; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.

Benefits offered: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.175632

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.