Applied Signal Technology General Manager

Raytheon - Sunnyvale, CA (30+ days ago)4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year

Raytheon Applied Signal Technology, an acquisition of SAS in January 2011, is a trusted strategic and tactical SIGINT solution provider that protects the interest of the U.S. and its partners. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, facilities are located in Anaheim, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, McKinney, TX, McLean, VA and Annapolis Junction, MD, with approximately 600 employees.

AST has a 30 + year track record of successful sole-source work and has led the industry in Signal Processing and Signal Analysis. Since the acquisition, AST has partnered with other Raytheon businesses to develop and deploy a full range of tactical and strategic SIGINT capabilities.

Position Summary: The General Manager of Raytheon Applied Signal Technology is responsible for leading and managing the AST suite of programs and for meeting bookings, revenue, cash, profit, and other organizational goals. Leads through a subordinate leadership team comprised of program and functional directors to establish plans and strategies, set vision and direction, lead change management efforts, and focus and motivate the Mission Area team to achieve established goals. The General Manager of AST is also responsible for establishing and growing strong customer relationships to sustain and grow the business.

Primary customers are within the intelligence community where AST is responsible for predominantly technically complex high-capacity broadband communications collection and tactical SIGINT exploitation systems for Military and Intelligence Markets. Key Programs include: High-speed, Low SWAP DNI Collection Systems, Network Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Airborne Communications Intelligence and Electronic Support Systems, and Instantaneous Near Vertical Direction Finding. A major strategic thrust is to transition a majority of these capabilities into traditional DoD Programs of Record (POR). Continuously adapting the organization’s skill mix to match shifting customer priorities is crucial to the staffing strategy.

Significant investment has recently been made in infrastructure, which is relatively self-contained due to its unique requirements. Technical competencies include: communication network, protocol, and modern signals; high-speed, high-capacity, real-time, low SWaP signal processing; 3rd Gen SIGINT architecture; network awareness/reconnaissance; and real-time, precision signal geolocation.

AST invests a significant amount in capabilities ahead of need to satisfy a commercially driven investment model. Customers expects AST to mature technology in order to justify the budget elements necessary to complete major technology developments. The AST GM is responsible for balancing IRAD and other discretionary budgets to meet the needs of this business model, satisfy TRL requirements, and to pace the National threats

Background and experience in program management techniques (full Profit & Loss responsibilities) and working in a matrixed environment
Proven experience in leading, capturing new business/program(s), proposals, and customer engagement
Ability to develop and maintain customer relationships.
Ability to lead through subordinate division directors and functional leaders to set vision and direction, establish plans and strategies, and motivate the AST organization to achieve established goals.
Ability to lead a healthy integrated matrix organization demonstrating Raytheon values and behaviors.
Ability to lead change management efforts to align the business with changes in the market and to focus on process, agility and responsiveness in an effort to position the business for next generation systems.
Proven demonstration of leadership competencies, especially influential communications, strategic thinking, cultivating innovation, collaboration, developing talent, customer focus, and driving results
Ability to develop partnerships and alliances and to create cross-organizational teams focusing on captures.
Ability to collaborate and partner with functional and mission area vice presidents.
Demonstrated stewardship of organizational and human capabilities and capacity.
U.S. Citizenship and ability to access to US only data systems
Existing security clearance and ability to obtain full scope polygraph
16+ years of combined professional related working experience in Program Management, Capture Management, or Engineering Management
Extensive travel required

Desired qualifications:
Earned Value certification
DoD Top Secret Clearance with special access
MBA or Advanced Technical Degree preferred

Required education:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Science or related discipline

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.