Mission Assurance Lead – Space Programs, Dallas, Texas

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Dallas, Texas

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United States of America


TX360: Dallas – North Bldg 13510 North Central Expressway North Building, Dallas, TX, 75243 USA

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Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RI&S) is seeking an advanced expert professional to implement and manage a Mission and Quality Assurance program for manufactured Space Program electronics hardware. The candidate will perform rigorous independent reviews and assessments of area/program performance, including technical assessments of design and process engineering, Quality Assurance, lessons learned, industry best practices, and production. The candidate will also identify and implement improvements where the adequacy of area/program plans, requirements, process controls and validation approaches and process/product noncompliance have the potential to impact overall mission success. The selected professional will create or tailor existing processes or systems to administer customer and internal mission assurance and quality requirements to RI&S space program teams and suppliers.


Roles and responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:


Execute Mission Assurance responsibilities as a MA Leader of a program team

Ensure Quality Assurance engagement in engineering development, design, and test requirements verification, and in the transition of design to production

Lead multi-functional teams in problem investigation and resolution and process improvement activities with emphasis on defect prevention, including comprehensive RCCA summary work products.

Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with program management, cross-functional peers and leadership, suppliers, and customers

Lead Mission Assurance teams in performing to expectation and sustaining Space Program process rigor and thoroughness

This position reports to the National Systems Space Mission Assurance Manager.

The primary work location is Dallas, TX.

Domestic travel is required (~25%).


Required Skills:  

Minimum of 8 years in Quality, Engineering or Operations with expert knowledge of Business/Quality Management Systems, engineering development, material and service acquisition, production, integration and test, product acceptance and post-delivery support.

Application and compliance to Quality Management System requirements IS0 9001, AS9100

Advanced knowledge of Industry and Government Space Mission Assurance Requirements and Standards

The ability to team with others in routine settings and difficult situations

Ability to collaborate with, and lead program team members to investigate issues, determine root and contributing causes and develop practical solutions to complex problems

Subject Matter Expertise of complex electronics manufacturing, inspection and test processes and associated work instruction development, review, and approval

Application of critical thinking to anticipate/predict decision process outcomes

Advanced knowledge of Raytheon RCAS or other effective closed-loop corrective action system

Past or present active member or chair of Material and Failure nonconformance review boards (MRB/FRB)

Experience with program phasing (nonrecurring/recurring activities)

Experience in measures and metrics assessments and leading actions to improve performance or prevent problem reoccurrence

Substantial knowledge of design engineering, reliability, and performance verification processes

Strong written/verbal presentation skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Desired Skills:

Significant experience working on a government space payload or spacecraft program, or defense electronics program, with hi-reliability microelectronics manufacturing, process, and product qualification

Raytheon CORE Apprentice or Industry Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification

ASQ Certified Quality Engineer

Possess existing DoD Secret Clearance.



Required Education:

Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 6 years’ experience


Relocation assistance is unavailable for this role.


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 Awarding.


This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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