Who needs a PR staff when you can just browse job ads for news?
Consider this new ad posted by Raytheon seeking to hire a program manager in Dallas.
InNovember of 2007, the U.S. Army selected RTN to provide a common sensorpayload for manned and unmanned aircraft in a program that couldrepresent more than $1 billion in potential sales. CSPwas awarded to Raytheon Army contract to provide theelectro-optic/infrared/laser designator (EO/IR/LD) payload for use onthe Army’s Extended Range Multi-Purpose (ERMP) unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV).
In response to a recent army RFQ, RTNhas proposed a significant upgrade program to the baseline CSPconfiguration to include High Definition (HD) EO/IR capability andTarget Location Accuracy (TLA) enhancements. This position is theprogram manager (PM) of the CSP TLA/HD (approx$30M) development program. The selected individual will be responsiblefor managing all aspects of the development program including start up,gate reviews, customer reviews, customer daily interface, suppliermanagement, build of 6 integration and test systems, quality testingand flight testing. It is anticipated the CSP TLA/HD developmentprogram will result in retrofit of up to 100 baseline CSP systems andthis position would manage the follow-on retrofit business. TheTLA/HD upgrade program will be run in parallel with the CSP IDIQ baseprogram and will require integration and leveraging with the on-goingCSP production program