Collins Aerospace is looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to lead a team of electrical design engineers focused on complex product development for ruggedized electronics solutions used in many equipment types across the Collins Avionics business portfolio. The designs include elements of processing, graphics, video, ethernet, and IO for mission computer and displays products. This equipment is used on a diverse range of aircraft platforms from Military Fixed Wing, Military and Commercial Rotary Wing, Commercial Air Transport, and Business and Regional aircraft. 


The team has responsibilities for the full product life-cycle activities from road-mapping and conceptual design to sustainment support of in-production solutions. This team works closely with product development groups that specialize in mechanical design, platform (product) software, and systems engineering.   


Candidates must have strong technical, organizational, and leadership skills as well as a good project management understanding to enable predictable execution by the team. They will be responsible for performance management, talent acquisition, and career development for a geographically distributed team in order to position the team for strong performance now and into the future. The candidate should show the ability to motivate and empower a team through passion and enthusiasm. An individual in this role will interface with technical and non-technical personnel across many business areas within Collins Aerospace as well as external customers requiring excellent written and verbal communication skills.  


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the success of the team in meeting program milestones and activities 

  • Responsible for adherence to existing budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements, along with planning and budgeting of new efforts 

  • Responsible for building and refining technical roadmaps that support the variety of needs from different product and business markets 

  • Responsible for developing team staffing plans to meet a wide variety of technical projects 

  • Actively participates in team’s technical activities in order to coach and influence the team 

  • Actively evaluates individual employee performance and career development needs 

  • Oversees and participates in the development of engineering bids to ensure success 

  • Responsible for continually growing team capabilities through career development and onboarding of new hires. 

  • Occasional domestic travel (<10%) 


Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience OR 

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years’ experience OR 

  • In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required 

  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws / regulations. 

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident with the ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance 

  • Must have experience with performing bid and pursuit efforts 

  • Must be able to demonstrate experience in leading a team 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience leading teams in a formal engineering manager role 

  • Familiarity with avionics hardware product design and development life cycle activities including requirement capture, detailed design, integration, and qualification (MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, DO-160) 

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Avionics team advances flight deck solutions, airborne communications, vision systems, sensors and fire protection for commercial and military customers around the world. That means we’re helping people reach their destination safely and keeping pilots, passengers, flight crews, airlines, airports and military personnel connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second.  Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).  An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. 

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Adoption Assistance         
  • Autism Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
  •  And more! 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.


Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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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