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8640: Unit 8, 12 Mars Road, Lane Cove West, NSW 2066 Australia

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Role Title:  Technical Project Manager

Job Band:  P4

Contract Basis: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Lane Cove, Sydney, Australia

  • Senior Engineering opportunity; pathway to leadership supporting Australia's security capability;
  • Global leader and major technology innovator in Defence;
  • Join a friendly and collaborative team, offering hybrid work options, based at Lane Cove West NSW.

At Collins Aerospace, we are dedicated to working on the toughest challenges in global aerospace and defence.

We are driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions in defence. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever.

Reporting to the Associate Director Engineering, your new role as Technical Project Manager is a leading responsibility in the project management and systems engineering delivery attached to a major Australian Defence Force (ADF) program.  Collaborating with colleagues and key ADF and supplier personnel, you will work to meet project milestones and objectives in a transdisciplinary environment to deliver a fully integrated system.

Oversight requirement and activities in your new role include task analysis, specification, design, as well as system verification and validation to ensure functional interface performance, physical and qualitative characteristics and costs are balanced to secure stakeholder requirements.

Key responsibilities of your new role include.

  • Project requirements include undertaking the full remit of technical aspects of project management, leading and developing project team skills; coordinating engineering tasking, including planning and co-ordination, task estimation, allocation and management, resource planning, schedule development, project risk and financial management, responsibility for Earned Value metrics, change, issue resolution and reporting.
  • Review and approve technical documentation in accordance with authority levels.
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer requirements into total systems solution; accounting for technical, schedule and cost priorities, as well as developing and delivering project and support deliverables including technical documentation.
  • Governance and compliance with policies, procedures to meet contract commitments, using a systems engineering approach and Trusted Agile methodologies to plan and execute engineering and project requirements.
  • Professional personal presentation in communication as well as collaborating proactively with key stakeholders including Systems, Hardware and Software design functions in-country and across international teams.
  • Lead and champion the development of new design approaches, methods and technologies as well as process and quality updates with a focus on and commitment to continuous improvement and continuous learning.

Skills, attributes and experience:


  • Qualifications (B.Eng, B.Sc) and experience in Project Management and Systems Engineering, in the design and development of systems and products across the development of engineering hardware and software components as well as proven background and experience in Systems Integration.
  • Core competence and proven skills in cross-team collaboration, strong communication skills with multi-disciplinary and diverse groups internal and external stakeholders – maintain professional standards at all times, including the skills and experience to lead company representation in various forums.


  • Proven success in developing and delivering complex, high technology products involving software and hardware through to delivery of integrated systems.
  • Proficiency in Systems Engineering, including open systems architecture and secured cloud-based technologies.
  • Experience as a Senior Systems Engineer involved through the entirety of systems development, including requirements capture, design, decomposition, integration, plus verification and validation through to the transition to production; ideally in Defence industry environments.
  • Familiarity with engineering development in an Agile and DEVSECOPS environment. 

This position will require the ability to travel in-country or overseas where required. Successful candidates must be eligible to obtain and maintain an Australian Defence Security Clearance. Eligibility can be found at http://www.defence.gov.au/agsva  as well as eligibility to be certified compliant against ITAR technology access requirements.

We are Collins Aerospace, and we hope you join us for an exciting career opportunity in a unique and innovative place to work.

RTX 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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