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Job Type

Full Time

Job Details

Date Posted:

2024-02-07

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

Position Role Type:

Onsite

Are YOU this type of leader?   

A leader who wants to build a highly technical team on the forefront of advanced technology from the GROUND UP.  If so, keep reading… 

Have you ever glanced into the cockpit of a plane while you are waiting to board? Seeing all the lights, screens, controls, and other equipment make it look overwhelming!  Here at Collins Aerospace on our Strategic Platforms team we create the software and systems design to pull all those pieces & equipment together into one cohesive system.  

This position is for a highly motivated Technical Project Manager/Bid and Pursuit Lead, whose charter is to coordinate scope and execution efforts across multiple teams as they develop requirements, software, test, and deploy mission critical, integrated software solutions for our customers. This team develops and maintains several Avionics applications that allow our customer to Aviate, Navigate and Communicate. 

What YOU will do: 

  • YOU will coordinate scope across multiple teams/organizations, partnering with technical Subject Matter Experts to produce design approach material and lead Bid and Proposal efforts to capture key pursuit efforts 

  • YOU will detail plan engineering efforts for a generational program and interface with team across the Nation 

  • YOU will guide team members on the creation of engineering plans, execution baselines, program execution, staffing plans, and technical risk assessments in support of customer expectations and business objectives.  

  • YOU will guide team members on the management of scope, schedule and budget for systems engineering activities; You must be well versed in using Earned Value Management System (EVMS) performance measurement; candidate must be able to assign and coordinate staffing.  

  • YOU will provide guidance and review bid and proposal activities for Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and pursuits.  

  • YOU will lead engineering teams using strong interaction, interpersonal, mentoring and negotiating skills, and will be responsible for managing project risks/issues and elevating to upper management when appropriate. In addition, you will be responsible for adhering to, and supporting Collins Aerospace process methodologies while managing commitments to meet project financial and schedule deliverables and quality requirements.  

What you will learn: 

  • You will gain expertise in leading a multi-disciplinary team that develops and integrates a complex flight deck solution. 

  • You will gain exposure to developing mission critical software for our customers in an ever-evolving DoD environment.  

  • You will have the opportunity for expanded leadership roles as our department grows. We are looking at immense growth potential on the horizon, we are growing, so can you.  

Education & Experience: 

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience. 

Qualifications you must have: 

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance. 

  • Experience in all phases of product development (full life cycle) in Software Engineering programs.  

  • Previous experience as an engineering leader, lead software/systems engineer, project lead, or IPT lead. 

Skills we value:  

  • Active Secret clearance. 

  • Experience in software engineering within Avionics or Mission engineering. 

  • Experience/knowledge with Agile development.  

Collins Aerospace, an RTX 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.

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This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.

Minimum Program Qualifications:

  • Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application
  • Have prior experience in functional area of interest
  • Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

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.

WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.

*Please ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to 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.

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! 

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.

Employee Referral Eligible

The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

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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