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MA804: Marlborough, MA Building 4 1001 Boston Post Road Building 4, Marlborough, MA, 01752 USA

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The Protected Communication Systems (PCS) Team is seeking an experienced Principal Systems Engineer in a role committed to creating creative and cost-effective solutions for our ground and airborne systems.

As part of Collins Mission Systems, we specialize in developing advanced communication systems, ground and flight computers, sensors, cyber and software solutions, as well as providing integration of Mission Systems. As part of the PCS Department, the Systems Engineering department supports a variety of communications systems including SATCOM (including AEHF, EHF, X-Band, Ka-Band, Ku-Band, C-Band, and PTW), Line-of-Site (LOS) Radio Terminals and Secure Switching Networks.

This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

   • Overseeing the development of full lifecycle solutions from CONOPS to Validation
   • Acting as a Subject Matter Expert within discipline with advanced to expert knowledge of work area
   • Overseeing lab activities including definition, setup, configuration management, and testing
   • Ensuring Modeling, Hardware, and Software Interfaces utilize a scalable ontology
   • Overseeing and supporting the Integration of Solutions within their target environment
   • Working autonomously with minimal oversight from manager
   • Coaches, reviews, and delegates work of lower-level professionals
   • Contributes to the development of goals of the discipline and planning efforts (Cost and Schedule)
   • Influencing others regarding policies, practices, and procedures
   • Managing moderately sized projects or processes
   • Provides measurable input to new products, processes, or standards
   • Managing the entrance and exit criteria of Design Reviews, Integration, Dry Run, and Formal Qualification Testing
   • Reviewing moderate and documenting major changes in systems or processes to solve difficult and often complex problems
   • Defining and setting objectives for area of responsibility
   • Communicating with team members within and outside of department and/or organization
   • Communicating with customers, vendors, or subcontractors
   • Working to influence within and outside of work area at an operational level regarding policies, practices, and procedures within the organization
   • Influencing decision-makers with recommended courses of action
   • Using advanced knowledge from an Advanced University Degree combined with Professional Experience
   • Analyzing and documenting system behaviors
   • Supporting system trade studies, requirements analysis, allocation to subsystems
   • Managing numerous and undefined problems and issues requiring detailed information gathering, analysis, and investigation to understand the problem

Qualifications/Experience Needed:
   • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience
   • Strong integration and test experience including test procedure development, test automation, test execution, and test reporting
   • Knowledge of or application of Earned Value Management System
   • Proficient in tooling to include Microsoft products, or tasking boards (Jira, IBM EWM, etc.)
   • Ability to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance or Higher is REQUIRED within 1 year of start date

Security Clearance:
    • 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
    • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.  Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

Preferred Qualifications:
   • Proficient in tooling to include CAMEO, Rhapsody 
   • Agile working environment experience
   • Test automation experience in a CI/CD environment
   • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation) and ability to effectively communicate with IPT leaders, hardware and software development engineers, specialty engineers, program managers, and our customers
   • Systems support to software application development
   • Systems support to hardware development
   • System or application integration
   • Proposal support experience including writing Basis of Estimates (BOEs)
   • System Level Integration, Verification, and Validation (IV&V) for ground based, ship, submarine, or airborne platforms
   • Experience in Virtual Machine design and deployment
   • Experience in Communication Radio and Systems: SATCOM, LOS/BLOS, AEHF, PTW, or V/UHF 
   • Experience in Scripting

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.

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. 


This is an ONSITE position. 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.

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.

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 96,000 USD - 200,000 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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