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Chief Engineer -Air Combat Training

Company: globalhr
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Date Posted:
United States of America
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52 USA

The T&TI engineering department is responsible for the design, analysis, test and certification of Air Combat Training systems. We solve the challenges of next-generation pilot proficiency training so they can "Train as they Fight". We field Test and Training range systems with state-of-the-art technology in cryptography, datalinks, navigation, communication, networking and command and control. We specialize in highly accurate, highly secure solutions for U.S. DoD customers. We are a system of systems development team that designs, integrates and supports some of the largest, most complex solutions offered by Collins Aerospace.

Primary Responsibilities:

Our T&TI Enterprise Range Systems Engineering team is looking for a dynamic Chief Engineer to lead the expansion of the capabilities of our advanced Test & Training Systems.

  • Mature the technology roadmaps and align the customers vision with Collins technical capabilities.
  • Responsible alignment of the execution team with this roadmap and seeing it through to deployment with the end user at the ranges. This effort supports the transition to the Aircraft Instrumentation Interoperability (Aii) phase of the project with the vision of Any Pod, Any Range, Any Mission.

    • Collaborating across the integrated project team (engineering, program management, contracts, business development, and customers) to achieve program technical objectives
    • Leading technical pursuits as the design authority, and developing strategic roadmaps.
    • Highly motivated, have a passion for meeting commitments, and the flexibility to support a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
    • Proactively leading technical risk management.
    • Managing multiple tasks while balancing priorities and schedules.
    • Motivated self-starter with strong analytical skills.
    • Communicating effectively to a host of stakeholders across the technical spectrum, including customers, program management, and senior leadership

      This position is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates.

      Basic 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: Bachelor's degree (typically 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
      • 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
      • Experience Leading the development of technical roadmap and strategies
      • Previous experience Leading Design Reviews

        • Leading a team in defining requirements, developing system architecture and design, and performing integration and validation across multiple systems.

          • 15 - 20% of time for travel to support customers at the ranges

            Preferred Qualifications:

            • Experience in air combat and/or training concept of operations
            • Experience supporting business development and program management in creation of business cases and product roadmaps

              • Experience developing or leading in the Agile framework
              • Knowledge of datalink, cryptographic, and cross domain solutions
              • Knowledge and cognizance of Live Virtual Constructive concepts
              • Able to investigate problems to the root cause and then champion the creation and implementation of corrective actions
              • Preferred applicants will currently hold a Secret (or above) security clearance, or have held one within the past two years

                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.

                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.

                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.


                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
                • Life insurance and disability coverage
                • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal
                • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning
                • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions
                • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You
                • Autism Benefit
                • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
                • Adoption Assistance
                • Best Doctors, 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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