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Principal Project Engineer - ACTT (Onsite)

Company: Collins Aerospace Careers
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

*Date Posted:*
United States of America*Location:*
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA*Position Role Type:*
OnsiteDo 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.
*Principal Project Engineer - ACTT (Onsite)*
*Job Summary:*
The Air Combat Test & Training (ACTT) 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. -
*Job Responsibilities:*
This position is for a Technical Project Manager (TPM) who leads engineering design and development activities for the Enterprise Range Systems team. The TPM is responsible for engineering execution to budget, schedule and scope. They serve as the primary technical interface to the customer and business leadership. - -
Additional responsibilities of this role include collaborating across the integrated project team (engineering, program management, operations, finance, contracts, business development) to achieve program objectives, managing the engineering bid and planning process, leading the development battle rhythm and cadence, developing strategic roadmaps and driving predictable program performance. This leader should be highly motivated, have a passion for meeting commitments and flexibility to support a fast-paced, dynamic environment. -
*Basic Qualifications:*

* This position requires a Bachelor's degree in the appropriate discipline and 8 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required. -
* 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 in the following areas of responsibility -
* Leading a team in defining requirements, developing system architecture and design, and performing integration and verification across multiple systems. -
* Leading a development team in an Agile framework -
* Bidding, planning and managing project budget, schedule, and scope - -
* Supporting business pursuits and developing technical approaches that satisfy customer most-important requirements within a defined cost-to-win. -
* Proactive management of program risks and opportunities -
* Creating collaborative team cultures that drive predictable program performance to consistently meet business and customer commitments -
* Communicating effectively to a host of stakeholders across the technical spectrum, including customers, program management and senior leadership. -
*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 in NSA certified developments - -
* Experience as engineering bid lead on large, complex pursuits -
* Preferred applicants will currently hold a Secret (or above) security clearance, or have held one within the past two years -
*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! -
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.
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*Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.*
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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