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Sr Engineering Manager - Rotary Wing Systems Special Ops (Onsite)

Company: Collins Aerospace Careers
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: July 3, 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 help propel Collins Aerospace Military Avionics business into new markets with new product and feature offerings? Do you want to enjoy your job, the people you work with, and have fun doing it? The Rotary Wing Platform Systems department is seeking a talented Senior Engineering Manager to lead the Special Operations Platform Systems team.
The primary focus will be providing leadership and guidance to a team of Avionics Systems Engineers focused on the full lifecycle development with our Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) from initial development through final flight test, with specific focus on solutions for our Special Operations customer base. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the CAAS system, Agile development processes, pursuit/order/capture, customer interface, and the ability to work in a cross-functional organization on multiple concurrent execution efforts.

  • What YOU Will Do:*
  • Providing technical direction - candidate must be able to direct a team applying sound engineering principles related to avionic system development
  • Project management - candidate must be able to guide team members on the management of scope, schedule, and budget for engineering design activities; candidate will be directly involved in project management and execution, including Earned Value and Risk Management
  • Process management - candidate must be able to guide team members on the utilization of design and development processes, military avionics certification, and assure that the design activities are consistent with the product lifecycle development for new and existing products through internal guidance and adherence to external development processes outlined by our customers
  • Performing bids and proposals - candidate must be able to lead, review, and provide guidance to team members on bid and proposal activities
  • Personnel administration - candidates must be able to perform hiring, performance assessment, management of personnel issues, and create a highly engaged and motivated team
  • Provide outstanding outstanding written and verbal communications skills and the ability to work well with others in a professional team environment
  • Communicate technical issues, risks, and status in written and oral forms
  • Make objective and data-driven decisions promptly that are in the team and program's best interest
  • Lead with a positive attitude; adaptable to change, enjoy learning new technologies, and contributing to a positive work environment
  • Be a self-starter and have strong analytical skills for success
  • Qualifications You Must Have:*
  • 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
  • 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
  • 2-3 years of demonstrated experience in a project engineering/project lead role, with cost and schedule responsibility and strong background in Earned value Management
  • Demonstrated experience as an Agile Product Owner, Release Train Engineering or Scrum Master
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks while balancing priorities and schedules
  • Qualifications We Prefer:*
  • Experience leading engineering projects
  • Experience with the Fusion, Flight 2, or CAAS Avionics Architecture
  • Familiarity with Agile development
  • Experience with Atlassian suite of tools, including JIRA
  • Strong collaboration skills that facilitate effective communication with a team of Systems engineers to make sound engineering decisions
  • Effective time management skills to meet challenging timelines
  • Excellent problem solving, data analysis, and critical thinking skills
  • What We Offer:*
    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
    • Employee Scholar Program, tuition reimbursement program
    • 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
    • Incentives for a Healthy You
    • Bright Horizons, back-up child / elder care and college coach resources
    • Autism Benefit
    • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
    • And more!
    • Learn More and Apply Now!*
    • 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.
    • #reempowerprogram*
      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.
      Our Avionics team advances flight deck solutions, airborne communications, vision systems, sensors and fire protection for commercial and military customers around the world. That means we're helping people reach their destination safely and keeping pilots, passengers, flight crews, airlines, airports and military personnel connected and informed. And we're providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.
      Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn't be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers - a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).
      Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn't shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.
      Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way - the right way - to achieve what others can only dream of.
      • 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.
        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.
        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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