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Senior Principal Systems Engineer - Display Products (Hybrid)

Company: Rockwell Collins
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: March 16, 2023

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United States of America


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

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The Display Products is searching for a Sr. Principal Technical Project Manager to join our team. We like to learn, have fun, and make a difference! It comes easily when you work on cool products with hard-working individuals who share the same passion. Our Displays engineering team leads the industry with cost-competitive, innovative technology that sets us apart from our competition and helps our customers make the most of their investment in our products.

We are looking for a strong, passionate leader with an action-oriented, collaborative mindset, who operates with a vision, delivers benefits to meet/exceed expectations, builds and enhances his/her teams, evaluates the performance of self and others by results, plans for his/her teams needs, anticipates project/organizational change, all while operating with Full Integrity.

The Display Products is responsible for designing displays for both commercial and military avionics. The successful candidate will lead and manage Display projects to meet cost, schedule, and technical performance commitments, working closely with the Display Design and Technology groups consisting of both Hardware, Systems, and Software Engineers. He/she is the single point of contact for engineering and responsible for the technical leadership and project management of design & development activities, within the guidelines set by the VSL/Program Manager and Customer. Experience related to the design and development of avionics displays is desired; engineering design experience and Earned Value management experience is strongly desired. This person will also lead customer business-related activities including bids, proposals, and customer technical presentations.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Serves as the engineering project leader for programs developing Display Products, primarily hardware but also includes software, to ensure program commitments are met
  • Serves as engineering project leader, providing project management and technical direction during all program phases including pursuit, bidding, planning, and execution
  • Familiarity with AMLCDs used for avionics as well as emerging Display Technologies
  • Ensures consistency with Rockwell Collins Consistent Engineering Processes
  • Ensures compliance with Program / Product requirements as reflected in design plans
  • Leads a wide range of entry-level to highly experienced Engineers
  • Demonstrates technical expertise in Displays and the associated technologies
  • Maintains awareness of Displays technology and the Company's competitive position Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience OR
    • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years of experience OR
    • In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required
    • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelors 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
    • Successful leadership experience in developing certified flight deck displays
    • Experience managing technical projects including schedule and Earned Value management, risk management, customer interaction, and briefing executive leadership
    • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder 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.

      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 were helping people reach their destination safely and keeping pilots, passengers, flight crews, airlines, airports and military personnel connected and informed. And were 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.

      We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

      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.


      * Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for 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.

      Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

      Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

      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.

      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 illnessinsurance, 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! 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 thats 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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