United Technologies Corporation Principal Technical Project Manager - CPT in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job ID: 15178

City: Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

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Requisition ID: 15178

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, 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 aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries 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.

We are currently searching for a Principal Technical Project Manager - CPT to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Collins Aerospace as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It’s an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Collins Aerospace.

Job Summary

Collins Aerospace Avionics Concepts, Practices, and Tools (CPT) organization is seeking a Technical Project Manager with a passion for problem solving and satisfying customers through the delivery of improvements to the global engineering ecosystem that provide compelling gains to the consistency, efficiency, and productivity of product development efforts across the enterprise. The focus of this position will be to lead the organization through software tool initiatives, including the breakdown and management of work from strategies to actionable elements.

CPT is at the forefront of providing state-of-the-art solutions that dramatically increases Collins Aerospace Avionics Engineering productivity and effectivity. Our recognized success has been based on the friendly, informal, and highly-cooperative team environment we've put in place, as well as across-the-board depth of talent. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Collins Aerospace as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It’s an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Collins Aerospace.

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have many of the following skills/experience:

  • Knowledge or experience in system requirements capture, design, and decomposition

  • Understanding of system validation and verification processes for technical product development

  • Working knowledge of software tool development/deployment, and a strong understanding of the relationships between all functional disciplines, including Systems, Software, and IT Infrastructure

  • Ability to adapt to change

  • Accomplish tasks on schedule

  • Experience with Agile teams

  • Collaborate with teammates to make the best decisions

  • Enjoy learning new technologies

  • Be self motivated to contribute in a work environment positively

  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Able to work independently or within a team

  • Positive attitude and eager to learn and improve

Responsibilities include:

  • Bring together key customer representatives to derive requirements, make trades, and determine the best path forward for software tool initiatives

  • Track, analyze, and report execution metrics as required to understand program status and performance

  • Mentor teammates

  • Generate estimates for software tool initiatives in a high-complexity environment

  • Represents the department to the engineering customer, as well as other internal and external parties

  • Effectively interact and build trust with team members from many different backgrounds, including engineering management, engineering teams, program management, and operations

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizenship or Green Card Holder

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline

At Collins Aerospace, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Collins Aerospace University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that’s just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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