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United Technologies Corporation Sr Project Systems Engineer - Mission FMS in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job ID: 01333311

City: Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Engineering, Systems

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Date Posted:

2019-07-08-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

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

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE .

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.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.

Job Summary

Collins Aerospace is currently seeking qualified candidates for experienced engineers in our Military Avionics and Helicopters organization, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This project leadership position (Product Owner) is specifically targeted for Mission FMS product line managing cost, schedule, and budget. The position would be interacting with several of our development teams, comprised of software and system engineers working in an AGILE environment (approximately 6-12 people). These projects are focused on the design and development of our new software only products, breaking into new and emerging markets, we are GROWING!

Team culture is extremely collaborative and engaged; we value our customer, our products, and our people (that means you). If you want to have fun, do something truly meaningful, and work with an amazing group of people, this is for you.

Product Summary

Mission FMS (MFMS-1000) - another of our software only products used for navigation, flight plan management, and guidance; it is deployable on a variety of applications with minimal effort. With recent contract awards, this product is transitioning to the field now and targeted for a variety of applications. Here’s a link to more details specific to MFMS:

https://www.rockwellcollins.com/Products-and-Services/Defense/Avionics/Software-Applications/Mission-Flight-Management-Software-MFMS-1000.aspx

Job Responsibilities

This job is unique in that is a project leadership role (Product Owner) with our development teams. Expectations include leading a cross functional team daily and coordinating regularly with engineering and project management to ensure success of the product and program. This includes managing aspects of quality, cost, schedule, and scope while navigating the various team dynamics present.

Other responsibilities and job requirements include:

  • Demonstrated time management skills - ability to work unsupervised, multi-task, and coordinate work

  • Demonstrated management of the relationship between cost and value

  • Succeed while leading in a team environment

  • Excellent communication (written, verbal, and interpersonal)

  • Willingness to travel (domestic and international <20%)

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Experience in the design and development of deliverable software (production or consumer facing)

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance (Classified as a US Person) - U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residence (Green Card) is required. ​

Preferred:

  • Defense or Aerospace industry experience is preferred

  • DO-178 or similar certification based development experience is preferred

  • AGILE development experience is preferred

  • Project Management, Earned Value, and Risk Management experience is preferred

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.

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

• Tuition reimbursement

• Life insurance and disability coverage

• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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United Technologies Corporation 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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