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

Job ID: 01326408

City: Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Engineering, Systems

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


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

Collins Aerospace Mission Systems Integrated Solutions for Engineering (ISE) organization is seeking a Principal 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.

ISE is at the forefront of providing state-of-the-art solutions that dramatically increases Collins Aerospace Mission Systems 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.

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, includingengineering 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

  • 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.

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

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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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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