Rockwell Collins Principal Technical Project Manager - Optronics in Carlsbad, California

Category: Engineering

Job ID: 1804

Location: Carlsbad,CA

Requisition ID: 1804

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Principal Technical Project Manager - Optronics to join our team in Carlsbad, CA (2110). 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 Rockwell Collins 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 Rockwell Collins.

The candidate will lead principle and senior mechanical, optical, and electrical engineers in the design, analysis, and testing of complex opto-mechanical systems and wearable digital display systems. The candidate will be the customer's and LCVSM's technical point of contact for one or more projects of medium to high complexity. The candidate will work with the program manager to develop the program execution plan, and will ensure projects remain within budget, on schedule, and meet all customer and derived requirements. The candidate must have demonstrated application of integrated project management, technical consistent process, earned value, and risk management for one or more programs in either an optical or digital display domain. The candidate will lead proposal efforts in both the optics and digital display domains, coordinating inputs from various project engineers, generating project bids and technical volumes in support of the overall proposal effort. The candidate will track, report, and analyze earned value metrics as required to understand program performance, and will determine appropriate actions to correct real problems before impacting overall program performance. The candidate will report program performance to program management, leadership, and the customer as warranted.

Rockwell Collins Optronics, a division of Rockwell Collins, Inc. located in Carlsbad, CA, has a 25-year history of creating high-performance optical systems. Rockwell Collins Optronics supplies a complete range of high quality optical solutions for military and commercial applications including spaceborne lenses, airborne reconnaissance lenses, infrared lenses for airborne countermeasure and imaging sensors, and head-up displays. Rockwell Collins' capabilities in optical & mechanical design, optical fabrication, and assembly & test are enhanced by our expertise in precision alignment. Our capabilities and experience have made Rockwell Collins a leading supplier of high performance optical solutions.

Must Have Requirements:

  • US Citizen or permanent resident

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

  • Knowledge of core concepts of opto-mechanical systems and/or digital display systems.

  • Strong conceptual, planning, and problem-solving skills across multiple projects.

  • Strong computer skills and the utilization of MS Project, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint.

  • Experience with SAP and Cobra preferred but not mandatory.

At Rockwell Collins, 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 Rockwell Collins 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!

Rockwell Collins 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.