Rockwell Collins Pr Technical Project Manager - Traffic Surveillance in Melbourne, Florida

Requisition ID: 7097

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 Pr Technical Project Manager - Traffic Surveillance to join our team in Melbourne, FL (1050). 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.

Job Summary

Our team is looking for innovative and passionate engineering leaders to help create high performance traffic surveillance products, such as aircraft collision avoidance systems (ACAS), Transponders, and ADS-B In/Out Systems. As part of our team, you’ll be exposed to cutting edge technology and have the ability to significantly contribute to the creation of our newest products.

The Traffic Surveillance Engineering Department is looking to hire a Technical Project Manager (TPM), to lead a product development for the COMAC C919 project. Responsibilities for this role will be to successfully manage a product development including joint venture offshore activities. Product responsibilities include design, development, integration, qualification, and transition to production traffic surveillance products. This is an engineering leadership position with focus on the full lifecycle of avionics systems. Candidates must have an engineering education, with experience serving as a project engineer on lead on design and development programs. Customer interaction and industry participation experience are desired. In addition, candidates must have a history of proven leadership, coaching and developing people to achieve objectives beyond the norm.

Job Responsibilities

  • Program execution management – provide realization of successful traffic surveillance systems during the full system lifecycle. This includes management and oversight for evolving solutions from stakeholder needs, while exploring opportunities, documenting requirements, designing, developing, verifying, validating, and evolving solutions.

  • Project Engineering – develop and enact cost & schedule execution plans that are in compliance with stakeholder needs and internal Rockwell Collins processes and procedures; understand risks and variances; assist in the development of mitigation plans; become 100% involved in the day-to-day program execution.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • The ability to build trust and confidence with customers, engineers, technicians, program management, and product line management to achieve program and business objectives

  • Leadership by example, building trust and inspiring people through a shared vision where people feel valued, empowered, and fulfilled

  • Possess expertise in systems engineering, systems implementation, and project management, including lifecycle management; system definition; engineering design processes; architecture definition; system modelling; system implementation; configuration management; change control; system integration; verification and validation; manufacturing transition; risk management; and continuous process improvement

  • Experience with project cost/schedule/performance management, using Earned Value (EV), Microsoft Project, and SAP

  • Experience with proposal effort coordination, including parametric estimating, bidding, narrative writing, risk identification, and technical leadership

  • Successful leadership of complex systems development from requirements through verification

  • Ability to independently lead and support technical meetings with customers, teammates, project management, production liaisons, and leadership

  • Ability to travel up to 10% travel is required

  • Prefer (but not required) experience with TCAS, Transponder, and ADS-B

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.