Rockwell Collins Sr Engineering Manager - Traffic Surveillance in Melbourne, Florida

Requisition ID: 9919

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 Sr Engineering 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

Rockwell Collins Commercial Systems, Traffic Surveillance Department, seeks a Senior Engineering Manager to lead a team of Software Engineers. This team participates in the design, build, and legacy support of TCAS / Transponder and Integrated Surveillance products. These products provide vital information to ground tracking systems as well as other aircraft to help track location, attitude and proximity to other aircraft.

As a functional leader, the candidate shall possess strong software engineering expertise and exhibit the ability to utilize this expertise to provide guidance and mentoring to Traffic Surveillance software engineers, as well as providing software engineering expertise to all projects within the Traffic Department.

Job Responsibilities

  • Accountability for all traffic software efforts including planning, design, verification, and certification, as well ensuring that quality, technical requirements, cost and schedule goals are met.

  • Hiring, training, and allocating talented SW engineers to all development and legacy support projects.

  • Other administrative aspects of the role include assessing staffing demand, giving performance reviews, participating in salary planning, and understanding and administering Rockwell Collins policies and procedures

  • Provide guidance to team members on the utilization of Rockwell Collins and industry software design and development processes and provides assurance that design activities are consistent with requirements for product safety, reliability, maintainability, performance, and certification.

  • Overall engineering responsibility for the Integrated Surveillance product lines, including development and support.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Strong background in Embedded Software design engineering,

  • Direct experience using the DO-178 Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification process.

  • Strong leadership skills, including leading by example and the ability to manage resources to support many simultaneous projects.

  • Experience in generating engineering estimates, project planning, Earned Value tracking, setting up project schedules, identifying staff to execute a project, hiring and developing staff, and ensuring that the team executes to the established budget and schedule.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to interface with program management and executive management.

  • Strong team building skills, both internal and external to the team.

  • Thrives in a highly demanding and fast paced work environment.

  • As a leader in Commercial System Engineering, the successful candidate will understand the importance of communicating masterfully and the necessity of creating an environment of accountability and commitment.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to interface with both internal and external customers

  • Familiarity with avionics systems is desired

  • Prior management experience is desired, although previously demonstrated development project leadership will also be considered.

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.