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Raytheon Technologies Prin TPM/PE - Avionics Platform Software - REMOTE in Phoenix, Arizona

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United States of America


HAZ99: Field Office - AZ Remote Location, Remote City, AZ, 06032 USA

Role Overview:

The Prin. Technical Project Manager/Project Engineer will serve as the technical project manager for the Common Platform Software department. This position includes working with Military Rotary Wing / Fixed wing and Civil Rotary Wing programs. We are looking for a TPM with experience leading multidisciplinary teams of engineers. The TPM position represents engineering as a Point of Contact, responsible for the project management of the technical development program within guidelines set by the Program Management and the Customer. The ideal candidate provides program-wide focus for systems, subsystems and product development. The candidate position requires a thorough understanding of the engineering development process through all phases of the developmental process in order to develop an platform system that meets customer expectations. This position is for strong candidates willing to think outside the box and challenge the status quo, to ensure that the team is able to overcome daily hurdles to achieve success.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interfacing with customers and the executing team (both internal and external) during definition and implementation of platform system installations.

  • Working with Program and Product Managers to ensure customer expectations are translated into an executable project plan.

  • Leading and coordinating program level cost estimates during the bid cycle.

  • Coordinating all technical and project execution aspects of bid and proposal activities.

  • Managing program technical execution and maintaining performance metrics for management review and continuous improvement.

  • Effectively managing program-level scope and change management, working closely with other TPMs and Program Managers to ensure alignment.

  • Developing and managing the program-level schedule as well as the integrated intermediate level schedule. Ensuring critical path and key dependencies are effectively managed to ensure project success.

  • Reviewing detailed execution plans and schedules of the team/Project Engineers to ensure adequacy, completeness, and harmonization with the program level plan and integrated intermediate level schedule. Leading teams to ensure critical dependencies are managed by the team at the appropriate system, subsystem, product, and component level.

  • Leading and coordinating program-level risk management in conjunction with the Program Office.

  • Take all possible actions to avoid or minimize problem areas. Anticipates problems and if necessary, pro-actively revises project plans as permitted by policy and project requirements.

Key skills for success:

  • Experience with design, requirements capture, development, and integration of complex military avionics software systems

  • Experience with avionics development processes such as (ARP4754, ARP4761, DO-254, DO-178)

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required

  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen/Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder.

  • Experience in software, hardware, or systems engineering disciplines enabling effective technical leadership during pursuit, capture, and execution of programs.

  • Project management experience, such as planning and tracking projects, performing to a schedule and cost plan, and reporting to leadership.

  • Ability to travel internationally 15-20% of the time.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

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 Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

    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.

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

    Raytheon Technologies 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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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.