Principal Technical Project Manager

Rockwell Collins - Sterling, VA (30+ days ago)3.9

Requisition ID: 9904

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 to join our team in Sterling, VA (2300). 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

The TPM position represents engineering as the Point of Contact, responsible for the project management of the technical development program. The ideal candidate provides program-wide focus for systems, subsystems and product development. The position requires a thorough understanding of the engineering development process through all phases of development in order to create an avionics system that exceeds customer expectations. This position is for strong candidates willing to challenge the status quo to ensure that the team is able to overcome daily hurdles to achieve success.

Job Responsibilities

Program planning and execution with responsibility for performance to budget and schedule

Managing program-level scope and change management

Serve as a key customer and vendor interface

Collaborate with other CS/GS/International program teams to ensure consistent execution methods and utilization of best practices.

Lead pursuit efforts to capture future efforts

Come be part of a team building a multi-million dollar flight simulator. Our team is looking for self-motivated, confident and passionate engineers to help us create advanced aircraft simulation and training devices and products for both military and commercial customers.

Basic Qualifications

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

Project leadership of large multi-discipline engineering teams

Experience managing customer relationships.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

US Citizenship

Active security clearance

Ability to Travel to Customer Site for debugging of issues (10% of the total project effort)

JIRA or other ALM tools

DOORS or Jama for requirements management

Familiarity with CMMI compliance

Software Engineering experience

This position requires good oral and written communication skills, strong teamwork skills, and the desire to participate on a results-oriented team of Systems, Hardware and Software Engineers.

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!