Engineering Director, Protected Communications - Active DoD SECR with Security Clearance

RTX Corporation
Marlborough, Massachusetts
May 23, 2024
Jun 02, 2024
Position Type
Director, Engineer
Full Time
Organization Type
Date Posted:
United States of AmericaLocation:
MA802: Marlborough, MA Building 1 1001 Boston Post Road Building 1, Marlborough, MA, 01752 USAPosition Role Type:
OnsiteCollins Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. Our Protected Communications Systems (PCS) business within Collins delivers Resilient National, Strategic, and Tactical Communication Solutions and Integrated C3 Mission Capability Solutions to the US and Allied Nations Collins is seeking a Director to lead the PCS Engineering Organization. This leader is the single engineering point of contact for the Engineering Portfolio Leader and the PCS General Manager, accountable for managing all engineering activities within the business. This includes meeting technical requirements within allocated cost and schedule commitments as well organizational leadership, goal setting and improvement initiatives. The PCS Engineering Director leads a cross-functional and multi-site organization comprised of Chief Engineers, and Discipline Leaders (Systems, Software, Hardware, and Whole Life Engineering) in the capture and execution of programs. They will work with engineering disciplines and Program Value Stream Management to conduct and approve appropriate Engineering reviews (e.g. Architectural Review Board, Export Review Board, Cyber Architecture Review Board, System Requirements Review, Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review, and Test/Ship Readiness Review). They are the approval authority for, Program EACs, Gates and Engineering Bid Reviews, in accordance with the approved Delegation of Authority (DOA). The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in organizational leadership, pursuit & order capture, and project execution to include Design and Development of systems inclusive of hardware and software solutions. The candidate will have successfully led teams to deliver technically compliant and producible products in accordance with stakeholder requirements within an allocated budget and schedule. This position is located onsite in Marlborough, MA or Largo, FL. Eligible for relocation. Primary Responsibilities: Acts as primary engineering interface to the PCS Value Stream General Manager (VSGM)
Partners with the PCS VSGM in the establishment and execution of the Annual Operating Plan and Strategic & Financial Plan for the PCS business
Provides organizational leadership to the 500+ cross-discipline and multi-site engineers in the PCS business
Leads a team of Engineering Fellows and Program Chief Engineers who provide technical and programmatic direction for assigned programs and are accountable for program performance
Ensures programs are staffed with proper engineering personnel and skillsets to successfully execute programs within cost, schedule, and technical requirements; this includes hiring, training, mentorship, and management
Ensures that proposals are appropriately staffed, that compliant Technical Baselines are developed to the appropriate maturity for the pursuit phase, and that Design-to-Cost (DTC), cost and schedule targets are achieved with well-considered and clearly communicated risk and opportunity profiles
Supports root cause investigations, corrective action, and continuous improvement efforts.
Communicates overall engineering program cost, schedule, EV, and technical metrics against approved baselines
Ability to multi-task with a focus on daily issues and longer-term strategies
A minimum of 20% travel will be required with this role Qualifications/Experience Needed: Experience in leading large (150+ personnel) organizations.
Experience in the design, development, and qualification of hardware, software, and system-of-systems
Experience with NRE, NPI, support to operations, and the use of product-lines
Solid interpersonal skills with experience in employee management, coaching, and mentoring
Strong computer skills to include extensive use of Microsoft Office
Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 14 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 12 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience
Active and transferable DoD Secret clearance is required prior to start date.
U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Preferred Qualifications: Active and transferable DoD Top Secret clearance
MS in Engineering or MBA degree
Collins Aerospace, an RTX 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. Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions - whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you'll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today. This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX. Minimum Program Qualifications To qualify for the Raytheon Technologies, Re-Empower Program, candidates should: Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application
Have prior experience in functional area of interest
Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position
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. WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE. Please ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to this role. Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products. Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world - and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings. 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. The salary range for this role is 171,000 USD - 343,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills. Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance. This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply. RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window. RTX 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. Privacy Policy and Terms: Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms