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Raytheon Technologies FP&A Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

This FP&A Specialist is responsible for development, integration, analysis, documentation and presentation of program plans and schedules for the duration of a contract.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support awarded contracts, ensuring vertical and horizontal schedule integration and traceability

  • Update/maintenance across the program, while monitoring the development and maintenance of the critical path, network logic, and schedule forecasting

  • Work in parallel with the project cost analyst to ensure the cost and schedule are integrated

  • Apply knowledge of company policies, procedures, & guidelines, (including Rockwell Collins Government Systems System Description) to ensure plans and schedules are in compliance

  • Generate strawman IMP/IMS models working independently from a Request for Proposal, Statement of Work and Supplier Data Requirements List

  • Prepare reports and briefings to management and perform other business-related functions as directed by the business lead and technical management

  • Develop an understanding of the Rockwell Collins Technically Consistent Process or similar engineering development life cycle, discern processes, and/or data that conflicts technically

  • Work with team members to expand the schedule (into a detailed program schedule) that includes program dependencies

  • Be able to develop an understanding of the Rockwell Collins or similar engineering development lifecycle; have the ability to discern processes or data that conflicts technically

  • Perform analysis on the IMS to convey trend and issues to program leadership. Review Critical Path to ensure it makes sense with solution the program is delivering to a customer

  • Candidate must possess the ability to perform schedule independent analysis, as well as being capable of performing scheduling process root cause analysis, defining and implementing corrective scheduling processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advance degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. Dept. of Defense security clearance (requires US Citizenship)

  • Experience with integrated schedules and network logic using Microsoft Project software

  • Earned Value Management (EVM) background

  • Project Management experience

  • Background with Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Experience performing scheduling process root cause analysis, earned value analysis, and defining and implementing corrective action

  • Ability to Travel up to 5%

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent written, oral, and analytical skills

  • Working knowledge of MS Project

  • Ability to work in both a highly technical and team-based environment having high visibility and major time constraints

    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.

    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

  • Employee Scholar Program, tuition reimbursement program

  • 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

  • Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Bright Horizons, back-up child / elder care and college coach resources

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, 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.