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Raytheon Technologies Senior Engineering Manager 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

The Collins Aerospace Avionics Platform Software Department is seeking a Senior Engineering Manager to join our leadership team. Our department is growing, as we have a number of exciting avionics programs lined up to execute! We are seeking a motivated individual to lead a group of engineers and support staff who provide top-notch tools and infrastructure capabilities, aimed at enabling others to operate efficiently and productively. The ideal candidate will also have proven experience leading avionics software development teams.

The candidate we are seeking is a strong, passionate leader with an action-oriented, collaborative mindset, who operates with a vision, delivers benefits to meet/exceed expectations, builds and enhances his/her teammates, evaluates and takes action on the performance of self and others, proactively plans for teammates’ and customers’ needs, all while operating with full integrity.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Technical leadership for a group of software engineers to ensure commitments are met

  • Lead change initiatives, such as identifying and implementing scalable tool alternatives, developing strategic tool roadmaps, and finding creative ways to balance cost of change with engineering value

  • Ensure tool solution compliance with DFARS and International Trade Compliance policies and procedures, as well as meeting the needs of applicable avionics certification and process requirements

  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to understand program needs & challenges; lead the team to generate and execute plans which deploy appropriate solutions

  • Work in a dynamic environment, where juggling current commitments and generating innovative plans for the future are the norm

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.

  • Full-time, located in Cedar Rapids (cannot be fully remote)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience in avionics software development & certification, particularly at the highest (DO-178C)

  • Leadership experience in software tool development & qualification (DO-300)

  • Leadership experience in deploying CI/CD solutions (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.) and static analysis tools (Coverity, Polyspace, etc.)

  • Proven track record of successful project execution leadership, while meeting cost, schedule, scope, and quality commitments

  • Possess a collaborative way of working, particularly in a matrix environment

  • Demonstrated success in balancing business needs and affordability

  • Strong written & oral communicator and change agent; able to interface with the spectrum of individual contributors to executive leadership

  • Experience executing projects within the Agile methodology

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.