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Raytheon Technologies Technical Software Project Manager in Winnersh, United Kingdom

Date Posted:

2021-06-17-07:00

Country:

United Kingdom

Location:

Winnersh, United Kingdom

Collins Aerospace, a unit of Raytheon Technologies, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, 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. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

We are currently seeking a Technical Project Manager (Software) to join our team in Winnersh, Wokingham, UK.

Role Overview:

Collins Aerospace is looking for a Technical Project Manager (Software) with a passion for software engineering and a desire to lead projects with the goal of capturing the connected aerospace marketplace. The candidate will have a close working relationship with Product Line Managers and engineering management in support of their services and products as well as product owners, fellow project managers, engineering leads across multiple disciplines, and engineering support groups. This is an engineering leadership position with focus on the full lifecycle of information management systems to provide solutions and support for both domestic and international customers. The mission is to successfully design, develop, integrate, and maintain the systems and software products that support the connected aviation community. This role will play a key part of a significant internal product convergence program that will provide opportunity to work across multiple areas of Collins Aerospace amongst a number of other key and exciting projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the candidate is to support engineering’s execution of the product line manager’s objectives. In doing so, the candidate will support the activities performed by a cross-functional engineering team helping to track performance and spend whilst managing various stakeholders across the business.

The candidate will develop and enact resource & schedule execution plans that are aligned with multiple product line manager road maps and internal processes and procedures; understand risks and variances; assist in the development of mitigation plans; become 100% involved in the day-to-day execution. In execution, the candidate will collaborate across divisions and the enterprise, necessitating an ability to clearly communicate objectives, approach and status to audiences with varying degrees of understanding of the project details and underlying technology. The candidate must maintain a working knowledge of software and systems development progress and demonstrate sound decision making skills, strategic thinking, networking skills, and the ability to accurately forecast performance against spend.

The candidate will collaborate with Product Line Managers to prioritise work in the engineering team’s backlog and provide technical support to the daily activities of engineers, in the form of clarifying requirements, identifying and overcoming blockers and dependencies. The candidate will work closely with Engineering Managers, Product Line Managers, other Technical Project Managers, Architects, Systems, Software, and Design staff to facilitate consistent and thorough understanding of the requirements and dependencies on completion of tasks in all phases of the product development lifecycle.

The successful candidate will lead the engineering team using strong interpersonal, mentoring and negotiating skills, and will be responsible for managing project risks/issues and elevating to upper management when appropriate. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for adhering to, and supporting Collins process methodologies while developing and managing commitments to meet project schedule deliverables and quality requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and significant relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, significant and demonstrable relevant experience is required

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline is desired

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with proposal effort coordination, including estimating, bidding, narrative writing, risk identification, and technical leadership

  • Ability to independently lead and support technical meetings with customers, teammates, program management and leadership

  • Ability to build trust and confidence with customers, engineers, technicians, program management, and product line management to achieve program and business objectives

  • Demonstrate leadership by example, building trust and inspiring people through a shared vision where people feel valued, empowered, and fulfilled

  • Experience executing projects with Agile methodology working closely with scrum master and product owners

  • Experience in supporting the development of web based applications hosted in the cloud

  • Experience with software repository management and collaboration tools

  • Experience of working with SAP software within a project management role

  • Ability to travel up to 10% to 20% internationally

What we can offer you:

  • Worklife Balance

  • Flexible Working

  • Family Friendly/Wellbeing policies

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

  • Career Progression

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.

Collins Aerospace,in accordance with our 'Baseline Security' requirements,will request from candidates evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK, and employment and/or education history for up to three years, in relation to certain roles within the business. These relate to positions where access to export controlled items, (e.g., Technical data, hardware, software, and services subject to international trade control laws and regulations) and Collins IT Systems may apply. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

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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