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Principal Project Engineer- Product Development

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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01479497 Most Recent Date Posted 10/12/2021 City Salt Lake City State Utah Country United States

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United States of America


HUT31: Salt Lake City, UT 600 Komas Drive , Salt Lake City, UT, 84108-1229 USA

Become part of an exciting team focused on the development support of world-class visual systems products for the simulation and training industry. This is an opportunity to help the world’s commercial and military pilots train to be safer, better, and more successful. This position can be done from either

Salt Lake City, Ut or Orlando, FL.

The successful candidate will be the technical lead for a Collins Aerospace Simulation Solutions and Services visual systems product. The responsibilities will include:

  • The ability to create a technical vision from business needs
  • The development of technical roadmaps for the product
  • Detailed and accountable project management
  • Some travel (5%-10).

The candidate must have strong technical, leadership, and organizational skills, as well as project management experience.

If you're looking for an opportunity to join a fast-paced team, with opportunities for growth, this team could be the perfect fit for you.  The Simulation and Training Visual Systems Portfolio will allow you the opportunity to experience all facets of Collins Aerospace STS flight simulator visual systems development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Engineering technical liason - single point of contact for the Product Line Manager (PLM), Business Development, Operations, Finance, and programs

  • Multi-disciplinary team leader for systems, software, electrical, mechanical, and quality engineering

  • Ensures that a product technical baseline is defined, verified, and ready for delivery to customers

  • Responsible to guide engineering development in accordance with sound technical and engineering development processes

  • Works with engineering managers to ensure that the project is appropriately staffed. 

  • Manages a technical risk and opportunity register, along with the risks and opportunities

  • Leads engineering bid efforts

  • This position may require occasional travel both domestically and internationally

  • Strong teamwork orientation is a must

  • Capable of coaching

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required

  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

  • Must have an engineering project management background

  • Must have experience with engineering bids

  • Must be able to show experience in leading a team

  • Computer Architecture Design experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in avionics simulation systems development, verification/validation, and interfaces would be beneficial

  • Familiarity with systems engineering processes and requirements and design capture tools including DOORS, ALM, Jama, ClearQuest, Subversion and PREP (or similar peer review tool) is desirable.

  • Candidate must be well organized and able to communicate effectively with engineering, leadership and customers.

  • Experience in supporting pursuit activities, including bids and proposals is also desired.

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.

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.

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, criticalillness 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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