Sr. Prin. Project Engineer – GlobalConnect TPM (Remote)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

Aviation connects the world and we connect aviation.  Our Enablement Products team is looking for a Technical Project Manager (TPM) to lead the development of our GlobalConnect solution.  The industry is continuously deploying intelligent aircraft that generate significantly more performance data. As this volume of data increases, it’s necessary to seamlessly unite the flow of data between the aircraft, the airline and ground applications. GlobalConnect simplifies this transition.

A set of managed services unlocks the value of the connected aircraft using a full range of nose to tail solutions. It offers an easy to use, turnkey platform for ground tools, value-added applications, and messaging/media connectivity.

This role is part of the Connected Aviation Solutions business that is leading the way for the future of connectivity.   The GlobalConnect TPM will lead the execution of development, deployment, and maintenance for our ground-based solutions for InteliSight, A320 and A330 FOMAX, and A350 connectivity that are deployed around the world.  Our cloud-based solutions ensure that customers are able to integrate our solution into their networks to connect with their aircraft containing our connectivity solutions.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).  An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. (Candidates can choose to work in an Hybrid role if currently living in the Cedar Rapids, IA. )

Primary Responsibilities:

Directs all phases of GlobalConnect engineering programs from inception through completion.

Liaises between project management, project teams, and line management.

Prepares proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms of contracts.

Reviews project and budget status and aligns and manages schedules to meet customer and business needs.

Monitors and assesses GlobalConnect issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives.

Directs the work of employees assigned on GlobalConnect projects in technical, infrastructure and administrative areas.

Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration, and test.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience OR

Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years of experience OR

In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required

Experience managing technical projects including schedule and earned value management, risk management, customer interaction, and briefing executive leadership

Expertise in applying root cause / corrective action techniques to resolve and avoid outstanding issues

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience managing cloud-based software as a service (SaaS).

Previous project management experience with AWS and Microsoft Azure hosted software solutions.

Experience with .net, C#, python, SQL, and Windows Server development and deployment.

Experience with Django, Nginx, PostgreSQL, Docker and Linux development and deployment.

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 Connected Aviation Solutions team provides advanced information management systems, products and services that enable the connected ecosystem by bringing together Collins’ unique breadth of aviation, surface transportation and critical infrastructure products with our smart digital solutions to help us enhance every aspect of the end-to-end travel experience. We help airlines, airports, business aircraft and rail operators turn data into value to streamline operations, increase efficiency and reduce cost, enhance the passenger experience, and contribute to sustainable flight. By combining the best networks, connectivity, and data/analytics solutions, we’re solving big problems for our customers and the world, while enhancing the security and connectivity of systems both on and off the aircraft, to help operators and passengers stay more connected and informed and create a more sustainable, efficient, reliable, and enjoyable travel experience. Aviation connects the world. Our Connected Aviation Solutions team connects aviation. Sustainably. Seamlessly. Securely.

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.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for 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.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

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.

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 program

Student Loan Repayment Program

Life insurance and disability coverage

Optional coverages you can buy pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

Adoption Assistance         

Autism Benefit

Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

Bright Horizons, child, and elder care services

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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Sr. Prin. Project Engineer – GlobalConnect TPM (Remote)