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Raytheon Technologies Program Manager - Advanced Programs (CNG) 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

Role Overview:

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to apply your Program Management skills to develop and deliver cutting edge technology for our war fighters and our national security interests? Do you enjoy identifying and cultivating new ideas and technologies? Do you have the drive and vision for how to solve customer problems unconstrained by current capabilities or organizational barriers? If so, Advanced Development programs may be a great fit for you.

The Research and Emerging Technology team within the Advanced Solutions portfolio in the Communication, Navigation, and Guidance business has a need for a Principal Program Manager. Our team is responsible for developing the concepts and technologies which will fuel future business growth. This Program Manager will lead and have profit and loss responsibility for Research & Development programs, both internally and externally funded. The program manager will also lead and organize pursuit and proposal efforts to capture new programs within the Dept of Defense and other Agencies. The Program Manager will interface with a cross functional team of other program managers, business development, strategy and engineering personnel to develop transition plans for new technologies and capabilities to business units across Mission Systems to fuel future business growth and solve the most challenging and emerging customer mission problems.

This position is located in Cedar Rapids, IA.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple efforts simultaneously

  • Have demonstrated ability to lead cross functional teams

  • Have demonstrated ability to work effectively with team members in remote locations and time zones

  • Have demonstrated ability to provide positive interface with DoD customers (DARPA, AFRL, NRL, NSA, etc.) and Prime contractors that will be integrating our technology

  • Possess current U.S. Secret Clearance Required. Top Secret desired. (Requires US Citizenship)

  • Be able to travel up to 25%

Additional preference will be given to candidates who:

  • Possess or have the ability to possess a clearance up to the TS/SCI level

  • Have experience with products and systems in the following areas: communications, datalinks, position navigation and timing (PNT), cyber security/resiliency, open standards/architectures, sensors (EO, IR, Radar, EW), AI/Machine learning and multi-level security (MLS)

  • Have demonstrated ability to recognize, pursue, and capture discretionary offset opportunities (i.e. customer funded R&D) that directly supports business strategies via direct government support or through other contractors

  • Have experience with leveraging efforts and technologies from other Collins Aerospace organizations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advance degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required

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.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

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.