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Prin. Sys. Engineer-Subject Matter Expert (SME) (Onsite) (Sign On Bonus Eligible)

Company: Collins Aerospace
Location: Sterling
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Date Posted:

2024-03-10 Country:

United States of America Location:

HVA34: Sterling, VA 22640 Davis Dr , Sterling, VA, USA Position Role Type:

Unspecified 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.

The Principal Systems Engineer/ Subject Matter Expert (SME)

position is within the Simulation Solutions and Services (SS&S) business area. SS&S develops and builds simulators and training systems for both military and commercial customers, with the primary focus being the defense industry. SS&S Training Device products cover a range of complexity and include desktop trainers, part-task trainers, full-flight simulators, sophisticated maintenance training devices, high-fidelity weapon system trainers and virtual training devices. This position will directly support the E-2D trainer program which combines equipment and systems of high complexity and advanced technology. The training system deploys cutting edge high end visual technology to support high fidelity pilot training for dynamic distributed events with sites around the world. This position will play a critical role in ensuring that the training system is concurrent with the aircraft . This eventually ensures that the aircrew is proficient in their skills, thus resulting in an increased ability of the crew to safely conduct missions and a direct impact on the warfighter readiness.

This position is responsible for performing assignments requiring the installation and testing of Collins Aerospace Simulation and Training Devices. The primary functions are to direct or perform installation, operational checkout, and system testing both in-house and on-site as required in accordance with Collins Aerospace and customer requirements. Services are performed using Collins-approved methods and workmanship standards to ensure optimum equipment operation and customer satisfaction.

This role will be located onsite at our Sterling, VA location. Eligible for relocation and sign on bonus.

What you will do:

  • Provide technical support to field engineers, technicians and product support who diagnose, troubleshoot, repair, and debug complex electro/mechanical equipment, computer systems, and/or complex software not related to information technology.
  • Installs, operates , maintains, repairs, and modifies equipment. Normally receives little instructions on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
  • Participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives . Work is reviewed upon completion.
  • Identifies technical problems and issues, recommends technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinative product solution.
  • Involved in planning and preparing customer installation and testing. Prepares, provides approval and validation of product test procedures.
  • Reports design, reliability and maintenance problems or bugs to design engineering/software engineering.
  • Installs and tests software releases on fielded systems, including training local maintenance/operations personnel on new features included in the release.
  • This position will require a minimum of 25% travel.

    Education and experience:
    • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience.
    • Active and transferable US Department of Defense (DoD) is required prior to start date. The selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements.
    • U.S. citizenship is required , as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance. Skills we value:
      • Experience with US Navy E-2 as a NFO is HIGHLY preferred.
      • Experience with US Navy E-2 as a Pilot or Avionics Technician is HIGHLY preferred.
      • Currently holds a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance adjudicated with 24 months is HIGHLY preferred.
      • Experience with maintenance or flight operations of military aircraft
      • Experience as a military or commercial pilot

        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.

        WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.

        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.

        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! 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.

          The salary range for this role is 105,000 USD - 221,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

          Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

          Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

          This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.
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