Senior Engineering Manager - Hardware

Sterling, Virginia
Not Specified
Aug 12, 2018
Oct 11, 2018
Job Type
Full Time
Degree Required
4-Year Degree
Manages Others?

Requisition ID: 9346

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America’s Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Senior Engineering Manager - Hardware to join our team in Sterling, VA (2300). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It’s an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

This position is for a Level 5 Senior Engineering Manager for a team of hardware and mechanical engineers, and technicians whose charter is to design and develop avionics equipment. The avionics developed by this team will include Inertial Navigation Systems, Mission Computers, Engine and Flight Control Computers and other various hardware products for both manned and unmanned fixed and rotary wing platforms. This role requires a dynamic leader over all aspects of product development from the proposal/bid phase, through requirements capture, design and development, qualification, certification and factory transition. This development includes both electrical and mechanical aspects of the design. This includes analog and digital sensors including gyros, accelerometers, and air data components, single board computers, power supply design, and thermal/structural design. Essential for success is the ability to develop personal networks and work across the enterprise to collaborate on workload balance and common technical solutions.

In addition to design and development activities, the L5 Senior Engineering manager is also responsible for oversight and conformance of the local lab spaces used for design verification, integrated testing, low rate initial production, and repair.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities will require strong leadership skills, a passion for coaching and mentoring, system design and requirement capture skills and/or hardware design and implementation skills, strong writing skills, dedication to Rockwell Collins success, familiarity with hardware process and development tools, critical and innovative thinking, strategic planning, and an ability to build and motivate a team. Applicants should possess a customer-first attitude and have a professional, humble, and genuine demeanor. Applicants need to demonstrate good judgment of character for effective hiring, placement, and mentoring.

Daily tasks will involve providing guidance to the team in all aspects of efficient and effective design and requirement capture practices good decision making allowing the Team to meet project technical requirements, program cost and schedule performance. The role will also involve identifying more efficient means to perform the design task, effectively allocating staffing, assessing staffing demand, hiring, creating personnel development plans, giving performance reviews, participating in salary planning, and understanding and administering Rockwell Collins policies and procedures.

Basic Qualifications

Must Have Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline

  • Ability to obtain a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. US Citizenship is required.

  • Strong interpersonal, team building and leadership skills

  • Understanding of the high level hardware design process from conception through manufacturing

Desirable Experiences:

  • Avionics hardware design

  • DO-254 Certification Process Hardware

  • Qualification Standards such as MIL STD 810/461/704 and DO-160

  • Electrical standards such as ARINC 429

  • ESA ISO / AS9100

  • Project management and bid/proposal skills

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that’s just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

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