Associate Director, Technology Development (Remote)

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HVT99: Field Office - VT Remote Location, Remote City, VT, 05601 USA
Collins Aerospace is at the forefront of innovative technologies targeted at disrupting the norms in aerospace product evolution. The team at Guidance and Navigation Solutions in Vergennes, VT is leading the industry with advanced technologies in structural health monitoring, prognostics, pressure based fuel sensing and advanced guidance, navigation and control systems that consistently exceed customer expectations.

Advanced Technology has an opening for an Engineering Assoc. Director to lead the technology team supporting the Guidance Solutions organization within Mission Systems. The Technology Associate Director leads a diverse portfolio of projects and ensures all requirements are met and deliverables exceed the customers' expectations. The role provides leadership over low TRL (Technology Readiness Level < 6) programs to ensure all of the key performance characteristics are consistently met and that valuable IP is captured and protected as part of the Invention Disclosure process. Additionally, the role is accountable for ensuring technology programs are properly staffed and that key milestones are achieved on time and on budget.

Hybrid work schedule consists of a combination of working onsite in Vergennes, VT and working remotely. Candidates need to have the ability to work onsite if needed.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Advance state of the art technologies to support the business key strategic initiatives
  • Lead design and deployment of innovative solutions leveraging business unit engineering expertise.
  • Ensure the development of state of the art analytics tools and methodologies
  • Leads technology roadmapping events and supports the integration into product line strategies
  • Ensures the development and management of technical risks and develops and executes mitigation plans
  • Requirements management, systems integration and verification oversight
  • Drives overall technical execution of technology projects in the portfolio under his/her leadership to ensure all program requirements and objectives are met on schedule and within the authorized budget
  • Identify opportunities to advance the technology portfolio resulting in enhanced products to meet our customers future needs
  • Ensure compliance with international trade compliance polices and procedures
  • Ensures the protection of Collins Aerospace and safeguard of customer and supplier/partner intellectual property
  • Assist in growing talent, including discipline health across the technology organization

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations OR
  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 10 years of experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 16 years of relevant experience is required
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have the ability to obtain a Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM))
  • Previous experience in a Research & Development environment
  • Previous experience writing proposals for externally-funded research
  • Previous management/leadership experience

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.


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.

Requires deep management and leadership knowledge to lead cross-department project teams or manage across multiple related departments.

Typically requires: A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 12 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 10 years experience

Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

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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Collins Aerospace operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Charlotte, NC. Collins Aerospace was founded in 2022. It has 40752 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 83 open jobs at Collins Aerospace, click here.
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