Sterling, Virginia

Date Posted:



United States of America


HVA34: Sterling, VA 22640 Davis Dr , Sterling, VA, 20164-7104 USA

This position is responsible for managing development and or production programs and ensuring performance execution in accordance with contractual requirements. The Program Lead assumes commitment to program success and building solid business relationships with internal and external customers. Engages stakeholders to develop improvement plans and drive actions in support of customer satisfaction objectives. Conducts analysis of information and data to determine root cause and corrective action of issues impacting programmatic, operational and financial performance. This role coordinates to ensure successful delivery of program requirements and objectives, while effectively arbitrating and resolving issues associated with assigned products. Assists in development of internal strategic plans.

This position sits onsite in Sterling, VA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assumes commitment to program success and building solid business relationships with internal and external customers

  • Engages stakeholders to develop improvement plans and drive actions in support of customer satisfaction objectives

  • Manages the timely execution and administration of the programs___ contractual commitments with its customer

  • Serves as the Integrated Product Team Lead (IPT) for company or customer initiatives to ensure successful delivery of program requirements and objectives

  • Conducts analysis of information and data to lead IPT in root cause and corrective action solutions

  • Serves as the customer advocate for meeting development and or production milestones

  • Identify risks and interface with cross-functional teams to develop appropriate resolutions

  • Focal point for communicating project progress status, delays and issues to stakeholders as necessary in timely manner

  • Supports Contract management and monitoring of Collins Aerospace performance to terms and conditions

  • Support Business Development in new business pursuits and contract negotiations

  • Interface with key functional departments (Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, Configuration Management, and Engineering) to ensure needed stakeholder involvement is maintained

  • Incorporate Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) processes and tools into daily work and process improvement activities

  • Responsible for the Program Life-cycle management to include bid and proposals for the respective programs as well as response to request for quote/proposals, bids, negotiation, sales order kick off, execution, and program closure

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

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.____Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Program Management or Project Management role or equivalent experience desired

  • Must have demonstrated the ability to strategically organize and complete projects, tasks and business objectives

  • Ability to motivate

  • Capable of driving issues through to completion

  • Experience of leading change & process improvements

  • Experienced in leading cross functional teams through project closure

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate verbally and written at all levels internally and externally

  • Strong leadership abilities, interpersonal skills and teaming attitude

  • Strong continuous improvement skills and customer focus

  • Ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Strong computer skills, (ex. SAP and Microsoft Office)

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.


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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Sterling, Virginia

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Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 91 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.

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