Program Manager (Value Stream Lead) – EVA Space Operations Contract (Onsite)


Windsor Locks, CT

Date Posted:



United States of America


01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA

Position Role Type:


We are currently searching for a Program Manager to join our Value Stream Services Department to work with the Value Stream Leadership (VSL) team located in Windsor Locks, CT.

The Program Manager will be the focal on the ESOC (EVA Space Operations Contract) IDIQ Delivery Orders. The PM will be responsible for leading and integrating costs, schedules, and requirements flow down to the various supporting functions. The PM will be responsible for reporting of project status to the ESOC VSL & Deputy PM. Emphasis is focused on supporting the program execution teams with a variety of activities such as pursuit and proposal activities, management of portions of program execution, financial reporting, customer interaction/action item reporting, subcontract management support, material status, customer deliverable management, risk and opportunity management, and all levels of coordination with the core program team. This position coordinates activities across the Collins shared services business model and requires collaborative working relationships with Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales, Contracts, Supply Chain, Quality, and IPPC (Finance) points of contact in various instances of onsite, hybrid, and remote environments.

This position may be eligible for relocation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring CMS (Collins Management System) methodology for assigned IDIQ DO project(s)

  • Ensure successful execution of assigned IDIQ DO project(s) from contract award through completion and close out

  • IDIQ DO cost, schedule and stat using through various reviews (internal and external)

  • Issue coordination and resolution

  • Focal point for assigned IDIQ DO project(s)

  • Ensure project cost forecasting accuracy

  • Ensure IDIQ DO project schedule accuracy, inclusive of manpower demand

  • Responsible for managing portions of complex development and production programs and proposals under the guidance of a senior value stream leader.

  • Knowledge of industry practices and standards and use of professional concepts. Applies functional or technical principles, theories, and concepts.

  • Receives minimal instruction on day-to-day work assignments. Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives.

  • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise on issues

  • Represents organization as a prime contact on key issues.

  • The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and have experience of driving a cross functional team to deliver to tight timelines, while still being able to manage effective relationships.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a University Degree 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

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required

  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

  • Prior external customer support/interface experience.

  • Production management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven project delivery experience

  • Earned Value Management (EVM)

  • Risk management / mitigation experience

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Prior external customer support/interface experience.

  • Production management experience

Collins Aerospace, an RTX 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.


*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.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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 96,000 USD - 200,000 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.RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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