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Raytheon Technologies Principal Specialist, FP&A Planner/Scheduler in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

This position is responsible for development, integration, analysis, documentation and presentation of program plans and schedules for the duration of a contract.

Primary Resposibilities:

  • Support awarded contracts, ensuring vertical and horizontal schedule integration and traceability

  • Update/maintenance across the program, while monitoring the development and maintenance of the critical path, network logic, and schedule forecasting

  • Work in parallel with the project cost analyst to ensure the cost and schedule are integrated

  • Apply knowledge of company policies, procedures, & guidelines, (including Rockwell Collins Government Systems System Description) to ensure plans and schedules are in compliance

  • Generate strawman IMP/IMS models working independently from a Request for Proposal, Statement of Work and Supplier Data Requirements List

  • Prepare reports and briefings to management and perform other business related functions as directed by the business lead and technical management

  • Develop an understanding of the Rockwell Collins Technically Consistent Process or similar engineering development life cycle, discern processes, and/or data that conflicts technically

  • Work with team members to expand the schedule (into a detailed program schedule) that includes program dependencies

  • Be able to develop an understanding of the Rockwell Collins or similar engineering development lifecycle; have the ability to discern processes or data that conflicts technically

  • Perform analysis on the IMS to convey trend and issues to program leadership. Review Critical Path to ensure it makes sense with solution the program is delivering to a customer

  • Candidate must possess the ability to perform schedule independent analysis, as well as being capable of performing scheduling process root cause analysis, defining and implementing corrective scheduling processes.

  • Ability to work in both a highly technical and team-based environment having high visibility and major time constraints

  • Ability to performing scheduling process root cause analysis, earned value analysis, and defining and implementing corrective action

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

  • Ability to Travel up to 5%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year Experience with integrated schedules and network logic using Microsoft Project software

  • 1 year of Project Management experience

  • 1 year Experience

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM)

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of MS Project

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.

Our Avionics team advances flight deck solutions, airborne communications, vision systems, sensors and fire protection for commercial and military customers around the world. That means we’re helping people reach their destination safely and keeping pilots, passengers, flight crews, airlines, airports and military personnel connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

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! 

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.

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.