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Manager, Systems Engineering

Pratt & Whitney
Westford, MA
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Manager, Systems Engineering Description at United Technologies Corporation

Manager, Systems Engineering

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 56475BR Date posted 11/09/2017 City Westford State Massachusetts Country US

Do you have what it takes to push the boundaries of game-changing technologies, deliver results while working with a diverse team of talented individuals, and challenge yourself knowing that what we do matters to the Warfighter? Are you Mission Ready? This job is for you!

We at ISR & Space Systems are world leaders in high altitude electro-optical sensors, employed by the U.S. and foreign military in time critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Our passion for supporting the Warfighters and their mission demands excellence in everything we do, from the talent we recruit to the highly-engineered systems we deliver. We value people, integrity, ideas and performance.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to provide strong functional leadership for the Systems Engineering (SE) discipline.

The Systems group consists of multi-disciplined Engineers that are the main interface between Chief Engineering and the other Engineering disciplines for distribution of requirements and verification plans and procedures. These Engineers support our programs by developing requirements, performing trade studies, supporting integration, writing test plans and procedures and verifying the products against the requirements. The successful candidate will report directly to the Director of Engineering who is responsible for the operations and execution of all Engineering programs to ensure the Director remains knowledgeable of all operations and execution issues related to Systems Engineering at Westford.

  • Identified as Systems Engineering Point of Contact for all program requirements
  • Ensure staff complies with corporate training requirements and receives adequate technical training to maintain and grow competencies in relevant fields
  • Evaluate program estimates for needed skills and resources based on skills not specific individuals and provide those resources to the programs
  • Manage staff through mentoring, career development, and performance management
  • Use organizational management skills and established company practices for optimizing productivity through following and improving upon the established engineering process
  • Work closely with the Engineering Discipline Chiefs to ensure the team incorporates new practices and technologies in order to advance the state-of-the-art and drive continuous process improvement.


Required Skills:

  • Experience managing large (10+) group of Systems Engineers working on a variety of projects
  • Experience coordinating activities with other engineering disciplines and program managers within a matrix organization in a systems based approach to product development
  • Technical background in Systems Engineering

Preferred Skills:

  • Background in ISR or DoD domain
  • MBA


  • Strong team leadership skills
  • Able to communicate well at many levels
  • Multi-task across many concurrent activities with frequent pop-ups
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies preferred

Travel - 10%

U. S. Citizenship required and the ability to obtain a DoD security clearance

  • BS is required, within Engineering discipline

United Technologies Corporation 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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