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RTX Corporation Sr. Program Planning and Control Cost Analyst (Onsite) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

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Discover an exciting opportunity at Collins Aerospace! We are seeking a Program Planning & Control Cost Analyst to join our team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This position offers an excellent opportunity for professional growth and to be part of a dynamic team. In this role, you will work alongside a team of analysts, providing detailed analysis and business insights to assist in program decisions. You will participate in the control of cost and schedule on projects requiring a validated cost schedule control system. This position interacts with all elements of Collins Aerospace Mission Systems, including Program Management, Engineering, Finance, Contracts, and Operations, making it an ideal role for those who want to be integral to program execution.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide effective financial administrative planning and control on large/challenging development programs.

  • Develop program Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) for earned value/project management purposes.

  • Establish a Contract Work Breakdown Structure (CWBS) and CWBS Dictionary.

  • Perform analysis of program cost and schedule performance, identify trends, and provide information to the Project Leadership Team for corrective action implementation.

  • Interact with external customers, including the preparation and submission of customer cost & schedule related data items.

  • Prepare and analyze Estimates at Complete (EACs) and provide complete financial support to assigned program teams.

  • Support Program Management in assessing program risks and opportunities.

  • Support teams in preparation for Integrated Baseline Reviews.

  • Support Program Management in preparation of monthly sales forecasts.

  • Provide Earned Value training to program teams.

  • Display good verbal and written communication skills, be a team player, and have good working knowledge of company business systems and policies, contracting processes, and earned value management techniques.

  • Accommodate unexpected events, achieve critical deadlines with quality results, and perform as a flexible team member in support of the objectives and initiatives of Mission Systems.

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Typically requires a University Degree and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience, or in the absence of a degree, 9 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 authorized to access the financial management system due to government contractual requirements

Qualifications We Prefer:

  • Extensive proficiency in Excel.

  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrated ability to present effectively to large groups and senior leadership.

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10%.

  • Solid understanding of Earned Value Management (EVM) concepts.

What We Offer:

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 a 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.

This role may be eligible for relocation.

Learn More & Apply Now!

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.


This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success, and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions, participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.

Minimum Program Qualifications:

  • Be on a career break of one or more years at the time of application.

  • Have prior experience in the functional area of interest.

  • Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position.

Join Our Mission Today!

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 customers succeed today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

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.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibilities. 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 77,000 USD - 163,000 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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