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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01368242 Date posted 11/07/2019 City Atlanta State Georgia Country United States

Date Posted:

2019-11-06-08:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HGA31: Atlanta, GA 5159 Southridge Parkway, Atlanta, GA USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.


Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies?  Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today!Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies?Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today!

The Purpose of Your Role

  • Lead the Developer Experience function for our API Services team, working closely with architects, digital technology service owners, business leaders and product managers to ensure we architect for today, to redefine the future and to bridge from today to that future.

  • Create and Articulate future state architecture via a Narrative document, complemented by a detailed Strategy, which contains all of the relevant Architecture & Design artifacts enabling the business strategy delivering value our customers will recognize. Additionally, it is expected that the proposed Future State Architecture would be validated via proofs-of-concepts / MVP’s.

  • Manage and Collaborate with all other team members and peers in security and technical architecture, with respect to the refinement & evolution of the Developer Portal Solutions Architecture Processes & Practices

The Expertise We’re Looking For

7+ years’ architecture and development experience including the following:

  • Proven track record of designing and developing API Developer Portal(s) 

  • Desire/ability to learn and implement new technologies

  • Experience with Agile development methodology

  • Background with multiple enterprise technologies

  • Specific knowledge of Drupal CMS, PHP, Javascript, Angular, HTML5, CSS

  • Experience in all aspects of Architecture Design (People, processes & technology) 

  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages

  • Show an understanding and consistent record for cloud based solutions, continuous integration/deployment

  • Exposure in Cloud-based (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.) Architecture

  • Expertise with front-end UI technologies 

  • Heightened awareness, experience or passion in continued process improvement

The Skills You Bring

  • Your ability to work in a dynamic, highly matrix environment to achieve group goals

  • Your proven Technical ability

  • Your dream and aptitude for learning new business areas and technologies

  • Your previous experience using business requirements to develop and deliver high quality technical solutions

  • Your willingness to partner effectively with your technology business partners

  • Your dedication to sharing knowledge and providing mentor-ship

  • Equal knowledge of Business Solutions and modern micro services, API and web architecture

The Value You Deliver

  • Delivery of business outcomes

  • Drive design and delivery of the Collins Aerospace Developer Portal

  • Partnering with product management, develop prototypes and spearhead solutions in MVP, iterative approach

  • Work with multiple squads using Agile/Scrum methodologies

  • Provide technical expertise as requested by members of various scrum teams

  • Act as the Technical Lead for the Developer Portal

Basic Qualifications

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 10 years of relevant experience
  • Or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience.
  • In the absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required. 


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.
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
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • And more


Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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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