6th Gen Classified Operations Strategist


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East Hartford, CT

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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country, or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect, and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up.

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is: Hybrid

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. This means that responsibilities of the job need to be performed onsite on a regular basis.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility.

Are you ready to go beyond?

The Adaptive Engines Program Office seeks a team-oriented, self-motivated, guided, and aware leader to excel in Next Generation Adaptive Propulsion (NGAP) classified program management as a 6th Gen Classified Operations Strategist. You will be accountable for the program’s classified constructs, including data, intellectual property, operations, and financial information control. Outstanding performance in this role is essential to the future competitiveness of Adaptive Engines and Pratt & Whitney. Due to special contract and program requirements, U.S. Citizenship, and work on-site within secure environments are required.

Pratt & Whitney Adaptive Engines executes the premier engine development programs for US Air Force 6th Gen applications. The Program Office has the ultimate responsibility to motivate, guide, inspire, direct, and collaborate with all Pratt & Whitney functional organizations to win future engagements, meet contractual requirements, and responsibly spend company and customer funds. The Program Office interacts with senior leadership, the Air Force customer, and multiple aircraft companies. This program office is uniquely positioned to continue Pratt & Whitney Military Engines’ legacy of fighter propulsion leadership.

As a 6th Gen Classified Operations Strategist, you will work closely with multiple functional areas, disciplines, and support organizations to establish systems and processes to protect program data and company intellectual property. This responsibility will extend into the supply and customer base.

This role will position an individual for follow-on opportunities in program and technical management, strategy, business development, government security, and supply chain.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and negotiate with Military customer to understand security and data protection expectations and ensure program compliance
  • Develop and communicate classified operating processes with leaders in manufacturing, procurement, quality, and supply chain
  • Adapt established intellectual property procedures to classified activities
  • Lead stakeholder interactions to ensure data movement through evolving digital and agile systems comply with contract requirements
  • Develop, coach, and motivate team members to perform

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS required; Degrees in Science, Engineering, Technical, or Legal Degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in program, engineering, legal, or technical project teams required.
  • US Citizenship required due to government contracts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance
  • At least 2 years of managerial, leadership and supervisory experience.
  • Results-driven leadership and project management skills on project(s) with significant scope
  • Established ability to build collaborative relationships at all levels of an organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to develop and present material to cross-functional teams
  • Familiarity with Agile principles a plus

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.

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