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Aircraft Project Engineer

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Gogo LLC

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Chicago, IL

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The Aircraft Technical Services (ATS) Project Engineer is capable of managing all aspects of multiple large internal or external Integrated Product Team (IPT) projects through the engineering lifecycle including project plans, budgets, resources and delivery of outcomes. Implements project management best practices to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and meet the overall project objectives. Key Responsibilities:\u00A0 Manage all aspects of multiple internal or external IPT projects through the engineering lifecycle including project plans, budgets, resources and delivery of outcomes. \uF0B7 Provide timely reports to upper management to ensure an understanding of project status and performance. Prepare interim and completion project reports. \uF0B7 Hold regular cross-functional IPT project meetings to review and update project schedule and delivery, risks, issues, actions status, logistics, resources, and objectives. Assure early problem identification and implementation of corrective action. \uF0B7 Frame issues, leverage strategic priorities and drive project IPT teams towards a common view of the project critical path and best path forward. \uF0B7 Ensure all project plans are up to date with respect to project planning, scope, scheduling, cost estimations and status by adhering to defined ATS playbook processes, procedures, and applications. \uF0B7 Leads negotiations with project participants and stakeholders on significant project issues. \uF0B7 Analyze factors leading to project success and failure and make recommendations for future improvements or changes. Researches lessons learned, best practices, risk assessments and trends, earned value and analysis as a foundation for baseline plans. \uF0B7 Actively participate in project proposals development, reviews and plans to determine technical practicality, timeframe, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, resource requirements and apportion available resources to project objectives. \uF0B7 Perform IPT reviews and technical coordination meetings providing technical input as required. \uF0B7 Take a proactive stance by developing contingency plans in potential risk areas and identifying contingency plan deployment criteria to resolve potential problems. Report potential problems to upper management. \uF0B7 Ensure pertinent written records are maintained that document all agreements relating to a project. \uF0B7 Drive continuous improvement across departmental teams. Qualifications:\u00A0 8 years of Project Management in a technical environment. \uF0B7 4 years experience in an engineering or certification environment. \uF0B7 4 years commercial aircraft structural and/or electrical engineering experience. \uF0B7 Demonstrable proficiency in MS Project and MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point). \uF0B7 Prior experience with Configuration Management (CM), preferably Agile, as well as Smart Sheet, Share Point, and Project Web Access (PWA) applications. \uF0B7 BS Engineering degree in a relevant field preferred \uF0B7 Certified Project Management Professional (PMP\u00AE) or equivalent PM experience. \uF0B7 Extensive practical knowledge of project management theory, concepts and principles (e.g., theory of constraints, critical path methodology, project risk management, triple constraints, project scope management, project management lifecycle, etc.). \uF0B7 Ability to manage multiple projects in a high paced environment. \uF0B7 Ability to travel ~35% (NA or internationally) \uF0B7 Practical problem solving and strategic thinking skills, critical thinker with excellent judgment and initiative. \uF0B7 Superior communication skills with all levels of employees, both internal and external customers, including presentations, negotiations and written reports.Gogo\u2019s worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse group of technologists, marketers, strategists, and any other function you can think of- all working together in extraordinary harmony. And that\u2019s just the beginning.We connect the aviation industry and its travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all\u00A0in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared for a dynamic ride with people who are passionate about what they\u2019re building.Gogo\u202Fis an equal opportunity employer and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity.\u00A0Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition or disability.\u202F\u00A0The EEO is the law and is available\u00A0here.\u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0 \u00A0\u00A0Gogo\u00A0participates in E-Verify. Details in\u00A0English\u00A0and\u00A0Spanish. Right to Work Statement in\u00A0English\u00A0and\u00A0Spanish.

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