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United Technologies Corporation Embedded Software Engineer (C / C++) - Current or Recent Clearance Required in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 11373

At Collins Aerospace, we're dedicated to relentlessly tackling 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.

Job Summary

"I feel the need...the need for speed!" If you like the movie "Top Gun", you will love the Rockwell Collins Test and Training Instrumentation (T&TI) Engineering Department, and the opportunities we have for you to development our military's future Air Combat Training (ACT) system with us.

Collins Aerospace is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication solutions for government applications. The T&TI Engineering Department develops state-of-the-art test and training range products for cryptographic, datalink, networking, and command and control applications. We specialize in the development of high quality, highly secure training solutions for the U.S. military, laying the foundation for Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) capabilities. T&TI Engineering is responsible for all product line and engineering tasks related to the design, analysis, test and certification of ACT systems (just like Top Gun), maturing products from concept phase through accreditation and factory production.

Job Responsibilities

The T&TI Software Development Engineering team is looking for a dynamic Software Engineer. The candidate will be a participant in the full software development life cycle on a software development team with the responsibility of developing embedded software from design through software unit test. The candidate will define requirements, design, code, test, integrate and document software of moderate complexity within software services, software components, software test tools and software test scripts. Prepare software builds for execution in a simulation environment, reference platforms and on the target hardware. Understands and utilizes the appropriate RC processes and tools during product development.

Basic Qualifications

Must Have Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline

  • Candidate must hold a current U.S. DoD SECRET Security Clearance or have held within the last 24 months. U.S. citizenship is required.

  • Embedded systems Ada or C/C++ software development experience (1+ years)

  • Experience following a well defined software development process (1+ years)

  • Motivated self-starter with strong analytical skills

  • Configuration management tools and processes experience

A successful candidate should possess the following (ranked):

  • Experience with multi-threaded real-time embedded applications

  • Experience in developing products for military applications meeting government security or safety standards

  • Experience with OOA/D architectures and design patterns

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to work well with others in a professional team environment

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while balancing priorities and schedules

A successful candidate may possess the following:

  • Cryptography systems or methods

  • TCP/IP network applications development experience

  • Linux OR Green Hills Integrity development experience

  • Background and/or knowledge of range test and training systems

  • Knowledge and cognizance of Live Virtual Constructive concepts

  • Experience with Agile development methodology

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.

Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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