Rockwell Collins Principal Power Electronics Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 13027

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Principal Power Electronics Engineer to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced power electronics engineer in a highly skilled engineering organization within Rockwell Collins, supporting the military communication and navigation businesses by designing high-reliability power electronics solutions. The major functions of the role include design development engineering, advanced technology development, strategic sourcing, and technical project management.

Job Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will have experience in power electronics design (power supplies, EMI filters, etc.). He/she must be highly motivated, adaptable, and capable of working in a multi-disciplined team with a positive attitude, and proficient in managing project cost and schedule.

This individual must be capable and interested in overseeing/ mentoring a group of engineers and their designs. The candidate must have good communication skills for conveying technical approaches, trade-offs, risk assessments, and recommendations.

He/she must be able to design solutions that meet aircraft and ground power/EMI requirements described under MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-1275, MIL-STD- 461, and DO-160. This includes power architecture, advanced power technology development, derivation of requirements, simulation, magnetics design, trade studies, design for manufacturability, design to cost, requirements verification, troubleshooting, power factor correction design, and factory support.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Experience developing, capturing, and reviewing system level power requirements

  • Power supply magnetics design experience, planar magnetics design experience is a plus

  • Experience with various power levels and frequency ranges, DC/DC and AC/DC power conversion designs (topologies, components, control, packaging, etc.)

  • Experience with EMC/EMI, thermal stress, and other environmental issues and their impact on design methodology

  • Experience within the aerospace industry

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins 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.