Rockwell Collins Senior Engineering Manager - Common Core Software in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 13667

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 Senior Engineering Manager - Common Core Software 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

This position is for a highly motivated Senior Engineering Manager to lead a team of 10-15 software engineers whose charter is to design and develop embedded platform software, including software that interfaces with hardware. Aircraft supported cover a wide range of military and commercial fixed wing, rotary wing, and unmanned platforms. Cutting edge technologies include multi-core safety critical processing, and machine learning platforms.

Job Responsibilities

The team’s charter includes customizing and integrating OS components (e.g. LynxOS-178, VxWorks, Linux), designing and developing device drivers, board support packages, network protocols, boot code, libraries, and applications.

This role involves project leadership over the entire life cycle including bids, project management, design, requirements capture, coding, integration, verification, cybersecurity, and DO-178 certification. Responsibilities include technical leadership and accountability for team and project performance. The role requires strong leadership skills, a passion for coaching and mentoring, systems and software engineering skills, masterful communication skills, familiarity with software development tools, critical and innovative thinking, strategic planning, and an ability to build and motivate a team.

The role also includes administrative leadership tasks including staffing, hiring, interfacing with suppliers, personnel development plans, performance reviews, salary planning, and policy and procedure adherence.

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance

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

  • Experience with DO-178B/C process and certification

  • Experience developing or integrating low-level (platform) software

  • Experience with hardware and systems engineering

  • Experience with project management, bidding, planning, and risk management

  • Experience leading teams and mentoring

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.