Rockwell Collins Senior Engineering Project Lead in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14226

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 Project Lead 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

Rockwell Collins is currently seeking qualified candidates for experienced engineers in our Government Systems Flight Management Applications department located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Teams are comprised of cross-functional engineers working in an AGILE environment (approximately 6-10 people) focused on the design and development of software only products. Team culture is extremely collaborative and engaged; we value our customer, our products, and our people (that means you). If you want to have fun, do something meaningful, and work with an amazing group of people, this is for you.

This job is unique in that is a project leadership role (such as Scrum Master or Product Owner) with our development teams. Expectations include leading a cross functional team daily and coordinating regularly with engineering and project management to ensure success of the product and program. This includes managing aspects of quality, cost, schedule, and scope while navigating the various team dynamics present.

Job Responsibilities

Other responsibilities and job requirements include

  • Demonstrated time management skills - ability to work unsupervised, multi-task, and coordinate work

  • Succeed while leading in a team environment

  • Excellent communication (written, verbal, and interpersonal)

  • Willingness to travel (domestic and international <20%)

Products supported with this role include:

Avoidance Re-Router (ARR-7000) - a software only product used to mitigate hazards in flight, such as weather, in real time. One of Rockwell Collins newer products, ARR is currently being deployed on a variety of platforms and next generation pursuits. Here’s a link to more details:

https://www.rockwellcollins.com/Products-and-Services/Defense/Avionics/Software-Applications/Avoidance-Re-router---ARR-7000.aspx

Mission FMS (MFMS-1000) - another of our software only products used for navigation, flight plan management, and guidance; it is deployable on a variety of applications with minimal effort. With recent contract awards, this product is transitioning to the field now and targeted for variety of applications. Here’s a link to more details specific to MFMS:

https://www.rockwellcollins.com/Products-and-Services/Defense/Avionics/Software-Applications/Mission-Flight-Management-Software-MFMS-1000.aspx

Fusion FMS - Our latest deployed GS FMS product, leveraging the latest in integrated avionics systems of our Pro Line Fusion product line; missionizing products originally developed for our Business and Regional Jet market, to support a number of military platforms around the globe. This military product is focused on providing a certified solution operating in civilian airspace. Here’s a link to more details specific to Pro Line Fusion:

https://www.rockwellcollins.com/Products-and-Services/Business-Aviation/Flight-Deck/Pro-Line-Fusion.aspx

Basic Qualifications

Requirements:

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

  • Experience in the design and development of deliverable software (production or consumer facing)

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance (Classified as a US Person)

Preferred:

  • Defense or Aerospace industry experience is preferred

  • DO-178 or similar certification based development experience is preferred

  • AGILE development experience is preferred

  • Project Management, Earned Value, and Risk Management experience is preferred

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.