Rockwell Collins Senior Software / Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14463

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 Collins Aerospace 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 Software / Systems 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 Collins Aerospace 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 Collins Aerospace.

Job Summary

Collins Aerospace is currently seeking experienced engineers for our Government Systems Flight Management Applications department.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work together to create software that performs flight planning, guidance, aircraft performance, navigation sensor and radio control functions.

  • Collaborate in a cross-functional AGILE environment to design and develop quality products across a variety of rotary wing platforms.

  • Development of Flight Management software requirements, design, code and test procedures.

  • Mentoring other engineers in the development process, systems integration, and systems / software engineering practices.

Basic Qualifications

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

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

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

Key Skills for success:

  • Adaptable to change, accomplish tasks on schedule and thrive in a team environment.

  • Commitment to quality and improvement.

  • Excellent problem solving, organizational and effective communication skills (written, verbal, and interpersonal).

  • Ability to work unsupervised, multi-task, and coordinate work.


  • Knowledge of Python and ADA programming language.

  • Agile software development experience.

  • Defense or Aerospace industry experience.

At Collins Aerospace, 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 Collins Aerospace 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!

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.