Rockwell Collins Senior Systems Engineer -Flight Management Applications in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 10476

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 Systems Engineer -Flight Management Applications 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, this position's primary responsibility is to develop system requirements, product software, test cases, and test software for a variety of rotary wing platforms.

This specifically role is for Flight Director, an application that is responsible for providing steering cues to the flight display systems. These cues are used to assist the pilot in capturing and tracking a desired flight path.

This individual must have design and development experience in system and software engineering. Demonstrated success in a team environment is critical as this individual would be working an an AGILE development environment with other engineers in cross functional teams.

  • Hands-on experience with avionics and flight deck controls is preferred.

  • Defense or Aerospace industry experience is preferred.

  • Certification experience with avionics, specifically DO-178B/C and ARP4754A is also preferred.

Come join us and help lead the avionics industry!

Job Responsibilities

  • Experience with systems and software tools (DOORS, Python, ADA, C, Matlab, JAMA)

  • Experience interacting with domestic and international partners

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

  • Basics of risk management (identify, quantify, and mitigate risks)

  • Effective communication (written, verbal, and interpersonal)

  • Scope management

  • Perform cost/benefit analysis

  • Familiarity with the AGILE development process

  • Familiarity with Flight Controls, Flight Management Applications, and Flight Management Products

  • Familiarly with aerospace and avionics

  • Willingness to travel (domestic and international <10%)

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance (US Citizenship required)

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.