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United Technologies Corporation Senior Systems Engineer - FMS Programs in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14110

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 - FMS Programs 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 a Sr. Software Engineering position on the FMS Programs team in the Flight Management Applications department. The FMS programs team works across the FMA and FMS Product Line departments to develop FMS subsystem requirements, design, code, and test that support the overall end-customer design while supporting FMS product-line goals. This team champions software product line concepts, highly automated integration and testing, and utilization of the latest tools and processes. The team supports Airborne Solutions Engineering (ASE) platform teams during development as well as ground and flight testing. The FMS programs team currently supports a proprietary Strategic Program.

Come join us and help lead the avionics industry!

Job Responsibilities

  • FMS software requirements, design, code and test development and execution methods

  • Accurately forecasting and monitoring technical scope across multiple executing programs

  • Ability to work across all facets of the software engineering development process in an Agile-focused work environment.

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

Basic Qualifications


  • US Citizenship or Green Card Holder

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

  • Commitment to quality and improvement

  • Strong knowledge of Python development language

  • Experienced verification and continuous test and integration practices

  • Knowledge of Ada or C development languages

  • Strong understanding of software/systems engineering state of the art practices

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills


  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment

  • Experience working with the ALM tool suite

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.