Rockwell Collins Sr Electrical Engineer - ASIC/FPGA - Design Assurance in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 13801

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 Sr Electrical Engineer - ASIC/FPGA - Design Assurance 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

If you’ve ​ been through a couple of development efforts and you know how development teams work; the challenges they face. If you like working with people to solve problems. Then, are you ready to leverage your development experience and people skills to help teams succeed? Are you ready to help the organization get better every day? Join us in the Design Assurance Center to achieve excellence in design and development.

The Design Assurance Center (DAC) of Excellence is looking for experienced engineering professionals who are interested in applying their technical skills and experiences to improve ASIC/FPGA design and development methods and mentor engineering teams. This position is responsible for working with ASIC/FPGA engineering design and development teams throughout the development lifecycle to provide quality­ focused technical and process oversight for Communication and Navigation product developments.

Job Responsibilities

This position is responsible for working with engineering design and development teams throughout the development lifecycle to provide quality-focused technical and process oversight of ASIC/FPGA engineering development of Communication and Navigation products. Working with the engineering and Design Assurance team, you will:

  • Perform proactive, ongoing technical and process assessments to determine the quality health of engineering projects using objective criteria and known best practices

  • Analyze, identify and promote adoption of meaningful Quality metrics to find trends and systemic issues

  • Employ methods such as root cause analysis to develop recommended corrective actions and process improvements

  • Provide guidance to hardware engineering teams as needed in the areas of process and regulatory requirements to ensure effective project execution

  • Establish rapport and credibility across the organization, including leadership, engineering teams, shared service teams, and customers

  • Influence others towards positive outcomes and foster adoption of value added quality improvements

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Applicant must be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. US Citizenship is required.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting ASIC/FPGA design and development across a product lifecycle:

  • Experience with FPGA/ASIC requirements analysis, digital circuit architecture, design, resource tradeoffs, timing analysis and timing closure.

  • RTL coding and simulation in VHDL or Verilog OR Testbench development for the verification of RTL blocks using VHDL or System Verilog.

  • Proficiency using ASIC/FPGA simulation and synthesis tools (e.g. Modelsim, Synplicity, FPGA­ specific tools).

  • Demonstrated office and engineering tools expertise (MS Office Apps, configuration/change management, peer review and change tracking tools)

Additional Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Rockwell Collins engineering design and development process and methods

  • DO­-254 development experience

  • An understanding of Six Sigma/Lean processes/tools

  • Current DoD Security Clearance

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.