Rockwell Collins Sr Systems Engineer - Advanced Data Links in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 7128

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 Systems Engineer - Advanced Data Links 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

Are you ready to apply your skills and experience working on systems and products that support our war-fighters and help protect our nation? Then consider moving your career to the growing Government Systems Communication Products Organization. As a Sr Systems Engineer in the Communications Products Team, you will be part of a multi-functional team comprised of System engineers and Hardware engineers.

Job Responsibilities

Successful candidates will be responsible for performing under limited supervision all tasks normally associated with the Senior Systems engineering discipline, including bid and proposal work, requirements definitions, design and development, integration and test, and factory support. As product leads, our systems engineers must be able to interact with business development, program management, and our customers.

Specific responsibilities may include: analysis and understanding of customer needs/requirements, responding to customer requests for proposals; definition and specification of system level requirements including authorship for systems architecture, preparing for and contributing to design reviews, writing and reviewing test plans and reports; allocation of requirements and systems level resources; definition and specification of deliverable engineering data; system level design, including risk identification and risk management; coordination of support engineering and reporting of technical performance.

Position may include up to 10% travel.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have the following:

  • Must possess or be eligible for obtaining and maintaining a U.S. DOD Secret Clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.

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

  • Have direct experience with hardware engineering development

  • Experience using engineering lab equipment: oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers and signal generators

  • Experience capturing and maintaining requirements

  • Experience in creation and execution of engineering test cases and procedures

  • Analog, digital, and RF troubleshooting skills at the circuit card and system level

Preferred experience/skills:

  • Experience generating Qualification Test Plans and Procedures and executing said plans and procedures

  • Direct experience with RF designs (HF through S-band Frequencies) and radio systems integration support is a plus

  • Experience in providing support to manufacturing is a plus

  • Experience with project planning and parametric estimation tools such as SEER is a plus

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.

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.