Rockwell Collins Sr Systems Engineer - Program Systems in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14690

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 Sr Systems Engineer - Program Systems 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

We are looking for a Sr. Systems Engineer with a passion for engineering, a high degree of accountability and ability to thrive in a team environment as a part of the Program Systems team in Business and Regional Avionics. A wide variety of systems engineering tasks will be required as the programs continue developing new feature designs, executing extensive flight test campaigns and completing certification activities. This may include becoming the program systems lead engineer for a domain. These clean-sheet aircraft designs continue to present engineering challenges every day for Collins Aerospace and our customers. Someone who thrives under pressure, thinks of innovative solutions to problems, and can make sense out of chaos will excel in this position.

Job Responsibilities

The system engineering duties will span the entire development lifecycle, from systems design through systems testing.

  • Support completion of Certification artifacts, including Systems Certification Summary, TSO Compliance/Deviation reports, and process compliance.

  • Participate in customer audits for ARP-4754A

  • Capture requirements from customer design change proposals

  • Develop systems architecture and human-machine interface requirements for design changes

  • Create test procedures to verify requirements

  • Support customer questions/investigate issues related to HIRF and Lightning qualification (DO-160)

  • Support engineering cost estimate activities

  • Investigate root cause of issues discovered during flight test

  • Lead cross-functional team development which includes customer stakeholders to subsystem engineers

  • Communicate both orally and written with other engineers, technicians, pilots and management

  • Familiarity with ARP-4754A is a benefit

  • The value-proposition includes providing a flexible work environment, constant challenges and a collaborative team. In exchange, the applicant must be willing to be held to the highest expectations and be motivated to produce exceptional results.

  • The team excels with a diverse skill set so any unique skills the applicant has demonstrated is a consideration.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Must have experience capturing systems requirements.

  • Must have experience with system integration and test.

Additional skills a plus:

  • Experience with avionics certification (i.e. DO178B/C, ARP4754, etc.)

  • Understanding and experience with Hardware DO-160, EMI/ENV Qualification

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.