Rockwell Collins Sr Systems Engineer -- Requirement Development in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 11718

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 -- Requirement Development 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 looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join the Advanced Avionics Hardware Team. As a Senior Systems Engineer in our Air Transport organization, you will be responsible for working with other systems, software and hardware engineers to develop Next Generation Switch systems used on air transport category airplanes. Projects include the NGX used on Boeing and Airbus platforms.

The ideal candidate will be part of a cross functional team to define, plan, design, build, test, certify and support advanced hardware solutions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performing all phases of the system development lifecycle including requirements capture, system design and modeling, integrating with hardware and other software components, system validation and verification.

  • Working with external customers to document operational scenarios, develop system requirements, and define system interfaces and system validation testing.

  • Working with other systems engineers and other engineering disciplines to document derived requirements, define internal system interfaces, develop system architectures, integrate system components, and perform system verification.

  • Estimate, track, own and report project technical, cost and schedule aspects for assigned scope of work.

  • Act as a mentor to other team members in additional areas including project execution.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Candidates must have experience developing hardware, software or firmware for high-assurance, embedded systems, or at least 5 years of systems engineering experience with such systems.

  • Ability to quickly acquire technical domain knowledge and contribute to the design of sophisticated architectural systems.

  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience in the area of architectural decomposition of a product line platform design into a set of systems requirements that drive the hardware, software, and firmware domains of a unit.

  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience in the area of gathering customer system requirements, fully understanding and vetting them, and allocating them to the various components of the system, as well as merging the customer requirements with the product line platform requirements.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation).

  • The candidate must be highly motivated and a self-starter, capable of prioritizing multiple tasks.

  • The candidate must be willing to work with a wide variety of people and diverse teams.

  • This position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 7:30 am to 4:30 pm workday, or beyond a 40 hour work week.

Preferred, but not required, experience/skills with the following:

  • Experience with safety-critical, real-time, embedded system development is highly desirable.

  • Experience with avionics or other aircraft system development and certification.

  • Experience developing systems that are compliant with ARP-4754, RTCA DO-178, DO-160 and DO-254.

  • Experience with ARINC standards ARINC 429, ARINC 664 and ARINC 661.

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.