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12 months ago
Rockwell Collins
Location: Cedar Rapids
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Instructors & Trainers
Job Description

"I feel the need...the need for speed!" If you like the movie "Top Gun", you will love the Test and Training Instrumentation Engineering Department and the opportunities we have for you to help develop our military's future Air Combat Training (ACT) system.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication solutions for government applications. The T&TI Engineering Department develops state-of-the-art Range Products for cryptographic, datalink, networking, and command and control applications. We specialize in the development of high quality, highly secure solutions for U.S. military communication systems, navigation systems, and networks specifically targeted to our US Armed Forces fleet of advanced fighter jets.

Our department values its culture of open communication and strives to find driven individuals who deliver on their commitments and operate well in this environment. The T&TI Technology Systems Engineering team is looking for a Sr Systems Engineer to provide technical excellence in this fast-growing market of Air Combat Training. Responsibilities will span across the entire system development model from system design through system testing as well as supporting the customer at Air Combat training ranges.

Job Responsibilities:

* Requirements decomposition and allocation from the customer requirements through subsystem and component level requirements
* System and Subsystem design including Interface definition and development of derived requirements
* Supporting the HW and SW design teams ensuring that the implemented design adheres to the systems requirements established for the products
* Verification and validation of the system ensuring that the final product deliveries meet the design intent and customer requirements.
* Project risk identification, mitigation, and escalation
* Adherence to and support of the Rockwell Collins process methodologies while developing and managing commitments to meet project financial and schedule deliverables and quality requirements
* Utilization of strong interaction and interpersonal skills to perform in a highly diverse engineering team

This position is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates.


Must Have Requirements:

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

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

Broad understanding of hardware, software, computers, operating systems, radio communications, information assurance, network security, and networking technologies as they apply to domestic and international military manned and unmanned aircraft as well as ground based network infrastructure.

Practical experience in all aspects/phases of the system development V-Model

The candidate must demonstrate that they have excellent communication skills as a primary responsibility for this position will be frequent interaction with multiple engineering disciplines, the customer, and Program Management.

The applicant is expected to work well in a professional team environment and mentor more junior engineers during the course of their duties.

Good organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

Strong analytical skills and ability to investigate problems to their root cause.

A successful candidate may possess the following:

Background and/or knowledge of range test and training systems.

Deep and broad understanding of avionic systems, bus structures, electrical interfaces, software protocols, and networking protocols, and system integration problems when attempting to integrate new development items with COTS hardware and software.

Each candidate selected for an interview will be evaluated on the following criteria: Education, prior experience, domain knowledge, communication skills and technical abilities

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.


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