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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01414587 Date posted 11/19/2020 City Cedar Rapids State/Province Iowa Country/Region United States

Date Posted:

2020-11-17-08:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Principal Systems Engineer - Multi-Domain Operations

Strategic Integrated Solutions is seeking a strong Systems Engineer to assist with our Connected Domain Solutions business area to help provide solutions and capabilities aligned to the vision of Multi-Domain Operations (MDO) and Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2).  The Joint All-Domain Operations vision for command and control is, JADC2, the art and science of supplying data to assist in the decision-making process to achieve operational and informational advantage in the integrated battlespace.  It is the natural extension of C2 across domains (Air, Land, Sea & Space) and Service components. The DOD’s vision calls for connecting distributed sensors, shooters, and data from all domains to joint forces, enabling coordinated exercise of authority to integrate planning and synchronize convergence in time, space, and purpose.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work across organizational teams to integrate capabilities to meet the needs of this evolving market space. 

  • Assist creating MDO/JADC2 capability white papers and technical proposals

  • Use modeling tools to analyze scenarios and architectures

  • Ability to integrate different technologies to create advanced capabilities for demonstration purposes to meet customer needs

  • Experience decomposing customer requirements to identify technology gaps, and create technical documents to support existing work and pursuit activities. 

Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline (STEM degree highly preferred) and 10 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience.  In the absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.  Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

  • Proven system architect comfortable with developing system concepts and missions, performing architecture trade studies, and generating requirements for flow-down

  • Experience with multi-level cross domain data exchange and secure processing

  • Experience in training and mentoring less experienced engineers

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with customers and other companies to maximize the system benefit

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills - translate technical ideas into business concepts.

  • Motivated self-starter, able to meet cost, schedule, and performance objectives with minimal oversight

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current/Open US Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Knowledge of Collins architectures used by different platforms

  • Experience with systems/software modeling languages (SysML, UML, AADL, or equivalent).

  • Experience with visual modeling and design tools (Enterprise Architect or equivalent).

  • Experience with DoD open systems architecture and protocols (FACE, JCA, HOST, etc) is required.

  • Strong level of understanding of the Collins bid process.

  • Experience in technical proposal writing.

  • Make/Buy Decision-making and trade study experience.

  • Experience working systems on Pro Line Fusion architectures

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success.We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  •  And more! 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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