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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01375286 Date posted 01/09/2020 City Cedar Rapids State/Province Iowa Country/Region United States

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

Software Engineer (C++ / Python) - Air Combat Training

"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.

Collins Aerospace 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 test and training range products for cryptographic, datalink, networking, and command and control applications. We specialize in the development of high quality, highly secure training solutions for the U.S. military, laying the foundation for Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) capabilities. T&TI Engineering is responsible for all product line and engineering tasks related to the design, analysis, test and certification of Air Combat Training systems, maturing products from concept phase through accreditation and factory production.

Job Summary

Our T&TI Datalink and Tools Infrastructure Engineering team is looking for a dynamic Software Engineer to expand the capabilities of our advanced Test & Training Datalink and help develop innovative solutions to our department’s testing and tools infrastructure. As a Sr. Software Engineer in this organization, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work on all phases of the software development life cycle using Agile software development practices following the Scaled Agile Framework

  • Develop innovative features and capabilities into our mobile ad-hoc (MANET) datalink using C++ that enable next-generation test and training capabilities for 4th and 5th-generation military airborne platforms

  • Develop innovative tools and testing infrastructure that support model-based automated code generation as well as automated build and continuous integration and test using Python and Java

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 

  • U.S. Citizenship is required. Candidates must possess or meet eligibility requirements for obtaining a U.S. DoD Secret Clearance.

  • Experience with full life cycle OOA/D software development using C++

  • Experience with networking protocols and standards

  • Experience with configuration management tools and processes

United Technologies Corporation 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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