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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01399758 Date posted 05/18/2020 City Cedar Rapids State/Province Iowa Country/Region United States

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United States of America


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

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

Strategic Displays Staff Software Engineer - FDSA Dev Lead:

This position is for a Staff Software Engineer on the Strategic Displays team in the Mission Systems  organization.  This team is an engineering development group responsible for supporting key emerging technologies and differentiators required to position Collins Aerospace for both current and future growth opportunities; supporting our military and their partners.  Candidates will perform software development in all life-cycle phases, work closely with program management, and interface with customers.  This position has the ability to work multiple domains from a systems and software perspective. These include:

  • Flight Displays Software Application (FDSA) software

  • Ground station displays work controlling Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline 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. 

  • U.S. citizenship or Green Card (permanent resident status) is required

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and retain a security clearance

  • Must have FDSA development experience 

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with leadership, making successful system design decisions

  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment, excellent interpersonal skills and proactive problem-solving abilities

  • Must be a self-starter, be able to multi-task, and take advantage of opportunities and events to achieve results

  • C / C++ / Python software experience in embedded mission avionic system(s)

  • An interest in becoming a Product Owner (PO) Team Lead/Cost Account Manager (CAM)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Leading FDSA development, performing bids and future pursuits

  • Mentoring junior engineers

  • Coordinate across teams, synchronizing various efforts

  • Work within a team that is dedicated to meet commitments, and help each other, but is always having fun … foosball!

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

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
• Tuition reimbursement
• Life insurance and disability coverage
• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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