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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01414589 Date posted 11/25/2020 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

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.

Staff Systems Engineer - Mission Systems Fusion Platform

Role Overview

We are currently searching for a Staff Systems Engineer to join the SEIT (System Engineering Integration and Test) team as we support the Mission System’s Strategic Programs.  Candidates should be able to help take on complex design problems as well as mentor less experienced engineers on systems engineering at a platform level.   To do this the candidate should have a strong avionics experience and understand how different applications and LRUs interface together, the different functions in a traditional avionics system and how pilots use them.  The role will be to work closely with our system architect by helping support all of the upcoming tests and design changes on the Platform Systems team for the program.  

Critical skills necessary for this role include:

  • Proven track record of executing complex programs

  • Experience in training and mentoring less experienced engineers

  • Understanding of Collins products used in traditional avionic systems

  • Knowledge of Collins architectures used by different platforms

  • Experience in creating design changes to complex problems

  • Experience in executing platform systems tests

Preference will be given to candidates with the following experiences & abilities:

  • Experience working systems on Pro Line Fusion architectures

  • Strong understanding of situational awareness products (TCAS, TAWS, SVS, SMS)

  • Strong understanding of communication products (VHF, HF, IFF, RTSA, MRTSA, SATCOM)

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the 
    appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required. 
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • 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 

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

  • Agile development processes
  • Scripting languages such as Python
  • Change Management processes and tools

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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