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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01350936 Date posted 09/17/2019 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.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

The Tactical Applications team is searching for a Software Engineer to join our team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to support airborne platforms across multiple programs. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Collins Aerospace as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It’s an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Collins Aerospace.

Candidates will be expected to independently perform multiple tasks while given support from a mentor.  

The position will require the development and verification of embedded real time software.  The primary tasks include; modifying existing, or creating new requirements, implementing SW for a real-time embedded processing environment, running functional tests in a laboratory test environment.  Utilizing a combination of simulations, real hardware, and interfacing subsystems. 

The work experience will include a variety of tasks including but not limited to: software design, software coding, software integration, regression testing, formal test execution and documentation for software in areas such as: software problem reports, change requests, software components, and software test scripts. Perform in a cross-functional agile scrum team to complete integration, verification and validation.  The candidate will perform these assignments in close coordination with other system and software engineers using Collins Aerospace engineering processes.

You will be part of a team that supports the US ARMY’s 160th Special Operations Air Regiment customer, US Marines, Coast Guard, and similar rotary wing programs.  Our team will implement command and control software for complex mission sensors like Aircraft Survivability, Camera sensors as well as weapons systems (Hellfire, Cannons, Rockets) embedded in helicopter cockpits. 

We are targeting a driven individual who is passionate about the aviation industry, strives to challenge and apply their abilities, and desires to work with a team to produce superior quality software. Candidate should be self-motivated and willing to work and learn in a fast paced environment as part of a dynamic subsystem development team.  Ideally the candidate should be experienced in all facets of system development and familiar with common system engineering tools and practices. 

This position requires Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline (STEM degree preferred) by December 2019. In the absence of a degree, 4 years of experience is required.
The candidate must have working experience with C, C++, ADA

Experience with scripting language Python or similar programming languages desired.

US Citizenship is required. 

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.

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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