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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01367244 Date posted 11/06/2019 City Marina Del Ray State/Province California Country/Region United States

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United States of America


HCA39: Marina Del Rey, CA (IMS INC) 4553 Glencoe Avenue Suite 100, Marina Del Ray, CA, 90292 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.

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.Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).
Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.
Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.

Role Overview
The System and Software Test Engineer will be responsible for integration and acceptance testing of Train Control Applications including Positive Train Control, Centralized Traffic Control, Passenger Information and Display Systems (PIDS), and Back Office. This position measures, analyzes and calibrates equipment on small to medium platforms/projects/systems. Ensures that systems perform accordingly to meet production quality. Documents test results and maintains records.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that systems run according to necessary specifications on small to medium platforms/projects/systems.
  • Measures, analyzes and calibrates equipment and processes to ensure quality standard are met on small to medium platforms/projects/systems.
  • Confirms operations according to necessary regulations to ensure production quality on small to medium platforms/projects/systems.
  • Documents test results and maintains records for later analysis.
  • Measures, analyzes and calibrates equipment and processes to ensure quality.
  • Ensures systems perform according to necessary specifications.
  • Confirms operations according to necessary regulations to ensure production quality.
  • Establishes validation standards and develops testing protocols.
  • Prepares equipment for testing.
  • Documents test results and maintains records for later analysis.
  • Coordinates with other departments who will be affected by testing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience.In the absence of a degree, 7 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Testing client-server applications.
  • Testing back-end applications.
  • Experience with Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems.
  • Familiarity with C/C++ and Java programming.
  • Experience with SQL commands and Oracle Database.
  • Experience with TCL, Python or Perl scripting languages.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the following:  testing SCADA systems and/or train control applications including Positive Train Control; hands on automated testing; requirements management tools; configuration management; user training; technical documentation production.

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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