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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01422081 Date posted 03/03/2021 City Richardson State/Province Texas Country/Region United States

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United States of America


HTX36: Richardson, TX 3200 E Renner Rd , Richardson, TX, 75082-2402 USA

The Integrated Mission Systems Engineering organization within Collins Aerospace is poised to capture market growth positions in the Strategic Command, Control, and Communication (C3) business space. We are seeking individuals with expertise for a wide variety of needs within our organization. 

This position is eligible for a Sign on Bonus of up to $25K for a qualified candidate with a current TS/SCI that can be verified and hired at Collins Aerospace.

Qualified candidates will be looked upon to drive excitement and interest for our future solutions, inspire others with their knowledge and passion, and demonstrate a depth of knowledge that helps represent Collins Aerospace as a top-tier solution provider.

These Systems Engineering roles require experience in:

  • Pursuit order capture and proposal writing

  • Systems modeling and originating requirements development

  • Systems Safety aspects, including analysis and design in accordance with MIL-STD-882

  • Military communication mediums, modes, RF characteristics

Expertise is sought specifically in DoD based Airborne Mission Systems platforms. Experience with operator station design, mission CONOPS, communication networks (over-the-air and on-the-wire), cyber security and safety aspects, and Information Assurance is beneficial.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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 

  • Proven expertise with military based Airborne Mission Systems platforms

  • Demonstrated high proficiency with multiple years of experience in systems engineering, including in open systems architectures

  • Experience with Model Based System Engineering methods and design tools (Enterprise Architect, Cameo, or equivalent)

  • Broad experience with multiple communications systems across the RF spectrum (VLF/LF through EHF)

  • Experience with leading investigations for complex, systems-level problems and recommending solutions to address problems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Clearance. Top Secret preferred

  • Experience and proficiency with project performance measurement, tracking methods, and tools

  • Able to investigate problems to the root cause and then champion the creation and implementation of corrective actions

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

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 Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

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.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

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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