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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01367358 Date posted 11/07/2019 City Sterling State/Province Virginia Country/Region United States

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United States of America


HVA34: Sterling, VA 22640 Davis Dr , Sterling, VA, 20164-7104 USA

Associate Software Engineer – New Graduate

Mission Systems

Job Summary

The ultimate video game?  How would you like to be a software engineer contributing to the development of flight simulators and training systems for some of the coolest military and commercial aircraft, ground vehicles and unmanned vehicles?    Collins Aerospace is looking for a dynamic new grad to become part of the team in Sterling, VA that is responsible for simulator systems architecture, computer systems, and software interfaces to hardware.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, code, integrate, regression test, test and document software

  • Perform software debugging using appropriate techniques and tools

  • Performs in cross-functional team efforts in integration, verification and validation for products and sub-systems

  • Provides engineering estimates for own work on tasks similar to those previously performed

  • Contribute to software engineering requirements capture, analysis and creation for well-defined software designs

  • Document all steps required to load required operating systems, software, drivers, and operational loads on computer system

  • Individual job duties may vary

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline. 

  • A working knowledge of C/C++

  • Self-starter, able to multi-task and take advantage of opportunities and events to achieve results that meet or exceed expectations.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with employees at all levels in the organization.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with peers and management

  • Have US Citizenship with ability to obtain DOD clearance

  • A successful candidate may:

    • Have a good working knowledge of both Windows and Linux Operating Systems

    • Have experience with network topology and configuration

    • Have an interest in or experience with the Hardware/Software interface to Input/Output devices such as commercial off the shelf industrial automation devices

    • Have scripting knowledge or experience

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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