Senior Systems Engineer - Rotary Wing Platforms

Rockwell Collins - Cedar Rapids, IA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $83,000 - $120,000 a year
Requisition ID: 14090

We are currently searching for a Senior Systems Engineer - Rotary Wing Platforms to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates.

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, 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.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

Job Summary

This position is for a Senior Systems Engineer in the Rotary Wing Platform Systems Department responsible for development of aircraft system requirements, design, and test for the Special Operations Aviation (SOA) MH-60M/L Blackhawk, MH-47G Chinook and A/MH-6 Mission Enhanced Little Bird platforms. The Platform Systems Engineering team is the primary interface with the customer and is responsible for allocating requirements to the various subsystems (Displays, Flight Management Systems, Communications (COM), etc.) for development, then assembling the software components and testing the overall system. The selected applicant will work in a technologically advanced and challenging field supporting the development of new features and functionality across multiple rotary wing aircraft platforms.

Job Responsibilities

Capturing and analyzing customer requirements and breaking them down into clear avionics system and subsystem requirements.
Performing avionics system design requiring coordination across multiple subsystem functional areas.
Supporting requirements-based testing in an avionics lab environment.
Collaborating with engineers across multiple subsystems (Displays, Flight Management Systems (FMS), Communications, etc.) and contribute toward a positive team working environment.
Basic Qualifications

The selected candidate must be a self-starter, be able to multi-task, manage unplanned events, and take advantage of opportunities and events to achieve results that exceed expectations.
The candidate must be well organized and able to communicate effectively with engineering peers, leadership and customers. Excellent problem solving, decision making, and teamwork skills are a must.
Some travel may be required.
US Citizenship is required.
The ability to obtain a US DoD security clearance is highly desired.

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that’s just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

Tuition reimbursement

And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.