Sr Engineer, Software - Avionics Navigation

United Technologies   •  

Melbourne, FL

Industry: Transportation

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 40 days ago

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.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).



Role Overview

Collins Aerospace is currently seeking a Sr. Software Engineer for the development of embedded software for Avionics Navigation products for Design Assurance Level A (DAL-A) using DO-178 B/C. This is a software engineering position with a focus on the full life-cycle development including requirements capture and development, software architecture and integration and testing. This may include new project development, along with integration and test of new features within the current avionics software.

Relocation assistance is available for qualified applicants.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Expand knowledge: Product domain, Requirements, Design, Development, Test and Release software processes, tools, methods and coding best practices. A primary emphasis on taking technical ownership multiple components within a system.
  • Understands major Collins Aerospace processes related to software development and can apply them to current project.
  • Design, code, test, integrate, and document software of moderate complexity. Capable of building software for simulation and target hardware environments.
  • Contribute to software engineering requirements capture and analysis in area of domain expertise.
  • Participate in cross-functional team efforts in definition, integration, verification, and validation of products and sub-systems of moderate complexity.
  • Capable to producing engineering estimates for individuals tasks. May contribute to Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) and Bid proposals and/or lead a software team in a Project Engineering role.
  • Able to identify the root cause of moderate to complex software issues and some systems issues using appropriate debug and analysis tools.
  • Escalates and articulates/summarizes encountered technical software issues to project leadership in a timely fashion.
  • Individual job duties may vary.



Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Experience in Avionics Development & Certification to Design Assurance Level A/C (DAL-A to DAL-C)
  • Demonstrated experience in all phases of DO- 178 B or DO-178 C (prefer) Software Development Life Cycle
  • Proficient skills in real time software development using C/C++, specifically related to Object Oriented development
  • Experience in Ada a plus
  • Python and Matlab experience a plus


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