Sr Systems Engineer - Fusion Avionics

United Technologies   •  

Cedar Rapids, IA

Industry: Transportation

  •  

Not Specified years

Posted 37 days ago

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.


We are currently searching for a Sr Systems Engineer - Fusion Avionics to join our team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. 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

We have a Senior Systems Engineering opportunity to join our highly motivated and multi-functional team of systems engineers responsible for designing, developing, testing and supporting a major business aircraft customer with our industry-leading Collins Aerospace Fusion™ avionics system.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with customer to create flight deck requirements
  • Develop and evaluate trade studies between various system design alternatives
  • Generate system-level specifications covering a wide variety of avionics subsystems
  • Coordinate with design engineering the capture of technical requirements
  • Perform system testing and robustness testing to demonstrate compliance with certification requirements
  • Investigate and troubleshoot customer and internal issues and recommend corrective actions
  • There is a potential for some domestic travel.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline
  • Requirements capture and management
  • Requirements traceability
  • System / subsystem interface definition
  • System integration and test
  • System requirements validation and verification test and analysis
  • Prior business, regional or air transport avionics product design/system engineering experience
  • 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
  • Candidate must be able to communicate, both written and verbal, with employees at all levels in the organization, and must have excellent problem solving and decision making skills.

Additional skills a plus:

  • Integrated modular avionics systems experience
  • Aircraft-related industry standards for systems and/or software development (ARP-4754, DO-297, DO-178B)
  • Systems engineering processes
  • Architecture development
  • Real-time, embedded systems and processing
  • Network communications and avionics busses (ARINC-664, ARINC-661, ARINC-429)
  • Rational Tools: DOORS
  • Change Management tools: ALM/Jira
  • Knowledge of Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion or integrated avionics systems.
  • Interest in aircraft systems and operations
  • Experienced pilot

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