Strategic Displays Software Engineering Co-Op (Summer/Fall 2020) in Cedar Rapids, IA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

United Technologies   •  

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Industry: Transportation


Not Specified years

Posted 9 days ago

Date Posted:



United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

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.

In this co-op you will have the opportunity to learn about software engineering from a large, world-class avionic system. Our co-ops are treated to a new full time engineer and given meaningful work that you will be able to own and complete with the guidance of other full time engineers on the team as needed. Additional background and skills in the area of avionics, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), computer systems, computer networks, requirements decomposition, software development, and test execution will help. Looking for an enthusiastic, self-starter that is not afraid to dive in on something new. They must be willing to ask questions and well organized to take notes so help keep track of work assignments and instructions provided. Benefits students should expect to gain from this co-op include:

  • Seeing how to apply Agile Development (using the SAFe Framework)
  • Understanding how subsystems use high level system requirements to produce the low level requirements which drive changes in software and testing output
  • Understanding how to execute a system test on an avionics program - will learn a little about how a pilot uses an avionics system and how to operate a cockpit type environment
  • Gain valuable exposure and experience to common tools used across the industry, such as Visual Studio, LynxOs, Python, Matlab, VAPS, and many others.

A successful candidate must possess the following:

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and retain a security clearance
  • U.S. citizenship is required
  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline
  • Follow the project's defined systems and software process for design, development, verification and configuration management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well with others in a professional team environment
  • Collaborate with engineers and generate a positive team working environment
  • Motivated self-starter with good analytical skills
  • Willingness to learn and be flexible

A successful candidate should possess the following:

  • Embedded C/C++ or Python software development knowledge
  • Familiar with various operating systems (Linux, Windows)

A successful candidate may possess the following:

  • Configuration management tools and processes knowledge
  • Experience with Agile development methodology
  • Familiar with real time operating systems (i.e. LynxOs, Sel4, Green Hills, etc...)

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.

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

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.

Valid Through: 2019-11-6