Systems Engineer � Test & Training Instrumentation ( T & TI )

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/14/17
Cedar Rapids, IA
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/14/17

Job Description“I feel the need…the need for speed!” If you like the movie “Top Gun”, you will love the Test and Training InstrumentationEngineering Department.Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication solutions for government applications. The T&TIEngineering Department develops state-of-the-art test and training range products for cryptographic, datalink,networking, and command and control applications. We specialize in the development of high quality, highly secure training solutions for the U.S. military, laying the foundation for Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) capabilities. T&TIEngineering isresponsible for all product line andengineering tasks related to the design, analysis, test and certification of Air Combat Training systems, maturing products from concept phase through accreditation and factory production.The T&TI Software SystemsEngineering team is looking for a dynamic Systems Engineer tobridge the crucial gap between high-level system requirements and software implementation by leveraging systemsengineering skills with an focus on full life-cycle software development. Applicants should be knowledgeable in some of the following areas: systems analysis, requirements generation and decomposition, systems integration and testing, open systemsarchitectures and design patterns, or full lifecycle software development.JobResponsibilities:

  • Requirements decomposition, allocation, and apportionment from high-level system requirements down through software component requirements
  • Subsystem software architecture and design including interface definition, networking design, application of design patterns and open systems principles
  • Development of integration and test plans and procedures, as well as performing ad-hoc testing, fault isolation, and root cause analysis
  • Support interaction with multidisciplinary teams, customers, and subcontractors to gain early acceptance of design approaches and subsequent delivery of high-quality training solutions
  • Support systems and hardware teams, ensuring that the implemented design adheres to the systems requirements established for the end product
  • Support adherence to and support of Rockwell Collins process methodologies while developing and managing commitments to meet project deliverables within schedule, budget, and quality requirements
  • Support pursuits efforts and new business acquisition

This position is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates.


Must Have Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline
  • U.S. Citizenship is required and must possess or meet eligibility requirement for obtaining a U.S. DoD Secret Clearance
  • Knowledge of design and development processes for different phases in the systems/software lifecycle: requirements, design, development, integration, and validation/verification
  • Knowledge of networking protocols and standards
  • Experience with configuration management tools and processes
  • Good written and verbal communications skills and the ability to work well with others in a professional team environment
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to manage individual tasks while balancing priorities and schedules
  • Motivated self-starter with good analytical skills

A successful candidatemay possess the following:

  • Background and/or knowledge of range test and training systems
  • Experience in designing and developing Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs)
  • Knowledge and cognizance of Live Virtual Constructive concepts
  • Experience with OOA/D architectures and and design patterns
  • Experience with multi-threaded real-time embedded applications
  • Background and/or knowledge of digital electronics
  • Able to investigate problems to the root cause and propose implementation of corrective actions
  • Experience with Agile development methodology

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


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