Rockwell Collins Senior Software Engineer - Communication and Surveillance in Richardson, Texas

Category: Engineering

Job ID: 1532

Location: Richardson,TX

Requisition ID: 1532

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Senior Software Engineer - Communication and Surveillance to join our team in Richardson, TX (1060). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Our Flight2 Communication and Surveillance team of software engineers is offering you an opportunity to join our team as a Senior Software Engineer. This team provides embedded avionics application software that provides aircraft operators with communication and surveillance command and control capabilities of installed Very High Frequency (VHF) radios, Ultra High Frequency radios (UHF), High Frequency (HF) radios, and surveillance components such as Identify Friend or Foe (IFF) and Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS). The communication and surveillance applications interact with a diverse combination of hardware and software components consisting of radios, display units, and related data concentration units.

You will be responsible for developing requirements, detailed design, software implementation, and requirement based verifications and supporting industry-leading avionics communication software; this team wants you to be a part of creating the next generation avionics platform. As part of this team you will help apply software applications to a wide range of aircraft as we lay the foundation for the military, business and regional market for the next decade.

This position requires the ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with peers and management. The primary responsibility for this position is developing requirements, detailed design, software implementation, integration, and verification in accordance with software development processes for avionics applications.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience developing government systems software applications, a strong lean/agile mentality, and a passion to develop great products/software with ability to multi-task, manage unplanned events, and take advantage of opportunities and events to achieve results that meet or exceed expectations. Experience is desired in the integration of communication radios, surveillance components, and development of software applications in an integrated architecture. This individual must be able to communicate, both written and verbal, with employees at all levels in the organization, and must have excellent problem solving, data analysis and decision making skills.

A successful candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.

  • US Citizenship

  • The ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance

  • Ability to collaborate well across multiple disciplines

  • Highly self-motivated and contributing to a positive work environment

  • Agile Software Development experience

  • Experience with DOORS and Atlassian Software Development tools (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, JAMA, etc.)

  • Experience with multiple software languages (C, C++, Ada, Java, Python, etc.)

A successful candidate may possess:

  • Understanding of radio communications (VHF, UHF, HF, TCAS, IFF, SATCOM etc.)

  • Understanding of aircraft surveillance/IFF modes

  • Knowledge of ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553B, ARINC 661 standard and bus protocols

  • Experience with TCP/IP network applications development

  • Experience with APEX and/or Subversion

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.