Rockwell Collins Sr Systems Engineer - Architect Mission Systems (Clearance required) in Richardson, Texas

Category: Engineering

Job ID: 2697

Location: Richardson,TX

Requisition ID: 2697

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 Sr Systems Engineer - Architect Mission Systems (Clearance required) 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.

Rockwell Collins Government Systems in Richardson, Texas is growing with multiple projects starting in Strategic Command and Control (SC2) providing exciting opportunities for challenging work and career growth.

The Mission Systems Engineering team develops and produces a range of solutions, products, and systems for a variety of aircraft platform mission systems and very low frequency transmit and receive systems within the SC2 area. To support the ongoing development on a range of projects, an experienced, highly capable, and proactive systems engineer is being sought.


  • Project systems engineering design activities range from definition of new subsystem based systems in a larger existing system to definition of system of systems.

  • Maintain the process discipline on specific projects essential for developing the systems engineering artifacts in a disciplined approach.

  • Heavy focus is placed on process design tasks and LEAN including metrics collection.

  • Analysis to further increase the effectiveness of the processes and as needed make improvements to further drive efficiencies

  • Working in a collaborative environment across multiple disciplines


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

  • US Citizenship required.

  • Active US DoD Secret clearance or ability to obtain clearance Candidates must have an active US DoD Secret clearance or have had one in the last 24 months

  • Five (5) or more years of successful experience in a System Engineer/Team Lead role.

  • Direct experience developing mission system architectures (HW and SW) with knowledge of military and commercial equipment

  • UML/SysML modeling tool working knowledge.

  • Experience developing interface and performance specifications

  • Military ground and/or airborne systems and architectures knowledge

  • Requirements management tool (such as DOORS) working experience

Desired qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Strong demonstrated capabilities in teamwork and project success

  • Experience multi-tasking in an environment with multiple competing deadlines

  • Experience in using change management tool (or equivalent)

  • Working knowledge of networks used in military environment

  • Managing projects using modeling base system engineering

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.