Rockwell Collins Senior Systems Engineer in Annapolis, Maryland

Requisition ID: 9642

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 Systems Engineer to join our team in Annapolis, MD (IMS INC) (5010). 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.

Job Summary

The Senior Systems Engineer will support Technology Services and Operations (TS&O) Engineering division which provides the Back Office, Networking, and Operations Center services for the Information Management Services (IMS) division of Rockwell Collins. The person will contribute to all phases of the system development life-cycle, leading integrated project teams working on service management and billing applications. Responsibilities will include the following:

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform as Lead Project Engineer leading the design efforts for multiple systems and system of systems level projects.

  • Author, champion and have strong opinions on architectural standards and engineering best practices.

  • Use an interdisciplinary approach, focusing on customer needs and requirements, to design, develop, document and test hardware and/or software systems ranging from the straightforward to extremely complex.

  • Analyze complex business problems to be solved with automated systems.

  • Provide technical expertise in identifying, evaluating and developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements.

  • Facilitate value discussion with business stake-holders at all organizational levels to analyze and document system specifications to meet business requirements.

  • Create functional, interface and infrastructure requirements for all system components.

  • Participate in process flow analysis and redesign projects to translate business problems into requirements.

  • Create high level and detailed component designs.

  • Contribute to the development of user documentation and training materials and provide end-user training.

  • Coordinate cross-functional teams and contribute to systems testing, acceptance testing and deployment.

  • Lead cross-functional teams in supporting operational systems – analyzing system issues and future enhancements.

  • Act as a mentor to more junior engineers in all areas of the systems development life cycle.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Systems engineering experience through all phases of the SDLC life cycle and with broad knowledge of core IT technologies including networks, servers, storage, data bases and application security.

  • Experience with developing and managing technical requirements, including the use of requirement management tools

  • The ideal candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to use independent judgment to make decisions in day-to-day job responsibilities the majority of the time, under general supervision.

  • Experience in developing and integrating complex systems and systems of systems.

  • Experience in applying tools and methodologies to the specification of complex systems.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with migration of billing applications.

  • Experience migrating applications to cloud environments.

  • Experience with Iterative, Spiral or Agile SDLC.

  • Experience with Linux, Network Protocols, Data Communications and High Availability (HA).

  • Experience with programming languages such as: Python, C++, Java, C#, .NET, JavaScript, HTML

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.