United Technologies Corporation Senior Project Lead Software / Systems Engineering in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14226

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackling the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

We are currently searching for a Senior Project Lead Software / Systems Engineering to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). 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 Collins Aerospace 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 Collins Aerospace.

Job Summary

Rockwell Collins is currently seeking qualified candidates for experienced engineers in our Government Systems Flight Management Applications department located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Teams are comprised of cross-functional engineers working in an AGILE environment (approximately 6-10 people) focused on the design and development of software only products. Team culture is extremely collaborative and engaged; we value our customer, our products, and our people (that means you). If you want to have fun, do something meaningful, and work with an amazing group of people, this is for you.

This job is unique in that is a project leadership role (such as Scrum Master or Product Owner) with our development teams. Expectations include leading a cross functional team daily and coordinating regularly with engineering and project management to ensure success of the product and program. This includes managing aspects of quality, cost, schedule, and scope while navigating the various team dynamics present.

Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated time management skills - ability to work unsupervised, multi-task, and coordinate work

  • Succeed while leading in a team environment

  • Excellent communication (written, verbal, and interpersonal)

  • Willingness to travel (domestic and international <20%)

Products supported with this role include:

Avoidance Re-Router (ARR-7000) - a software only product used to mitigate hazards in flight, such as weather, in real time. One of Rockwell Collins newer products, ARR is currently being deployed on a variety of platforms and next generation pursuits. Here’s a link to more details:

https://www.rockwellcollins.com/Products-and-Services/Defense/Avionics/Software-Applications/Avoidance-Re-router---ARR-7000.aspx

Mission FMS (MFMS-1000) - another of our software only products used for navigation, flight plan management, and guidance; it is deployable on a variety of applications with minimal effort. With recent contract awards, this product is transitioning to the field now and targeted for variety of applications. Here’s a link to more details specific to MFMS:

https://www.rockwellcollins.com/Products-and-Services/Defense/Avionics/Software-Applications/Mission-Flight-Management-Software-MFMS-1000.aspx

Fusion FMS - Our latest deployed GS FMS product, leveraging the latest in integrated avionics systems of our Pro Line Fusion product line; missionizing products originally developed for our Business and Regional Jet market, to support a number of military platforms around the globe. This military product is focused on providing a certified solution operating in civilian airspace. Here’s a link to more details specific to Pro Line Fusion:

https://www.rockwellcollins.com/Products-and-Services/Business-Aviation/Flight-Deck/Pro-Line-Fusion.aspx

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Experience in the design and development of deliverable software (production or consumer facing)

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance (Classified as a US Person)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Defense or Aerospace industry experience.

  • DO-178 or similar certification based development experience.

  • AGILE development experience.

  • Project Management, Earned Value, and Risk Management experience.

At Collins Aerospace, 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.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more

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

Collins Aerospace 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.