Rockwell Collins Senior Software Engineer - Navigation in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 8369

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 - Navigation 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 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

Rockwell Collins is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for engineering and the desire to be part of an innovative, dedicated team responsible for industry-leading Global Positioning Systems (GPS) products. Our team needs engineers interested in architecting, designing, and developing software for real-time embedded GPS receivers for military airborne and weapons applications.

This position offers abundant opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of GPS technology and receiver architecture, and to apply that knowledge in a team effort to develop our Modernized GPS receiver products.

Rockwell Collins continues to build on a strong history of providing navigation equipment to meet the evolving needs of commercial and military users. Our navigation solutions provide enhanced situational awareness and pinpoint accuracy for airborne and surface missions worldwide. Leading the way in the GPS and radio navigation technology, our array of products and systems cover airborne, precision-guided munitions, ground handheld receivers and embedded applications.

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Job Responsibilities

As a part of this team, you will have responsibilities spanning all phases of the software engineering life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, code development, integration, verification, and documentation. Assignments may include tasks such as developing software tools, supporting field demonstration efforts, providing customer support, and mentoring other engineers. The successful applicant should be knowledgeable and skilled with a variety of development and test tools as well as proficient in the development of embedded hardware/software applications.

Basic Qualifications

Must Have Requirements:

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance

  • Applicant must have a STEM degree in an applicable engineering or science field.

The successful candidate should be experienced in the following general skills:

  • High motivation to solve problems and continuously improve existing products

  • Desire to contribute to a results oriented product development team

  • Solid understanding of software development processes for real-time embedded hardware/software

applications

  • Strong verbal and written technical communication skills

  • Ability to work well with a diverse team

  • A genuine desire to learn and innovate

In addition to the general skills listed, the ideal candidate will bring experience from the following specific technologies and engineering tools:

  • Software requirements and architectural skills with functional decomposition, subsystem interface definition, technology application, and analysis.

  • Strong writing skills necessary to produce documentation required for security certification evaluation.

  • Experience with embedded hardware and real time hardware systems.

  • Experience with Eclipse, Jira, and Jama.

  • Experience with Ada, C, Java or other high-order languages in an embedded application environment and experience with hardware centric products.

  • Experience with Python test scripting.

  • A working knowledge of Communication Systems, Digital Signal Processing, or Kalman Filter Theory.

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.