Rockwell Collins Senior Systems Engineer - KC-135 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 10975

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 - KC-135 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

Have you flown a KC-135 while serving your country in the United States Air Force (USAF) and wish to continue serving your country by utilizing that experience to ensure the KC-135 continues to meet the needs of the USAF for years to come?

Job Responsibilities

The Fixed Wing Systems team is seeking a highly motivated Systems Engineer with KC-135 Pilot experience who can leverage their existing experience to help develop new innovative solutions for the USAF KC-135 platform. Responsibilities include platform system engineering through all phases of system product development including: system architecture design, requirements decomposition and traceability, system/subsystem integration, system verification, system validation and life-cycle product support. The candidate must be able to interface with business development, program management, Engineering, and the Customer.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have:

  • Experience with the USAF KC-135 platform

  • US citizenship and able to obtain a US DoD Security Clearance

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

  • Able to travel up to 10%

  • Ability to collaborate well across multiple disciplines

  • Working knowledge of avionics and navigation principles

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.