Rockwell Collins Senior Systems Engineer - MRJ Program Systems in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 13925

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 - MRJ Program Systems 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

At Rockwell Collins, it’s our people who make the difference and are the backbone of our technologies.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 cornerstone of their careers, helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. Join Rockwell Collins and help shape our future while creating yours. This position is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. We are looking for a Sr. Systems Engineer with a passion for engineering, a high degree of accountability and ability to thrive in a team environment as a part of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet Avionics Systems team in Commercial Systems. A wide variety of systems engineering tasks will be required as the program continues its extensive flight test campaign and initial certification. This may include becoming the program systems lead engineer for a domain. This clean-sheet aircraft design continues to present engineering challenges every day for Rockwell Collins and our customer. Someone who thrives under pressure, thinks of innovative solutions to problems, and can make sense out of chaos will excel in this position. The system engineering duties will span the entire development lifecycle, from systems design through systems testing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support completion of Certification artifacts, including Systems Certification Summary, TSO Compliance/Deviation reports, and process compliance.

  • Participate in customer audits for ARP-4754A

  • Capture requirements from customer design change proposals

  • Develop systems architecture and human-machine interface requirements for design changes

  • Create test procedures to verify requirements

  • Serve as a Domain Focal for Onboard Maintenance Systems

  • Support customer questions/investigate issues related to hardware DO-160 qualification

  • Support engineering cost estimate activities

  • Investigate root cause of issues discovered during flight test

  • Lead cross-functional team development which includes customer stakeholders to subsystem engineers

  • Communicate both orally and written with other engineers, technicians, pilots and management

  • Familiarity with ARP-4754A is a benefit

  • The value-proposition includes providing a flexible work environment, constant challenges and a collaborative team. In exchange, the applicant must be willing to be held to the highest expectations and be motivated to produce exceptional results.

  • The team excels with a diverse skill set so any unique skills the applicant has demonstrated is a consideration.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Must have experience capturing systems requirements

  • Must have experience with system integration and test

Additional skills a plus:

  • Experience with avionics certification (i.e. DO178, ARP4754, etc.)

  • Understanding and experience with Hardware DO-160, EMI/ENV Qualification

  • Onboard Maintenance experience including building and troubleshooting logic equations

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.