Rockwell Collins Sr Electrical Engineer - Power Electronics Center of Excellence (PECoE) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 8783

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 Sr Electrical Engineer - Power Electronics Center of Excellence (PECoE) 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

The Power Electronics Center of Excellence (PECoE) is highly skilled engineering organization within Rockwell Collins, supporting the military and commercial aviation businesses by designing high-reliability power electronics solutions. The major functions provided by the PECoE include design development engineering, advanced technology development, strategic sourcing, and technical project management.

Perform assignments requiring use and application of electrical engineering or scientific development principles and techniques. Assignments usually consist of solving problems that are a part of a larger project or system. Uses independent judgment to make decisions in day-to-day job responsibilities the majority of the time under general supervision.

Job Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will have experience in power electronics design (power supplies, EMI filters, etc.). He/she must be highly motivated, adaptable, and capable of working in a multi-disciplined team with a positive attitude, and proficient in managing project cost and schedule. The candidate must have good communication skills for conveying technical approaches, trade-offs, risk assessments, and recommendations.

He/she must be able to design solutions that meet aircraft power/EMI requirements described under MIL-STD-704 , MIL-STD- 461, and DO-160. This includes derivation of requirements, simulation, magnetics design, trade studies, design for manufacturability, DTC, verification, troubleshooting, power factor correction design, and factory support.

  • Significant domain knowledge and knowledge of products and systems in assigned portfolio (e.g. avionics products). May be considered a specialist or a generalist in more than one domain and/or area of expertise. Mentors product development teams in the utilization of the appropriate RC processes and tools during product development, thus increasing product quality and improving customer satisfaction.

  • Serve as a hardware architect to capture, analyze, decompose, translate and create requirements for systems of moderate to high complexity. Refine functional, interface and performance specifications for hardware implementation. Identify and document architecturally significant requirements and technical risk areas.

  • Serve as the hardware subject matter expert in proposal preparations, internal design and customer reviews. Assure that development products are designed to meet the applicable RCI, Business Unit, and Customer/Project requirements.

  • Has significant knowledge of company, industry practices and standards and assists in identifying gaps in the organization's technical knowledge. Aware of emerging industry trends relative to new board technologies and fabrication processes. Lead Continuous Improvement projects that result in new approaches and techniques to product development.

  • Capable of leading teams in the design, test, analysis, integration, qualification and documentation of hardware of high complexity. Apply and tailor internal processes, using knowledge of methods and tools for hardware development and documentation efforts.

  • Estimate, track, own and report status relating to technical, cost, schedule, design-to-cost and risk performance for assigned scope of work.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Experience in developing, capturing, and reviewing system level power requirements

  • Experience with power supply magnetics design, planar magnetics design experience a plus

  • Experience with various power levels and frequency ranges, DC/DC and AC/DC power conversion designs (topologies, components, control, packaging, etc.)

  • Experience with EMC/EMI, thermal stress, and other environmental issues and their impact on design methodology

  • Experience in the aerospace industry

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.