Rockwell Collins Sr Software Engineer - Data Links in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 11236

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 Software Engineer - Data Links 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

This Software Engineer will be a member of the progressive Commercial Systems Airborne Information Solutions Data Link Products team. The airborne communications management system provides a mobile data link service through various subnetworks between the aircraft and the airline ground facilities and/or air traffic controllers. The Data Link software team creates the airborne software providing methods to manage the receipt of uplink messages, generation of downlink messages, and the development of the on-board applications for the processing of messages. This candidate will design and develop embedded software primarily in the C++ language and develop on-board Airline Operational Control (AOC) application display pages using a GUI based design tool, along with the associated logic to animate the AOC pages on the flight deck and cabin displays. Development will be for current generation products and the next generation product line following the Rockwell Collins Technical Consistent Process.

Job Responsibilities

  • Engineering bids

  • Requirements generation and validation

  • Software development

  • Software verification

  • Functional integration testing

  • Installation and certification support

  • Airline and airframe customer support.

Basic Qualifications

  • Demonstrated technical leadership capability for working with internal organizations and external airline customers is required.

  • Working knowledge of C++ is required.

  • Knowledge of aircraft systems (EICAS, MCDU, FMS, ACMS, etc.) and their function in the aircraft is desired.

  • Knowledge of designing new software systems using object-oriented design principles is desired.

  • Knowledge of air/ground messaging and related data link protocols (ARINC 429, ARINC 618, VDL Mode 2, TCP/IP, ATN OSI etc.), aircrew human machine interface design, and AOC applications is desired.

The successful candidate must be self-motivated, possess effective oral/written communication skills, outstanding interpersonal and team skills, have a passion to win, ability to multiplex tasks and assignments effectively, produce quality products, and have excellent problem solving, data analysis, and critical thinking skills. Occasional domestic and/or international travel will be required.

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.