Rockwell Collins Systems Engineer - Communications Products - New Grad in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 1486

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 Systems Engineer - Communications Products - New Grad 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.

Become part of the growing Government Systems Communication Products Organization. As a systems engineer, you will design and develop communication products covering all spectrum bands, across multiple airborne and ground platforms. You will work with customers, engineering management, program management, engineering teams, production, and subcontractors to create solutions supporting both domestic and international customers.

We are seeking individuals with the technical skills and personal leadership attributes to help develop communications systems in both new and established radio product markets. The successful candidate will have an understanding of systems engineering development processes and will participate in all phases of the product development lifecycle to create our communication products. Key responsibilities include: system and subsystem requirements analysis, definition, and validation; systems design and architecture; integration and verification testing; leading and supporting technical collaboration among systems, hardware, and software design teams; resolution of technical problems that cross functional domain areas of hardware/software; and development of systems related documentation.

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

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Must possess or be eligible for obtaining and maintaining a U.S. DOD Secret Clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.

  • Knowledge or experience using the systems development process and tools.

  • Understanding of the full product lifecycle.

Preferred experience/skills:

  • Strong written and oral technical communications skills

  • Ability to work well within a team structure

  • Knowledge or experience in communications engineering fundamentals

  • Familiarity with general radio transceiver architectures and designs, basic radio functional component blocks, performance specifications, military radio communications concept of operations, and systems test methodologies

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Knowledge or experience in Information Assurance design

  • Knowledge or experience in software development

  • Knowledge or experience in system requirements capture, design, and decomposition ability

  • Understanding of system validation and verification processes for technical product development; able to generate test descriptions and perform evaluation and testing of product systems

  • Ability to effectively interact and build trust with team members from many different backgrounds, including engineering management, engineering teams, program management, business development, and finance

  • Ability to support occasional travel to domestic and international locations

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.