Rockwell Collins Sr Software Engineer - Digital Signal Processing in Melbourne, Florida

Requisition ID: 10161

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 - Digital Signal Processing to join our team in Melbourne, FL (1050). 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

Rockwell Collins is the premier global supplier for avionics navigation equipment for commercial aircraft. Hiring talented and motivated software engineers is key to our company’s success. We are currently searching for a Senior DSP Software Engineer to join our CNS Navigation department. The candidate will work with customers, engineering management, program management and developers for hardware, software and firmware, production, and subcontractors to provide solutions and support for both domestic and international customers. We are seeking individuals with the technical and leadership skills to help enhance navigation products for both new and established products and systems.

Job Responsibilities

This Senior DSP Software Engineer will be a part of an integrated cross-functional team responsible for designing, developing, and testing software for the next generation of navigation avionics including the Global Landing Unit.

  • Architecting, designing, and developing real-time embedded software

  • Creating and reviewing specifications

  • Integrating and testing prior to product customer delivery

This position offers abundant opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of advanced avionics navigation technology, and to apply that knowledge in a team environment.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Experience in real-time embedded software engineering

  • Experience in design, implementation and testing of DSP navigation waveforms

  • Solid understanding of software development methodologies

  • Experience in C, C++, and Matlab is required

  • The ability to perform in all phases of the software engineering life cycle including requirements analysis, software design, code development, integration and test, and documentation

  • Knowledgeable and skilled with a variety of development and test tools and have a willingness to apply a structured process to assignments

  • Experience developing software in a regulated industry, for example, experience with DO-178B/C, MIL-STD-498, etc.


  • Familiarity with code repositories such as Subversion (SVN)

  • Experience with Python

  • Technical experience with ILS, VOR, Marker Beacon, Glide Slope and other RF based navigation functions

  • Software Verification with emphasis on automated test procedures

The candidate should also possess the following capabilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Technical aptitude and professionalism

  • A genuine desire to learn and innovate

  • Strong teamwork skills

  • Desire to mentor and train others as needed

  • Familiarity with the Agile (SCRUM) development methodology using continuous integration and delivery and Atlassian products

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.