Rockwell Collins Senior Systems Engineer in Ottawa, Ontario

Requisition ID: 10511

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 to join our team in Ottawa, Ontario Canada (9010). 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 Canada is a world leader in wireless communications networking, with products such as high-data-rate HF/VHF/UHF modems and the Self Configuring Relay Network (SCRN) for ad-hoc wireless networks. Rockwell Collins Canada is developing the next generation of HF radios that support significant throughput improvements and ad-hoc networking features, as well as developing Software Defined Radio networking waveforms for customers around the world. We are in need of enthusiastic and creative people to join our team in Ottawa. This role is one of an individual contributor, working under direction of technical leadership.

The successful candidate will contribute in the following areas:

  • Design and development of embedded software in the wireless networking domain

  • Provide input to technical & product roadmaps

  • Generate engineering estimates on complex system designs

  • Capture and manage requirements, verification / validation testing for systems, products or sub-systems of moderate- to-high complexity and contribute to system integration

Job Responsibilities

  • Expanded domain knowledge, process knowledge, and knowledge of associated products and systems in assigned area. May be considered a specialist in a specific systems area or a generalist in multiple systems areas.

  • Capture, analyze, decompose, model and create requirements for systems, product or sub-systems of moderate complexity. Conduct verification/validation testing for products and subsystems of moderate complexity and contribute to system integration.

  • Contribute to the development of functional, interface and performance specifications for hardware and software implementation. Contribute to architecturally significant requirements and technical risk area identification.

  • Create and run verification and validation tests for products and sub- systems of moderate to high complexity.

  • Estimate, track, own and report project technical, cost and schedule aspects for assigned scope of work.

  • Decisions may have moderate impact on cost, schedule, and performance.

  • Understand and utilize internal processes, methods and tools for systems development and documentation efforts. Review defect trends for ways to reduce similar defects in the future.

  • May serve in a design quality role (systems) helping to assure that development teams are following appropriate processes.

  • Act as a mentor to more-junior engineers in additional areas including project execution.

  • Individual job duties may vary.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Real-time programming experience is mandatory;

  • Knowledgeable in the software life cycle including definition, requirement analysis and design, implementation, validation and support Required

  • Strong skills in C/C++ and real-time embedded computer architectures Required

  • Object Oriented programming skills Required

  • Integrated Development Environments such as Eclipse and Visual Studio;

  • Version Control Systems such as git;

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written;

  • Strong, well-honed analytic skills;

  • Experience with programming of digital signal processors (DSPs) would be an asset;

  • Familiarity and experience with communications concepts such as modulation, coding and filtering for wireless digital communications would be an asset;

  • Knowledge of networking and wireless communication protocols such as TCP, RTP, VoIP;

  • Software development experience in both Windows and Linux would be an asset;

  • Candidate will demonstrate good team working capabilities, be self-motivated and hard working with a desire for continuous learning;

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

  • We offer pension and savings plans, with company paid pension contributions and a company matching program on employee group RRSP contributions.

  • 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 any protected status. Successful candidates must fulfill requirements for the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and be eligible for a Canadian Security Clearance to the Secret Level.