Rockwell Collins Senior Software Engineer - GUI in Sterling, Virginia

Requisition ID: 7156

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 Software Engineer - GUI to join our team in Sterling, VA (2300). 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 engineering position is within the Simulation & Training Solutions (STS) business area. STS develops and builds simulators and training systems for both military and commercial customers. Devices range in complexity from desktop training all the way up to high fidelity weapon system and full-flight training systems including full visual, motion, and simulator interoperability (HLA/DIS).

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, development and integration of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) virtual cockpit panels.

  • Participate in customer working groups to determine GUI design requirements and internal and customer reviews describing the the design implementation.

  • Integrate and test GUI implementation in-plant and at customer facilities post delivery.

  • Architect effective software product designs

  • Assist in development of detailed software specifications and provide accurate time estimates for the software development

  • Design, develop, implement, test, and debug real time, multi-threaded, multiprocessing software applications and associated user interfaces

  • Support and enhance existing software products as necessary

  • Expand knowledge of product domain, requirements, design, development, test and release software processes, tools, methods and coding best practices. A primary emphasis on taking technical ownership of multiple components within a system.

  • Design, code, test, integrate, and document software of moderate complexity. Capable of building software for simulation and target hardware environments.

  • Contribute to software engineering requirements capture and analysis in area of domain expertise.

  • Participate in cross-functional team efforts in definition, integration, verification, and validation of products and sub-systems of moderate complexity.

  • Capable to producing engineering estimates for individuals tasks. May contribute to Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) and Bid proposals and/or lead a software team in a Project Engineering role.

  • Able to identify the root cause of moderate to complex software issues and some systems issues using appropriate debug and analysis tools.

  • Escalates and articulates/summarizes encountered technical software issues to project leadership in a timely fashion.

  • Individual job duties may vary.

Basic Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree in CS or Computer Engineering required

  • Active Secret Level clearance

  • Strong OOP skills, understanding of backup methodologies & security testing

  • 5+ years of experience with developing applications .NET, C#, .NET 4.0, WPF, C++, SQL

Desired Qualifications:

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • AGILE Experience, Cloud Computing, AWS, JIRA

  • Scripting Languages (Python, Perl, Nodejs) and their automated testing frameworks

  • Installers (MSI, RPM, DEB etc.)

  • Real-time programming

  • Source code control (SVN, Git, ClearCase etc.)

  • Cyber security IAT Level I minimum, SECClearance:

Active Secret Level clearance or above is required. Applicants selected will be subject to an additional security investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. To comply with U.S. export laws and regulations, this position may only employ "U.S. Persons" as defined by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR 126.1) https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/embargoed_countries/. All applicants and employees may be subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation.

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.