United Technologies Corporation Software Engineer - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Sterling, Virginia
Requisition ID: 13391
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 Software Engineer - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 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.
We are currently searching for a Software Engineer to join our team in Sterling VA. 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. A comprehensive relocation plan is available for qualified applicants.
Rockwell Collins Control Technologies Inc (RCCT) is the premier developer and manufacturer of flight control navigation and electronic engine control systems specializing in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Our success and rapid growth equal new opportunities for talented engineers to join our team. At RCCT you will work with enthusiastic and innovative business and technical professionals in a fast paced and positive environment. You will contribute directly to exciting projects on the cutting edge of controls technology.
Our group has become one of the go-to places for solving difficult flight control, estimation, and navigation problems. Our customers come to us because they know we have the skills, knowledge, and determination to tackle the tough problems and deliver products that work every time. Some examples of applications we support include:
– Unmanned aircraft landing systems
– Computer vision for precision pose estimation
– Hand-held targeting systems
– Fly-by-wire control systems for airliners
– Damage tolerant flight control for autonomous rotorcraft
For more information: https://www.rockwellcollins.com/ProductsandServices/Defense/Platforms/Unmanned_Air.aspx
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Join a team of Rockwell Collins embedded software engineers responsible for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles’ flight control and navigation systems.
The primary responsibility of this role is development of real time embedded navigation and flight control systems through the full software development lifecycle in a multidisciplinary avionics and aerospace environment.
Design code test and provide ongoing support for embedded systems software and simulation software to meet technological and customer requirements
Define and analyze system software design requirements and write software requirements documents to meet defined and anticipated customer needs and system quality and performance standards
Write software integration and test plans; conduct software verification testing and integration efforts to identify required modifications and ensure optimum system performance at delivery
Collaborate with electrical engineers controls engineers and program management team members in planning design and development
Develop interface definitions in conjunction with design team and enforce interface control documents to record and validate system performance standards and results
A successful candidate will:
Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.
Have 2+ years of real time embedded software systems development experience including defining and documenting requirements, software design and development, programming, testing, and implementation
A strong working knowledge of C/C++, object oriented design, and real time operating systems
Have US Citizenship/Permanent Resident Status
A successful candidate may:
Have knowledge and experience with the aerospace industry, sensor fusion, vehicle control, and/or algorithm development
Have demonstrated team leadership experience
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
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.