Rockwell Collins Sr Software Engineer - Head Up Guidance Systems in Wilsonville, Oregon

Requisition ID: 8992

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 - Head Up Guidance Systems to join our team in Wilsonville, OR (1700). 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

We are currently searching for a senior software engineer to join our Head up Guidance Systems™ software engineering organization. Rockwell Collins Head up Guidance System™ (HGS) provides pilots with crucial flight symbology on a Head up Display (HUD) to dramatically improve safety and capability for aircraft to land, takeoff, and navigate in degraded visual conditions.

Our software engineering organization is primarily responsible for the requirements, design, implementation and verification of HGS functionality, in a highly-structured environment that is compliant with the guidelines for certified, safety-critical flight software. Our organization also supports military products, enhanced vision systems and head-worn/helmet-mounted displays.

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Job Responsibilities

· Specification of software requirements

· Creation of software design documentation, test procedures/results and traceability matrices

· Coding and debugging of software

· Performing verification of software including structural coverage analysis

· Providing input to software development scheduling and estimation activities

· Support of system certification activities during simulator testing and flight testing

Our products are generally developed using C and Matlab Simulink in a Windows host environment.

Basic Qualifications

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

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

  • Must have a demonstrated background in embedded real-time systems development, including requirement capture, design and coding, and verification

  • Familiarity with DO-178B/C or other structured software development standard is expected.

  • Working as a team is very important to us. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.

​​​​​​​Additional experience a plus:

  • Experience in aircraft displays, guidance systems, simulation or other related avionics systems

  • Project 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

  • 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.