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United Technologies Corporation Senior Software Engineer - Common Core Software Networking in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job ID: 15824

City: Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

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Requisition ID: 15824

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackling the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies – Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Job Summary

This job description is for a Senior Software Engineering position within the Common Core Software team of the Common Platform Software department. We are seeking highly motivated engineers that are ready to join us in bringing the first multi-core certified platform to the avionics industry!

You will be a part of an integrated, cross-functional team responsible for designing, developing, and testing low-level software for avionics and related products for our Next Generation Avionics platforms. Experience in real-time embedded software and hardware interfacing is required.

Job Responsibilities

The majority of the work is customizing and integrating custom drivers and libraries related to networking components and integrating with a 3rd party network stack.

Candidates are expected to be able to perform engineering functional leadership for all phases of an engineering software development project. Applicants should have the ability to define, oversee, and direct the efforts of other engineers on a complete development project.

This position requires experience in real-time embedded software for avionics applications. Experience with safety critical software development (such as DO-178C ) is desired. Applicant will perform software development in all life-cycle phases, work closely with program management, and interface with customers. Candidates will be expected to independently perform multiple tasks and be able to work with a variety of development and test tools. Candidates should be adaptable to change, determined to accomplish tasks based on program schedule, collaborate with teammates in order to make the best decisions, enjoy learning new technologies, be self-motivated and contribute to a positive work environment.

Additionally, candidates are expected to be able to perform the following activites:

  • Contribute to software engineering requirements capture and analysis in area of domain expertise. Able to identify cross-functional deficiencies in requirements.

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance

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

  • This position requires experience in AFDX networking for safety-critical applications. Experience with safety critical software development (such as DO-178C) is desired.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Collins Aerospace 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.


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