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TEMPEST- EMC/EMI Electrical Engineer (Onsite)

Company: Collins Aerospace Careers
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

*Date Posted:*
2024-06-10*Country:*
United States of America*Location:*
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA*Position Role Type:*
OnsiteCollins Aerospace, an RTX company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
The Mission Systems Environmental Effects Engineering team at Collins Aerospace is looking for an experienced TEMPEST - EMC/EMI Electrical Engineer to join our staff. This position will be responsible to support the dynamic day-to-day pre-qualification and qualification testing for products and sub-systems of moderate to high complexity. This position is part of a larger team that performs a variety of TEMPEST, Nuclear, Electromagnetic Compatibility/Interference (EMC/EMI) and Power Input qualification testing of Company products and programs to various military and commercial industry standards.
The Environmental Effects Engineering (EEE) lab is a world-class, full-service, 18,000 sqft (and growing) Environmental Qualification Test Lab located in Cedar Rapids, IA capable of creating nearly any environment required in the avionics industry. While EEE reports up through Mission Systems, they support all testing for Collins Aerospace and Raytheon Technologies as needed. EEE services not only include a full suite of Climatics, Dynamic, EMI, EMC, Lightning, and TEMPEST test capabilities; their industry experts also offer design support, analysis, test failure troubleshooting, root cause analyses, and much more.




  • What You Will Do:*---
  • Contribute to engineering program pursuits and bid estimates
  • Requirements capture activities (review, parse, and translate TEMPEST, EMC/EMI and power input requirements)
  • Documentation support for each assigned project including
  • Preparation and review of TEMPEST control plans and other test plans
  • Contribute to the development of the Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) Integration and Analysis Report (E3IAR)
  • Generate repeatable test procedures and physical test setups with test equipment and appropriate data recording using a variety of military and commercial industry standards
  • Develop and review TEMPEST test reports
  • Provide support to program during Design phase
  • Coordination and scheduling of in-house test activities
  • Validation of all laboratory test setups and methods to ensure compliance with test procedures and applicable standards
  • Interface with project engineers, as necessary, to support program activities
  • Conduct/lead day-to-day TEMPEST testing activities working independently on multiple projects and multiple tasks
  • Generate and review TEMPEST test data during the course of testing
  • Assist project engineers with gathering, setting up, and collecting data for ad-hoc evaluations outside of the testing events
  • Provide general laboratory support
  • Generate and verify requirement documentation for laboratory developed software
  • Conduct root-cause-analysis and technical investigations for software/hardware designs
  • Train and assist test technicians to navigate and use laboratory developed tools; test procedures, test methods, and data recording instructions; and troubleshoot test setups
  • Identify improvement areas; research and submit equipment requests for future test equipment needs
  • Qualifications You Must Have:*
  • Typically requires a University Degree and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience *or *an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience *or* in absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience
  • Hold an active Top Secret Security Clearance with capability to obtain Special Access Clearance
  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
  • Hold a current Certified TEMPEST Professional (CTP) Level II certification with at least 3 years of experience after receiving CTP Level II certification
  • Must be active in TEMPEST testing in the last 2 years and submitted TEMPEST reports for approval
  • CTP Level II certification must be valid for at least 1 year from the date of application of this position
  • 5 years of EMI/EMC experience (over-and-above required TEMPEST experience of 3 years) for MIL-STD-461 or DO-160 specifications
  • Experience developing EMI qualification test procedures and reports as well as supporting qualification testing in an EMI laboratory
  • Be willing to travel occasionally upon request
  • Qualifications We Prefer:*
  • Be capable of hands-on troubleshooting using engineering lab equipment (oscilloscopes, signal generators and other test equipment needed to conduct TEMPEST tests)
  • Knowledge of digital signal processing
  • Possess excellent communication skills, including the ability to write technical material and present to customers and mid-level managers
  • Be self-directed, able to meet cost, schedule, and performance objectives with minimal oversight
  • What We Offer*---
  • 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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option ---
  • Tuition reimbursement program ---
  • Student Loan Repayment Program ---
  • Life insurance and disability coverage ---
  • Optional coverages you can buy pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance,---critical illness---insurance, group legal, ID theft protection ---
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits ---
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning ---
  • Adoption Assistance ------------------------ ---
  • Autism Benefit ---
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions ---
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program ---
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits ---
  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services ---
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program ---
  • And more!
  • Learn More & Apply Now!*---
  • Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success*. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility. ---
    Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions - whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you'll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today. ---

    • Please ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to this role.
    • Onsite:* Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products. ---
      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. ---
      ---
      Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.
      #HotJob
      The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.*RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.*
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