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Principal Software Engineer - Mission Systems

Company: Collins Aerospace
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: February 15, 2020

Job Description:

Date Posted:

2019-12-12-08:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we're dedicated to relentlessly tackle 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. We are currently searching for a Principal Software Engineer to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA. A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates.

Principal Software Engineer - Mission Systems

Role Overview:

Become an integral part of the Mission Systems Communications Organization! As a Principal Software Engineer in this organization, you will be involved in the development of state-of-the-art communications systems and implementing embedded software communications protocols in products for U.S. and international based customers. Our teams work collaboratively in an Agile focused development environment.

We develop cutting edge technologies to support UAVs (airborne, submersible and decoys), fighter jets, aircraft carriers, ground vehicles, and weapons. Examples would include advanced satellite communications, cryptography and state-of-the-art embedded computing architectures. We build robust networks that implement low latency and high throughput communications that include anti-jamming capabilities, mobile adhoc features and IP connectivity.

Our teams closely collaborate with the NSA, NASA, DARPA, Air Force Research Lab and the Space and Missile Defense Command. Within Collins Aerospace we work alongside multiple hardware, FPGA and systems teams in order to seamlessly embed our advanced technology into our communications product portfolio.

Examples of these products range from high-frequency radios to secure, sophisticated software-defined radios that can enable pilots and soldiers to transfer data, voice and imagery over the air.

Job Responsibilities

Technical responsibilities for this software engineering position will primarily encompass working in a software architect role across multiple platforms and communications waveforms, to leverage existing code bases and contribute to key decision making for the successful development of applications across multiple product lines. Involvement in requirements definition, collaboration on software design, implementing software, unit test and software\hardware integration based on defined requirements and detailed design. This position is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A comprehensive relocation package is available to qualified applicants.

Key Responsibilities:

--- Collaborate with software and systems engineers to identify, communicate and capture architecturally significant decisions, requirements and technical risk areas that drive commonality among multiple products for competitive customer offering
--- Provide expert level guidance on relevant technologies across company and industry practices and standards
--- Solving complex software and systems problems
--- Support and mentor engineering teams as focal subject matter expert contributing to software/waveform design and implementation, software/hardware integration activities, and technical interchange reviews and meetings with internal and external customers
--- Designs and implements build procedures that are used to support hardware and software product development and use.
--- May develop software configuration standards for company-wide use.
--- May train software developers in the use of configuration management tools and the implementation of software quality standards.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have the following skills or qualifications:

--- Must be capable to obtain a U.S. DoD Secret Clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.
--- Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline
--- This position requires a Bachelor's degree in a STEM field and 10 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in a STEM discipline and 7 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required.
--- Expert level knowledge and\or experience in communications systems and multi-threaded embedded application software engineering development and integration
--- Software development and integration role experience on complex multi-threaded embedded C and C++ product software code bases.
--- Experience with object-oriented analysis and design in C++
--- Experience with standard full lifecycle software development practices and configuration management tools
--- Strive to effectively communicate technical issues in a professional manner; both written and oral form.

Preferred experience/skills that would be beneficial:

--- TDMA, mobile adhoc network (MANET) and waveform communication protocol experience is desirable such as TTNT, JPALS, UHF, VHF, MUOS and/or Link 16
--- Software Communications Architecture (SCA is an open architecture framework) experience is desirable
--- UAV / UAM command and control experience
--- DO-178C development and certification experience; RTOS (ex. VXWorks) development experience
--- Be comfortable working in a Linux development environment; experience with using mutexes, semaphores, queues, inter-process communication, and interrupt service routines beneficial; experience with hypervisors and software containerization beneficial
--- Desire to successfully work in a team environment, establishing collaborative relationships with coworkers in person and through technology; experience working on an Agile team desirable
--- Strive to consistently produce superior results, keeping project milestones on schedule and contributing to a positive work environment
--- IP networking and networking protocol experience is desirable
--- The Open Systems Interconnection model, with a focus on layers 2 (data link) and 3 (network)
--- Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) and Extensible Markup Language (XML)
--- Proficiency in scripting languages such as python, java script and perl
--- Unified Modeling Language (UML)

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.

United Technologies Corporation 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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