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Senior Principal Project Engineer - Avionics Platform Software (Onsite)

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

Job Description:

*Date Posted:*
2024-06-25*Country:*
United States of America*Location:*
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA*Position Role Type:*
OnsiteAre you looking to *GO BIG* on your software journey? How about leading a world-class computing platforms team that develops critical software for aircraft flight and missions? *Your software will take off and fly* (and land). As an embedded software leader, you will contribute to a global team to create high-quality products that meet rigid safety and airworthiness standards for flight.

Our department continues to push the technology envelope for processing technologies in everything from operating systems to user applications and the middleware that connects them.

We are seeking a Project Engineer to join the exciting development of next-generation Computing Products in Cedar Rapids, IA. We are focused on applying this solution across various Avionics products in safety-critical commercial and military applications.

We are looking for a strong leader with an action-oriented mindset who can evaluate individual and project performance while anticipating changes. This role will involve a high level of collaboration to build and enhance development teams while operating with integrity. The ability to assemble a high-fidelity bid is also critical to this role, with the established skill/discipline of capturing high-quality scope & ROADS in written form.

This position may be eligible for relocation.

  • What YOU will do:*
  • Serves as the engineering project leader for programs developing Avionics products, including coordinating hardware, software, and firmware scope to meet program commitments.
  • Serves as engineering project leader, supplying project management and technical direction during all program phases, including pursuit, bidding, planning, execution, and sustainment.
  • Ensures consistency with Collins Aerospace technical consistent engineering processes.
  • Ensures compliance with program and product requirements as reflected in design plans.
  • Leads a wide range of entry-level to highly experienced engineers.
  • Demonstrates technical ability to process platforms and the associated technologies.
  • Maintains awareness of key technologies and the company's competitive position
  • Supports the development and transition of products into a manufacturing environment
  • Education & Experience:*
  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated systems and/or software engineering experience on complex avionics programs.
  • U.S. Person (U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or granted refugee or asylee status) as defined here: [
  • Preferred Qualifications:*
  • Familiar with standard systems and software development practices (V Model).
  • Experience with military and commercial systems/software certification (e.g. DO-178, DO-297, etc.).
  • 5 years of leading engineering teams, preferably small engineering teams (5-10 engineers), and experience as a Control Account Manager (CAM)
  • What We Offer:*
    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, 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.
    • #reempowerprogram*
      This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.
      • Minimum Program Qualifications:*
      • Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application
      • Have prior experience in functional area of interest
      • Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position
        Role Type:
        *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.
        Our Avionics team advances flight deck solutions, airborne communications, vision systems, sensors and fire protection for commercial and military customers around the world. That means we're helping people reach their destination safely and keeping pilots, passengers, flight crews, airlines, airports and military personnel connected and informed. And we're providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.
        The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 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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