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Principal Platform Software Engineer (Onsite)

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

Job Description:

*Date Posted:*
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 developing world-class computing platforms that are critical to aircraft flight and missions? Your software will take off and fly (and land). As an embedded software engineer, you will contribute to a global team that will 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 which binds these together.

  • What YOU will do:*
  • You will lead the design, development, and maintaining of flight-critical embedded software for military and commercial aviation solutions and avionics products.
  • You will utilize embedded Linux operating systems, C/C++ code, networking protocols, device drivers, hardware interface tools, simulations, and integrated development environments in creative ways for this new product.
  • You will specify requirements, implement software, develop test procedures, perform verification, and complete artifacts for certification.
  • You will take ownership of the technical, schedule, and cost aspects of team tasks and complete work in accordance with the project plan while assisting others in task planning and execution.
  • You will contribute to the development of a project plan, including estimating task size, working dependencies, and discovering risks and opportunities.
  • You will participate in, and potentially lead, an engineering team by organizing tasks, coordinating team efforts, asking questions, communicating status, raising issues, brainstorming ideas, helping others, practicing active listening, and promoting a collaborative environment.
  • What YOU will learn:*
  • You will learn the technologies of today and tomorrow which we count on to maintain world leadership in the avionics industry.
  • You will learn all phases of the software product life cycle from requirements through to verification, while employing the company software engineering processes to produce high quality products.
  • You will learn the artifacts and aspects of product certification required by federal agencies.
  • You will learn why people enjoy and feel fulfilled by working in our industry.
  • Qualifications You Must Have:*
  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations 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.
  • C/C++ programming experience, preferably in a real-time, embedded software.
  • 2+ years' experience leading a software team through a development process.
  • 8+ years identifying complex problems, evaluating options, and developing solutions for software executing on real-time operating systems.
  • 8+ years' experience collaborating with multidisciplinary teams in the planning, design, and development of solutions.
  • Qualifications We Prefer:*
  • 2+ years DO-178B experience (DAL A or B preferred)
  • 2+ years' experience with real-time operating systems (VxWorks or LynxOS)
  • 8+ years' experience with software engineering processes and procedures, including writing software requirements, software design and implementation, functional and integration testing, writing test cases and test procedures, and software delivery support.
  • We value teamwork and team players, those who know how to work with others to accomplish a goal, and those who mentor and grow other engineers.
    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.
    *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
      • 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.
        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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