Sr Systems Engineer - Rotary Wing Platform Systems Test Engineer
Company: Rockwell Collins
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: March 17, 2019
Requisition ID: 16234 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 SummaryIf you are looking for an exciting job, working on the cutting edge of software development through softwareintegration and aircraft testing - supporting special operations helicopter avionics upgrades (MH-47G, MH-60L/M,A/MH-6, then come join the Collins Aerospace - RWPS Team!Job ResponsibilitiesThe aircraft / flight test engineer (systems engineer) position within the governments systems Rotary WingPlatform Systems (RWPS) team requires a highly motivated person to participate in ground and flight test activitieson military aircraft. The flight test engineer needs to be a self-starter with the ability to work independently aswell as a member of the broader software development and flight test team. They will be required to work closelywith the customer and certifying agencies to establish and conduct flight test programs in the pursuit ofairworthiness releases. Specific tasks associated with this position include; formulating test requirements,preparing and coordinating test plans, orchestrating support and support facilities. Preparing flight schedules, testprocedures and associated test cards, conducted in various tools (DOORS, JIRA, PREP, and Microsoft). Participatingonboard aircraft (both on the ground and in flight) contributing to the overall test execution throughout; aircrafttrouble-shooting, onboard data collection and post flight data analysis, documenting all aspects of test events,issue investigation and resolution, and writing test reports, documenting test results in support of productionairworthiness releases.Basic Qualifications--- Ability to obtain a US Department of Defense (DoD) SECRET security clearance--- Ability to obtain FAA Medical Class 3 flight physical for civilians who participate in regular flights aboard militaryaircraft but who do not operate aircraft flight controls--- BS/ BA in Engineering, Math, Computer Science, Physics or related fields--- Travel (domestic-US, and possible International) is required of this position, estimating 25% of the year.--- 3 years minimum of flight test or avionics testing and software/hardware integration.--- Physical ability to climb on and maneuver within aircraft is required for this position.--- Must reside or relocate to Cedar Rapids, Iowa or surrounding areas Highly Desired Skills and Qualifications--- Collins Aerospace's Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) experience--- Military and/or Private Pilot rating certifications--- Aircraft flight test experience--- Experience (military or civil aircraft) in avionics systems, specifically maintenance and troubleshooting--- Working knowledge / understanding of data busses and protocols (Ethernet, MIL-STD-1553B, and ARINC-429)--- Aptitude for hands on aircraft troubleshooting to solve issues rapidly uncovered in flight test.--- Experience with DOORS, PREP, JIRA and Microsoft Office Suite is desired--- Strong organizational skills including associated documentation--- Communicate with a wide variety of technical and management personnel as well the customer, normally activeduty military and associated contractors--- Research test requirements and prepare test plans, procedures and flight cards--- Analyze and perform data reduction (video, digital) using MATLAB, Wireshark or other analysis tools 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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