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Raytheon Technologies Systems Engineer - Air Transport Displays in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


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.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries 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.

Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

Collins Aerospace Air Transport Displays Programs department is looking for a systems engineer to develop avionics displays solutions that are high quality, reliable and safe. Join our team of engineers designing state-of-the-art, industry-leading flight displays for commercial jet airplanes.

As a Systems Engineer in our Air Transport Displays organization, you will be responsible for working with other systems, software and hardware engineers to develop flight display systems for commercial Air Transport airplanes including the Boeing 737, 777x and 787.

Primary Responsibilities:

Performing all phases of the system development lifecycle including requirements capture, system design and modeling, integrating hardware and software components, system verification and validation

Working directly with other systems, hardware and software engineers to document derived requirements, define internal system interfaces, develop system architectures, integrate system components, and perform system verification

Working on systems integration labs, simulation environments and using specialized test equipment to debug and test

Develop automated test procedures and software tools to perform systems integration and testing

Prepare and present project and/or technical information to peers, internal management and customers

Estimate, track, own and report project technical, cost and schedule aspects for assigned scope of work

Learn and use internal processes, methods and tools for systems development and documentation

Perform work autonomously, with limited supervision

Work on multiple projects to assist in the technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, evaluating alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems

Basic Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline (STEM degree preferred) and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 7 years of relevant experience is required.

Proficient with 1 or more high-level software programming languages, preferably C, C++, and/or Python.

Experience developing hardware, software or firmware for high-assurance, embedded systems, or at least 2 years of systems engineering experience with embedded systems

Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation).

The candidate must be able to work successfully in team-centric environments with a wide variety of people and diverse team members

The candidate must be highly self-motivated, capable of prioritizing multiple tasks and adaptable to changes in assignments and responsibilities

This position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 7:30 am to 4:30 pm workday, or beyond a 40 hour work week

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience performing multiple phases of the product development lifecycle including planning, requirements definition, design, integration, verification, validation and support

Experience with safety-critical, real-time, embedded system development is highly desirable

Experience with avionics or other aircraft system development and certification

Experience developing systems that are compliant with ARP-4754, RTCA DO-178, DO-160 and DO-254

Experience with ARINC standards ARINC 429, ARINC 664 and ARINC 661

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

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.


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

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

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.

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