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

The Collins Aerospace Avionics Common Platform Software (CPS) Department is looking for a talented senior software engineer to join our group creating cutting-edge technology. This exciting opportunity requires an individual who has skills and interests in software development, test, implementation and integration activities. This individual will work in the CPS department designing and developing platform software (operating systems, device drivers, board support packages, development tools) to support common computing platforms that are integrated into safety critical processing and display applications.

As a member of our team, you will be involved in the design, development, verification and integration of real-time embedded safety critical software onto multiple operating systems and hardware platforms.__ Our embedded software is written in C and our automated test environment is written in Python.__ Experience in C is a must for this position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, verify and integrate safety critical real time systems on multiple real time operating systems.

  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams in the planning, design, development, and utilization of embedded software.

  • Develop, coordinate, and conduct tests and debug complex systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.

  • Participate in developing software estimates for assigned area of work

  • Mentor other software engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor___s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience.__ In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills for purposes of developing requirements and design documentation and proposing well thought out solutions to technical problems.

  • Knowledge of software engineering processes and methodologies.

  • Ability to follow the project's defined software process for development, verification and configuration management.

  • Ability to collaborate with engineers and generate a positive team working environment.

  • Willingness to learn and be flexible.

  • In-depth experience with the C programming language.

The following experience and skills are desired:

  • Experience with DO-178C software development practices.

  • Ability to quickly acquire technical domain knowledge and contribute to the design of sophisticated architectural systems.

  • Experience developing automating tests utilizing Python.

  • Experience with real-time operating systems.

  • Strong background in development of low-level software and concurrent processing solutions.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers___ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

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.

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.

Raytheon Technologies 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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