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

Collins Aerospace is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for engineering and the desire to be part of a team of engineers responsible for designing, developing and testing industry-leading avionics products. Our team develops the Onboard Maintenance System (OMS) which is an aircraft diagnostic system and is a part of the Collins Aerospace state-of-the-art flight deck solution. As a key member of the OMS team, you will be developing and integrating software for the Onboard Maintenance System.

Position will be located onsite in Cedar Rapids, IA. Relocation assistance is available once we return to the site.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing high quality solutions to internal and external customers.

  • The Software Engineer will typically be involved in the following development categories:

    • Scope Planning

    • Architecture and Design

    • System and Software Requirements

    • Implementation and Unit Testing

    • Integration and Testing/Verification

    • Certification

  • Will master the technical aspects of the Onboard Maintenance System and is actively involved in the development aspects. This includes the OMS system software and configuration as well as the development of tools and processes.

  • Builds, delivers and integrates the OMS software and configuration on test fixtures and rigs for various aircraft types and performs various analyses such as footprint testing.

  • Support the successful execution of projects throughout the development life cycle (planning, development and certification).

  • Coordinates and communicates with direct team members, technical project managers, systems engineers and product managers.

  • Understands the certification aspects of the Onboard Maintenance System in order to successfully certify the product.

  • Understands and follows processes, is always learning and continuously looks for improvements.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor___s degree (Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) ) and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

  • Previous experience in software development with C and SQL programming language.

  • Able to learn new programming languages and technologies quickly.

  • Enjoys working with people and is a great communicator.

  • Be motivated and a self-starter.

  • Quick learner and able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to handle multiple projects at once.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and being a team player.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with networking technologies (i.e. Ethernet, TCP/IP, Wireshark) are desired.

  • Integration experience would be a plus.

  • Other programming or scripting languages (i.e. Python, LUA, HTML5, JavaScript) are desired.

The OMS is a continuous evolving product which consists of different technologies. This position offers various growth and learning opportunities in an exciting field. Join the Onboard Maintenance System team and make a difference!

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.

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
  • Employee Scholar Program, tuition reimbursement program
  • 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
  • Incentives for a Healthy You
  • Bright Horizons, back-up child / elder care and college coach resources
  • Autism Benefit
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, 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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