Full Time Posted 20 days ago
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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

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The Platform Hardware team in the Computing Products department has an opening for a Senior Electrical Engineer/Project Engineer. This team is responsible for the development and sustainment of state-of-the-art avionics hardware products and systems used for data concentration, advanced I/O processing, synthetic vision, and connected aircraft enablement for commercial, business, and regional aircraft platforms.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support products at all phases of the product lifecycle (design & development, transition to production, factory support, service support)
  • Execution of complex microprocessor and FPGA based circuit board design including schematic capture, part selection, and simulation
  • Implement designs that are optimized for a balance of cost, manufacturability and testability 
  • Implement designs that are in strict compliance to DO-160 and DO-254 standards
  • Prepare and present project technical information to peers and internal/external customers
  • Leads the development of project plans, schedules and budgets
  • Tracks progress, identifies and resolves obstacles to minimize disruption to project schedules to ensure smooth project operations
  • Monitors costs and re-estimates project costs on a monthly basis to maximize project predictable performance

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience
  • U.S. Person (U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee or asylee) or eligible to obtain necessary export authorizations required. 
  • https://www.ecfr.gov/current/title-22/chapter-I/subchapter-M/part-120/subpart-C/section-120.62

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience interfacing with manufacturing personnel and processes
  • Experienced in a lab environment performing hands on troubleshooting with complex engineering equipment
  • Experience as a technical lead and/or project lead of a team in the design, test, analysis, integration, qualification, and documentation of hardware of high complexity
  • Schematic capture and PWB layout of digital/analog mixed-signal electrical circuit designs
  • Experience implementing designs in compliance to DO-160 and DO-254 standards, along with formal qualification testing
  • Experience interfacing with complex embedded devices (microprocessors, graphics processors, memory)
  • Experience with bidding, estimating, project planning, developing and executing schedules and milestones, tracking and maintaining budgets

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. 

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.  


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.  

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! 

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.


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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Senior Project Engineer - Computing Products (Hybrid)
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