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

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Rockwell Collins Inc. d/b/a Collins Aerospace has an opening for a Principal Engineer, Software Engineering in Cedar Rapids, IA. This is a hybrid position that requires working remotely up to 3 days per week.

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops, coordinates, and conducts complex tests and debugs control and diagnostic systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.
  • Liaises closely with other project team members in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercials software to ensure smooth operations on software engineering activities.
  • Recommends changes in the selection and application of software production components to improve and develop software engineering activities.
  • Designs and implements build procedures that are used to support hardware and software product development and function.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess at least a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Software Engineering or a related field and at least 8 years of progressive experience as a Software Engineering in the avionics industry. In the alternative, at least a master’s degree or its equivalent in Software Engineering or a related field and at least 5 years of experience as a Software Engineering in the avionics industry would be acceptable.
  • At least 5 years of experience with developing software for real-time embedded systems using C and Matlab (Simulink) modeling languages.
  • At least 5 years of experience with software verification, structural coverage analysis, and model coverage analysis.
  • At least 5 years of experience with DO-178B/C development and certification processes.
  • At least 3 years of experience with project planning.

The salary range for this position is $119,454.00 to $196,000.00 per year. This is the correct compensation range. Please disregard any additional verbiage noted below pertaining to the salary range.

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

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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