Rockwell Collins Senior Software Engineer - C++/Linux in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 12068

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Senior Software Engineer - C++/Linux to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

We are currently searching for a dedicated and team-focused Senior Software Engineer to be part of our department. The position will be part of a cross-functional team developing embedded software for the growing field of aircraft information management solutions. As a Senior Software Engineer in this organization, you will have the opportunity to work on all phases of the software life cycle using Agile software development practices following the Scaled Agile Framework. This position will develop software using C++14 on a Linux platform with functionality focused on using cellular and networking technologies to create a messaging platform that connects the aircraft to a ground infrastructure. The movement of data from air to ground and from ground to air will help streamline airline operations and allow more information to be available sooner.

Your work will contribute to the development of our next generation of connectivity devices for aircraft flown all around the world and you will have the opportunity to work with and be mentored by a fun-loving and intelligent team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, code, test, integrate and document software of moderate complexity within an embedded Linux software system. Prepare software builds for execution in a simulation environment, reference platforms and on the target hardware. Participate in cross-functional team efforts in integration, verification and validation for products and sub-systems of moderate complexity.

  • Build, test and deliver real-time embedded software to target environments in support of program and customer commitments

  • Translate system level requirements into low-level software requirements and software implementation

  • Participate in Design and Code Reviews with other members of the team to identify and eliminate problems early in the development process.

  • Expand and apply knowledge: Product domain, Requirements, Design, Development, Test and Release software processes, tools, methods and coding best practices with primary emphasis on taking technical ownership in a software component of the product domain.

  • Develop and document component and moderate changes to software requirements documentation, applying knowledge of processes, tools and methods in the management and tracking of software requirements baseline.

  • Contribute to the engineering estimates for tasks such as change requests or problem reports.

  • Travel could be an option with our team located in France, India, and Annapolis!

  • 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 40 hour work weeks.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.

  • Skills in embedded C++ and Object Oriented design

  • Experience in an avionics/aerospace domain environment

  • Knowledge of working on a Linux OS

Additional experience a plus:

  • Development experience in an Agile environment

  • Cellular and networking experience

  • Development experience in Python (or scripting) or Robot automated test framework

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.