United Technologies Corporation Software Engineer - New Grad in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14811

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 Collins Aerospace 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 Software Engineer - New Grad 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 Collins Aerospace 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 Collins Aerospace.

Job Summary

Work on some of the most advanced military avionics in the world! You will be part of a multi-disciplinary group of designers developing products for domestic and international military customers for a wide variety of helicopter platforms.

This software engineering position is on the FDSA/EICAS team for a Pro Line Fusion product. Expect to work on a wide variety of tasks that include (but are not limited to): developing real-time flight critical application software, performing hardware/software integration in the lab, designing / architecting new solutions to meet the needs of our customers and developing requirements and tests to validate the software.

New hires are provided a training plan and mentor to give you the tools and support you need to be successful.

The applications being developed would appeal to anyone interested in graphics, Ethernet communications (or general communication protocols), hardware/software integration, elegant algorithms and software design, model-based development or general computer logic design.

Job Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of good software design and knowledge of proven design patterns.

  • Fluent in and/or curious about a wide variety of programming languages and have a background in C, Java or C++.

  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts and a great attention to detail is a must.

  • Previous experience developing real time applications (such as video games) in academia, as a hobby or industry is a plus.

  • Apply knowledge: Product domain, Requirements, Design, Development, Test and Release software processes, tools, methods and coding best practices with primary emphasis on software design and development.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to incorporate the appropriate RC processes and tools into product development, resulting in increased product quality and improving customer satisfaction.

  • Design, code, integrate, regression test, test and document software in areas such as: software problem reports, change requests, software components, and software test scripts.

  • Perform software debugging using appropriate techniques and tools.

  • Performs in cross-functional team efforts in integration, verification and validation for products and sub-systems.

  • Provides engineering estimates for own work on tasks similar to those previously performed.

  • Contribute to software engineering requirements capture, analysis and creation for well-defined software designs.

  • Individual job duties may vary.

Basic Qualifications

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

Must be able to obtain a security clearance.

Desired (but not required) Experience:

  • Experience with the Rockwell Collins Pro Line FusionĀ® system

  • Experience with RTCA DO-178B/DO-178C or other formal development standards

  • Experience with Model Based Development (MBD)

  • Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow/VAPS Experience

  • Experience with ARINC-661, ARINC-429, ARINC-653/ASL/AFDX/Ethernet-Assets

  • Passion for aviation and/or aerospace

At Collins Aerospace, 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 Collins Aerospace 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!

Collins Aerospace 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.