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Raytheon Technologies Software Engineer- Test Engineering Architecture in 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

The Avionics, test engineering architecture team is seeking to find a talented and motivated individual to fill a software Engineering position. The Avionics Test Engineering organization is a global engineering organization responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of the manufacturing test solutions in support of the $5B Avionics strategic business unit as well as external customers including armed services and airlines both domestic and international. The test engineering architecture team supports teams across all of the Collins Aerospace business units.

The primary responsibility for this position is to implement and update the software Architectural components being used within the Test Engineering organizations for manufacturing and return-to-service test solution development. The engineer who fills this position must have strong technical software/hardware development skills and problem solving skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop/update software drivers into the Hardware abstraction as required

  • Develop/update the Test Executive

  • Lead release efforts for the Test Executive and Hardware abstraction.

  • Work with other subject matter experts to implement the best possible architectural components.

  • Create/update test support document procedures.

  • Participate on the “triage team” to review over all ALM tickets submitted to determine the impact to TSSA and TestSet

  • Provide training, support and mentoring for the test executive and the hardware abstraction

  • Provide input into the Architecture Roadmap


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

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Experience developing hardware and software for test solutions

  • Software development experience. (NI TestStand, C# and NI Labwindows CVI a plus)

  • Experience updating engineering support document procedures.

  • Knowledge of industry test equipment

  • This position will be located in Cedar Rapids, but the candidate may be required to travel on occasion

  • Applicant must be capable of obtaining a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working with a cross functional team of people

  • Excellent time management skills - ability to work unsupervised, multitask and delegate work.

  • Highly motivated and poss effective oral/written communication and interpersonal/team skills

  • Coordinate several projects and complex engineering activities while balancing priorities and schedules

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree OR

In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required

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.

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

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 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

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, 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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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.