Rockwell Collins Sr Embedded Software Engineer (C / C++) - Current or Recent Clearance Required in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 11379

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 Sr Embedded Software Engineer (C / C++) - Current or Recent Clearance Required 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

"I feel the need...the need for speed!" If you like the movie "Top Gun", you will love the Rockwell Collins Test and Training Instrumentation (T&TI) Engineering Department, and the opportunities we have for you to development our military's future Air Combat Training (ACT) system with us.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication solutions for government applications. The T&TI Engineering Department develops state-of-the-art test and training range products for cryptographic, datalink, networking, and command and control applications. We specialize in the development of high quality, highly secure training solutions for the U.S. military, laying the foundation for Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) capabilities. T&TI Engineering is responsible for all product line and engineering tasks related to the design, analysis, test and certification of ACT systems (just like Top Gun), maturing products from concept phase through accreditation and factory production.

Job Responsibilities

The T&TI Software Development Engineering team is looking for a dynamic Senior Software Engineer. The candidate will be a participant in the full software development life cycle on a software development team with the responsibility of developing embedded software from design through software unit test. The candidate will interpret software requirements and translate these artifacts into well formed software design. The candidate will lead and mentor software team members creating the software design utilizing both written descriptions and Unified Modeling Language diagrams. The candidate will be expected to make design trade-offs, defend design decisions, and ensure the production of high quality code within budget and schedule. The candidate will ensure fulfillment of requirements via adherence to a well defined software process and by following stringent coding standards.

Basic Qualifications

Must Have Requirements:

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

  • Candidate must hold a current U.S. DoD SECRET Security Clearance or have held within the last 24 months. U.S. citizenship is required.

  • Embedded systems Ada or C++ software development experience (4+ years)

  • Experience following a well defined software development process (4+ years)

  • Motivated self-starter with strong analytical skills

  • Configuration management tools and processes experience

A successful candidate should possess the following (ranked):

  • Cryptography systems or methods

  • Experience with multi-threaded real-time embedded applications

  • Experience in developing products for military applications meeting government security or safety standards

  • Experience with OOA/D architectures and design patterns

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to work well with others in a professional team environment

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks while balancing priorities and schedules

A successful candidate may possess the following:

  • TCP/IP network applications development experience (4+ years)

  • UML experience (2+ years)

  • Linux OR with Green Hills Integrity development experience (4+ years)

  • Enterprise Architect experience (1+ years)

  • Background and/or knowledge of range test and training systems

  • Knowledge and cognizance of Live Virtual Constructive concepts

  • Experience with Agile development methodology

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.