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Raytheon Technologies Staff Software Engineer - Military Hardware Tool Development 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 Collins Aerospace Avionics Common Platform Software (CPS) Department is looking for a talented staff software engineer to join our group creating cutting-edge technology. This exciting opportunity requires an individual who has skills and interests in software development, test, implementation and integration activities. This individual will work in the CPS department designing and developing platform software (operating systems, device drivers, board support packages, development tools) to support common computing platforms that are integrated into safety critical processing and display applications.

As a member of our team, you will be involved in the design, development and verification of software based tools that are used by both internal and external customers to interface with, configure, and develop applications for our products. Our tools are developed in the Python, C, HTML, CSS and JavaScript languages. Knowledge of web development technologies and development processes is preferred but not required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and verify qualified software tools to support integration with our safety critical products.

  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams in the planning, design, development, and utilization of software based tools.

  • Develop, coordinate, and conduct tests and debug complex systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.

  • Participate in and lead the development of software estimates for assigned area of work.

  • Lead multiple tasks and be able to work with a variety of development and test tools.

  • Mentor and lead other software engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills for purposes of developing requirements and design documentation and proposing well thought out solutions to technical problems.

  • Knowledge of software engineering processes and methodologies.

  • Ability to follow the project's defined software process for development, verification and configuration management.

  • Ability to collaborate with engineers and generate a positive team working environment.

  • Willingness to learn and be flexible.

The following experience and skills are desired:

  • Experience with DO-178C software development practices.

  • Ability to quickly acquire technical domain knowledge and contribute to the design of sophisticated architectural systems.

  • Experience with the C programming language.

  • Experience in tool qualification utilizing DO-300.

  • Experience developing web based applications (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).

  • Schedule and project execution planning experience.

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.