Rockwell Collins Systems Engineer - New Grad in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 10478

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 Systems 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 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

Rockwell Collins is currently seeking qualified candidates for entry level engineers in our Government Systems Flight Management Applications department. Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Flight Management Applications provides global airspace access and mission planning capabilities for a variety military and civilian aircraft. Using all the aircraft’s available navigation sensors and databases, Flight Management Applications provides real time information and solutions to the pilots, giving them unprecedented ability to execute their missions throughout the world.

Job Responsibilities

This specific role is for a Systems Engineer with the primary responsibility of developing system requirements, product software, test cases, and test software for a variety of rotary and fixed wing platforms.

This individual must have an applicable STEM degree aligned with system and software engineering in the aerospace industry. Successful candidates will operate in a multidisciplinary team environment as part of an AGILE development team. Entry level engineers are expected to be able to adapt to change, accomplish tasks on schedule, collaborate with teammates to make the best decisions, enjoy learning new technologies, and be self motivated to contribute in a work environment positively.

  • Knowledge of C, C++, ADA, and Python is preferred.

  • Defense or Aerospace industry experience is preferred.

Other responsibilities and job requirements include

  • Time management skills - ability to work unsupervised, multi-task, and coordinate work

  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing project priorities

  • Effective communication (written, verbal, and interpersonal)

  • Willingness to travel (domestic and international <10%)

Basic Qualifications

Must have Requirements:

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

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance (US Citizenship required)

Preferred experience/skills:

  • Strong written and oral technical communications skills

  • Ability to work well within a team structure

  • Knowledge or experience in avionics engineering fundamentals

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Knowledge or experience in software development

  • Knowledge or experience in system requirements capture, design, and decomposition ability

  • Understanding of system validation and verification processes for technical product development; able to generate test descriptions and perform evaluation and testing of product systems

  • Ability to effectively interact and build trust with team members from many different backgrounds, including engineering management, engineering teams, program management, business development, and finance

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.