Sr Electrical Engineer
Collins Aerospace
Cedar Rapids, IA
Date Posted:
2019-08-09-07:00

Country:
United States of America

Location:
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA
At Collins Aerospace, were dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems were driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means were helping passengers reach their destination safely. Were connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And were 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.Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldnt be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).
Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesnt shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.
Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way the right way to achieve what others can only dream of.

Role Overview
The Common Platform Hardware Department in Military Avionics and Helicopters has an opening for a Senior Electrical Engineer. The department is responsible for the development and sustainment of state of the art avionics hardware products including integrated processing cabinets, video processing modules, and control panels used in military fighter, bomber, trainer, rotary wing, and transport aircraft platforms.

These products typically leverage a combination of the following technologies and interfaces:
Airborne Electronic Hardware including FPGAs, and ASICs
PowerPC, Intel, and ARM embedded processing resources
Avionics I/O interfaces including ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553, and Ethernet
Video interfaces including SMPTE, DVI, and DisplayPort

Typical position responsibilities include new circuit card design and integration testing, assistance with qualification testing, support of initial manufacturing build and test efforts, and factory support for legacy products.
New circuit card design and integration efforts typically include capturing requirements, implementing hardware design solution using schematic entry tools, working with printed circuit card designers to develop printed wiring board layout, working with technicians to debug and test hardware, and integrating hardware with other system elements, and documentation of performance for requirements verification purposes.

Future responsibilities may include hardware architecture development for product line roadmaps and FPGA development.

The position must have requirements include:
US Citizenship or Green Card holder
Hardware requirement generation experience working with systems and subsystems teams to determine meaningful and testable requirements for the design
Experience working with standard lab equipment for integration testing of hardware designs
Ability to work collaboratively with team members and independently on assigned tasks.

Experience following areas is desirable:
Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent from an ABET accredited university
Interfacing with complex embedded devices (microprocessors, 2D/3D graphics processors, ASICs, FPGAs) as a part of overall hardware design.
Schematic capture of digital/analog mixed signal electrical circuit designs for avionics
Experience completing printed circuit board (PWC) layout
DO-160 or MIL-STD-810/MIL-STD-461 qualification
Lighting protection circuits and testing
FPGA development

Basic Qualifications:
This position requires a Bachelors degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

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.

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
Tuition reimbursement
Life insurance and disability coverage
And more

Apply now and be part of the team thats redefining aerospace, every day.

United Technologies Corporation 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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