United States of America
A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA
Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, 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.
We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!
We are looking for a Software Project Lead Engineer to support the Electric Power Systems Controls embedded products.
Project management and technical administration of software development and verification teams for developing and certifying cutting-edge electronic systems software for such aircraft platforms and manufacturers
Work closely with the customers, certification authorities, Program Managers, Chief Engineers, suppliers and functional managers in a team environment, sometimes with remote team members
Engage in full life-cycle development (plan, design, verify, certify) of embedded software for control of electric power systems, and certifying to aerospace standards (DO-178 is typical, Level A to C)
Bachelor's degree Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field and 7 years of prior relevant experience
Experience in development of complete project plans, including schedule, budget and resource planning; evaluation of technical decisions against schedule and budgetary constraints.
Experience in embedded software development/verification
Experience in Project Management in the Aerospace Industry
Experience using DO-178 or similar industry standards
Experience in a team leadership role
Experience and familiarity with the full aerospace product software development and certification (DO-178B/C) lifecycle including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, verification and certification
Experience with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
Familiar with working in lab environments using oscilloscopes, in circuit emulators / target system debuggers and computer assisted test stands
Understanding of quality software development processes is required
Strong interpersonal and communications skills
Experience with mentoring and guiding junior software engineers in a working environment within defined development and certification plans
Generator/Power controls experience is a plus
General experience with hardware design
Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor's degree Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field and 5 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced degree and 3 years of prior relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.
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