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Raytheon Technologies Associate Electrical Engineer (New Grad) 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 Common Platform Hardware Department in Military Avionics and Helicopters has an opening for an Associate 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.

This position is for an Electrical Engineer to develop digital hardware circuit boards used in high performance computing products such as Mission Computers and Display products. As part of our team, you'll be exposed to cutting edge technology and have the ability to significantly contribute to the creation of our newest products.

Job Responsibilities

Primary assignments will include use and application of electrical engineering principles and techniques to design, develop, document, verify, support, and troubleshoot digital hardware of low to moderate complexity for avionics products. Designs may include the use of FPGA, ARM Processors, and DDR memory components. The selected candidate will work closely with Systems, Software, Mechanical, Environmental Effects, Manufacturing/Operations and Design-to-Cost staff to assure defined requirements are consistently met in all phases of a product's lifecycle. Electrical Engineers at Rockwell Collins perform activities that span all phases of the hardware development lifecycle, including requirements capture, design, integration, verification, factory transition, and customer interface.

A successful candidate will possess:

  • Experience with digital electronics design principles

  • Some familiarity with the schematic capture process for creation of circuit card designs (PCB)

  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Be able to multi-task and manage through unexpected events.

  • Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner and produce effective, clear and concise technical documentation

A successful candidate may possess (desired experience/skills but not required):

  • Knowledge of digital circuit design parameters (e.g., throughput, rise time, clock frequencies, propagation delay). Includes knowledge of computer hardware components (e.g., processors, memory, interfaces), and characteristics (throughput, processing architecture, timing)

  • Schematic capture of digital/analog mixed signal electrical circuit designs for avionics

  • Knowledge of PCB layout and routing rules, & EMC design

  • Interfacing with complex embedded devices (processor, graphics, FPGA)

  • Experience with Ethernet, I2C, USB, LVDS, and SERDES bus technologies

  • Experience with DDR1/2/3 memory interfaces

  • EMI/ENV qualification testing

  • Lighting protection circuits and testing

  • FPGA/ASIC development experience

  • Be capable of hands-on troubleshooting using engineering lab equipment.

  • Requirements development and verification

The position must have requirements include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Ability to obtain a US security clearance

  • US citizenship is required

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and less than 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 4 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 moreApply 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.