Raytheon Technologies Staff Systems Engineer - Air Combat Training in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
United States of America
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA
Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.
Staff Systems Engineer - Air Combat Training Integration
"I feel the need...the need for speed!" If you like the movie "Top Gun", you will love the Test and Training Instrumentation (T&TI) engineering department in Mission Systems.
The T&TI engineering department is responsible for the design, analysis, test and certification of Air Combat Training systems. We solve the challenges of next-generation pilot proficiency training so they can “Train as they Fight”. We field Test and Training range systems with state-of-the-art technology in cryptography, datalinks, navigation, communication, networking and command and control. We specialize in highly accurate, highly secure solutions for U.S. DoD customers. We are a system of systems development team that designs, integrates and supports some of the largest, most complex solutions offered by Collins Aerospace.
This Staff Systems Engineer will plan and lead efforts for a team of systems and software integration engineers to develop solutions for the Test and Training Instrumentation department . The integration team brings together and checks out builds for a complex system including both embedded and desktop applications, aircraft interface, and customer systems integration. The team is focused on a future of DevSecOps deployments to our customer facilities and enabling automated system testing.
The responsibilities of this role include planning and bidding, hands-on lab integration work, configuration management, strategic roadmaps, and driving predictable program performance. This engineer should be highly motivated, have a passion for meeting commitments, and flexibility to support a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 8 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required.
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements
Experience in the following areas of responsibility
Breadth in systems and software engineering principles with a focus on hands-on lab work
Understanding of networking principles (OSI layers, protocols, etc.)
Proficient with real-time embedded software utilizing C/C+
Bidding, planning and managing project budget, schedule, and scope
Creating collaborative team cultures that drive predictable program performance to consistently meet business and customer commitments
Communicating effectively to a host of stakeholders across the technical spectrum, including customers, program management and senior leadership.
Familiarity with Linux RPM packaging and deployment
Background in Cybersecurity
Experience developing in the Agile framework
Familiarity with DevSecOps
Preferred applicants will currently hold a Secret (or above) security clearance, or have held one within the past two years
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
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
Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
Best Doctors, second opinion program
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.
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.
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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.