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Raytheon Technologies Production Software Engineer in Rockford, Illinois

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United States of America


A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

We are looking for a Production Software Engineer to support Electric Power Systems production.

The role of a Production Software Engineer is to provide technical day-to-day support, as well as driving software improvements and reliability projects for our production equipment. This position works with internal customers, trades, and shared services staff in providing technical assistance and expertise in maintaining existing equipment and helping define and implement future production equipment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Researches, develops, architects, builds, and tests various software across all production equipment and systems

  • Defines solutions and produces them to specifications using the most cost effective and efficient means.

  • Supports legacy test software (ODACS) as well as new platform (NI LabView)

  • Develops technical documentation to support the production team

  • Provides software code reviews

  • Responsible for Timing and Stack & Memory analyses

  • Ability to read and interpret equipment and wiring schematics

  • Understands the logic of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems for test or maintenance of parts or systems

  • Gathers and reviews data concerning equipment specifications, and company or customer requirements as required.

  • Understands customer specifications to confirm operations according to necessary regulations to ensure production quality

  • Ensures proper functioning of equipment through ongoing software support and maintenance.

  • Provides training to operators and fellow technicians to ensure equipment is being used properly

  • Supports legacy test software (ODACS) as well as new platform (NI LabView)

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required

  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations

  • Must be U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • LabView experience

  • Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow experience

  • Experience with C/C++, Python

  • Strong understanding of software principles

  • Previous experience with ODACS, our legacy software platform

  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing testing equipment

  • Aerospace software development

  • Understanding of Software Qualifications per DO-178B/C

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. 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!

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

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

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 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

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

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.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

    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.

    Employee Referral Eligible

    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.