United Technologies Corporation Principle Systems Engineer - Architect - Future Vertical Lift in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Job ID: 01374837
City: Cedar Rapids
Country: United States
Category: Engineering, Systems
Job Type: Full Time
United States of America
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA
At Collins Aerospace, we’re 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 – we’re 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 we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re 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 wouldn’t 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 doesn’t 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.
The Principle Systems Engineer will serve as the mission system and avionics architect for the production FARA aircraft. By combining their knowledge of the various Collins products and the technology roadmaps for those products with the FARA program execution team, this role will bridge today's solution with the future in order to make the future a reality.
Support development of system level proposals and participate on pursuit development strategy teams
Serve as system architect for highly complex and/or highly strategic development project teams
Develop technology roadmap for the FVL architecture and leverage existing product line roadmaps
Coordinate FVL architecture concepts with FVL execution teams
Manage and maintain technology roadmaps with internal and external stakeholders
Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions
Experience with design, requirements capture, development, and integration of complex military avionics software systems and hardware solutions
Experience with avionics development processes such as (ARP4754, ARP4761, DO-254, DO-178) - Experience with systems/software modeling languages (SysML, UML, AADL, or equivalent)
Experience with visual modeling and design tools (Enterprise Architect or equivalent)
Experience with DoD open systems architecture and protocols (FACE, JCA, HOST, etc) - Strong level of understanding of the Collins bid process
Experience in technical proposal writing
Make/Buy Decision-making and trade study experience - Innovative thinking with a strategic perspective
Creativity to develop new or novel ideas to solve problems
Networking across the organization
Ability to do customer presentations to influence direction
Strong communication skills - translate technical ideas into business concepts
Experience communicating with executive leadership
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 10 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 14 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 that’s 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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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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