Senior Electrical Engineer (Hybrid)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

The Platform Hardware team in the Computing Products department has an opening for a Senior Electrical Engineer. This team is responsible for the development and sustainment of state-of-the-art avionics hardware products and systems used for data concentration, advanced I/O processing, synthetic vision, and connected aircraft enablement for commercial, business, and regional aircraft platforms.

Responsibilities include:

Support products at all phases of the product lifecycle (design & development, transition to production, factory support, service support)
Root cause analysis of product returns from the field
Obsolescence resolution activities
Requirements capture, reviews, and verification
Execution of complex microprocessor and FPGA based circuit board design including schematic capture, part selection, and simulation
Oversight of complex printed circuit board layout
Implement designs that are optimized for a balance of cost, manufacturability and testability 
Implement designs that are in strict compliance to DO-160 and DO-254 standards
Execute board bring-up
Review product designs and engineering documentation
Prepare and present project technical information to peers and internal/external customers
Prepare artifacts and package submittals for product design approval certifications (TSO, PMA, etc.)
Mentor new engineers

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR
Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years’ experience OR
In absence of a degree, 8 years of relevant experience is required
Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience interfacing with manufacturing personnel and processes
Experienced in a lab environment performing hands on troubleshooting with complex engineering equipment
Ability to work collaboratively with team members and independently on assigned tasks
Ability to serve as a technical lead on projects
Schematic capture of digital/analog mixed-signal electrical circuit designs
PWB layout experience
Experience with RF designs and testing
Experience implementing designs in compliance to DO-160 and DO-254 standards
Experience interfacing with complex embedded devices (microprocessors, graphics processors, memory)
Formal qualification experience (preferred DO-160 standards)
Understanding of Design to Cost (DTC+), Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Design for Test (DFT)

This position is open to Onsite or Hybrid candidates.

Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader. Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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.

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 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.

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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Senior Electrical Engineer (Hybrid)