Senior Software Engineer – Tactical Software (Onsite)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 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.

Senior Software Engineer – Tactical Software

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

The Mission Platform Products team develops advanced embedded solutions  for aircraft testing, training and autonomy, including cryptographic, networking, and command and control applications. We are responsible for the design, development, integration and verification of our embedded solutions working with hardware, FPGA and other software teams.

Our Tactical Solutions Software Team is looking for a candidate having a background in embedded C/C++ software development in an Agile environment.  The individual will be a technical leader in the full software development life cycle on a software development team with the responsibility of ensuring the development of embedded software from design through software unit test. The candidate will formulate and implement software requirements and translate these artifacts into well formed software design. The individual will lead and mentor software team members creating the software design utilizing both written descriptions and Unified Modeling Language diagrams. The candidate will be expected to support architecting software, making design trade-offs, making design decisions, and ensure the production of high quality code within budget and schedule. The candidate will ensure fulfillment of requirements via adherence to a well defined software process.

Primary Responsibilities:

Demonstrate embedded C/C++ software engineering through all phases of development.
Support the development of technical proposals and cost estimates during the bid and proposal cycle.
Design, demonstrate, develop, and maintain embedded software in C++ and python for our products
Work as an agile team member with remote and global teams.
Actively participate in Peer reviews, Agile sprint reviews, User stories refinement and demos
Coach less experienced individuals and drive them to become experts in their area of software development
Identifies and advocate improvement to processes, tools, and technical solutions which affect the team and/or product.
Effective communication with internal teams, customers, and leadership

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, 9 years of relevant experience is required 
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.
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 
Significant Embedded systems C/C++ software development experience
Experience mentoring and providing technical leadership to team members
Able to communicate complicated & detailed technical topics to a range of audiences

Preferred Qualifications: 

Experience with multi-threaded real-time embedded applications
Experience with OOA/D architectures and design patterns
Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks while balancing priorities and schedules
Experience with Agile development methodology
Ability to take on the role of Scrum Master or Product Owner (if desired)
TCP/IP network applications development experience
UML experience
Background and/or knowledge of cross domain solutions

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.

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 Software Engineer – Tactical Software (Onsite)