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Raytheon Technologies Electrical Engineer EMC (onsite) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

We are currently searching for an Electrical Engineer to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (onsite). This dynamic role address day to day testing concerns regarding qualification testing. Will work closely with DO‑160G; MIL-STD-461G standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review, parse, and translate EMI and power input requirements and standards from DO‑160G; MIL-STD-461G, 1399-300B, 704F, 1275E; Boeing D6-16050-2A, 4F, 5C, 6A; D6-44588; Airbus AB0100.1.8.1 Issue C, ABD01001.2G, AMD-24C; and all previous associated revisions to a repeatable test procedure and physical test setup with appropriate data recording and test equipment.

  • Review EMI and power input test setups based on customer approved test procedures.

  • Assist EMI project engineers and bargaining unit test technicians with custom test profiles using laboratory developed tools and software.

  • Mentor and onboard new graduate laboratory engineers with laboratory best practices.

  • Train and assist bargaining unit test technicians to navigate and use engineer created tools; engineer drafted procedures, test methods, and data recording instructions; and troubleshoot EMI and power input test setups.

  • Review and approve test data taken for environmental qualification to multiple standards.

  • Create and maintain test specification profiles and generate and verify requirement documentation for laboratory produced software with the software team.

  • Create and submit rough order of magnitude (ROM) estimates for projects with multiple variables, shifting goals, and units.

  • Interpret unit application level requirements for high radio frequency (RF) power tests, coordinate with the Component and Material Evaluation Laboratory (CAMEL) and produce interpretable test data and results for external customers.

  • Identify improvement areas, research, and submit expense equipment or write up capital equipment requests for future test equipment needs.

  • Maintain and share a capital plan with engineers and identify compromises with shared resources for test equipment.

  • Deploy, implement, and troubleshoot high power RF amplifiers, EMI receivers, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, programmable power supplies, programmable loads, and other test equipment.

  • Work closely with on-site test equipment services to ensure test equipment is being calibrated in a timely fashion with tabular data; communicate with external calibration houses regarding required calibration methodology, and submit repair requests.

  • Identify upcoming projects with testing that exceeds current test equipment capabilities, work with procurement to rent test equipment, and deploy rental test equipment within contracted rental time.

  • Perform significantly out of tolerance (SOOT) analyses for test equipment which does not meet the manufacturer’s advertised tolerance and produce impact justifications of SOOT equipment during their time in use.

  • Update, review, and maintain factor files for hundreds of attenuators, cables, directional couplers, field probes, filters, LISNs, preamplifiers, voltage probes, and other assorted test equipment.

  • Maintain, monitor, and assist programs troubleshooting issues with thirty two port lab-wide global positioning system (GPS) utilizing a roof mounted antenna.

  • Identify and submit purchase requests for consumable laboratory items such as RF connectors, RF cables, power connectors, and various current carrying cables sized appropriately.

  • Assist external project with gathering, setting up, and collecting data for ad hoc EMI evaluations outside of the test lab.

  • Perform network analyzer S-parameter measurements on a 50 Ω system or configure a 75 Ω measurement system using a 50 Ω analyzer and 75 Ω calibration kit.

  • Create, review, release, and maintain rack configuration drawings for 10 to 20 test racks.

  • Collaborate with mechanical designers to identify, define requirements for, and implement niche laboratory improvements which increase test repeatability and lab organization.

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

  • Experience in electromagnetic interference (EMI) testing with a Master of Science (M.S.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

  • 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

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.

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 program

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Autism Benefit

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, 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.

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.