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Raytheon Technologies Senior Software Engineer - Military Avionics - C, C++, Java in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

This opportunity is for a dynamic and creative Senior Software Engineer who is eager to share their talents with the Avionics Tactical Communications, and Maintenance Applications (TCMA) team. Primary responsibilities will focus on Tactical Awareness software development activities related to the growing market of integrated Communication and Surveillance avionics solutions for U.S. government and international customers.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will help support SW architecture design, develop and integrate complex features and functionality for use on multiple government platforms. The position will require the development of software via a wide variety of programming languages including but not limited to Ada, C/C++, and Python. In addition, the assignment may require assisting in other elements of the software/systems engineering process including requirements analysis and capture, system/sub-system design, software requirements definition, integration, and formal test for requirement verification. The candidate will perform these assignments in conjunction with other system and software engineers using Collins Aerospace engineering processes. Successful programs depend on teamwork grounded in internal communication as well as direct interaction with the end customer including presentations, technical exchanges, and on-site support.

Required Qualifications

  • US Citizenship is required and must have the ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance.

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience/Knowledge in software architecture, design, and development using languages such as C++, Java , and Python.

  • Experience with software development models (e.g. waterfall, spiral, agile), languages and tools and application to product-line reuse across multiple projects and teams.

  • Experience with ARINC-661 and CORBA, MIL-STD-1553 systems and Ethernet protocols are an advantage.

  • Hands-on capabilities in both embedded systems and hosted application software development

  • Demonstrated experience with real-time, multi-threaded embedded systems applications development is highly desired especially with LynxOS and PowerPC architectures.

  • Experience working with TortoiseSVN, DOORS, Eclipse, and Atlassian tools (JIRA, JAMA, Bamboo, and Confluence).

  • Experience of successful software development from requirements through verification.

  • Ability to successfully contribute to collaborative, cross-domain development environments.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills

  • Excellent verbal/written communication and teamwork skills.

  • Contribute to mentoring and developing other team member’s abilities.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • OSGi, SOA knowledge

  • Experience working with OpenGL

  • Knowledge of Tactical Synthetic Vision

  • Experience working with JAMA

  • Parametric estimating and bidding experience.

  • Experience in identifying, communicating and mitigating risks.

  • Project planning and Earned Value management experience.

    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.

    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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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.