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Raytheon Technologies Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2021) 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

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.

We are currently looking for Software Engineers to join the Flight Displays Systems team. This position is an exciting opportunity to work on the Collins Flight Deck software. The team has an array of technical tasks available meant to develop engineers for the future. The team will work with our interns on what skills they would like to develop, from Model Based software development with Simulink, verification using python and harness environments using C/C++, simulation and host based tools that provide end users the ability to run flight deck software on a PC for engineers to use to develop software and verification procedures at their desktop, and lastly the team supports virtual avionics that run in Virtual Reality.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designing, developing and testing embedded software in avionics products

  • Collaborating on software requirements and design

  • Implementing and testing software

  • Helping to solve complex software and systems problems

Basic Qualifications

  • Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline

  • Excellent communications skills to communicate technical issues and status in both written and oral form

  • Excel working in a team environment, establishing collaborative relationships with co-workers

  • Consistently produce superior results, keeping projects on schedule and contributing to a positive work environment

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future. Collins Aerospace will not offer sponsorship for this position.

    Preferred, but not required, experience/skills with any of the following:

  • C/C++, C#, Java, Python, Simulink, and/or Perl development

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

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.


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.