Rockwell Collins Sr DAC Software Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14234

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Sr DAC Software Engineer to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

Do you have a passion for process improvement? Do you have the skills to collaborate with and help influence teams to think big and take data-driven action to address development challenges and successfully deliver high-quality products? If you’re ready to be part of a high-performing team where you can use your personal leadership skills to make a difference on some of Rockwell Collins’ most successful products, we’d like to talk to you about joining the Rockwell Collins Design Assurance Center (DAC).

Job Responsibilities

We’re looking for an experienced engineering professional who is interested in working together with others to achieve excellence in design and efficient lifecycle execution. This position is responsible for working closely with software engineering teams to provide quality-focused technical and process oversight of product developments throughout their lifecycle. As a DAC team member, you will help ensure designs meet quality expectations, as well as customer, regulatory, and other requirements, and influence the adoption of engineering best practices to identify and eliminate defects before delivery.

This position requires the applicant to have demonstrated experience in software development process and methods, including planning, requirements capture, implementation, verification, and validation.

The ideal candidate will be capable of:

  • Establishing rapport across the organization, including leadership, engineering teams, shared service teams, and customers.

  • Communicating masterfully both verbally and in writing.

  • Assisting with engineering project planning activities to ensure plans account for program requirements and past lessons learned.

  • Assessing proactively the health of projects using objective measurements and audits.

  • Advising project teams and leadership of design quality trends and systemic issues, and of working with others to investigate, determine root cause, and recommend corrective actions to deliver high quality designs.

  • Mentoring less-experienced engineers in the areas of design quality, process, and regulatory requirements.

Basic Qualifications

  • Have a Bachelor's or higher degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.

  • Hands-on experience as an engineer on a design & development project, including experience from planning through verification.

  • Experience creating and following a documented development process.

  • Working knowledge and demonstrated application of DO-178B/C.

  • Working knowledge and demonstrated application of Fusion or BA software design/development across the lifecycle.

  • Software engineering experience is required.

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.