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Senior Electrical Engineer - Digital Design
Job Location: Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52401, USA
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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 Senior Electrical Engineer - Digital Design 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.
We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Electrical Engineer who is prepared to tackle a wide variety of design challenges working within a multi-disciplined team. This position will include investigation and development of new technologies to be used in military airborne platforms, both fixed and rotary wing.
Primary assignments will be digital circuit board designs (processors, peripherals, DSP, I/O, etc) that require the application of electrical engineering principles and techniques, with opportunities for FPGA design and verification. The selected candidate will be required to design, develop, document, verify, qualify, troubleshoot, and transition electronic hardware of simple to high complexity. They will work closely with a multi-disciplined support staff to assure defined requirements are consistently met in all phases of a product's lifecycle. Knowledge of high density circuit board layout, design for EMI control, manufacturability, testability and thermal control are required.
This person must be a self-starter, be able to handle unexpected events and recognize opportunities that can lead to exceeding expectations. This individual will need to communicate with employees at all levels in the organization.
Specific equipment includes Control Display Units, Integrated Processing Cabinets, Data Transfer Units, Ethernet-Based Networking Equipment, and Integrated Computing Systems. Additional design skills that would be of key benefit involve knowledge of MIL-STDs, DO Specifications, Ethernet, PCI/PCIe, AINC 429, VHDL, and boundary scan. Knowledge of the Government Systems engineering processes, MIL Standards, manufacturing methods, and product life cycles are also beneficial.
Significant domain knowledge and knowledge of products and systems in assigned portfolio (e.g. avionics products). May be considered a specialist or a generalist in more than one domain and/or area of expertise. Mentors product development teams in the utilization of the appropriate RC processes and tools during product development, thus increasing product quality and improving customer satisfaction.
Serve as a hardware architect to capture, analyze, decompose, translate and create requirements for systems of moderate to high complexity. Refine functional, interface and performance specifications for hardware implementation. Identify and document architecturally significant requirements and technical risk areas.
Serve as the hardware subject matter expert in proposal preparations, internal design and customer reviews. Assure that development products are designed to meet the applicable RCI, Business Unit, and Customer/Project requirements.
Has significant knowledge of company, industry practices and standards and assists in identifying gaps in the organization's technical knowledge. Aware of emerging industry trends relative to new board technologies and fabrication processes. Lead Continuous Improvement projects that result in new approaches and techniques to product development.
Capable of leading teams in the design, test, analysis, integration, qualification and documentation of hardware of high complexity. Apply and tailor internal processes, using knowledge of methods and tools for hardware development and documentation efforts.
Estimate, track, own and report status relating to technical, cost, schedule, design-to-cost and risk performance for assigned scope of work.
May lead cross-functional team efforts in the integration, pre- qualification and qualification for products and sub-systems of moderate to high complexity in a project engineering role.
Develop and/or utilize prognostic metrics to drive efficiency in hardware design & development. Review metrics and hardware defects trends, identify systemic root causes and process improvements. Recommend new approaches, tools and techniques that drive continuous improvement in hardware development processes.
Individual job duties may vary.
Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.
Applicant must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance (US Citizenship required).
Aplicant must have experience designing circuit boards for high speed digital products.
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
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.
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