Associate Director, Engineering - Electronics and Low Level Software (Onsite)

RTX

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Cedar Rapids, IA

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    Position summary

    • Electronics and Low Level Software (Onsite)**

    *This position is based onsite in Cedar Rapids, IA

    Mission Systems Product Enabling Technology provides a wide variety of advanced technologies that serve the war fighter and enhance mission readiness. Join our team as a department leader focused on providing FPGA, ASIC, and low level software/embedded operating system software to businesses throughout Collins Aerospace Missions Systems. This department develops designs for control, signal processing, and platform logic, device driver software, and Linux based embedded operating systems. This role requires technical knowledge and execution leadership for full portfolio of Mission Systems products. Strong collaboration skills and a broad technical and management skill set is required.

    Applies scientific principles to innovate, design, develop, and implement technologies, components, sub-systems, machines, tools, and systems to ensure compliance to specifications, requirements, and customer guarantees across applicable operating conditions. Ensures novel ideas and implementations are captured and protected using applicable IP processes and tools.

    Discipline:

    Electrical and Electronics Engineering

    Discipline Description:

    Researches, develops, designs, and tests embedded logic and SW. Designs FPGA/ASIC and low level/ embedded operating system software solutions for electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes. Produces products according to specifications, using the most cost effective and efficient means. Analyzes and evaluates new or improved electronic components. Includes circuit theory, computer design and development, instrumentation, radio communications, semiconductor devices, and solid state devices.

    Job Level Description:

    • Owns the execution of long-term strategy (e.g., more than 3 years) and operational direction, typically for an entire region, country, product or business of considerable size and scope. or, Owns the establishment and execution of short- to medium-term operational plans (e.g., less than 1 year to 1-2 years) for the organization.

    • Problems faced are often complex and require extensive investigation and analysis.

    • Requires ability to influence others to accept practices and approaches, and ability to communicate and influence executive leadership.

    Purpose:

    • Manages a department that includes multiple teams led by managers and/or supervisors in Electronics and Software Engineering. Liaises with stakeholders, oversees project management, analyzes system requirements, recommends improvement plans, and provides technical leadership and mentoring.

    Responsibility Statements:

    • Oversees teams with focus on policy and establishes leadership and managerial direction for electrical and electronic and software engineering activities to achieve and maintain organization's objectives.

    • Liaises and communicates with engineers, other departments, divisions, consultants, customers, vendors or others to discuss existing and potential engineering projects or products.

    • Establishes policies and processes and oversees the mentoring and coordination of and provides technical leadership for the Electronics and Software Engineering function to increase its effectiveness and achieve and maintain business objectives.

    • Establishes policies and processes and defines methods for identification of risk within business and recommends improvement plans to control risk.

    • Oversees project management, capital planning and project execution to achieve and maintain that projects are completed on-time, within budget, and as per the set goals.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations OR Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 10 years experience OR In absence of a degree, 16 years of relevant experience is required

    • 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

    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!

    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.

    The salary range for this role is 143,000 USD - 287,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

    This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

    RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

    RTX 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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    Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.