Systems Engineer II - APNT Platform Integration (Onsite)

RTX

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(262)

Cedar Rapids, IA

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    Position summary

    Integration (Onsite)**

    Position Overview:

    The Mission Systems Assured PNT department is looking for an innovative, Systems Engineer, with a passion for learning, to join the Field Integration Analysis and Test team and focus on Platform System Integration. The successful candidate will work with customers and leadership as well as internal software and hardware engineering teams to integrate navigation products for ground applications. Our solutions keep the warfighter safe, connected and informed by providing accurate position, navigation, and timing information in contested environments. You will be working in a dynamic team environment with engineers that share your passion for providing cutting edge solutions to today's military.

    Collins Aerospace continues to build on a strong history of providing navigation equipment to meet the evolving needs of military users. Our navigation solutions provide enhanced situational awareness and pinpoint accuracy for surface missions. Our PNT systems are setting the stage to improve warfighter navigation abilities in challenged environments.

    Primary Job Responsibilities:

    • System-of-systems integration, troubleshooting and verification testing

    • Client and platform integration and troubleshooting

    • Systems related documentation development

    • End-user training

    • Support platform and client OEMs with the integration of Collins-developed hardware

    • Off-site field test support

    • Coordination with internal systems, hardware, and software product design teams

    • Coordination and troubleshooting with external teams which will include some off-site travel

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations OR In absence of a degree, 6 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

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior Military experience is a plus

    • An understanding of system engineering processes

    • Prior experience in GPS and/or Antenna Electronics development

    • Experience with developing system concept of operations and use cases

    • Experience with system integration and test

    • Experience with troubleshooting integration issues including root-cause analysis

    • Familiarity with Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence, etc)

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    • Good teamwork skills

    • A desire to participate on a results-oriented, System-of-Systems team

    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

    • Technical aptitude and professionalism

    • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment

    • High level of motivation and self-direction

    • Comfortable interacting with and presenting to external customers and end-users

    • Ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously

    • Ability to self-start and recognize task needs

    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 64,000 USD - 128,000 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.