Rockwell Collins Sr Electrical Engineer - Test Engineering in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14269

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 Electrical Engineer - Test Engineering 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

The Test Engineering & Services Center of Excellence is seeking to fill a Senior Electrical Engineering position with a talented individual who possesses a BSEE, BSCompS or BSCmptrE degree. The primary responsibility of this position is to develop test solutions for millitary Datalinks products. The Test Engineering CoE develops an array of innovative test equipment solutions for Rockwell Collins products and programs. These test solutions are primarily targeted to our manufacturing and service customers, but are also delivered and used for engineering development and qualification efforts.

The engineer who fills this position must have systems, development, troubleshooting and problem solving skills. This position may also lead hardware and test system developments. The primary SW languages used are C# NI TestStand on multi-rack test stations. These test stations include but are not limited by the following COTs equipment: Spectrum analyser, RF Network analyser, emulators, oscilloscopes, DMM's, and power supplies. This position also requires development and support of Environmental Stress Screening (thermal and vibration) test equipment and software suites. Many of the products also requires RF knowledge.

Job Responsibilities

  • Capture, analyze, decompose and translate requirements for production test solutions.

  • Design, test, integrate and document production test solutions of moderate to high complexity.

  • Capable of producing engineering estimates for individual tasks.

  • Lead the assigned projects to achieve quality solutions under moderate or indirect supervision.

  • Coach and train junior members of the team.

  • Responsible for adherence to defined processes, project cost and schedule requirements.

  • Assist with the transfer of knowledge of technical skills.

  • Interfaces with internal customers as needed.

  • Excellent time management skills - ability to unsupervised, multitask and delegate work to support technicians, engineering support staff and peers.

  • Investigate and understand new technologies.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • US Citizenship is required. Candidate must have the ability to obtain a US DoD Security Clearance

  • Candidate should have manufacturing and test experience required

Three (3) or more years of experience:

  • Experience with developing and supporting production and/or test solutions.

  • Working in large projects with multidisciplinary teams.

  • Experience with test automation.

  • Strong understanding of testing technologies.

  • Ability to work closely with internal customers at engineering and management levels with minimum supervision.

  • Experience presenting technical plans or speaking on technical topics to project teams, clients or other groups as required.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with ability to generate complex technical documents.

  • Ability to work on problems of diverse scope and multiple technologies.

  • Ability to work independently or with cross functional teams as required.

  • Experience working with tools such as requirements traceability, test planning, automated test execution, and configuration management.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).

The candidate must demonstrate:

  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and quickly adapt to schedule demands.

  • The ability to learn and adapt to new technologies along with attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication and writing skills.

  • Good problem solving capability.

  • The ability to work as part of a dynamic and skilled team.

  • Circuit analysis (ability to understand circuit function from schematic)

  • Good understanding of the hardware development process and the associated company processes.

  • Hardware skills: ability read electrical schematics and mechanical drawings is required

  • Hardware skills: can update schematics, board layouts and mechanical drawings is desired.

Additional skills a plus

  • RF Experience

  • Software skills in NI TestStand and C#.

  • LabVIEW/TestStand/C++ Prior experience leading test solution projects from conception to implementation

  • Factory support experience is a plus

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.