Military Avionics MBSE Senior Engineering Manager

Category: Engineering
Job ID: 15831
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Posted Date: February 9, 2019

Requisition ID: 15831

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackling the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies – Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Job Summary

Are you ready to be a part of an exciting, dynamic team and to help lead them to success in their vision? Collins Aerospace is looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to lead a cross-disciplinary team of Systems and Software Engineers in the development of Military Avionics focused Model Based Systems solutions. Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) is an exciting and evolving field that promises to advance the way avionics systems are developed and maintained. Revolutionary improvements to current engineering process, tools, and methods to drive dramatic increases in development efficiency in anticipation of continued growth in system size and complexity.

Customers desire substantial reductions in system fielding times, operational flexibility and technical superiority with rapidly composable heterogeneous systems, increased focus on efficient integration and verification.This role is responsible for leading and mentoring the MBSE development team through the entire development lifecycle. Success in this role is measured through exceptional program performance, continuous innovation, and the development of the team members.

Job Responsibilities

The key abilities and attributes for this position are:

  • Passion for continuous improvement

  • Must be comfortable working in a partially-defined environment; flexible, adaptable, and embrace discovery and change

  • Creativity and alternative thinking to develop new or novel ideas to solve problems.

  • Experience with design, requirements capture, development, and integration of complex military avionics software systems

  • Experience with avionics development processes such as (ARP4754, ARP4761, DO-254, DO-178)

  • Experience with systems/software modeling languages (SysML, UML, AADL, or equivalent)

  • Experience with visual modeling and design tools (Enterprise Architect or equivalent)

  • Experience with DoD open systems architecture and protocols (FACE, JCA, HOST, etc)

  • Experience with scripting and scripting languages (JavaScript, VBScript, Python, or equivalent)

  • Software development experience with any high-level programming language a plus

  • Metrics generation and capture

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

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

  • Demonstrated ability to lead others

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with successful avionics systems development programs is desired.

  • Experience managing scope, schedule, and budget for avionics development is also desired.

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.

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
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Collins Aerospace 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.