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United Technologies Corporation Wireless-PHM Software Engineer in Burnsville, Minnesota

Job ID: 01366459

City: Burnsville

State: Minnesota

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HMN01: S&IS (Sensors) - Burnsville 14300 Judicial Rd, Burnsville, MN, 55306 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle 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.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.

Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.

Role Overview

This position is for a senior Software Engineering professional with deep knowledge and highly developed technical expertise. Develops, coordinates and conducts complex tests and debugs control and diagnostic systems, makes recommendations on changes in the selection and application of software production components to management, implements major components, presents designs review, and coordinates with other organizations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead, plan, develop, design and execute wireless and predictive health monitoring (PHM) software product development according to the objectives of DO-178B/C (DAL C-E) for certification on airborne systems with limited supervision

  • The software engineer tasks include the following:

  • Create and approve software artifacts.

  • Interface with external customers and certification authorities

  • Interface with cross-functional team members.

  • Develop compliant software artifacts

  • Provide estimations for new pursuits.

  • Lead software teams including outsource and offshore resources

  • Generate requirements, define architecture and develop design, integrate software, verify, validate, and document artifacts for existing and new airborne software products

  • Execute development process in accordance with regulated and certified processes including RTCA DO-178B/C and standard work processes

  • Monitor and report project execution using standard metrics for scheduling and budget to leadership

  • Integrate software with embedded target hardware.

  • Apply Model-Based Design techniques used in the development lifecycle process.


  • 7 years of prior relevant experience or 5 years of prior relevant experience with an Advanced degree.

  • Linux OS experience, application development and management of open source software.

  • 802.11 and 802.15 standards, MQTT messaging protocol

  • IPv4 and IPv6 networking and internet architecture experience

  • Knowledge in network protocols such as DHCP, NTP/SNTP, DNS/mDNS.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (5 percent)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in 802.11 and 802.15.4 Thread, Wireless Network Design preferred

  • Experience in iOT development using MQTT, MQTT-SN and CoAP preferred.

  • Real-time embedded and/or RTOS experience - preferred

  • Regulated/certified software development experience - RTCA DO-178B/C preferred

  • Model Based Design Experience using Matlab/Simulink/Polyspace - preferred

  • Experience with Texas Instruments “SimpleLink” SDKs – preferred

  • Automated test environment experience - preferred

Basic Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience.In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

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.

United Technologies Corporation 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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United Technologies Corporation 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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