United Technologies Corporation Electrical Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job ID: 14284

City: Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type:


Requisition ID: 14284

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 Collins Aerospace 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 Electrical Engineer 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 Collins Aerospace 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 Collins Aerospace.

Job Summary

Want to design test solutions for a variety of different electronic Aerospace and Defense products? If so this may be the opportunity that you have been looking for. As an Electrical Engineer in Collins Aerospace Test Engineering you will join project execution teams. Here you will be given hardware and/or software tasks developing product tests for a variety of Collins Aerospace products. If you don’t want to be limited to only hardware or software engineering this position is for you, as knowledge of both are essential to this position. Collins Aerospace takes pride in developing great talent so each new hire will be assigned a mentor to help support learning and development.

The Test Engineering Center of Excellence is seeking to fill an Electrical Engineering position with a talented individual with a BSEE or BSCmptrE. The primary responsibility for this position is to develop and sustain manufacturing and service test solutions for Collins Aerospace and Defense products. The engineer who fills this position must have strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills. This position will heavily utilize hardware and software development and debug skills on multi-rack test stations used to test Collins Aerospace products. These test stations include but are not limited by the following test equipment: Digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers, power supplies and electronic loads. This position will also support development of thermal and vibration test equipment and software suites for environmental stress and screening requirements of Collins Aerospace products.

Job Responsibilities

This position will specifically support the PNT(Positon, Navigation, and Timing) and UAS(Unmanned Aerial Systems) test solutions.

Other responsibilities and job requirements include but are not limited to the following:

• Review product designs and create test solutions that maximize test coverage in the manufacturing and service environments.

• Prepare and present project / technical information to peers, internal management and customers.

• Highly motivated and possess effective oral/written communication and interpersonal/team skills.

• Knowledge of additional programming languages, C/C++, Pearl and Python are a plus.

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

• Ability to reverse engineer existing equipment (i.e. documenting something that is already built)

• Design and implement activities required to deploy the project test solutions to world-wide destinations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have Software skills in C# or C/C++.

  • Must be able to read electronic schematics.

  • Must be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. US Citizenship is required.

  • Must have Stem Degree.

Additional Experience would be a plus:

  • Schematic creation and circuit card design.

  • Working knowledge of VHDL.

  • Electrical design experience.

At Collins Aerospace, 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 Collins Aerospace 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!

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.


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