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United Technologies Corporation Staff Software Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

Job ID: 01351797

City: Westford

State: Massachusetts

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


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United States of America


HMA03: ISR Systems - Westford HO 7 Technology Park Drive, Westford, MA, 01886 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.

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 Engineer to work in the Information and Intelligence (I&I) Engineering group, developing applications as relating to Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems. Here in Westford, we design, build and maintain airborne electro-optical remote sensing systems. As part of the I&I team, you will contribute to developing these “state of the art” systems. The I&I team focuses on the image and meta-data processing and converting that data into intelligence products. We also work with machine learning to build more actionable intelligence.

In this position, you would be part of that growth, participating on multi-disciplinary teams, creating new advanced ISR capabilities. Qualified candidates should have experience C/C++, up through C++14. They should have experience with image processing. They should have a reasonable understanding of prototyping languages, such as Matlab, Python or IDL. They should be knowledgeable regarding development tools and environments, such as various IDEs, GIT, Jenkins, Atlasian tools (JIRA, Bit bucket, Artifactory and Confluence). They should be familiar with either Agile and waterfall development approaches. They should be able to lead projects, interface with customers and look at projects from a big picture level. They should be able to convert system requirement into software requirements.

Experience in the DOD intelligence or a US Government Security Clearance would be a plus.

Applying individuals must be a US Citizen. They must be willing and able to obtain a US Government Clearance.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

·Develop robust, maintainable, product level code mostly in C++, in the linux environment

·Code algorithms in C++ from prototypes in Matlab, IDL or an Algorithm Description Document (ADD)

·Write clear documentation that supports the Product Development Lifecycle (PDLC)

·Actively contribute to a strong team oriented environment

·Lead projects with small teams

·Communicate and brief inter-disciplinary teams, management and customers on the technical aspects of work being performed

·Tackle technical challenges and create unique, robust solutions

·Quickly learn and contribute in new areas of technology

If you have experience in any of the following areas that would be a plus

·Computer vision

·Machine learning

·EO sensor calibration and geo-location

·Automated target recognition

·Automated target tracking

·JAVA, Python languages

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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