Rockwell Collins Senior Engineering Manager - ProLine Fusion Flight Management System in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14228

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 Senior Engineering Manager - ProLine Fusion Flight Management System 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

Rockwell Collins is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Sr. Engineering Manager position to lead and mentor a software team responsible for missionizing the Rockwell Collins ProLine Fusion Flight Management System (FMS). This team works in a collaborative development environment for military applications; supporting our customers, both internal and external, in developing the best possible solution for their needs. The team provides software engineering and technical direction over the software development lifecycle, including requirements definition and analysis, software design, development, integration, test, verification, and validation.

Job Responsibilities

The key responsibilities and attributes for this position are:

  • A demonstrated ability to coach and mentor an Agile development team. Existing training and/or experience in leading Agile teams is preferred.

  • Experience and passion in managing scope, schedule, and budget for avionics development

  • Experience with risk and opportunity management, including interface with program management teams and external customers

  • Identify, recruit, retain, and develop systems and software engineering talent across the career range from entry-level to very experienced engineers

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with commercial software certification (DO-178B/C and/or ARP-4754A)

Candidates for this position must have a detailed understanding of industry development standards and their mapping to the Rockwell Collins Technical Consistent Process, project execution skills, and have demonstrated software engineering experience on complex avionics programs. A successful candidate should have experience working in highly collaborative environments, demonstrate the ability to take ownership of tasks and lead efforts spanning multiple stakeholders, and the capability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization as well as customers. The position requires a close working relationship with program managers, multiple platform systems teams, and other subsystem engineering teams. As such, applicant must have both strong interpersonal skills and a strong, broad-based technical competency. Applicant must be able to manage multiple, sometimes conflicting, priorities, and communicate priority decisions with tact.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have the following skills or qualifications:

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

  • Be familiar with standard systems development practices and configuration management tools

  • Excel working in a team environment, establishing collaborative relationships with co-workers

  • Consistently produce superior results, keeping projects on schedule and contributing to a positive work environment

  • Experience in Agile development methodology

  • Familiarity with DO-178B or C

  • Familiarity with ARP-4754A

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.