Rockwell Collins Electrical Engineer - Digital Hardware Design - New Grad in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 8031

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 Electrical Engineer - Digital Hardware Design - New Grad 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

This position is for an Electrical Engineer to develop digital hardware circuit boards used in high performance communication products, such as software-defined radios and data links. As part of our team, you’ll be exposed to cutting edge technology and have the ability to significantly contribute to the creation of our newest products.

Job Responsibilities

Primary assignments will include use and application of electrical engineering principles and techniques to design, develop, document, verify, support, and troubleshoot digital hardware of low to moderate complexity for airborne and ground communication products. Designs may include the use of FPGA, ARM Processors, and DDR memory components. The selected candidate will work closely with Systems, Software, Mechanical, Environmental Effects, Manufacturing/Operations and Design-to-Cost staff to assure defined requirements are consistently met in all phases of a product's lifecycle. Electrical Engineers at Rockwell Collins perform activities that span all phases of the hardware development lifecycle, including requirements capture, design, integration, verification, factory transition, and customer interface.

Basic Qualifications

A successful candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering by Spring/Summer 2018.

  • Must be capable of obtaining a U.S. DOD Secret Clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.

  • Experience with digital electronics design principles

  • Some familiarity with the schematic capture process for creation of circuit card designs

  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Be able to multi-task and manage through unexpected events.

  • Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner and produce effective, clear and concise technical documentation

A successful candidate may possess (desired experience/skills but not required):

  • Experience with circuit board designs including knowledge of PWB layout and routing rules, & EMC design

  • Knowledge of digital circuit design parameters (e.g., throughput, rise time, clock frequencies, propagation delay). Includes knowledge of computer hardware components (e.g., processors, memory, interfaces), and characteristics (e.g., throughput, processing architecture, timing, capacity).

  • Experience with Ethernet, I2C, USB, LVDS, and SERDES bus technologies. Experience with DDR1/2/3 memory interfaces.

  • Design tools experience with schematic capture, requirements capture, signal integrity and timing analysis (ex. DxDesigner, DOORS, and Hyperlynx).

  • Be capable of hand-on troubleshooting using engineering lab equipment.

  • Understanding of Design to Cost (DTC+), Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Design for Test (DFT)

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.