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RTX Corporation Electrical Engineer II - Computing Products (Onsite) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

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The Computing Products Department (CPD) has an opening for an Electrical Engineer II. The department is responsible for the development and sustainment of state of the art ruggedized avionics hardware products including high performance and high assurance p rocessing platforms, video and graphics processing modules, high-bandwidth networking solutions, and control panels used in rotary wing, tanker, and transport aircraft platforms for the military and commercial markets.

This position is for an Electrical Engineer to develop and support hardware used in high-performance computing products such as I/O Processors, Synthetic Vision, and Secure Routers. As part of our team, you'll be exposed to cutting-edge technology and contribute to the creation of a wide variety of products.

This position may be eligible for relocation assistance.

Job Responsibilities:

Primary assignments will include the use and application of electrical engineering principles and techniques to design, develop, document, verify, support, and troubleshoot digital and analog hardware for avionics products. Designs include the use of complex printed circuit board solutions, embedded digital logic, microprocessor technologies, and a variety of memory solutions. The selected candidate will work closely with Systems, Software, Mechanical, and Environmental Effects engineering roles, as well as Manufacturing Operations and Design-to-Cost staff in order to assure requirements are met in all phases of a product's lifecycle. Electrical Engineers at Collins Aerospace perform activities that span all phases of the hardware development lifecycle including requirements capture, design, integration, verification, production transition, product sustainment, and customer interface.

A successful candidate will possess:

  • Experience with digital electronics design principles

  • Schematic capture experience for the creation of digital/analog mixed-signal circuits

  • Printed circuit board (PCB) design layout experience

  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills

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

  • Effective communication skills

  • Ability to produce clear and concise technical documentation

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field or in absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience

  • U.S. Person (U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee or asylee) or eligible to obtain necessary export authorizations required.


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ARINC 429, Ethernet, I2C, USB, DDR1/2/3 interfaces

  • Testing experience in DO-160 standards

  • Experience with DO-254 standards

  • Design tools experience for signal integrity and timing analysis

  • Capable of hands-on troubleshooting using engineering lab equipment.

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

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


  • Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Autism Benefit

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

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.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.


RTX 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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Raytheon Technologies 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.