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Raytheon Technologies Principal Electrical Engineer - Design Assurance 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

We are currently searching for a hardware engineer (Mechanical or Electrical) to join our team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The successful candidate will provide Design Assurance Center (DAC) services and support for Commercial Systems hardware design and development projects.

This position requires the applicant to have demonstrated experience in hardware development process and methods, including planning, requirements management, design, and verification.

Relocation assistance is available once we return to the site.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • LEAD DESIGN QUALITY ENGAGEMENT. Serve as the primary Quality point of contact for assigned engineering projects. Develop project-specific Quality plans for new product developments. Assist with Engineering project planning activities, ensuring plans account for lessons learned. Collaborate with other Quality Subject Matter Experts to ensure appropriate technical engagement with projects. Represent Design Quality at customer events, customer audits, internal audits, and 3rd Party Certification audits.

  • ASSESS ENGINEERING EFFECTIVENESS. Ensure engineering efforts are performed effectively and efficiently, meeting customer, company, and applicable regulatory requirements and quality expectations. Participate in planning, requirement and design reviews, test readiness reviews, and other project reviews and team meetings.

  • MENTOR TEAMS. Mentor engineering teams as needed throughout the development lifecycle in the areas of process, tools, design quality, and regulatory requirements to ensure robust and problem-free delivery.

  • EVALUATE PROJECTS. Perform Quality assessments to determine the health of development projects using objective criteria. Analyze project data for trends and systemic issues and produce metric reports for management review. Employ methods such as root cause analysis.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree ( Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) ) and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

  • Must have hands-on experience as an engineer on a design & development project, including experience from planning through verification.

  • Experience creating and following a documented development process.

  • Experience leading and influencing others in a project environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience applying industry and regulatory standards such as DO-178B/C, SAE ARP4754A, and/or AS9100D to design and development projects

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment, e.g., SAFe

  • Experience supporting customer audits, and AS9100D audits

  • Requirements Management experience with DOORS and JAMA

  • Proficient with Atlassian Development Tools, e.g., JIRA

  • Experience with Subversion Configuration Management

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.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

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.


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

  • Employee Scholar Program, tuition reimbursement program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Bright Horizons, back-up child / elder care and college coach resources

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • 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.

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.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.