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Raytheon Technologies Principal Electrical Engineer - Mission Hardware **Sign-on Bonus up to $40k** (Hybrid) 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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Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond. At Collins Aerospace, our Integrated Mission Systems Engineering (IMSE) Products Department is responsible for developing product solutions that give those who defend our country the necessary technical advantage to keep our country safe. We have industry-leading product capabilities associated with Security, Flight Controls, and Mission Computing that enable secure communications and autonomous flight. We are currently seeking a Principal Electrical Engineer to provide a combination of engineering leadership & design in the development of state-of-the-art products and with Pursuit and Order Capture within the IMSE Product Line business area.

Principal Electrical Engineer - Mission Hardware Sign-on Bonus up to $40k (Hybrid)

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Our department culture is based on trust and mutual respect. We strive to have an inclusive team that works together toward common goals to best serve our customers and our business. We embrace key tenets that include continuous improvement and helping each other be successful. We strive to give everyone the maximum freedom to do their job - empowering them with decision making authority and being transparent in how we operate in order to give them situational awareness, so they can do their job effectively.

Job Summary:

The Mission Hardware team is seeking a determined and passionate Pr. Electrical Engineer to help us quickly solve complex problems and lead teams through product lifecycle tasks, such as bids, requirements capture, design and development, integration and qualification testing, and manufacturing transition of projects for both Unmanned Airborne Systems and all sizes of Mission Computing products and applications. The selected candidate must demonstrate a technical understanding of electrical engineering principles and the business acumen for cost, schedule, risk & opportunity management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge to support products at all phases of the product lifecycle (design & development, transition to production, factory support, service support)

  • Obsolescence resolution

  • Requirements capture management and verification

  • Review product designs and engineering documentation

  • Prepare and present project technical information to peers and internal/external customers

  • Identifies and addresses project problems (Root Cause) and recommends resolutions (Corrective Actions) to ensure the successful completion of projects

  • Design tools experience with requirements capture, schematic capture, signal integrity and timing analysis (ex. DxDesigner, DOORS, and Hyperlynx) with digital/analog mixed signal electrical circuit designs for military platforms

  • Design hardware to meet rigorous military requirements for environment, functionality, price, and Size Weight and Power (SWaP)

  • Experience with Ethernet, PCIe, I2C, USB, LVDS, Fiber Optic, and SERDES bus technologies

  • Printer Wiring Board layout experience

  • Facilitates project tasks between cross-functional integrated product teams to ensure alignment with overall project objectives

  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members and independently on assigned tasks

  • Have Fun! Enjoy what you do!

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a technical lead for a team in the design, test, analysis, integration, qualification, and documentation of hardware of high complexity

  • Testing experience in DO-160, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461

  • Project leadership experience

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations 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. Citizen

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

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

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 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

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, 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.

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 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.