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Senior Electrical Engineer
Category: Aerospace
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Senior Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID: 9617

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 Electrical Engineer 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

The Test Engineering and Services Center of Excellence is seeking to fill a Senior Electrical Engineering position with a talented and highly motivated individual who possesses a BSEE or BSECE degree. This position is for a self-directed individual requiring little to no supervision in accomplishment of assignments. The primary responsibility for this position is to develop and sustain manufacturing test equipment for the Digital Engineering Test Department. The candidate who fills this position must have strong circuit analysis and troubleshooting skills, along with schematic capture and circuit card assembly (CCA) layout experience. This position will cover the requirements definition, validation, design, and verification phases of assigned projects. Knowledge of applicable design tools, semiconductors, and measurement techniques is necessary. This position will require design, development, and support of power supply testing, Environmental Stress Screening (ESS), lightning tests, and vibration test equipment. The selected candidate for this position must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to collaborate with management, internal customers, and suppliers.

Knowledge of Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) equipment is necessary for this position. The test stations developed in this department may include but are not limited to following COTs equipment: network analyzers, oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, signal generators, current probes, logic analyzers, fiber optic measuring devices, electronic switch matrices, power supplies and variable electronic loads.

Job Responsibilities

In addition to the above mentioned responsibilities, other responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

+ Systems principles and electrical design experience

+ Review product designs and create test solutions that maximize test coverage in the manufacturing and service environments

+ Ability to reverse engineer existing equipment (i.e. documenting something that is already built)

+ Coordinating test equipment design reviews and ensuring the generation of appropriate design documentation

+ Mentoring and training other engineers

+ Prepare and present project / technical information to peers, internal management and customers

+ Design and implement activities required to deploy the project test solutions to world-wide destinations

+ Excellent time management skills - ability to multitask and delegate work to support technicians, and engineering support staff.

+ Risk identification and management

+ Possess effective oral/written communication skills

+ Coordinate several projects and complex engineering activities while balancing priorities and schedules

+ This position will be located in Cedar Rapids, but the candidate may be required to travel on occasion

Basic Qualifications


+ Bachelors Degree (BSEE or BSECE) or in a related electrical field, or in absence of a degree, have six or more years of work experience in a related field.

+ Must be capable of reading and understanding a schematic.

+ Must be capaple of securing and obtaining a Department of Defence (DoD) Security Clearance

+ Must be a US Citizen

+ Must be willing to travel 10%


+ Bid and Proposal of engineering efforts

+ Some previous experience in managing hardware build and assembly (parts ordering, build coordination, etc.)

+ Factory support experience

+ Experience with software (Visual Basic,, or C++)

+ Knowledge of ICE/EN 61010

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.

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