Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2021) – Collins Aerospace – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Collins Aerospace

Date Posted:

2020-12-04-08:00


Country:

United States of America


Location:

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

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.

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 Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Position overview

Become an integral part of the Mission Systems Communications Organization! As a Software Engineering Intern in this organization, you will be involved in the development of state-of-the-art communications systems and implementing embedded software communications protocols in products for U.S. and international based customers. Our teams work collaboratively in an Agile focused development environment.

We develop cutting edge technologies to support UAVs (airborne, submersible and decoys), fighter jets, aircraft carriers, ground vehicles, and weapons. Examples would include advanced satellite communications, cryptography and state-of-the-art embedded computing architectures. We build robust networks that implement low latency and high throughput communications that include anti-jamming capabilities, mobile adhoc features and IP connectivity.

Our teams closely collaborate with the NSA, NASA, DARPA, Air Force Research Lab and the Space and Missile Defense Command. Within Collins Aerospace we work alongside multiple hardware, FPGA and systems teams in order to seamlessly embed our advanced technology into our communications product portfolio.

Examples of these products range from high-frequency radios to secure, sophisticated software-defined radios that can enable pilots and soldiers to transfer data, voice and imagery over the air.

Technical responsibilities for this software engineering position will primarily encompass working in a software role across multiple platforms and communications waveforms, to leverage existing code bases and contribute to key decision making for the successful development of applications across multiple product lines. Involvement in requirements definition, collaboration on software design, implementing software, unit test and softwarehardware integration based on defined requirements and detailed design. This position is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with software and systems engineers to identify, communicate and capture architecturally significant decisions, requirements and technical risk areas that drive commonality among multiple products for competitive customer offerings
  • Provide guidance on relevant technologies across company and industry practices and standards
  • Solving complex software and systems problems
  • Support and mentor engineering teams that are contributing to software design and implementation, software/hardware integration activities, and technical interchange reviews and meetings with internal and external customers
  • Software development and integration role experience on complex multi-threaded embedded C and C++ product software code bases.
  • Experience with object-oriented analysis and design in C++
  • Experience with standard full lifecycle software development practices and configuration management tools
  • Strive to effectively communicate technical issues in a professional manner; both written and oral form.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.
  • 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

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.

Note:

  • 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


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.


WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.

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.


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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, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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