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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01341171 Date posted 08/09/2019 City Cedar Rapids State Iowa Country United States

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

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

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.Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies?  Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today!

Role Overview

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 Sr Software Developer - SQL/.NET to join our team in Cedar Rapids. 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 Collins
Aerospace 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 Collins Aerospace.

Job Summary
This position works within the Collins Aerospace Avionics Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Finance
Project organization. The Sr Software Developer is responsible for design, development, and
maintenance of new and existing reporting solutions within FP&A. This position works as part of a team,
which includes the department‘s Business Process Analysts, to understand customer requirements and
data sources to create technical and process solutions for internal customers.  The team is focused on
the development and delivery of solutions that create efficiencies within the FP&A and PP&C analyst

Job Responsibilities

  • This position will be responsible for:
  • Defining, developing, testing, and implementing tool solutions from simple to complex
  • applications
  • Performing business analysis of systems and follow through the full development life cycle
  • Coordinating, implementing, and communicating system change requirements
  • Translating business needs into technical requirements
  • Investigating and understanding new technologies
  • Supporting solutions by troubleshooting and completing root cause analysis of data issues

Basic Qualifications
Bachelors degree in appropriate discipline or in the absence of a degree six years of related experience. 
Successful candidate will have the following skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and team work
  • Project management
  • Strong organizational and time management
  • Communication both oral and written including application documentation
  • Ability to research and analyze existing systems
  • Capability to solve problems with little to no assistance
  • Must have proven proficiency in the following technical skills:
  • SQL Development including complex joins, queries including CTEs, and stored procedures (MS
  • preferred)
  • Web Development experience : ASP.NET (Webforms/MVC), Client Side Frameworks (Angular/JQuery/Telerik/Kendo), C#.NET and Visual Studio

Additional desirable technical skills are:

  • Microsoft SQL & IIS Server Administration Experience
  • VBA and MS Office Automation experience
  • Source Control in a team environment
  • LINQ or Entity Frameworks

Understanding of key financial reporting systems, Hyperion (HP/HFM), SAP, and BW would be beneficial,
along with demonstrated experience of applying LEAN principles to determine root cause and problem
solving.    Knowledge of Rockwell Collins business processes would be ideal. 

Collins Aerospace 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.

Basic Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience.  In the absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required.

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.
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
• Tuition reimbursement
• Life insurance and disability coverage
• And more

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

United Technologies Corporation 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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