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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01350035 Date posted 09/13/2019 City Cedar Rapids State Iowa Country United States

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United States of America


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.

This position is for a co-op/intern on the Commerical Derivatives Platform Systems team within the Fixed Wing Solutions department of Military Avionics – Avionics Engineering.  The team’s charter is to perform the aircraft platform systems engineering tasks associated with the design, development and integration of various system/subsystem applications, for use on Navy/USCG/USAF/International/Commerical Derivative fixed-wing platforms.  This position will be required to provide technical support to the platform systems engineering team during all phases of the project development.

Typical responsibilities and desirable characteristics include:

Understanding the Systems Engineering (SE) process and the CA Technical Consistent Process (TCP).

System Requirements capture, definition, allocation, verification, and validation.

Platform Systems documentation development ; System Segment Specification/System Requirements Document (SSS/SRD), System Subsystem Design Documents (SSDD), Integrated Test Master Plan (ITMP), Human Machine Interface Design Documents (HMIDD), Interface Control Documents (ICD), Hardware Interface Design Document (HIDD), System Integration Test procedures (SIT) and System Test Report (STR).

Supporting pursuit/trade study activities as requested by the Lead PSE, TPM or PM.

Supporting aircraft integration and ramp/flight test activities

Cost Account Manager using the Earned Value System.

Ability to work with the end user customer in a professional manner.

Strong teamwork orientation is a must.

Candidate must be well organized and able to communicate effectively with team members, leadership, and customers.

Must have the desire to participate on a results-oriented engineering team, be highly motivated, and be self directed.

Candidate must be able to interact effectively with other functional areas within the Military Avionics Business Unit (BU).

Experience with DOORS/JAMA, Clearquest/JIRA and Python scripting is highly desirable.

Experience with MS Word, Excel, and Power-point is highly desirable.

Knowledge of Lean-Agile principles is highly desirable.

Understanding of basic aircraft/cockpit instrumentation and operation is highly desirable.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must be a college student pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering or Aerospace/Avionics Engineering.  Student must be enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year institution.  Strong communication skills - written and verbal, is required.  U.S. citizenship is a requirement.

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.

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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