• Senior Engineer, Software Engineering - Traffic Surveillance

    United Technologies CorporationMelbourne, FL 32941

    Job #898474101

  • Job ID: 01314037

    City: Melbourne

    State: Florida

    Country: United States

    Category: Engineering

    Job Type: Full Time


    Date Posted:



    United States of America


    HFL34: Melbourne, FL 1100 W Hibiscus Blvd , Melbourne, FL, 32902-2704 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.Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn't be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers - a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

    Role Overview

    We are currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer to help with the design, documentation, development, debug and test of real time embedded software for Surveillance Avionics Products, such as aircraft collision avoidance systems (ACAS), Transponders, and ADS-B In/Out Systems. This is a software engineering position with a focus on the full lifecycle development, integration, and test of a new avionics system.

    Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Contribute to software engineering requirements capture and analysis in area of domain expertise.

    • Design, code, integrate, and test embedded software of moderate complexity.

    • Generate and maintain software documentation for the software lifecycle artifacts (planning, high and low-level requirements, architecture and design, verification test cases/procedures/results).

    • Expand knowledge with a primary emphasis on taking technical ownership of multiple components within a system.

    • Understands major Collins Aerospace processes related to software development and applies them to current project.

    • Participate in cross-functional team efforts in definition, integration, verification, and validation of products and sub-systems of moderate complexity.

    • Capable of producing engineering estimates for individual tasks. May contribute to Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) and Bid proposals and/or direct a team in a software lead role.

    • Able to identify the root cause of moderate to complex software issues and some systems issues using appropriate debug and analysis tools.

    • Able to clearly summarize encountered technical software issues to project leadership in a timely fashion.

    • Able to work autonomously with limited oversight from manager.

    • Able to mentor and review the work of lower level professionals.

    • Individual job duties may vary.


    • Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor's degree and five years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced degree and three years of prior relevant experience

    • Experience in full lifecycle software development process from requirements through verification and validation.

    Additional Considerations

    • Experience with embedded software development is preferred.

    • Experience in DO-178B/C processes (or similar safety-critical software development guidelines) is a plus.

    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.

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    Updated 06/11/2019