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Raytheon Technologies Senior Engineering Manager in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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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.

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.

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).

Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.

Role Overview

This position is responsible for managing the engineering development and program execution of FPGA/ASIC Communications programs for Collins Aerospace Mission Systems (MiS). Responsibilities include engineering management and engaged involvement in all aspects of FPGA/ASIC development and integration efforts as well as project management skills including SPI and CPI analysis.

Primary Responsibilities: •

Responsibilities include planning, organizing, resource allocation, personnel development, performance reviews, salary planning, and overall group management FPGA/ASIC engineers. The position requires project execution direction to the engineering team. Candidate must demonstrate sound decision-making skills, communication skills, networking skills, and be able to accurately forecast project work and costs. A successful candidate will also have a high-level understanding of systems and hardware development.

• Candidate will work directly with and/or manage daily activities of FPGA/ASIC engineers, project engineering, program management, and supporting organizations to develop VHDL, Verilog, and SystemVerilog for military communications products based on software-defined radio architectures.

Candidate will lead the engineering team using strong interaction, interpersonal, mentoring and negotiating skills, and will be responsible for managing project risks/issues and elevating to upper management when appropriate. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for adhering to, and supporting Collins Aerospace process methodologies while developing and managing commitments to meet project financial and schedule deliverables and quality requirements.

A successful candidate will have working knowledge of FPGA/ASIC development and use of VHDL, Verilog and SystemVerilog. Proven ability to guide and lead FPGA/ASIC development processes, develop the team composition, and will be responsible for training. Extensive experience in all FPGA/ASIC development phases from concept, Preliminary Design (PDR), Detailed Design (DDR), code and verification, integration and product deliveries is highly desired.

Candidate will work directly with systems engineering teams and coordinate requirements identification, development and acceptance testing of FPGA/ASIC deliveries. A successful candidate will need the ability to matrix multiple programs and development tasks while supporting the various projects objectives of cost and schedule.

The following are considered benefits to the candidate's ability to learn or have familiarity with: software defined radios architectures, networking communications waveforms, experience with bid narrative write-ups, earned value reporting, configuration management tools such as Subversion, SEER-H estimation modeling tool. Experience in use of FPGA/ASIC tools including Altera Quartus, Xilinx ISE/XPS, Xilinx Vivado, SynplifyPro, and Questasim is a plus. Experience with embedded System-On-Chip technologies, radio systems development, crypto design/development, and OVM/UVM verification framework is considered a plus.


Preferred Qualifications:

Program leadership experience

Applied experience developing VHDL

Practical experience in all aspects/phases of embedded ASIC/FPGA development & design

Basic Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 8 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 8 years of relevant experience.

In the absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Must be capable of obtaining a U.S. DoD Secret Clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.

Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline

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.

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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

Tuition reimbursement

Life insurance and disability coverage

Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident

insurance, critical

illness insurance,

group legal

Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

Autism Benefit

Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

Adoption Assistance

Best Doctors, second opinion program

And more!

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.

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