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Senior Avionics Software Engineer - Flight Simulators

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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01419377 Date posted 01/21/2021 City Sterling State Virginia Country United States

Date Posted:

2021-01-20-08:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HVA34: Sterling, VA 22640 Davis Dr , Sterling, VA, 20164-7104 USA

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.

Senior Avionics Software Engineer - Flight Simulators

Role Overview
This position is for a Senior Software Engineering professional responsible for engineering, support, and technical guidance of a virtualized environment for Flight Simulators.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, code, integrate, regression test, test and document software

  • Perform software debugging using appropriate techniques and tools

  • Performs in cross-functional team efforts in integration, verification and validation for products and sub-systems

  • Provides engineering estimates for own work and others on tasks similar to those previously performed

  • Contribute to and/or lead software engineering requirements capture, analysis and creation for well-defined software designs

  • Document all steps required to load required operating systems, software, drivers, and operational loads on computer system

  • Individual job duties may vary

  • Come be part of a team building a multi-million dollar flight simulator.  Our team is looking for self-motivated, confident and passionate engineers to help us create advanced aircraft simulation and training devices and products for both military and commercial customers.

Basic Qualifications

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required. 

  • Strong knowledge of C/C++ and experience with Embedded Hardware and Software Design, Sensor Integration, Software Implementation, Data protocols – RS-422/485 UART, ARINC 429, Ethernet, SPI - Working knowledge of the commercial and military communications protocols (RS-232, ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 664 (AFDX) and ARINC 818 (Fiber) associated with avionics.

  • Self-starter, able to multi-task and take advantage of opportunities and events to achieve results that meet or exceed expectations.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with employees at all levels in the organization. 

  • 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 

A successful candidate WILL:

  • Have a good working knowledge of both Windows and Linux Operating Systems

  • Have experience with network topology and configuration 

  • demonstrate the ability to perform autonomously on tasks with moderate to high complexity

  • Have experience in leading software teams

  • Have scripting knowledge or experience

  • Have C/C++ experience 

  • Be experienced in Continuous Integration / Automated testing 

  • Be a proactive communicator

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.


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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