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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01420012 Most Recent Date Posted 04/06/2021 City Wilson State North Carolina Country United States

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United States of America


HSK02: Kidde Aerospace 4200 Airport Drive,NW, Wilson, NC, 27896 USA

Avionics Test Engineering Team in Wilson, NC is seeking to fill a Sr Electrical/Software Engineering position with a motivated and talented individual. The individual will be responsible for developing and facilitating best practices for SW Architecture design for Automated Test Systems, designing and developing automated test SW as well as providing support to the Test Stations deployed at the factory floor (Expert on Call Support). The Engineer who fills this position must have strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills. This position utilizes software and hardware development and debug skills on multi-rack test stations. These test stations include but are not limited by the following COTs equipment: network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, DMM's, logic analyzers, power supplies and electronic loads. This position requires methodical engineering practices with excellent data gathering and analysis knowledge to solve problems. Performs research and engineering laboratory functions involving the layout, building, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and modification of electronic or electro-mechanical devices, test assemblies and subsystems.  Other responsibilities and job requirements include but are not limited to the following:

Job Responsibilities

● Be able to utilize internal processes, methods and tools for hardware and software development and documentation efforts.

● Be a champion for best in class Automated Test SW Architecture

● Lead test hardware and software design reviews and develop appropriate design documentation

● Coordinate several projects and complex engineering activities while balancing priorities and schedules

Job Skills

● Good communication skills

● Good Problem Solver and works independently

● Collaborative Team player

● Passion and acumen to learn new concepts

● Prepare and present project / technical information to peers, internal management and customers

● Highly motivated and possess effective oral/written communication and interpersonal/team skills


● Experience with Test Equipment HW/SW design architecture

● Software Experience:

○ C# Experience (or C, C++)

○ LabView

○ Test Stand

● Science, Technology, Engineering or Math degree required.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Experience with Electromechanical manufacturing and test

● Tools Usage: ALM (JIRA, Confluence), SVN / GIT (Version Control Software)

● Avionics Protocols/standards - ARINC

● Understanding of Product Life Cycle - Requirements Capture (Turn a Requirements Document into Test Engineering Requirements), Design/Implementation, Validation/verification of Requirements

● Gage R&R / Data analysis

● Software Experience:

○ Turbo Atlas Code

○ VB code


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

Advance degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR

In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required. US Citizenship required.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

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.

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.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

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.

Raytheon Technologies 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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