Requisition ID: 13359
Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?
Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.
We are currently searching for a Sr RF Engineer, Advanced Radio Systems (R&D) to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.
Our goal is to create technologies that allow Rockwell Collins to differentiate our products from the competitors' and create new market opportunities through innovation. That means we need to take risks that, if successful, could lead to large reward. We're presently creating state-of-the-art electronics, including: phased array SATCOM terminals that provide global internet connectivity, multifunction reconfigurable RF front-ends, and modular UAV radios for communication, radar, and electronic warfare.
Architect, design, simulate, layout, test, and troubleshoot RF hardware for communication, navigation, radar, and electronic warfare products (includes updates and clean sheet designs)
Direct layout for complex analog/RF/microwave/mmWave circuit card assemblies
Participate in collaborative efforts to creatively solve problems in innovative ways
Create presentations explaining the approach and relevance to the design
Present technology concepts to customers/subcontractors in support of funding pursuits
Lead small project teams (2-4 individuals)
Lead continuous improvement projects that result in new approaches and techniques to product development
Lead and monitor performance of assigned project tasks (including technical, cost, schedule, design to cost, product integrity and manufacturability)
Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.
Demonstrated ability to design, layout, and analyze using RF/microwave tools such as Keysight ADS, NI Microwave Office, Cadence Virtuouso, SPICE, or SystemVue
Must be able to complete meaningful work in the absence of complete specifications and help create RF system requirements as a work in progress
Demonstrates technical knowledge/expertise in multiple technologies
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot problems while integrating components or subassemblies
Demonstrated problem-solving skills, and data-driven decision-making
Excellent verbal/written communication and teamwork skills
Experience in identifying, communicating, and mitigating risks
Knowledgeable of industry trends within his/her domain
Demonstrated ability to work in a creative, as well as practical problem solving environment
DESIRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED
Demonstrated ability to do own PCB layout using CR-5000 or other drafting tool
Experience in integrating RF components/assemblies with digital components including microprocessors, FPGAs, or programmable logic devices.
Experience in using transceiver components: filters, low-noise amplifiers, mixers, power amplifiers, power regulators/converters, switches, frequency synthesizers
Bid & proposal resulting in successful capture of funding
Experience with test plans
Experience with environmental effects testing
At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.
And that's just for starters.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations
Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)
An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance
Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!
Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.