Systems Engineering Co-op (Spring/Summer 2017)

Rockwell Collins (


  Full Time   Employee

Cedar Rapids
United States

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 was named as the 2015 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 Systems Engineering Co-op to join our team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 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.

This position is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates.

Rockwell Collins continues to build on a strong history of providing navigation equipment to meet the evolving needs of commercial and military users. Our navigation solutions provide enhanced situational awareness and pinpoint accuracy for airborne and surface missions worldwide. Leading the way in the GPS and radio navigation technology, our array of products and systems cover airborne, precision-guided munitions, ground handheld receivers and embedded applications. Our solutions keep the warfighter safe, connected and informed by providing position, navigation and timing information in contested environments.

The Airborne Navigation Systems Engineering group is looking for an innovative Systems Engineering Co-Op, with a passion for success and a desire to expand their expertise by joining the industry-leading Global Positioning System (GPS) product team. The successful candidate will be part of an innovative, dedicated team responsible for designing, developing, testing and supporting GPS products.

The successful applicant will perform a variety of systems engineering activities on the current and next generation of military GPS products using leading edge tools, techniques, and methodologies. As a member of the team, you will learn to take on responsibilities that span all phases of system product development including requirements analysis and capture; system architecture definition and system design; requirements allocation and traceability; system integration; and system verification. Senior engineers will be available to provide mentoring to develop your skills as a system engineer and to increase your depth of knowledge in GPS technology.


Applicant must be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance, for which US Citizenship is required.

Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

The position requires the following:
* Good oral and written communication skills
* Good teamwork skills
* A desire to participate on a results-oriented, product development team
* Be highly motivated; self-directed; and able to balance multiple tasks
* Technical aptitude and professionalism
* As part of this opportunity the applicant will have the opportunity available to learn the following while on the team:
* Strong understanding of Rockwell Collins System Engineering processes
* Experience in Military GPS product development
* Experience in Commercial GPS product support
* Experience with system requirements development & management
* Experience with system integration and test
* Experience with modeling languages such as UML, SysML, and DoDAF
* Experience with Engineering Development tools like DOORS, Matlab, Simulink, Enterprise Architect, etc.
* Experience with GPS simulators
* Experience with hardware description languages (e.g. VHDL, etc.)
* Experience with modern software languages.

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
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)
Tuition reimbursement
And more

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.

**Job:** **Co-op*

**Organization:** **Navigation Products Engineering*

**Title:** *Systems Engineering Co-op (Spring/Summer 2017)*

**Location:** *Iowa-Cedar Rapids*

**Requisition ID:** *CO-0000002G*

To apply for this job, contact:
Seth Wear

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