• Electrical Engineer - ASIC/FPGA - Design Assurance

    United Technologies CorporationCedar Rapids, IA 52401

    Job #851438271

  • Job ID: 16440

    City: Cedar Rapids

    State: Iowa

    Country: United States

    Category: Engineering

    Job Type:


    Requisition ID: 16440

    At Collins Aerospace, we're dedicated to relentlessly tackling the toughest challenges in our industry - all to redefine aerospace.

    Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies - Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems - we're driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

    We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

    Job Summary

    The Design Assurance Center (DAC) of Excellence is looking for engineering professionals who are interested in applying their technical skills and experiences to improve ASIC/FPGA design and development methods and mentor engineering teams. This position is responsible for working with ASIC/FPGA engineering design and development teams throughout the development lifecycle to provide quality­ focused technical and process oversight for Communication and Navigation product developments.

    Job Responsibilities

    This position is responsible for working with engineering design and development teams throughout the development lifecycle to provide quality-focused technical and process oversight of ASIC/FPGA engineering development of Communication and Navigation products. Working with the engineering and Design Assurance team, you will:

    • Perform proactive, ongoing technical and process assessments to determine the quality health of engineering projects using objective criteria and known best practices

    • Analyze, identify and promote adoption of meaningful Quality metrics to find trends and systemic issues

    • Employ methods such as root cause analysis to develop recommended corrective actions and process improvements

    • Provide guidance to hardware engineering teams as needed in the areas of process and regulatory requirements to ensure effective project execution

    • Establish rapport and credibility across the organization, including leadership, engineering teams, shared service teams, and customers

    • Influence others towards positive outcomes and foster adoption of value added quality improvements

    Basic Qualifications

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

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

    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with ASIC/FPGA design and development across a product lifecycle:

    • FPGA/ASIC requirements analysis, digital circuit architecture, design, resource tradeoffs, timing analysis and timing closure.

    • RTL coding and simulation in VHDL or Verilog OR Testbench development for the verification of RTL blocks using VHDL or System Verilog.

    • Proficiency using ASIC/FPGA simulation and synthesis tools (e.g. Modelsim, Synplicity, FPGA­ specific tools).

    • Demonstrated engineering tools expertise for configuration/change management, peer review and change tracking

    Additional Desired Skills/Experience:

    • Working knowledge of Heritage Rockwell Collins engineering design and development process and methods

    • DO­-254 development experience

    • An understanding of Six Sigma/Lean processes/tools

    • Current DoD Security Clearance

    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.

    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

    • Tuition reimbursement

    • Life insurance and disability coverage

    • And more

    Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

    Collins Aerospace 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.


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    Updated 03/25/2019

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