Senior Systems Engineer (Hybrid), Wilsonville, Oregon

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Wilsonville, Oregon

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United States of America


HOR32: Wilsonville, OR 27300 SW Parkway , Wilsonville, OR, 97070-9215 USA

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Do you like to be a place where people are given opportunities to learn new skills and are encouraged to take on new challenges?  Do you like working on the cutting edge of technology?  Do you like to work in a collaborative, supportive environment in one of the most beautiful places on earth?  Then Collins Aerospace – Vision Systems Division located in Wilsonville, Oregon may be what you’ve been looking for.

So, what is Vision Systems looking for?  We need a motivated, professional, innovative, creative System Engineer that enjoys designing and developing high quality avionics products that fulfill the customer’s vision.   Vision Systems Engineering is fully involved from design concept to fielding of new technology.  We have an exciting variety of products that we create:  Enhanced Flight Vision Systems, Head Up Guidance Systems and more. 

This position is looking for an experience System Engineer.  This person will be working on all stages of the product development life cycle across the Vison Systems product lines.  Since the development requires some hands-on time in lab, this is a hybrid position.  Employees who are working in hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with the leader. 

Relocation assistance would be available for this position.

Primary Responsibilities:

Performing system design though all phases of the system development lifecycle which includes capturing & analyzing customer requirements, breaking down the customer requirements into clear system and subsystem requirements, modeling system functions, integrating with hardware and software components, system validation & verification & qualification, aircraft level system integration and support system certification with aviation certification agencies.

Collaborating with engineers across other engineering disciplines & departments to create a functional system.

Supporting root cause analysis discovered during flight tests and in service operations

Supporting customer questions and investigation issues related to system hardware and software.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR

Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience OR

In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

Ability to quickly acquire technical domain knowledge and contribute to the design of sophisticated architectural systems.

Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation).

The candidate must be highly motivated and a self-starter, capable of prioritizing multiple tasks.

The candidate must be willing to work with a wide variety of people and diverse teams.

Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder 

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge about primary flight information symbology, avionics, and aircraft sensors

Knowledge about Infrared image sensor and video image processing

Familiar with Boolean logic

Experience with aircraft system development and certification.

Experience developing systems that are compliant with ARP-4754, RTCA DO-178, DO-160 and DO-254.

Experience with ARINC standards: ARINC 429, ARINC 664, ARINC 818 and ARINC 661.

Experience with safety-critical, real-time, embedded system development

Experience with system safety analysis

Experience with DOORS / JAMA/ JIRA

Ability to work unsupervised, multi-task, and coordinate work

Experience with AGILE methodology

Experience with Matlab is a plus

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 flight deck solutions, airborne communications, vision systems, sensors and fire protection for commercial and military customers around the world. That means we’re helping people reach their destination safely and keeping pilots, passengers, flight crews, airlines, airports and military personnel 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.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

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.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).  An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. 

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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 program

Student Loan Repayment Program

Life insurance and disability coverage

Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

Adoption Assistance         

Autism Benefit

Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

Bright Horizons, child and elder care services

Teladoc Medical Experts, 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.


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