Trusted Systems Graduate Research Engineering Intern (Summer 2019)

Trusted Systems Graduate Research Engineering Intern (Summer 2019)

Requisition ID: 15577

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.

Are you a strategic thinker who can see beyond the now? Be part of a team that is developing the strategy and direction of one of the biggest players in the aerospace industry. The Strategy, Development & Communications team is a major influencer in the long-term vision of Collins Aerospace. Working together with teams across the company, we focus on strategic planning and analysis, internal and external communications, mergers and acquisitions and revenue synergies. Join a team that has its pulse on the future of aerospace and watch your career take flight.

Job Summary

The Trusted Systems research group seeks a self-motivated graduate student intern pursuing study in the area of pioneering and applying mathematically rigorous methods to critical embedded systems. The position is within a Collins Aerospace research and development organization. The Trusted Systems research group works with both product groups and external research sponsors to extend both the state of the art and the state of the practice for methods to construct trusted computer-based systems.

The trusted systems research group is primarily located in Bloomington, MN and Cedar Rapids, IA. This position could be located at either location.

Ongoing projects include autonomous system verification, cyber-resilience research, automation of commercial avionics certification activities, and other domains relevant to Collins Aerospace and amenable to increased rigor in its development processes. In addition to strong basic software engineering skills, the successful graduate intern candidate has the potential to contribute to ongoing projects, and should have experience or interest in some of the underlying relevant technologies such as:

  • architectural modeling and analysis
  • automated safety analysis
  • Model-checking
  • automated theorem proving
  • language development
  • high assurance microkernels
  • SMT solvers
  • assured hardware/software generation
  • automated vulnerability detection
  • mathematical specification

The intern will work with the Trusted Systems research team to develop and demonstrate new methods for gaining assurance

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelors or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.
  • US citizenship or Permanent Residence (Green Card) is required.

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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Posted on

October 30, 2018