Systems Engineering Intern (Summer 2020)

Systems Engineering Intern (Summer 2020)

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle 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.


Work on some of the most advanced military avionics in the world!  You will be part of a multi-disciplinary group of designers developing products for domestic and international military customers for a variety of helicopter and fixed wing platforms.  

This software/systems engineering co-op position is in the Military Avionics Display department. Currently, this team supports Special Operations Aviation, Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft, and Arial Cargo Handling.  Expect to work on a wide variety of tasks that include (but are not limited to): developing real-time flight critical application software, performing hardware/software integration in the lab, designing / architecting new solutions to meet the needs of our customers and developing requirements and tests to validate the software.

The applications being designed, developed and tested would appeal to anyone interested in graphics, Ethernet communications (or general communication protocols), hardware/software integration, elegant algorithms and software design, model-based development or general computer logic design.

Come join the team and work on some of the most advanced military avionics in the world!


The ideal software candidate will have knowledge of good software design and knowledge of proven design patterns.  The candidate should be developing an understanding and/or curiosity about a wide variety of programming languages and have a background in C, Java or C++.  Knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts and a great attention to detail is a must. Previous experience developing real time applications (such as video games) in academia, as a hobby or industry is a plus.

The ideal systems engineering candidate would be passionate about leading and capturing design. Have a passion for testing our software design and ensuring the highest quality product. This includes learning how to  capture, trace and modify requirements. Create, document, and test algorithms, control laws, models, and interface definitions. Analyze, document, and conduct verification/validation testing for systems, products or sub-systems, generally in one functional area. Knowledge of Python would be preferred.

Basic Qualifications

  • 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.

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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Posted on

September 25, 2019