Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2021)

Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2021)

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 aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries 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.

Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Software Engineer to join the Aircraft Application Tools team.  This position is an exciting opportunity to work on internal and external facing tools used during the development of avionics systems.  The team has an array of technical tasks available meant to develop engineers for the future.  The team will work with our interns on what skills they would like to develop, from aircraft system network configuration tools, tools used internally and externally to create, update and verify separately loadable files used to configure applications on the aircraft, and other tools necessary for the development of aircraft applications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designing, developing and testing embedded software in avionics products
  • Collaborating on software requirements and design
  • Implementing and testing software
  • Helping to solve complex software and systems problems

Basic Qualifications

  • Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline
  • Excellent communications skills to communicate technical issues and status in both written and oral form
  • Excel working in a team environment, establishing collaborative relationships with co-workers
  • Consistently produce superior results, keeping projects on schedule and contributing to a positive work environment
  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.
  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder.

Preferred, but not required, experience/skills with any of the following:

  • C/C++, C#, Java, Python, and/or Perl

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

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.


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.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Posted on

February 5, 2021