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Raytheon Technologies Sr Avionics Foundation Software Engineer (m/w/d) in Heidelberg, Germany

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Heidelberg, Germany

Who we are:

At Collins Aerospace, we work side-by-side with our customers to tackle the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. We’re combining boundless imagination with a broad portfolio and an unmatched dedication to customers – all to make the skies and spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever.

Our site in Heidelberg has the following core competencies:

Avionics Systems

On-board electronics for land vehicles

Products for the aerospace industry

We have established ourselves as a leading supplier of customized electronics solutions for the aerospace and defense industries. Collins Aerospace in Heidelberg supplies integrated navigation and communications systems for a wide range of military applications and is a global leader in satellite reaction wheel technology.

We are redefining aerospace.

Job Description:

In this role you will be part of a development team for avionic foundation and platform software. The main area we are involved in is the development of avionic computers. We focus mainly on hardware device drivers and board support packages for these computers.

You will be involved in all phases of the development cycle and interact with other software engineers as well as engineers from other disciplines like hardware or FPGA development. From system specification you will write high level software requirements and derive low-level requirements and design. Most of our components will be written in C language where you contribute with safe and secure code. You will be involved in DO-178 verification activities and interact with our test teams.

You will lead the development of an avionic software component or subcomponent. Besides the development tasks you will be involved in financial and schedule planning of this component. Furthermore you support proposals with the design approach and budgetary estimate.

As a Senior Avionics Foundation Software engineer you have a strong background in the area of embedded / low-level software and in real time operating systems. You have practical experience in avionic development projects and are familiar with DO-178 processes.


Experience in DO178B/C process

Experience in C or C++ programming language

Experience in programming of drivers, Built- In Tests (BIT), BSPs and test software

Knowledge/usage of Real-Time Operating Systems: VxWorks-653 (WindRiver) or INTEGRITY (Greenhills)

Experience in software development processes (Agile, Waterfall, V-Model)

Experience in requirements engineering

Experience in software architecture

English (fluent)

Good communication and team work, as much as possible independent work habits

Helpful Related Experience:

Experience in ADA programming language

Experience in software testing (unit, integration and acceptance testing)

Experience with (Linux) kernel development

Knowledge of electronics hardware

Be part of our Team:

Join our multicultural team and work with people from different countries

Flexible working times, opportunity to work in Homeoffice,

30 days of paid vacation

Industry-specific pay

Company sponsored pension plan

Corporate health management

Internal and external training opportunities to promote the continuous learning and development of our employees

Global career opportunities at over 300 sites worldwide

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal


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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