Software Engineer (Onsite)

Mckinney, TX
$64,000 - $128,000 / Year 
Junior, Senior level

Job Description

Date Posted:



United States of America


TX190: 2501 West University, McKinney 2501 West University , McKinney, TX, 75070 USA

Position Role Type:


Collins Aerospace is looking for a Software Engineer onsite in McKinney, TX. This position supports the Trusted Mission Processing (TMP) product area within the Mission Systems strategic business unit of Collins Aerospace, a RTX business. TMP provides secured processing platforms and capabilities to both domestic and international customers. This specific position will provide test software development and support to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) sustainment program within the mission area.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record designing, developing, and augmenting test software solutions that meet technical requirements within cost and schedule constraints. The candidate will learn existing test software solutions for specific hardware components to isolate hardware failures, implement test software improvements, integrate, test and deploy test software to support the production program requirements.

The successful candidate must be able to collaborate and effectively communicate test software approach, constraints, and design/implementation rationale to varied audiences including program leadership, and multi-disciplined engineering teams. Candidate must also be able to implement the technical solution, perform thorough system integration, and demonstrate the test software capabilities as part of formal software validation tests.

This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

Qualifications/Experience Needed:

  • Proficient C, C++ programming experience.

  • National Instruments TestStand/CVI development experience.

  • Visual Basic (VB) Script experience.

  • Experience with developing for a Windows Operating System environment.

  • Ability to analyze, debug, and improve existing source code, and trouble-shoot test equipment.

  • Embedded Special Test Equipment (STE) software development experience (direct control of hardware devices and registers).

  • Good written, verbal and presentation skills. Ability to document and effectively communicate software approach, constraints, design and rationale to various audiences.

  • Ability to work across multiple engineering disciplines to deliver solutions and resolve technical issues.

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field or in absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience.

  • Active and transferable U.S. government issued security clearance is required prior to start date.

  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable of other software development languages: C# and Python
  • Database interfaces (eg, SQL, MongoDB)

Collins Aerospace, an RTX 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.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

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.


This is an ONSITE position. 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.

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.

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.

Employee Referral Eligible

The salary range for this role is 64,000 USD - 128,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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