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Rockwell Collins Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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  • Have to be ok living in Cedar Rapids (in 127 reviews)

  • I'd rather be an intern than full time as there doesn't seem to be much of a work/life balance once you're hired full time (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Tustin, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Tustin, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rockwell Collins (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong technology focus. Well recognized in industry.
    Customer oriented. Good mix of international business
    Good balance between civil and government business

    Cons

    Demanding customers can put some strain on home life.
    Aerospace is a cyclical business.
    Best opportunities for advancement are in Cedar Rapids.

    Advice to Management

    Good luck with acquisition by UTX


  2. "Great company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time

    Pros

    -Good benefits
    -Company match of 5% towards your 401k
    -Winter shutdown

    Cons

    -Bad Health insurance coverage

  3. "software engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Decent pay, great work ethics

    Cons

    No scope to learn latest technologies


  4. "Great place to work!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Director in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work, Sr leadership that truly cares about their people.

    Cons

    Every company has ups and downs... Under current leadership, Rockwell is trending up!

    Rockwell Collins Response

    Sep 18, 2017 – Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for your feedback--we couldn't agree more!


  5. "Associate Software Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Work Environment, Great teams to work with, Good Salary for beginners

    Cons

    NO con As such I found


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time

    Pros

    Low cost of living, midwest values

    Cons

    pay and benefit need more


  7. Helpful (1)

    "What's the strategy?"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Purchasing in Everett, WA
    Current Employee - Purchasing in Everett, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly, smart people. Stable, secure business.

    Cons

    Lack of direction. Health insurance is terrible.

    Advice to Management

    Be leaders

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Operations Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rockwell Collins full-time

    Pros

    9/80 work schedule: every other Friday is off.
    Holiday between Christmas and New Years.

    Cons

    Corporate Enterprise is in Iowa and very much Good Old Boys club.
    Cannot advance career unless move to Iowa.
    Regional sights are starved resources,
    Corporate procedures are overly complex and contradicting.


  9. "Systems Engineer"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fairly stable, values knowledge, interesting work

    Cons

    Challenging to get funding for projects that don't have an immediate payback.

    Advice to Management

    Try to think longer term.


  10. "Good company, low COL area"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    High pay, good benefits, good culture

    Cons

    Different areas of company have wildly different expectations for work/life and work ethic.


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