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Principal Engineer - Systems Integration

Company: Collins Aerospace
Location: Rockford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

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United States of America


A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

Seeking an individual with an electronics engineering background that has the capability to work collaboratively with a customer team to synthesize optimal architectures for technical performance & life cycle cost value. The candidate will define and maintain system requirements for the systems developed.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Execute requirements design and development, system testing and documentation, and product support of systems developed
* Work across a broad range of functional disciplines including electrical, mechanical and data communication interfaces
* Support programs from the proposal stage to the support stage when the product is installed on revenue system. This includes:
* The preparation of proposals, the definition of all system-level requirements, the flow down of all requirements to the appropriate sub-system component designers, simulation of system level operation, coordination of system development and qualification testing, and support of all testing at the customer facility including certification testing

* Acts as a focal point for all technical interaction with the customer and/or alliance partners
* Ability to lead a cross-functional support team
* Communicate to internal and external review boards

Basic Qualifications:

* Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations OR
* Advanced Degree in a related field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience OR
* In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required
* Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with land vehicle, aircraft, space sub-system design
* Electrical sub-systems development (e.g., Chapter 24, aircraft utilities, power distribution units, actuation systems)
* Ability to apply basic electrical and/or mechanical principles to design, analyze and conduct engineering investigations on electronic products
* Broad life-cycle experience: requirements analysis through system integration including integration lab verification
* Experience following a structured development process where well-documented requirements, designs, and test procedures
* Simulation and scripting experience (e.g., MATLAB/Simulink, Saber, Python)
* Ability to work in a team environment
* Familiarity with DOORs software
* Familiarity with RTCA, FAA, ARINC, MIL, and ISO specifications
* Familiarity with Aircraft Certification requirements related to System Safety and Reliability (ARP4754, ARP4761, FAR / JAR), and Aircraft Electrical System Architecture
* Experience with BLDC motors, electrical sensors and sensor interfaces
* Aircraft subsystem critical control function familiarity (engines, hydraulics, fuel, environmental)
* Hardware design
* Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) development using automated processes Built In Test Equipment design/EMI design/Aircraft Communications design

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.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

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.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

* Medical, dental, and vision insurance
* Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
* Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
* Tuition reimbursement
* Life insurance and disability coverage
* Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal
* Ovia Health, fertility and family planning
* Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions
* Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You
* Autism Benefit
* Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
* Adoption Assistance
* Best Doctors, second opinion program
* And more!

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

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

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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