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Control Systems Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Control Systems Engineer

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 58663BR Date posted 01/04/2018 City Windsor Locks State Connecticut Country US

Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. And by “make it possible,” we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

Do you want to be a part of a global business, creating innovative solutions for the aerospace industry’s biggest customers? This is the core of what we do in the Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) business. 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, ES 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!

The Digital Controls group is seeking an entry level Control Systems Engineer with expertise in advanced control system design and strong background in modeling and simulation. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of the thermodynamics and fluid dynamics of pneumatic, liquid, and/or vapor cycle systems. A successful candidate must be capable of designing, verifying and validating the control systems for highly integrated Air Management Systems (e.g. Environmental Control, Engine Bleed Air, Air Distribution, Liquid and Vapor Cycle Systems, and Gas Inerting Systems).

The candidate will play a key role in the system design and development from customer specification through aircraft test and certification. The candidate must have knowledge of model based design process and be capable of executing the core tasks of control system architecture trade studies, failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), component requirements decomposition, algorithm development and closed loop control design, validation of dynamic system models, and the validation and verification of controller designs through certification.

  • Development of control system requirements
  • Support implementation verification testing
  • Other duties as assigned


Bachelors degree in Engineering or related field with 2 years of experience or Advanced Engineering Degree with 0-2 years experience.

  • Fundamental understanding of control system design and verification
  • Experience with modeling and simulation tools
  • Fundamental understanding of laboratory test equipment
  • Proficiency with MS Office products, Synergy, Clearcase/Clearquest, Labview, and/or DOORS preferred.
  • Candidate must be a US person


BS or MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field.

United Technologies Corporation 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.


  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics

Pratt & Whitney is a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines. This is your opportunity to join a company steeped in history yet focused on the future by developing engines that provide step-change improvements for the next generation of commercial aircraft and fifth generation military aircraft. Pratt & Whitney, a pioneer in flight and technology, is part of the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) family. UTC is a Fortune 50 company located in over 4,800 locations in approximately 80 countries with $65.2 billion in revenues in 2014.


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