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Senior Test Engineer

Pratt & Whitney

Burnsville, MN
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  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Senior Test Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Senior Test Engineer

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 42529BR Date posted 02/14/2017 City Burnsville State Minnesota Country United States
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs

Sensors & Integrated Systems, a business unit of UTC Aerospace Systems, is leading provider of cutting-edge sensors and sensor-based systems for the commercial aerospace and defense industries including electronic flight bags, air data systems, ice detection and protection systems, fuel measurement and management systems, guidance navigation and control systems, health and usage management systems, rescue hoists, mission data recorders and sensing suites for aircraft engines.

SIS is headquartered in Burnsville, MN and has 4 reporting segments:
•Air Data, MEMs and Flight Management Systems (AMFMS) with locations in MN and India
•Inertial, Control and Aircraft Management Systems (ICAMS) with locations in UK, CT and VT
•De-icing, Rescue and Specialty Systems (DRSS) with locations in CA, OH, WV and France
•Fire Protection Systems (FPS) with locations in NC, Germany, France and UK

UTC Aerospace Systems, Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) – a leader in the design and manufacturing of sensors and precision instrumentation for commercial, military, and business and regional jet aircraft worldwide – is looking for talented and motivated individuals with expertise in Test Engineering. The Sensors and Integrated Systems facility has an opening for a Senior Test Engineer in the Technology organization. This position is focused on developing, executing, and assessing test methods and test plans to evaluate new sensor technologies. The ideal candidate will be mechanically inclined with strong analytical, observational, and problem solving skills. The individual must be able to balance multiple test responsibilities at once. The candidate must have the ability to function effectively in a lab environment, working closely with a diverse and broad team of engineers and associates of other disciplines.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Serve as an active member of a cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams executing prototype testing according to plan.
  • Develop, coordinate, and execute test plans for sensor prototypes
Qualifications Successful candidate will possess or demonstrate the ability to learn the following experience/skills:
  • Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical test set-ups
  • Strong hands-on mechanical background
  • Strong organizational skills and analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Desirable technical skills (not required):
  • Proficient in LabVIEW and/or similar test software.

Candidate must be a US citizen.
Education The position requires a candidate with a BA/BS degree in Engineering w/ 2+ years of related experience.

EEO/AAP Statement
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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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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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