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Sr. Electrical Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 54819BR Date posted 10/05/2017 City Burnsville State Minnesota 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.

As part of the Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) team, you'll help develop the next generation of more intelligent, more integrated and more reliable solutions that enhance aircraft safety and performance in the most rigorous flight conditions. We have 100 years of experience, a phenomenal product portfolio, state-of-the-art test labs and the resources to make your ideas shine.

Come soar with us.

The UTAS-SIS Technology Organization announces an opening for a Senior Electrical Engineering position to support its role in advancing the state of the art technology in sensors and sensor systems. The UTAS-SIS Technology organization provides advanced research and development to support UTAS’ mission of offering an extensive range of products, systems and services for aircraft and engine manufacturers, airlines, and defense forces around the world. The UTAS-SIS Technology organization is a source of strategic technologies for innovative new sensors and sensor systems throughout the enterprise.

The successful candidate will have an appropriate mix of educational background and practical experience in electrical/electronic engineering with emphasis on analog/digital circuit design. Other background and experience in mixed signal circuit design, RF electronics and antenna, high-speed electronics, low noise circuits, optical circuit design, power supply design and feedback control systems is a plus.

The Senior Electrical Engineer will have the background, experience, and skill to perform the following tasks:

  • Design signal conditioning circuits, amplifiers, filters, modulation/demodulation circuits, oscillators, mixers, ADC/DAC converters, sensor interface circuits, and power supplies to support advanced sensor research and development activities.
  • Generate circuit design schematics, layouts, printed circuit boards (PCB) using CAD tools.
  • Model and simulate analog/digital circuits using simulation tools such as PSpice, MATLAB/SIMULINK, ALLEGRO, and ModelSim
  • Implement hardware prototypes and breadboards and test them in the lab environment.
  • Independently create and implement new and innovative electronic circuit design concepts, and research advanced concepts and applications of state of the art electronic design technology and solutions to support advanced sensor technology development in response to customer, and business needs.
  • Generate high quality specifications, reports, publications, presentations and proposals.
  • Effectively present technical ideas and progress reports to peers, customers, and management.
  • Work within a team of multidisciplinary engineers to complete projects on schedule within budget for a specific customer.
  • Have the ability to understand, capture, and document customer and user requirements and translate them to technical solutions.

Beneficial Additional Background:

  • Design RF circuits, high speed electronics, and low noise amplifiers
  • Design feed-forward and feedback control circuits and system/signal compensation electronics.

This position will be based in Burnsville, MN.

Qualification: Successful candidate will possess or demonstrate the ability to learn the following experience/skills:
  • Strong hands-on electrical engineering background/experience.
  • Working knowledge of electrical/electronic design, testing, and troubleshooting
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of RTCA DO-254 process is a plus.
Successful candidates will have 4-7 years of relevant experience is required. Advanced degree is a plus.

The position requires a candidate with a minimum of a B.S. in Electrical Engineering or closely 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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