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Staff System Engineer

Pratt & Whitney

Phoenix, AZ
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Staff System Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Staff System Engineer

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 48345BR Date posted 05/09/2017 City Phoenix State Arizona Country United States
Job Responsibilities
Position Overview
Because of a strategic commitment, United Technologies Aerospace Systems (UTAS) created an Electronic Systems Center (ESC) headquartered in scenic Phoenix, AZ. The ESC supports a wide variety of UTAS aerospace products with state-of-the-art facilities and expertise. The ESC team designs, tests, builds, and supports electronic units and systems for all parts of the Enterprise. As a systems engineer you will be working in a focused, cross-functional team of engineers designing and developing aviation products.

Execution of Engineering Projects:
• Collaborate on joint definition and development of electronic aircraft systems from upfront LRU system architecture and interface definition through requirements capture and flow down, trace, integration, qualification test and ending with support of ground/flight test and certification.
• Generation of System Test Cases, System Test Procedures; dry run performance and run for score
• Work closely with the Project Lead and systems team to manage system requirement and scope aspects of the project.
• Daily technical interaction with program, project, electrical, software, hardware, mechanical, test and quality groups within the division
• Regular technical interaction with other UTAS divisions, partners and end customers may be required
• Develop sub-system trade studies, algorithms and error budgets as necessary to support the project
• Drive the usage of appropriate Lean Product Development tools to support cost-effective technical solutions with heavy focus on platform design, reuse and knowledge-management

• Leads the full life-cycle systems development tasks with minimal amount of supervision and direction from the Engineering Manager
• Mentors and trains junior engineers to improve their creativity, thoroughness, and technical ability
• Defines detailed tasks and provides direction to other members of the project systems team
Qualifications Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
• Experience with the development of Brake Control Units and Brake Control Systems
• DO-178B and/or DO-254 development life-cycle knowledge including requirements, design, development, change control, configuration management, integration, validation, verification and qualification
• Familiarity with DO-160 hardware qualification
• Broad based system design and development background (electronics, software, avionics) with experience in system design and architecting utilizing ARP4754A guidance and considering commercial aircraft certification requirements
Education BS degree in Systems, Electrical or related Engineering with at least 6+ years of experience as a systems engineer in the Aerospace Industry

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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