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United Technologies Corporation Senior Digital Electrical Engineer in Danbury, Connecticut

Job ID: 01361854

City: Danbury

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HCT04: ISR Systems - Danbury 100 Wooster Heights Rd, Danbury, CT, 06810 USA

Come join a company where what you do makes a difference. For over 50 years, Collins Aerospace in Danbury, CT has forged groundbreaking technologies that have pushed the limits of physics, engineered the impossible, and provided actionable intelligence to keep our Armed Forces and nation safe. We are dedicated to helping you grow your career by using all your talents, insights and experiences in a welcoming team environment. Collaborating with world class experts, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions in fulfillment of our customers’ requirements. We believe in our mission and we believe in supporting our employees. We offer policies and programs that provide opportunities for continual learning, career growth and work/life balance along with a full suite of health and welfare benefits. Bring your passion, commitment and curiosity and come grow with us as together we work to make our world a safer place.

Position Overview

Collins Aerospace in Danbury is seeking a SENIOR DIGITAL ELECTRICAL ENGINEER to provide digital electrical design solutions and technical leadership to novel and challenging products of varying size throughout the product life cycle. You will contribute to the development of electro-optical systems serving both scientific and national security needs. These platforms present unique challenges as our customers drive for new and innovative solutions in the dynamic and revolutionary field of space based remote sensing. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop digital FPGA designs, including conceptual design, verification plan, detailed HDL design, testbench creation, design simulation, timing verification, design implementation, hardware verification, and design documentation

  • Create board-level digital circuit designs, including conceptual design, schematic entry, circuit analysis, board layout support, board-level testing, integration testing, and design documentation

  • Support designs through validation testing including generation of test plans and pass/fail criteria pertaining to certification of test equipment and formal in-process and system-level acceptance testing of deliverable hardware

  • Work with program teams, including other engineering disciplines and program management, to develop design concepts

  • Prepare and present material for formal design reviews, customer meetings, and technical proposal activities

Education / Certifications

Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a related field

Experience / Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience

  • Working knowledge of VHDL and/or Verilog

  • Awareness of good FPGA digital design practices

  • Familiarity with synthesis & place / route tool flow

  • Experience with schematic capture tools for circuit design

  • Utilization of circuit analysis to assess design margin

  • Ability to execute tasks efficiently with minimal direction

Preferred skills:

  • Design for high reliability & space applications

  • Creating testbench simulation environments

  • Practical application of DSP concepts in FPGA designs

  • Ability to develop automated, self-checking testbench environments

  • Knowledge of constrained random testing, code coverage, and functional coverage concepts

  • Utilization of Worst Case Circuit Analysis methodologies for digital designs

Due to government contract requirements, sole US Citizenship, and not dual citizenship with another country, is required.

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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.

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