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United Technologies Corporation Sr. Systems Engineer in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 01365923

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Systems, Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


03: Building 03 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA

​This position is for an experienced Systems Engineer. ES is looking for an energetic and detail oriented systems engineer ready to lead control system design and validation activities. The successful candidate will participate on a team to evaluate customer level requirements for Jet Engines and validate by analysis that the performance criteria is being met. The candidate should have skills and experience in the four major disciplines of systems engineering, systems architecture development; modeling; requirements development and management; and verification and validation. The position requires frequent communication with the engine manufacturers to integrate the control system interfaces and performance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform systems requirements definition, functional decomposition, and requirements management within the context of an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment

  • Review, define, and analyze system requirements using DOORS

  • Design and modeling of complex systems through the use of Dymola/Modelica or similar tools

  • Define technical objectives for Design Verification & Validation and provide requirements for test and rig development

  • Support Development Testing, Verification & lifecycle documentation

  • Troubleshoot and support testing, including data analysis and report generation

  • Perform aircraft and fuel system troubleshooting with operators after entry into service

  • Resolve root cause analysis and ensure lessons learned are incorporated into current process

  • Ability to work in a team environment supporting internal and external customers, and suppliers

  • Clearly and concisely communicate complex technical information in presentations and reports

  • Participate in internal and external product design engineering teams and reviews

  • Lead process improvements aligned to increase effectiveness of our modeling processes

  • Effectively communicate with all levels of the organization


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advance degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required


Basic Qualifications

  • Full life cycle experience as a systems engineer is required: systems architecture/ requirements development/ modeling and simulation/ verification and validation.

  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink

  • Experience with DOORs or equivalent Requirements Management Tool

  • Must have the ability to apply mechanical/ hydro mechanical principals to analyze hardware, recommend corrective action, conduct engineering investigations and develop/conduct tests.

  • Good oral and written skills, coupled with a strong grasp of all Microsoft Office products are necessary, along with the ability to work in a team environment.

  • The successful candidate will possess a positive "can do" attitude, good presentation skills, respect for others, confidence, and patience.

  • Must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in working with Hydraulic Actuation Systems, Fuel Controls and/or similar mechanical products

  • Strong Mathematical and Fluid mechanics/Dynamics skills preferred.

  • Model Based Design and/or Model Based Systems Engineering processes

  • Ability to travel when required

  • Willingness to work nonstandard hours as needed during test support

  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited institution, a Master's degree is highly desirable but not required

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. 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, Power & Controls 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!

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Ability to buy an additional week of vacation

  • Employee scholar program

  • Funding of courses for pursuing approved certifications

  • Annual Merit and performance review

  • Numerous paths for advancement – both within team you join and outside

  • UTFlex program consideration

  • Primary CareTake leave

  • Parental Leave

  • And More!!

At this time, Collins Aerospace will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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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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