Systems Engineer

Recruiter
United Technologies Corporation
Location
Danbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Sep 09, 2017
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have what it takes to push the boundaries of game-changing technologies, deliver results while working with a diverse team of talented individuals, and challenge yourself knowing that what we do matters to the Warfighter? Are you Mission Ready? This job is for you!

We at ISR & Space Systems are world leaders in high altitude electro-optical sensors, employed by the U.S. and foreign military in time critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. We value people, integrity, ideas and performance.

We are seeking an ELECTRO-OPTICAL ADVANCED WINDOWS SYSTEMS ENGINEER to provide system engineering and technical support to novel and challenging projects of varying size throughout their life cycle stages. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of Advanced Window designs to support the world of EO intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions on a variety of DoD platforms. These platforms present unique challenges that include design for the harsh environments of high-speed airborne as well as ground platform applications, operation through extreme EMI/EMC environments, and implementations across a variety of sizes and complex geometries.

There are no direct reports in this position; however, the Advanced Windows Systems Engineer may be responsible for directing a small project engineering team in the development of electro-optical sensor windows. Duties include:

* Review of customer requirement documents

* Interface with customers through the product life cycle from validation of design requirements definition, support of platform conceptual interface development, sell-off, and post-delivery support

* Support technical proposal activities

* Work with a program team, including other engineering disciplines, to develop window system design concepts, define and perform trades, develop optical system performance models, and decompose and flow down system requirements to lower level assemblies and components

* Develop specifications, technical budgets, verification plans and matrices, and test plans

* Prepare and present material for formal design reviews and customer meetings, support system level testing, and generate final end item data package materials to demonstrate compliance to customer and internal requirements.

Qualifications

* Background in optical systems engineering and electro-optical/windows performance modeling, design, and testing; strength in mathematical and modeling skills are preferred.

* Writing proposals and technical reports

* Making technical presentations and working directly with customers and/or suppliers

* DoD airborne and ground systems, mission analysis, and government military program contracts is preferred

CANDIDATE MUST BE A US CITIZEN AND MUST EITHER HOLD A CURRENT US DoD CLEARANCE OR BE ABLE TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN A CLEARANCE. Education Bachelor's degree in Optical Engineering, Physics, or a related field with a minimum of 2-5 years of related experience required. Master's degree with a minimum of 1-3 years of related experience preferred.

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