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Sr Electrical Engineer - Design Assurance Center

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by Rockwell Collins

Melbourne, FL 32904
Engineering
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Requisition ID: 15975

At Collins Aerospace, we're dedicated to relentlessly tackling the toughest challenges in our industry - all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies - Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems - we're driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.


We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Job Summary

Do you have a passion for process improvement? Do you have the skills to collaborate with and help influence teams to think big and take data-driven action to address development challenges and successfully deliver high-quality products? If you're ready to be part of a high-performing team where you can use your personal leadership skills to make a difference on some of Collins Aerospace's most successful products, we'd like to talk to you about joining the Rockwell Collins Design Assurance Center (DAC).

Job Responsibilities

We're looking for an experienced engineering professional who is interested in working together with others to achieve excellence in design and efficient lifecycle execution. This position is responsible for working closely with Hardware (Electrical) engineering teams to provide quality-focused technical and process oversight of product developments throughout their lifecycle. As a DAC team member, you will help ensure designs meet quality expectations, as well as customer, regulatory, and other requirements, and influence the adoption of engineering best practices to identify and eliminate defects before delivery.

This position requires the applicant to have demonstrated experience in development processes and methods, including planning, requirements capture/decomposition, implementation, verification, and validation, with an emphasis on hardware (Electrical) product/systems development.

The ideal candidate will be capable of:

  • Establishing rapport across the organization, including leadership, engineering teams, shared service teams, and customers.

  • Communicating masterfully both verbally and in writing.

  • Assisting with engineering project planning activities to ensure plans account for program requirements and past lessons learned.

  • Assessing proactively the health of projects using objective measurements and audits.

  • Advising project teams and leadership of design quality trends and systemic issues, and of working with others to investigate, determine root cause, and recommend corrective actions to deliver high quality designs.

  • Mentoring less-experienced engineers in the areas of design quality, process, and regulatory requirements.

  • Developing a design assurance engagement strategy & plan, and leading the assigned DAC team to ensure effective and efficient DAC support to the engineering projects.

The ideal candidate will also have the following experience:

  • Working knowledge and demonstrated application of DO-254, DO-160, and ARP-4754A standards.

  • Strong customer focus.

  • Working knowledge and demonstrated application of Electrical Engineering / System Engineering practices.

  • Working knowledge and demonstrated application of typical Commercial Systems supplier requirements

Design engineering experience is required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.

  • Hands-on experience as a HW (Electrical) engineer on a design & development project, including experience from planning through verification.

  • Experience creating and following a documented development process.

  • Experience leading and influencing others in a project environment.

  • Experience using problem solving techniques to successfully solve a problem.

  • Understanding of Systems Characteristics

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.


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
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • And more

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

Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

Reference: 646266804