Electrical Design Engineer II - Onsite




Melbourne, FL


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United States of America


HFL34: Melbourne, FL 1100 W Hibiscus Blvd , Melbourne, FL, 32902-2704 USA

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Collins Aerospace is seeking an Electrical Design Engineer to support the CNS (Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance) group. Collins Aerospace designs, integrates, and certifies commercial avionics products for the Air Transport and Business and Regional aircraft markets.

This role will be part of the team developing the next generation of avionics product, working with a small group of hardware Engineers.  Applicant must have demonstrated knowledge of the principles and techniques commonly used in electrical development. This position may encompass both new product development and legacy product sustaining support activities.

Applicant must be self-motivated, self-disciplined, with good communications skills, and a demonstrated ability to work within a multifunctional, multidiscipline team. The candidate will be required to demonstrate flexibility and an ability to coordinate with multiple teams, organizations, suppliers, and customers to achieve a common goal.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and analyze electrical design requirements.

  • Design and prototype circuits.

  • Analyze circuit performance using circuit simulation tools like Spice, ADS etc.

  • Design, debug, and test digital, analog and RF circuits.

  • Develop schematics, oversee PCB layouts, and support design drawings development.

  • Participate in the build, debug, and test of digital and mixed signal circuits.

  • Conduct circuit tests using lab test equipment (O ’scope, Spectrum Analyzer, Network Analyzer, Logic Analyzer etc.)

  • Develop verification test plans, procedures, and test reports to ensure the developed product meets the specified requirements.

  • Collaborate with Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design Engineering, Manufacturing & Test Engineering and Safety & Reliability Engineering to ensure robust designs and appropriate testability.

  • Support product certification activities (FAA TSO and Customers specific).

Qualifications/Experience Needed:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field or in absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience.

  • Must be authorized to work in the https://U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future. RTX will not offer sponsorship for this position.

  • Experience in design, debug, and test of analog, digital and RF design.

  • Experience with common circuit simulation platforms such as Spice, ADS etc.

  • Familiarity with software defined radio design.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with model-based development

  • 2 years in circuit level development engineering or holding a master's degree with Digital/RF/Microwave focus.

  • Familiarity with signal processing system simulation & analysis tools (https://e.g., MATLAB, Simulink)

  • Experience with major types of lab test equipment (Power supplies, O ’scopes, Spectrum Analyzers, Network Analyzers, Logic Analyzers, etc.)

  • Experience with Digital and RF design

  • Experience with DO-160 environmental/EMI qualification, and TSO approval processes

  • Experience with RTCA DO-254 standards for Design Assurance Guidance for Airborne Electronic Hardware.

  • Familiarity with avionics design and certifications standards for commercial air transport applications.

  • Familiarity with DME and NAV products design

  • Experience working with embedded processors and FPGA’s.

  • Experience with Jira/JAMA/SVN/DOORS

  • Experience with Mentor Graphics DX Designer Schematic capture and layout tools

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. 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. 

Our Avionics team advances flight deck solutions, airborne communications, vision systems, sensors and fire protection for commercial and military customers around the world. That means we’re helping people reach their destination safely and keeping pilots, passengers, flight crews, airlines, airports and military personnel connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today. 

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement: 

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.  


  • Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role. 

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Relocation assistance may be available.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings. 

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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option  

  • Tuition reimbursement program 

  • Student Loan Repayment Program  

  • Life insurance and disability coverage  

  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection 

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits 

  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning  

  • Adoption Assistance           

  • Autism Benefit  

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions  

  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program 

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits  

  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services 

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program  

  • And more! 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all https://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 https://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.  

RTX 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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