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Pratt and Whitney is a global, diverse and innovative technology company that is moving fast to create the future of aviation. The Power Thermal Management Systems Discipline, which is part of Engine Design & System Integration Controls & Diagnostics Systems & Accessories (EDSI CDSA), is seeking a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer to be a part of our world-class systems engineering team. Team members work on multidisciplinary Integrated Product Teams (IPT) to architect, model, develop and integrate state-of-the-art power thermal management systems with propulsion systems and aircraft.
The Control and Diagnostic Systems (CDS) organization is seeking a qualified candidate to perform control system reliability and safety engineering as on-site for military projects.
This job requires employee to work on-site at the PW facility.
Participate in Control & Diagnostic System integrated product teams in development of embedded, real-time control and monitoring systems for military gas turbine engine applications.
Integration with control system, engine system and aircraft design engineers.
Work with airframe customers to develop and conduct Functional Hazard Assessment (FHA)
Experience in conducting Safety and reliability analysis and reporting, including System Sub-system Functional Hazard Assessment (SSHA), Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Common Mode Analysis (CMA), Single Event Effect (SEE, SEU, EMI) Analysis etc.
Work with airframe customers to develop and conduct Preliminary (PSSA) and final System Safety Assessments (SSA).
Work with PW organizations, Module Centers, and third-party suppliers as necessary to complete individual FHA and SSA activities.
Development of reliability & safety mitigation requirements (e.g. redundancy, fault detections, fault accommodations, fault annunciations, maintenance procedures) to ensure control system is robust and fault tolerant.
A degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) with control system engineering and software development background
8+ years of engineering experience, or 5+ years of experience with an Advanced Degree
The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required.
U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Experience with requirement management tool (DOORS database), system safety analysis tools (Isograph Reliability Workbench for fault tree analysis), Model Based System Engineering for control system architecture & software development, matlab, simulink and MS Office
Experience with one or more of the following airworthiness certification guidance/standard for system safety: ARP4754, ARP4764, MIL-STD-882E, MIL-HDBK-516
Experience with software development process using DO178 and complex hardware development using D0254 standards
Experience performing safety analysis for engine control systems and/or aircraft control systems
Effective Communication Skills (verbal/written); able to work effectively on teams
Experience with engine control subsystems or similar applications
Experience in reviewing requirement verification criteria and test plans
Experience integrating subsystems with higher level systems
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
Desire for continuous learning and innovation
US Security Clearance is preferred; willing to obtain and maintain.
What is my role type?
In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We've introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:
Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.
Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process.
For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee's personal responsibility.
This Requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. All eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.
The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.
Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.
Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.
This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.
RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.
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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