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COMPLETE Senior Electrical Engineer - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) - Space Systems (Onsite) - 01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA

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01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA, United States   [ View map ]

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United States of America


01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA

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Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Senior Electrical Engineer - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) - Space Systems (Onsite)

Job Summary:

The Mission Systems Environmental Effects Engineering (EEE) team at Collins Aerospace is looking for a Senior EMC/EMI Electrical Engineer to join our staff. This team performs Electromagnetic Compatibility/Interference (EMC/EMI) and Power Input qualification testing of Company products and programs to various space, military and commercial industry standards; particularly MIL-STD-461 and DO-160. This position will be responsible for supporting the dynamic day to day pre-qualification and qualification testing for products and sub-systems of moderate to high complexity.

The EEE lab is a world-class, full-service, 18,000 sqft (and growing) Environmental Qualification Test Lab located in Windsor Locks, CT or similar facility within Space Systems that is capable of creating nearly any environment required in the space industry.  The EEE lab supports all testing for Collins Aerospace and Raytheon Technologies as needed. EEE services not only include a full suite of Climatics, Dynamic, EMI, EMC, Lightning test capabilities, their industry experts also offer design support, analysis, test failure troubleshooting, root cause analyses and much more.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve assigned projects as focal point for all EMI test activities including:
    • Contribute to engineering program pursuits/bid estimates
    • Requirements capture activities (Review, parse & translate EMI/power input requirements)
    • Documentation support for assigned projects
      • Preparation/review of test plans, procedures & reports
      • Generate repeatable test procedures & physical test setups with test equipment and appropriate data recording using military and commercial industry standards
    • Coordination/scheduling of in-house test activities & assisting outsourcing of testing
    • Validation of all lab test setups & methods to ensure compliance with test procedures & applicable standards
    • Interface with project engineers to support program qualification activities
    • Generate Qualification by Similarity (QBS) analyses
    • Assist project engineers with gathering, setting up & collecting data for ad-hoc evaluations
  • Provide general lab support
    • Deploy, implement & troubleshoot test and support equipment/software.
    • Generate/verify requirement documentation for lab developed software
    • Conduct root-cause-analysis & technical investigations for software/hardware designs
    • Train/assist test technicians to navigate & use lab developed tools; test procedures, test methods and data recording instructions; and troubleshoot EMI/power input test setups
    • Identify improvement areas; research/submit equipment requests for future test equipment needs
  • Collaborate with Calibration services
    • On-site calibration services ensure test equipment is calibrated in a timely fashion with tabular data
    • Communicate with external calibration houses regarding required calibration methodology & submit repair requests
  • Collaborate with Procurement/Acquisition services
    • Identify upcoming projects with testing requirements that exceed current test equipment capabilities; work with procurement to rent test equipment, & deploy rental test equipment in contracted rental time
    • Identify/submit purchase requests for consumable lab items (RF connectors, RF cables, power connectors, current carrying cables, etc)
    • Maintain/share a capital plan with engineers & identify compromises with shared resources

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations OR Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience OR In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Space Systems experience is preferred (but not required)
  • Be capable of hands-on troubleshooting using engineering lab equipment
  • Possess excellent communication skills, including the ability to write technical material and present to customers and mid-level managers
  • Be self-directed, able to meet cost, schedule, & performance objectives with minimal oversight
  • Experience with military aerospace testing standards is desired (DO-160; MIL-STD-461 & -704)
  • Circuit board design experience including experience with schematic capture tools and supervision and guidance to PCB layout board designers
  • Working knowledge of EM/circuit simulation tools
  • Experience in some/all aspects of RF hardware development life cycle (requirements capture, verification, design & development, sub-level/system level integration & testing
  • Be willing to pursue/obtain International Association for Radio, Telecommunications and Electromagnetics (iNARTE) certification

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.

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
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal
  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions
  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You
  • Autism Benefit
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Best Doctors, second opinion program
  •  And more! 

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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