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Senior Principal Systems Engineer

Company: Raytheon Technologies Corp
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: March 16, 2023

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United States of America


HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA

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Collins Aerospace Aerostructures is looking for a Senior Principal Systems Engineer who will be a specialist for high temperature pneumatic valves and their integration into aircraft engines and nacelles. This role requires expertise in the design of pneumatic valves and will be considered a subject matter expert within the organization. Knowledge of equipment and design engineering along with qualification testing, system validation and verification will be required. Knowledge of propulsion systems and anti-icing systems is strongly preferred. You will be a focal point of contact for suppliers, customers, and internal leadership.

The position is working in a Hybrid capacity at our Chula Vista CA facility. Relocation assistance is available.

Primary Responsibilities

* Manage the requirements, design, and qualification of pneumatic high temperature valves and anti-icing systems
* Lead root cause investigations into technical issues for pneumatic valve and other electromechanical components
* Communicate with suppliers, external customers, and senior leadership regularly to discuss technical issues and resolution
* Lead strategic initiatives to develop future valve and anti-icing system architecture
* Visit suppliers as required for process improvements, product enhancements, failure investigations and testing
* Lead system architecture, supplier selection and technical assessment for new programs
* Establish and mature relationships across departments for technical alignment, problem resolution and customer support (aftermarket, supply chain, program office, finance)
* Mentor and coach a multi-disciplined engineering team in a fast-paced environment
* Able to travel up to 25% domestically and internationally when circumstances permit
* Perform other duties as required

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations
* Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years' experience OR
* In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required
* Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident "Green Card" holder
* Experience with high temperature pneumatic valves
* Able to communicate and make presentations to senior level leadership

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with design and qualification requirements for aircraft propulsion systems
* Knowledge regarding turbine engines including compressor stages and bleed air
* Experience managing a group of engineers
* Experience with high cycle fatigue testing and analysis
* Experience with RTCA DO160 testing
* Understanding of LEAN/Continuous Improvement
* Experience with aerospace control systems
* Important to be creative, analytical, self-starter, energetic and work well in a team environment at all levels of organization

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 Advanced Structures team leverages advanced materials and additive manufacturing to develop complex interior and exterior solutions. These solutions ensure structural integrity of the aircraft, help aircraft take off and land, stay trim in the air, move forward, carry cargo and conduct rescues. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement - we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

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.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

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 illnessinsurance, 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 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 U.S.)
* Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

Raytheon Technologies 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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