4 months ago
UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. ISR & Space Systems is a business unit within UTAS and our products reside in deep space, low earth orbit, undersea and on the ground. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. The ISR & Space Systems business has contributed to significant advances in ground, air, space and imaging technology for over 85 years. Within ISR & Space Systems we design and manufacture Environmental Control and Life Support Systems on the International Space Station, including the space suit, and undersea in submarines.
UTAS Space Systems, in Windsor Locks is looking for an EEE (Electrical, Electronic, and Electro-Mechanical) Components Engineer, who will support the Electrical Design Department. This important role is a key interface point for several different disciplines, and must be able to communicate effectively, execute work accurately, and meet program milestones. The candidate must have knowledge of related industry standards, as well as the ability to adhere to department work instructions and industry best practices. This person will be expected to identify opportunities for process improvements, help reduce non-recurring engineering costs, and help improve time-to-market.
* Review and interpret Customers’ requirements regarding Electrical Component Quality, Product Assurance, Reliability and the equipment’s operating environments including the Radiation environments (Total Dose and Single Event Effects).
* Help develop and manage the Preliminary Electrical Parts List and support the Supply Chain in procurement of same.
* Develop and maintain component procurement specifications, drawings, and Statements of Work (SOW) for Custom devices.
* Prepare test plans and procedures for Heavy Ion testing and Proton testing. Interpret Radiation Lab test results.
* Support and participate in Design Reviews for Supplier Designed Equipment (SDE)
* Responding to component manufacturer’s requests for information (SRI).
* Identify alternate component, help reduce component lead times, and mitigate component obsolescence.
* Review and assessing GIDEP alerts for potential impacts.
* Preparing and deliver presentations to the Customer’s Parts Control Board (PCB)
* Clear, concise communication style and attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy required.
* Willingness to work paid Overtime is required, as needed to support program milestones. Flexible working arrangements are available.
* Experience with Radiation Effects Analysis including Single Event Upsets and Latch-up required.
* Knowledge of Radiation effects and Single events on non-volatile memory devices required.
* Prior experience with Component Engineering for NASA or Military programs (development through flight) required.
* Familiarity with High-reliability (Mil-class S,V and K) electrical parts control requirements (selection, qualification, traceability, inspection) required.
* Component Failure Analysis processes, including hands-on experience with test equipment required.
* Familiarity with military specifications and military part numbers required.
* Experience with Electrical Component derating practices required.
* Familiarity with establishing requirements for Component Procurement Specifications preferred.
* Failure Analysis techniques and use of FA lab equipment preferred.
* 5 or more years of experience in a similar role preferred
"As there is potential to work on and manage additional programs, this candidate may be subject to drug and alcohol testing per NASA’s regulation SUBPART 1835.5 Drug-Free Workforce."
* BS/BA/AA/AS degree in Electronics, Technical/Business School Certificate or Diploma or equivalent experience.
United Technologies Corporation 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.