United Technologies Corporation Lead Hardware Engineer in Bradenton, Florida

Job ID: 50837BR

City: Bradenton

State: Florida

Country: United States

Category: Engineering: Electrical & Electronics Engrg

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UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

The Fire Safety Solutions group at UTC Climate, Controls & Security is dedicated to providing product and technology designed to protect people and property from the effects of fire and its related hazards. As the world’s largest manufacturer of fire safety products, the Fire Safety Solutions group meets the safety needs of homes and businesses by providing fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, mechanical locking systems, fire alarm control panels, gas and flame detection, fire suppression systems and mass notification solutions. Notable brands within the group are Kidde, Firex, Badger, Vigilant, Fenwal, Det-Tronics, Fireye and Edwards.


We are looking for a Lead Analog Hardware Design Engineer based in Bradenton, Florida who will be responsible for the design of Notification appliances from specification through production. Emphasis is on electronic design, project completion, engineering documentation, and product agency certification and includes:

  • Analog Electronics Design

  • Schematic capture using tools like OrCAD, DxDesigner, etc.

  • PCB layout review using Gerber and PAD output files

  • Proto-type testing and verification testing

  • Documentation including: BOMs, schematics, tech writing information, component specs, etc.

  • Support the approval and certification process of notification products with certification labs (UL, FM, BRE, ANPI, etc.).

  • Engineering design testing and verification

  • Design Reviews

  • Maintain design project on schedule and cost estimate targets

  • Perform the necessary design control documentation per our engineering design control system

  • Interface with Mechanical Engineering to provide mechanical requirements of the design

  • Interface to component engineering providing electronic component requirements and specifications

  • Ability to operate in highly motivated, high impact multi-functional team environment



  • 5 or more years detail design experience in analog and mixed circuit design

  • Experience in switch mode power-supplies

  • High capability and creativity for analysis and problem solving

  • Highly self-motivated hardware engineer with a results oriented, proven track record

  • Experience in PCB schematic capture and PCB process methodology

  • Experience in circuit simulation using tools like: uCAP, Workbench, PSpice, etc.

  • Experience in ESD and EMI design requirements and verification testing

  • Experience in the field of system engineering – especially specification practice and design qualification techniques

  • A good understanding of DFM/ Trouble Shooting/ Statistics/ Reliability techniques and project planning

  • Must be willing to work on life-safety products

  • Must be willing to work out of an office in Bradenton, FL

  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.