United Technologies Corporation Aircraft Performance Engineer in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 66988BR

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world’s most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization.

If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivations to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

Have you considered what it may be like to work at Pratt & Whitney? We have a rare opportunity for a talented Aircraft Performance Engineer to be based in East Hartford, Connecticut.

Our Mission and Vehicle Analysis group is at the forefront of advancing and optimizing next generation engine capability through joint aircraft and engine performance optimization, as well as engineering support to sales and marketing organizations. With the rapid advancement of next generation military and commercial platforms, we are seeking and developing engineering technical leaders with expertise in both aircraft and engine performance to advance the state of the art and make valuable contributions with these propulsion systems. You will complete the following responsibilities in this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze military and/or commercial engine applications at different phases of engine development varying from conceptual design to end of service.

  • Analyze flight mechanics with various engine configurations in multi-disciplinary optimization, engine usage evaluation to enable aftermarket decisions and pricing, and customer interface for engine problem resolution.

  • Develop broad analytical methods for flight mechanics, engine cycle simulations, durability methods, statistical fleet forecasting, design optimization software, airline economic evaluation, and extensive databases for worldwide fleet operations.

  • Utilize multi-disciplinary optimization tools and methods for joint studies with airframe partners and defense services for advanced military applications.

  • Learn aircraft performance and engine cycle performance to support a wide range of engineering analyses, simulation development, and application.

  • Utilize excellent written and oral interpersonal skills to operate in a leadership capacity for technical problem resolution and engineering support to marketing and commercial strategies.

  • Strong communication, analytical skills, teaming skills, and the ability to work in a highly collaborative environment

Growth opportunities include the development of advanced architecture definition for new products, technical leadership in multi-disciplinary optimization, and leading statistical methods for engineering enabled aftermarket of existing products. Do you have skills developed in systems analysis assignment and aircraft economics which are critical to lead large teams that develop elite engines in a competitive marketplace, and are foundational to many of the leadership positions within the propulsion and aerospace business?

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering

  • 4 years of experience in aerospace engineering

  • Experience with aircraft design methods or propulsion system design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's or PhD in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience in thermodynamics, gas dynamics, aerodynamics, statistics, and software design.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering

PWRSR

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.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering

  • 4 years of experience in aerospace engineering

  • Experience with aircraft design methods or propulsion system design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's or PhD in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience in thermodynamics, gas dynamics, aerodynamics, statistics, and software design.

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.