United Technologies Corporation Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering in Farmington, Connecticut

Job ID: 73028BR

City: Farmington

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Otis, a United Technologies company, is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. Our revolutionary Gen2® elevators, energy-saving ReGen™ drives and NCE “green” escalator have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety and performance. More than 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators are currently in operation throughout 200 different countries. We are proud to have a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. So just imagine where we can take you!

Engineering, Innovation & Research

The Innovation & Research organization is small, agile, centrally held innovation team. We work with United Technology Research Center, Universities, external research organizations, and global business units to identify, develop and demonstrate innovative technology solutions, products, services and intelligent systems through a structured method of innovation. The team also enables organization wide innovation through development and deployment of various innovation methods, including training and workshops.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working autonomously or in multi-functional, global teams, the candidate will be a member of a technically diverse group of engineers whose responsibility is to envision and develop innovative, cost effective Elevator and Escalator systems and components. A high energy, self-starter, the candidate must have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced changing environment, and execute technology evaluation and development projects with significant scope and complexity utilizing electrical engineering principles and practices. A strong conceptual thinker with interest in the use, development, and function of software, hardware and systems technologies is a must. The ideal candidate will be dynamic and flourish in an organization that consistently challenges the status quo.

Specific responsibilities for this position include:

  • Develop, design, analyze and specify innovative electrical components and sub-systems using applied mathematics, physical sciences, modeling and advanced Electrical Engineering technologies and practices for possible integration into next generation elevators and escalators: including embedded systems, discrete control, sensors, actuators, communication, and network connectivity

  • Hands on development and assembly of prototype electrical components and systems, including analysis, debugging and test

  • Lead and contribute to design reviews for development efforts that are either significant in scope, or span multiple components

  • Perform and lead ideation, analysis, design, development, test and installation tasks and programs to meet project deliverables

  • Investigate, learn and evaluate current and emerging technologies for possible use in related projects

  • Lead cross-functional project teams by working collaboratively, skillfully solving problems, managing complex components of large projects, and completing multiple assigned tasks

  • Complete component level risk analysis using FMEA, MTBF, FTA and other associated analysis tools

  • Define, track, and communicate key project metrics and milestones; including facilitation of project and design reviews and participation in engineering reviews

Qualification:

  • Knowledge and experience in the design, development and integration of electrical products and components into electro- mechanical systems

  • Experience with the design of analog and digital circuitry, schematics, signal processing, embedded systems, and understanding of control theory

  • Design leadership in the development of power electronics, multi-physics and safety-critical systems

  • Experience with Simulink, Matlab, LabView and similar software

  • Experience in communication protocols: CAN, RS485, RS232, USB, Ethernet, WiFi, Zigbee, cellular, VoIP, ADSL, as SPI, I2C, RS-422, Bluetooth a plus

  • Some experience debugging and coding in C

  • Ability to work with Protocol Analyzers, Logic Analyzers and Oscilloscopes

  • Knowledge of elevator and/or escalator systems and components strongly desired

  • Ability to work effectively and influence others in a diverse and dynamic work environment

  • Strong conceptual, analytical and strategic thinking skills

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail, task driven planning, and ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to travel globally as required

  • Must be proficient in spoken and written English

Education:

  • Bachelor's Electrical Engineering degree with 6-10+ years’ experience

  • Master's degree in relevant Engineering discipline with 4-7+ years’ experience

  • PhD in relevant Engineering discipline degree with 2–4+ years’ 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.

Qualification:

  • Knowledge and experience in the design, development and integration of electrical products and components into electro- mechanical systems

  • Experience with the design of analog and digital circuitry, schematics, signal processing, embedded systems, and understanding of control theory

  • Design leadership in the development of power electronics, multi-physics and safety-critical systems

  • Experience with Simulink, Matlab, LabView and similar software

  • Experience in communication protocols: CAN, RS485, RS232, USB, Ethernet, WiFi, Zigbee, cellular, VoIP, ADSL, as SPI, I2C, RS-422, Bluetooth a plus

  • Some experience debugging and coding in C

  • Ability to work with Protocol Analyzers, Logic Analyzers and Oscilloscopes

  • Knowledge of elevator and/or escalator systems and components strongly desired

  • Ability to work effectively and influence others in a diverse and dynamic work environment

  • Strong conceptual, analytical and strategic thinking skills

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail, task driven planning, and ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to travel globally as required

  • Must be proficient in spoken and written English

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.