United Technologies Corporation Project Engineer in Irvine, California

Job ID: 60954BR

City: Irvine

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

N2 Imaging Systems, a UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) company, is an acknowledged leader in the design and manufacture of compact, low power, visible and infrared imaging systems used for soldier vision enhancement, targeting, and surveillance during day, night or low-visibility conditions. Our vertically integrated company, including operations and engineering staff are experienced veterans in providing low-power, lightweight solutions for capturing imagery across the spectrum. Our passion for supporting the Warfighter and their mission demands excellence in everything we do, from the talent we recruit to the highly-engineered systems we deliver. We value people, integrity, ideas and performance.

N2 is currently seeking a Project Engineer (PE) to join our highly experienced interdisciplinary team of engineers working in a hands-on, collaborative environment. The PE will have the responsibility of supporting product development including requirements development, validation and verification, system design and performance analysis. The Project Engineer guides and drives to conclusion all phases of the program including initial research, development, and product launch. As such the Project Engineer must be an energetic, take charge individual, with significant self-discipline and initiative to take ownership of the program and make the right things happen that sees the program conclude in success.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a technical point of contact for customers, partners, and suppliers

  • Analyze product failure data from customers, manufacturing, and suppliers to determine necessary product improvements

  • Assists Program Manager in prioritizing and driving product improvements with an emphasis on resolving key customers issues, while balancing schedule, cost, and risk.

  • Develop and help execute test procedures and associated plans including requirements verification and validation and/or other qualification testing

  • Capable of developing and owning engineering plans, cost estimates, schedules, risk identification and staffing requirements.

  • Monitor the project’s tasks, interfacing with the engineers on the project, membership in the Change Control Board, tracking the acquisition of part from suppliers, working with the System Engineering function to ensure successful project execution and product launch.

  • Assists with product design development, coordinates design efforts in between disciplines.

Qualification:

  • US Person is required

  • 5+ years of experience in design and development of an integrated product and leading technical projects through a life cycle.

  • 2 years of experience in an engineering IPT or lead position, preferably in an Aerospace/Defense environment.

  • Design concept skills are required as the successful candidate will be involved in many proposals, presentations and reports.

  • Demonstrating leadership of a team is a vital part of this position, which includes defining resource requirements and resolving conflict.

  • Ability to work in a highly structured environment, with frequent customer and stakeholder interaction

  • Knowledge of optical components specifications a plus.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Ability to work under pressure and with multiple priorities is a must

  • Planning skills and ability to execute plans in dynamic and rapidly changing circumstances

  • Flexibility and willingness to deal with change and complexity is highly required

  • Excellent communication (written/oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated and result driven

  • Customer focused and quality oriented

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or physical sciences

  • Advanced degree is a plus (Master’s degree plus 2 years of 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:

  • US Person is required

  • 5+ years of experience in design and development of an integrated product and leading technical projects through a life cycle.

  • 2 years of experience in an engineering IPT or lead position, preferably in an Aerospace/Defense environment.

  • Design concept skills are required as the successful candidate will be involved in many proposals, presentations and reports.

  • Demonstrating leadership of a team is a vital part of this position, which includes defining resource requirements and resolving conflict.

  • Ability to work in a highly structured environment, with frequent customer and stakeholder interaction

  • Knowledge of optical components specifications a plus.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Ability to work under pressure and with multiple priorities is a must

  • Planning skills and ability to execute plans in dynamic and rapidly changing circumstances

  • Flexibility and willingness to deal with change and complexity is highly required

  • Excellent communication (written/oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated and result driven

  • Customer focused and quality oriented

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.