United Technologies Corporation Staff Engineer in Rockford, Illinois

Job ID: 65857BR

City: Rockford

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

At UTC Aerospace Systems, we believe that innovation starts with our people. That’s why we have over 8,000 engineers located in 70 sites around the globe, across 14 countries. But our Engineering organization is not just a collection of individual businesses. We use our size and expertise to create system solutions that work across all our product lines.

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our Engineering ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies. Together, we will move the world forward!

Function Description

This Engineer would be working in a team environment, sometimes with remote team members, engaging in full life-cycle development (plan, design, verify, certify) of embedded software for control of electric power systems and certifying to aerospace standards (DO-178 is typical, software levels A to C).

A staff engineer will be expected to own the multiple tasks required to produce a certifiable product and should be comfortable interfacing with team members, upper-level management, customers and auditors.

Discipline Description

  • Experience in embedded software development/verification, preferably using DO-178 or similar industry standards.

  • Full life cycle software development experience including planning, decomposition of system requirements to high level software requirements, low level requirements, architecture, code, verification and certification.

  • In depth knowledge of software architectures and the C coding language.

  • Familiar with working in lab environments using in circuit emulators / target system debuggers and computer assisted test stands.

  • Good understanding of software development and verification processes.

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Experience mentoring and guiding junior software engineers in working within defined development plans, certification plans, and coding standards.

  • High-degree of flexible thinking and comfort with swift context switching.

  • Personal sense of responsibility to the success of the team.Preferred but not required:

  • Knowledge of Assembly, JAVA, ADA, Python, XML, Tcl/Tk languages.

  • Experience with Model Based Development using tools such as those provided by MathWorks.

  • Experience with real-time embedded operating systems.

  • Low level OS Platform integration, board support package integration (device drivers, I/O).

  • Built in Test (module self-test) and protection development experience.

  • Experience with configuration management and requirements management tools such as IBM Rational Synergy, Change and DOORS, DXL is a plus.

  • Understanding of communication protocols such as A429, A629, A664, CAN and Ethernet.

  • Experience with digital signal processors (DSP) such as Texas Instruments TMS320F2812 and microcontrollers such as the PowerPC line from Freescale is preferred.

  • Motor controls experience.

  • General understanding of hardware design.

  • Experience in a team leadership role.

  • Experience participating in or leading software reviews and audits such as SOI-1/2/3/4.

Education and Certifications

Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field with 10 years experience

Master’s degree with 7 yearsexperience

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in embedded software development/verification.

  • Full life cycle software development experience including planning, decomposition of system requirements to high level software requirements, low level requirements, architecture, code, verification and certification.

  • Experience with software architectures and the C coding language.

  • Familiar with working in lab environments using in circuit emulators / target system debuggers and computer assisted test stands.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DO-178 highly preferred or similar industry standards.

  • Knowledge of Assembly, JAVA, ADA, Python, XML, Tcl/Tk languages.

  • Experience with Model Based Development using tools such as those provided by MathWorks.

  • Experience with real-time embedded operating systems.

  • Low level OS Platform integration, board support package integration (device drivers, I/O).

  • Built in Test (module self-test) and protection development experience.

  • Experience with configuration management and requirements management tools such as IBM Rational Synergy, Change and DOORS, DXL is a plus.

  • Understanding of communication protocols such as A429, A629, A664, CAN and Ethernet.

  • Experience with digital signal processors (DSP) such as Texas Instruments TMS320F2812 and microcontrollers such as the PowerPC line from Freescale is preferred.

  • Motor controls experience.

  • General understanding of hardware design.

  • Experience mentoring and guiding junior software engineers in working within defined development plans, certification plans, and coding standards.

  • Experience participating in or leading software reviews and audits such as SOI-1/2/3/4.

  • High-degree of flexible thinking and comfort with swift context switching.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field with 10 years' experience.

  • Master’s degree with 7 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:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in embedded software development/verification.

  • Full life cycle software development experience including planning, decomposition of system requirements to high level software requirements, low level requirements, architecture, code, verification and certification.

  • Experience with software architectures and the C coding language.

  • Familiar with working in lab environments using in circuit emulators / target system debuggers and computer assisted test stands.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DO-178 highly preferred or similar industry standards.

  • Knowledge of Assembly, JAVA, ADA, Python, XML, Tcl/Tk languages.

  • Experience with Model Based Development using tools such as those provided by MathWorks.

  • Experience with real-time embedded operating systems.

  • Low level OS Platform integration, board support package integration (device drivers, I/O).

  • Built in Test (module self-test) and protection development experience.

  • Experience with configuration management and requirements management tools such as IBM Rational Synergy, Change and DOORS, DXL is a plus.

  • Understanding of communication protocols such as A429, A629, A664, CAN and Ethernet.

  • Experience with digital signal processors (DSP) such as Texas Instruments TMS320F2812 and microcontrollers such as the PowerPC line from Freescale is preferred.

  • Motor controls experience.

  • General understanding of hardware design.

  • Experience mentoring and guiding junior software engineers in working within defined development plans, certification plans, and coding standards.

  • Experience participating in or leading software reviews and audits such as SOI-1/2/3/4.

  • High-degree of flexible thinking and comfort with swift context switching.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

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.