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United Technologies Corporation Senior Engineer, Electrical / FPGA - CNS Traffic Department in Melbourne, Florida

Job ID: 01390180

City: Melbourne

State: Florida

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HFL34: Melbourne, FL 1100 W Hibiscus Blvd , Melbourne, FL, 32902-2704 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

Role Overview

The CNS Surveillance Department in Melbourne, Florida is seeking to fill an Electrical / FPGA Engineering Position within the Traffic group. This role is for an experienced Electrical and Electronics Engineering professional, working with a small group of other FPGA Engineers. The position will support FPGA development, requirements writing, verification, and the performance of test procedures. The engineer must have knowledge of the principles and techniques commonly used in FPGA development and qualification related to commercial avionics. This position is for the TCAS new product development effort, and may occasionally encompass product sustaining support roles, as well.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Follow DO-254 program planning documentation, and ensure CPLD/FPGA design adheres to the plans

  • Requirements capture, definition, validation, and verification of implementation

  • Develop and document FPGA derived requirements

  • Design FPGA architectural diagrams, develop VHDL to implement the design critical functionality

  • Develop sub-functions and test benches

  • Perform engineering timing simulations and functional analysis

  • Ensure execution to schedule and budget

  • Creation and review of engineering documentation

  • Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, systems and networks to ensure that required specifications are met.

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Experience with writing requirements

  • Experience with Actel, Xilinx, FPGAs and development tools

  • FPGA lab integration and troubleshooting knowledge

  • Hardware Verification experience including, test procedure development, robustness testing & debug

  • Experience with hardware configuration management and problem reporting tools

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Capturing detailed FPGA requirements datasets from allocated system level requirements, including decomposition and derivation

  • Implementing FGPA requirements into FPGA Architecture diagrams and a detail design in VHDL

  • Writing requirements based tests to verify detail design

Desired Skills

  • Proficiency with managing requirements in JAMA

  • Experience working with Air Transport OEM’s on developmental projects

  • Experience in RTL coding (VHDL/Verilog)

  • Familiarity with the signal processing system simulation & analysis tools (e.g. Matlab, Simulink)

  • Familiarity with revision control concepts and tools (e.g. JIRA, GIT, Subversion)

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

• Medical, dental, and vision insurance

• Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

• Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

• Tuition reimbursement

• Life insurance and disability coverage

• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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.

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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.

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