Senior Electrical Engineer, Test Engineering (Onsite), Vergennes, Vermont

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Vergennes, Vermont

We are seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to support the Test Equipment Engineering team for aerospace products and systems.  The role involves developing and reviewing electrical requirements, detailed specifications, and electrical circuit design for complex automated test equipment. Our standard test equipment hardware solutions are National Instruments PXI, cRIO, FPGA and labVIEW based along with custom designed electrical solutions. Strong electrical troubleshooting skills are critical to the role. The Senior Electrical Engineer will help ensure that new and existing automated test sets meet the product testing and test coverage requirements.  The senior engineer is considered an experienced individual contributor proficient in all aspects of the electrical development process and may be required to lead small projects and mentor junior employees. This is an onsite position with some flexibility to work remotely depending on the phase of the assigned project. The test engineering team also offers the unique ability to learn cross-functional aspect of test equipment design including mechanical, software, systems, and project management when outsourced hardware solutions are used. The team is focused on new test equipment development with a secondary mission to support test equipment previously released for manufacturing operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

Design, analyze, and troubleshoot circuit and PCB products

Develop and maintain test documentation, plans, procedures, and reports.

Write test requirements and detailed design documents.

Work with vendors to develop complex automated Test Equipment

Troubleshoot complex issues that may be software, hardware, system, or product related to determine root cause and corrective action

Communicate technical issues through written, verbal and presentation media.

Support to the manufacturing/operations group as needed to help ensure on-time delivery of product.

Interface with Customers, External Suppliers, Program Managers, Engineering Managers, Mechanical, Software, Electrical, and Systems Engineers, as well as the Manufacturing organization.

Management of various projects with small teams of test engineers and outsourced test equipment hardware build.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations. Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience OR

In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

3 plus years working in aerospace industry or other regulated industry.

Experience working with and/or managing remote resources.

Ability to work in a dynamic environment where priorities change.

Able to work both autonomously as well as part of a team.

Experience generating and presenting project status.

Strong organization, communication, and multi-task skills

Hands-on Aerospace / Military hardware design, build, test and integration experience (or in regulated industry)

Competent in using Microsoft Office applications

Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Matlab, Simulink, Mentor Graphics (Dxdesigner/Expedition), SPICE or similar electrical simulation tools

Strong background in electrical troubleshooting

National Instruments Certified LabVIEW Developer (CLD) or Certified LabVIEW Embedded Developer (CLED)

Familiarity with standard avionics busses including 1553, ARINC, CAN, RS485, RS232, and 1394

Experience with PXI based National Instruments hardware, cRIO, FPGA, and data acquisition systems

Familiarity with project planning, budgets, and Microsoft Project

Exposure to test systems for one or more of the following: electronic subsystems, battery subsystems, GPS subsystems, fin and/or canard control subsystems, mission computer subsystems, telemetry subsystems, inertial navigation systems

Able to function at a high level with multiple tasks and projects, and to effectively change direction based upon business needs.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).  An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. 

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
Tuition reimbursement program
Student Loan Repayment Program
Life insurance and disability coverage
Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance,?critical illness?insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
Adoption Assistance         
Autism Benefit
Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
?And more!?

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


Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year


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.


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

Raytheon Technologies 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.

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBRTX-01577549  2023.03.10

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