Senior Systems Specialty Engineer (Onsite) ($30k Signing Bonus), Richardson, Texas

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Richardson, Texas

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United States of America


HTX36: Richardson, TX 3200 E Renner Rd , Richardson, TX, 75082-2402 USA

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Collins Aerospace is currently searching for a Specialty Systems Engineer with a focus on System Safety, Human Factors, and/or Reliability & Maintainability to join our team in Richardson, TX. We are seeking individuals with the technical skills and personal leadership attributes to  support program development through the application of specialty engineering techniques. The successful candidate will participate in all phases of program life cycle, utilizing System Safety, Human Factors , and/or Reliability & Maintainability methodologies as they apply in our systems engineering processes. Key responsibilities include the following: familiarity with military, civil, and industry standards, derivation of specialty engineering requirements, and development of specialty engineering analyses.

**Signing bonuses of up to $30,000 are available for active DoD Top Secret security clearance holders.**

Primary responsibilities:

Supporting design and development teams by developing, assessing, and verifying system safety, human factors, and/or reliability & maintainability related requirements for mission-critical systems

Identifying, evaluating, and mitigating hazards and risks associated with mission critical systems

Developing Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA), Safety Assessment Report (SAR), Hazardous Materials Management Program (HMMP), Functional Hazard Assessment (FHA), Preliminary System Safety Assessment (PSSA), System Safety Assessment (SSA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), and/or Software Safety

Developing Human Factors best practices  for operator and maintainers, Human Factors Engineering Analyses  , and Human Engineering Design Approach Document – Operator/Maintainer (HEDAD-O/M)

Developing Reliability and Maintainability  Predictions, Failure Modes, Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA), Maintainability Demonstration  

Familiarity with MIL-STD-882 (DoD System Safety Standard Practice), SAE ARP 4761 (Civil Aviation Safety Assessment Guidelines / Methods), MIL-STD-1472 (DoD Design Criteria Human Engineering), and/or MIL-HDBK-217F  (Reliability Predictions for Electronic Equipment) 

Pursuit capture phase of a program by determining appropriate BOE (basis of estimates) for bids and proposals 

Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact and build trust with team members from many different backgrounds, including engineering management, engineering teams, program management, business development, support groups, and subcontractors

Basic Qualifications:

Must Be a U.S. Ciizen

Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret security clearance.  Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience

Understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle, with knowledge of how to apply system safety, human factors , and/or reliability & maintainability engineering principles and best practices 

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of systems architectures and designs

Understanding of military aircraft-related missions, functional operation, performance specifications, and verification and validation (V&V) techniques 

Familiarity with Control Account Management (CAM) within the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) framework

Familiarity with agile development and model-based systems engineering (MBSE)

Familiarity with DOORS, Cameo, and/or Atlassian (ALM) tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence)

Strong presentation skills with the ability to present to a variety of audiences

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.

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 ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.

Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.

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


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.

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