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Hardware Engineer (m/w/d)

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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 15649 Date posted 02/11/2019 City Heidelberg State Germany Country Germany

Collins Aerospace

At Collins Aerospace, we work side-by-side with our customers to tackle the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. We’re combining boundless imagination with a broad portfolio and an unmatched dedication to customers – all to make the skies and spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever.

Our site in Heidelberg has the following core competencies:

  • Avionics Systems
  • On-board electronics for land vehicles
  • Products for the aerospace industry

We have established ourselves as a leading supplier of customized electronics solutions for the aerospace and defense industries. Collins Aerospace in Heidelberg supplies integrated navigation and communications systems for a wide range of military applications and is a global leader in satellite reaction wheel technology.

We are redefining aerospace.

Job Responsibilities

  • Significant domain knowledge and knowledge of products and systems in assigned portfolio (e.g. avionics products)
  • May be considered a specialist or a generalist in more than one domain and/or area of expertise
  • Capture, analyze, decompose, translate and create requirements for hardware systems of moderate to high complexity
  • Refine functional, interface and performance specifications for hardware implementation
  • Identify and document architecturally significant requirements and technical risk areas
  • Serve as the hardware subject matter expert during internal design and customer reviews
  • Assure that development products are designed to meet the applicable requirements
  • Significant knowledge of industry practices and standards
  • Aware of emerging industry trends relative to new board technologies and microchips
  • Capable of leading teams in the design, test, analysis, integration, qualification and documentation of hardware of high complexity
  • Apply and tailor internal processes, using knowledge of methods and tools for hardware development and documentation efforts  
  • Estimate, track, own and report status relating to technical, cost, schedule, design-to-cost and risk performance for assigned scope of work
  • May lead cross-functional team efforts in the integration, prequalification and qualification for products and subsystems of moderate to high complexity in a project engineering role
  • Proven ability to lead a team through complex troubleshooting

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Electrical - , Communications - , Aerospace - and Astronautics Engineering or comparable studies
  • Experience in development of complex electronic systems 
  • Development of complex digital computer hardware: Definition of requirement specifications, component selection, circuit design and schematic entry, commissioning, verification and documentation
  • Knowledge about common aeronautical (i.e RTCA DO-254)
  • Knowledge of EMI and Signal Integrity Design techniques
  • HW - integration and testing on equipment level
  • Tool-Knowledge: DOORS, Schematic capture tools (e.g. DX Designer), JIRA
  • Knowledge of interfaces typically used on airborne equipment (e.g PCI Express, GBit Ethernet, VPX_
  • Practical experience using usual lab test equipment
  • Good communication skills      
  • Good command of the English language in speech and writing with a degree of B2 at a minimum according to GER/CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

Be part of our team in Heidelberg

  • Great benefits
  • An industry-leading performance management process
  • Global Career Opportunities
  • Promoting the continuous learning and development of our employees
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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