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System Engineer, Simulation

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Businesses United Technologies Corp. Headquarters Job ID 01279384 Date posted 02/05/2019 City ROCKFORD State Illinois Country United States

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United Technologies Corporation (UTC; NYSC: UTX) is headquartered in Farmington, CT, just outside of Hartford, CT. We employ over 204,000 talented individuals globally, achieve net sales in excess of $60 billion, and invest $4B each year back into research & development activities. Our aerospace businesses include Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines and UTC Aerospace Systems – the combination of which make us the largest aerospace company in the world. Our commercial businesses include Otis elevators and escalators and UTC Climate, Controls & Security – a leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, fire and security systems and building automation controls.  

United Technologies Corporation was founded by some of the world’s greatest inventors. We helped build the Second Industrial Revolution and brought about a century of urbanization and globalization. Now we need your help to build the next one. 

Tech@UTC is the UTC technology organization, comprised of the global engineering function, several focused centers of expertise, our skunkworks organization – United Technologies Advanced Projects (UTAP), and our advanced Research & Development lab – United Technologies Research Center (UTRC). By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, we create smart, sustainable solutions that prove we can do the big things the right way. We put the “T” in UTC. 

United Technologies Advanced Projects (UTAP) is at the heart of UTC’s technology organization, fostering a startup-like culture that is unafraid of failure and trying new things. We are comprised of project teams that are co-located with UTC’s engineering and business footprints. We run fast and deliver convincing product and service demonstrators that will disrupt UTC’s core businesses. UTAP projects bring together UTC’s world-leading expertise in engineering and manufacturing along with top external talent, with project teams located at UTC sites around the world. 

Position Summary 
At UTAP, we need you to help fuel a dynamic innovation project using your skills, expertise, and love of teaming to help make this happen. Are you looking for a rare opportunity to be part of something unprecedented at United Technologies? Are you invigorated by a consistent mix of creativity and structure? If so, we want to meet you.
Project 804, our hybrid electric propulsion (HEP) project, needs you to lead all aspects of delivering work scope to the system integrator lead, including overall operations models of the HEP system. The model brings together the steady performance as well as the dynamic operations behaviors of the whole HEP system, aircraft, nacelle and engine. 
The simulation engineer interacts with the chief engineers, the project managers and systems analysts to build and maintain the integrated HEP system model for the aircraft, engine and nacelle equipment. Will drive and follow components, rigs, engine, electrical components and fully integrated testing to calibrate the system model and ensure that the fidelity standards are met.  The simulation engineer interacts with the requirement manager and defines the overall LRUs requirements. The simulation engineers evaluate trades and propose compromises to simplify the system.  Works in close relationship with the controls software engineer in the definitions of the application software, controls laws and fault accommodation.

Key Responsibilities 
Responsible for the simulation model for the HEP, aircraft and interactions with the sister engine:
•    Engine including the eMotor
•    Nacelle cooling system (Heat exchangers, air ducts, cowl flaps and actuators) 
•    Electrical distribution
•    eMotor drive
•    Battery and BMS
•    Cabin cooling loop 
•    Cabin mechanical support equipment
•    Aircraft operation, the model will be used to train the test pilots
•    Interaction with sister conventional engine

Qualifications & Competencies  
•    Multidisciplinary mechanical, electrical and aircraft engineer. Background in modeling and simulation as well as control systems in aerospace equipment, including dynamics and fault accommodations. 
•    Strong analytical capabilities combined to multi-platform analytical tools manipulation 
•    Experience in aircraft and aircraft engine controls and actuation
•    Strong Matlab/Simulink experience
•    Strong initiative and autonomy, pro-active in decision making
•    Hands-on experience is preferred

Education & Experience

•    Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, post graduate degree preferred 
•    More than 7 years relevant experience in the aerospace industry, especially engine and aircraft systems integration and physics based modeling
•    Confirmed history of success in multiple positions of growing scope and responsibility, with a significant duration of experience and expertise spanning the full qualifications of this role 

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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