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Mission Systems Engineer


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Location: Fort Worth TX

Company Name: Textron

Occupational Category: 15-1133.00,Software Developers, Systems Software

Date Posted: 2020-02-21

Valid Through: 2020-03-22

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to
design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar
mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are
defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are
proud to work for an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel
and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Bell is seeking a self-motivated Mission Systems Design Engineer
to join Bell’s Advanced Vertical Lift Systems team. The individual
will support the development of new military products and platforms. This
position will be part of a diverse team of engineers capable of executing in a
fast-paced environment.

Position Responsibilities:

· Developing mission systems
requirements, architecture and interfaces.

· Coordinating with mission
system suppliers in the development, integration and testing of displays,
flight instruments, communication and navigation systems, sensor and sighting
systems, and vehicle management systems.

· System and software
integration, requirements management, systems specifications, interface
management, system safety assessment, validation and verification testing in
systems integration labs, aircraft flight test, and aircraft/system qualification
and certification.

Education Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in
Electrical Engineering preferred; Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology,
Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline required
• 10 years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Position Requirements:
• Experience at all levels
will be considered with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
• Support all phases of
development from initial proposal development through successful design,
qualification, integration testing, flight test, and production.
• Specific experience with
some or all of the following:

o Threat detection, Weapons, EO/IR Sensors,
Radars, HUD/HMD

o Communications
Systems: VHF/UHF, SATCOM, Datalinks, ICS

o EGI, GPS, IFF, ADS-B, TCAS, ILS, TACAN,
Radar Altimeter, Air Data
• Creation of system
architecture and system schematics.
• Creation of system
performance specifications, interface control documents, and test
plans/procedures.
• Development of test
requirements to drive systems integration lab and flight test aircraft
instrumentation design
• Perform hardware and
software integration testing of multiple systems operating together in a
systems integration lab
• Preferred experience in
military platform avionics and mission system integration.
• Experience with
qualification to standards such as RTCA DO-160,
MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-883, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-464, RTCA DO-178, and RTCA
DO-254,
• Understanding of current
system engineering and configuration management
processes. Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering
preferred.
• Familiarity with open
systems architecture and protocols (JCA, FACE, HOST, MOSA) is preferred.
• Familiarity with System
Safety Assessments and Failure Hazard Analysis
• Hands-on experience
using electrical test equipment (multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies,
etc.)

Preferred skills:

· Demonstrated engineering intuition, critical thinking, comfort
with ambiguity

· Strong oral and written skills as this position involves working
with a diverse team of experienced professionals; customers and suppliers

· Coordinate between engineering teams, suppliers and customers.

· Work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams to define
cross-functional interfaces and conduct air vehicle level trade studies as
designs move from concept to production

· Collaborating with engineers from other disciplines to include
electrical power, flight controls, propulsion, airframe structures, rotors,
fuel, hydraulics and drive systems

· Analyze and resolve hardware/software integration issues as they
arise

· Experience with avionics electrical interfaces including analog,
digital, discrete I/O

· Experience with data bus protocols such as ARINC 429,
MIL-STD-1553, RS-232/422/485)

· Gigabit Ethernet experience preferred; TCP/IP, UDP protocols

· Must be eligible for obtaining and maintaining a U.S. DoD Secret
Clearance

Our
most cherished core value is to Lift Each Other up, creating a diverse and
inclusive environment. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic
teams where differences in experiences, backgrounds, and ideas combined with a
strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)., Non-U.S. persons selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to export-restricted information. , The ITAR/EAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.Textron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employer’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization