Avionics Design Engineer Job at Bell Textron Inc. in Fort Worth, TX

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 Avionics 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. Experience at all levels will be considered with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.

Position Responsibilities:
Development of avionics system requirements, architectures, interfaces, performance specifications, plans/procedures, and schematics.

Development of test requirements to drive systems integration lab and flight test aircraft instrumentation design.

Perform system hardware and software integration and validation/verification testing of multiple systems operating together in a systems integration/simulation lab, including aircraft/system qualification and certification.

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

Assist in the creation of system models to include complete traceability from customer requirements to sub-system level avionics design elements.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline required.

Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline preferred.

Position Requirements:
Experience with supporting all phases of development from initial proposal development through successful design, qualification, integration testing, flight test, and production.

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.

Experience with some, or all, of the following systems/sub-systems:

PFD, MFD, EICAS, Cockpit controls, Digital Map

EGI, GPS, IFF, ADS-B, TCAS, ILS, TACAN, Radar Altimeter, Air Data

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

Experience with System Engineering (SE) and Configuration Management (CM) processes.

Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).

Experience with System Safety Assessments and Failure Hazard Analysis.

Experience using electrical test equipment (multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, etc.).

Preferred skills:
Experience with Cameo System Modeler tool and SySML modeling language.

Experience with Flight Test Simulators and Avionics Training devices.

Experience with open systems architecture and protocols (JCA, FACE, HOST, MOSA).

Experience in military platform avionics integration.

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, TCP/IP, UDP protocols.

Demonstrated engineering intuition, critical thinking, comfort with ambiguity.

Strong oral and written skills.

Ability to coordinate and collaborate between engineering teams, suppliers and customers.

Ability to conduct trade studies.

EEO Statement

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.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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.

Job Field Engineering

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Textron Inc.

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting 05/07/2020, 11:51:04 AM

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.

About the Company

Company: Bell Textron Inc.

Company Location:  Fort Worth, TX

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About Bell Textron Inc.