Flight Controls Systems Engineer Job at Bell Textron Inc. – 3.9 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 has multiple openings for Flight Controls Systems Engineers to support the development of new and novel products and platforms, such as autonomous Urban Air Taxi and Product transportation/delivery systems.

The systems requirements associated with these products are challenging and exciting. Our existing aircraft systems and emerging concept vehicles provide opportunities for systems engineering, simulation and test of configurations and technologies that will shape the future of aviation. This position will be part of a diverse team of engineers capable of executing in a challenging and fast-paced environment.

This position will be located at Bell Helicopter’s headquarters facility in Ft. Worth, TX.

The Flight Control Systems Engineer will be responsible for:
Design and test of Flight Control Systems (FCS) with embedded software and complex hardware, including Fly-By-Wire Flight Control Systems

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

Development of systems architecture, redundancy management, electronic hardware design and integration, and actuator design and integration

Development of air vehicle flight control laws, flight director, navigation, guidance, and autonomous systems control algorithms control systems – such as navigation, visual odometry, obstacle avoidance, object identification and comparable control behaviors

Position Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required.

At least 2 years of experience is required

Preferred Qualifications:
Major in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Computer Engineering is preferred.

Familiarity with RTCA DO-160, MIL-STD-810, RTCA DO-178, RTCA DO-254, SAE ARP4754A, SAE ARP4761, 14 CFR Part 27 and Part 29 for commercial and military qualification and certification of aircraft systems preferred.

Embedded Hardware and Software Design Experience is preferred.

Electronic Hardware, Processor Integration, Motor Drive, Signal Conditioning

Data protocols – RS-422/485 UART, ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553

Experience with creation of system specifications, requirements traceability, and verification.

Creation of system architecture and wiring schematics.

Generation of System Safety Assessments, Failure Hazard Analysis, and Certification and Test plans.

Experience with Acceptance and Qualification Testing

Familiarity with avionic systems, electrical power, mechanical controls, hydraulic systems and actuation, and flight test.

Experience with flight control system development and testing in a lab environment.

Experience with aircraft installation, functional testing, and troubleshooting

Experience with primary Development Environments: MathWorks MATLAB / Simulink with Stateflow and Embedded Coder

C/C++ code

Bench tools such as Oscilloscopes, Multimeters, Power supplies

C# test scripts

IBM Rational DOORS

Serena Dimensions / PVCS

Mentor Graphics Capital Harness System

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Job Field Engineering

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Textron Inc.

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Job Posting 08/03/2020, 2:37:21 PM

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About the Company

Company: Bell Textron Inc. – 3.9

Company Location:  Fort Worth, TX

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