Senior Flight Simulation Engineer in Wilsonville, OR

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

United Technologies   •  

Wilsonville, OR 97070

Industry: Transportation


8 - 10 years

Posted 44 days ago

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we're helping passengers reach their destination safely. We're connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we're providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn't be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

As a part of it's engineering capability, Headup Guidance Systems, Portland operates a fixed based, flight deck simulator that can be used to test and demonstrate the Headup Display Systems that it develops. The simulation facility includes a full flight deck, avionics simulation, image generation system and the capability to integrate the HGS LRUs for "hardware in the loop" testing.

The Simulation Lab supports engineering validation and verification, customer familiarization and training, marketing demonstrations as well as product familiarization for our engineering community.

The facility is operated and maintained by a multi-talented and agile team who are able to react and respond to the varied needs of the simulation lab's customers.

We are currently looking to expand the team by adding another experienced simulation/simulator engineer to this skilled, capable and self-motivated group! Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates.

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.
  • 10 years experience in the development, maintenance and operation of commercial flight simulators
  • Experience of Level 4-6 FTDs
  • Aircraft/simulator controls & control loading
  • Aircraft avionics systems (FMS, MCP, MCDU, HUD) and their communications protocols (ARINC 429, 818)
  • Programming in C, C++, C# or Python

Additional Desired Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of commercial aircraft flight operations
  • Flight controls and modeling
  • Image generation/processing
  • MMI/GUI design and development
  • Networking and communications (NetVDN)
  • Emerging immersive technologies

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

• Medical, dental, and vision insurance

• Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

• Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

• Tuition reimbursement

• Life insurance and disability coverage

Valid Through: 2019-11-1