Raytheon Veterans Jobs

Job Information

Raytheon Technologies Senior Systems Engineer - Product Distribution in Rockford, Illinois

Date Posted:



United States of America


A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

We are looking for a Senior Product Systems Engineer to support the Electric Power Systems Power Conversion and Distribution product group. We are seeking an individual that has the capability to work collaboratively with a customer team to synthesize optimal architectures for technical performance & life cycle cost value. The candidate will define, maintain, document, and test system requirements for the secondary power distribution products.

Candidate must be able to work on a cross-functional support team and be able to communicate clearly in various review boards both internally & externally.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Working in a team environment, sometimes including remote team members, engaging in full life-cycle development (plan, design, verify, certify/qualify) of electric power distribution and conversion systems. Certifying to aerospace standards (ARP4754 is typical)

  • Develop distribution system architecture that meets or exceeds the product development requirements

  • Confirm product design performance, capability and reliability in the engineering product test laboratories

  • Collaborate with internal systems and software teams to analyze and conduct engineering investigations on electronic products

  • Collaborate with both internal and external teams to seamlessly integrate distribution product designs into chapter 24 aircraft electrical systems

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advance degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar discipline

  • Respect for, and compatibility with, a structured development process where well-documented requirements, designs, and test procedures

  • Ability to work well both independently and within an integrated product development team environment

  • Broad life-cycle experience: requirements analysis through system integration including integration lab verification

  • Familiarity with aircraft certification requirements related to system safety and reliability (ARP4754, ARP4761, FAR / JAR), and aircraft electrical system architecture

  • Familiarity with DOORs software

  • Familiarity with RTCA, FAA, ARINC, MIL, and ISO specifications

  • Electrical sub-systems development (e.g., Chapter 24, aircraft utilities, power distribution units, actuation systems)

  • Ability to develop and provide estimates for engineering tasks

  • Experience coordinating and leading a technical team

Geographical Specification:

  • This position is located in Rockford, IL and the opportunity to work remotely will be considered

  • If remote, need to have the ability to travel 10% to work with team

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

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.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies 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.

Privacy Policy and Terms:

Click on this link (http://www.rtx.com/privacy/Job-Applicant-Privacy-Notice) to read the Policy and Terms

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.