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Raytheon Technologies Sr. Mechanical Systems Engineer - Flight Simulation in Salt Lake City, Utah

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United States of America


HUT31: Salt Lake City, UT 600 Komas Drive

, Salt Lake City, UT, 84108-1229 USA

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches

across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer - Flight Simulation

We are currently searching for a Senior Mechanical System Engineer - Simulation Solutions & Services to join our team in Salt Lake City, Utah or Orlando, Florida.

This position is within the Simulation & Training Solutions (STS) business area. STS develops and builds simulators and training systems for both military and commercial customers. Devices range in complexity from desktop training all the way up to high fidelity weapon system and full-flight training systems including full visual, motion, and simulator interoperability. The System Engineer position is to fill a need within the Display Engineering group, supporting the development and sustainment of STS display systems, including display products, domes, projectors, optical designs, and integration with high end image generator computers.

Job Description:

The candidate must be willing to perform a wide variety of functions from start to finish with visual/optical system design and layout, hardware/software integration, system requirements definition, test and evaluation criteria within the Collins Aerospace standards, while working with other engineers within the group. The candidate will utilize several different types of COTS and in-house tool sets to execute the tasks.


  • 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.

  • Experience in the use of COTS (Commercial Off The Shelf) software packages (ie Solid Works, ANSYS, etc…) to generate system layouts and evaluate feasibilities

  • Optical systems experience (lens performance, resolution measurement, etc…)

  • Ability to multitask and work well in an interdisciplinary environment

  • Designs and manages engineering systems over their life cycles.

  • Supports plans and strategies for requirements management, reliability, logistics, coordination of different teams, evaluation measurements, and other disciplines for large or complex projects.

  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

  • Ability to Travel to Customer Site for debugging of issues (25-35% of the total project effort)


  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Excel, Power Point and Word

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • DOORS or Jama for requirements management

  • ALM and JIRA

Job Responsibilities:

  • Capture and analyze customer requirements; derive product requirements.

  • System level design considerations including electrical, optical, thermal, weight/load, and manufacturability.

  • Development of design requirements derived from customer specifications.

  • Generate presentations and documents to include design reviews, requirements reviews, test procedures, etc…

  • Create/modify engineering design documentation.

  • Support transition of design into manufacturing/production.

  • Collaborate with software engineers, test engineers, hardware engineers, and project management

  • Support installations as needed.

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.

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.

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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.