Flight Control Systems Engineer - Bell Helicopter Textron Inc


: $104,510.00 - $151,210.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Aviation

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We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to design the first functionaljetpack. We were aboard NASA s first lunar mission and brought advancedtiltrotor 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, rapidlycreating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

The FlightControl Systems Engineer position is offered at either Bell s main campusin Fort Worth, Texas or the Shelton, Connecticut office. For thoseworking in the Fort Worth area, relocation is available. For thoseworking in the Connecticut area, Bell s Shelton office allows candidates towork remotely on the same diverse range of exciting programs without having torelocate. Travel to the main campus in Fort Worth for coordinationmeetings, testing, and other on-site activities can be expected. Foreither location, travel to various suppliers may be expected depending on theassignment.

Position Responsibilities:

Bell has multipleopenings for Flight Control Systems Engineers to support the development ofConventional and Fly-By-Wire Helicopters and Tiltrotor Aircraft, both mannedand un-manned, as well as new and novel products and platforms, such as autonomousUrban Air Taxi and Product transportation/delivery systems.

The systems requirementsassociated with these products are challenging and exciting. Our existingaircraft systems and emerging concept vehicles provide opportunities forsystems engineering, simulation and test of configurations and technologiesthat will shape the future of aviation. This position will be part of a diverseteam of engineers capable of executing in a challenging and fast-pacedenvironment.

The Flight ControlSystems Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Design and test ofFlight Control System (FCS) with embedded DO-178 software and DO-254 complexhardware, including Fly-By-Wire Flight Controls Systems
  • System and softwaredesign, requirements management, systems specifications, interface management,system safety assessment, verification and validation testing in desktopsimulation environment and systems integration labs, aircraft flight test, andaircraft/systems qualification and certification
  • Development of systemsarchitecture, redundancy management, electronic hardware design andintegration, and actuator design and integration
  • Development of airvehicle flight control laws, flight director, navigation, guidance, andautonomous systems control algorithms controls systems - such as navigation,visual odometry, obstacle avoidance, object identification and comparablecontrol behaviors
  • Qualifications

    Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor s Degree isrequired. Major in Electrical Engineering, AerospaceEngineering or Computer Engineering is preferred.
  • Bachelor s Degree inother engineering disciplines will be considered with applicable softwaredevelopment experience.
  • Masters Degree inthe Engineering disciplines mentioned above is preferred.
  • Position Requirements:
  • 9+ years ofexperience in the aerospace industry, particularly rotorcraft, ispreferred. Other industry experience will be considered.
  • Experience with Modelbased systems engineering.
  • Familiarity with RTCADO-160, MIL-STD-810, RTCA DO-178, RTCA DO-254, SAE ARP4754A, SAE ARP4761, 14CFR Part 27 and Part 29 for commercial and military qualification andcertification of aircraft systems, and multiple data protocols.
  • Experience with creationof system specifications, requirements traceability, and verification.
  • Creation of systemarchitecture and wiring schematics.
  • Generation of SystemSafety Assessments, Failure Hazard Analysis, and Certification and Test plans.
  • Familiarity with avionicsystems, electrical power, mechanical controls, hydraulic systems andactuation, and flight test.
  • Experience with flightcontrol system development and testing in a systems integration lab.
  • Experience with aircraftinstallation, functional testing, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with primaryDevelopment Environments:
  • MathWorks MATLAB /Simulink with Stateflow and Embedded Coder
  • C/C++ code
  • C# test scripts
  • IBM Rational DOORS
  • Serena Dimensions / PVCS
  • Mentor Graphics CapitalHarness System

  • EEO StatementTextron 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 StatementThe 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.Recruiting Company:Bell Flight




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    :Yes, 5 % of the TimeTextron (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. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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