Electrical Engineer Manager

Job Number: (121376-02) Work Locations: Phoenix, AZ

UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs.

In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems was formed by combining two industry leaders, Hamilton Sundstrand and Goodrich, creating an organization with key positions on a wide range of aircraft flying today and substantial content on various UAVs, satellites and ground and naval vehicles.


The UTC Aerospace Systems┬┐ (UTAS) Electronic Systems Center (ESC) is a strategic business unit headquartered in scenic Phoenix, AZ. The ESC supports a wide variety of UTAS aerospace products with state-of-the-art facilities and expertise. The ESC team designs, tests, builds, and supports electronic components and systems for all parts of the UTC Enterprise. As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible to build and manage an effective team of Electrical Engineers executing to our project commitments across UTC.

Primary Responsibilities

Execution of Engineering Projects:

Build, develop and manage the electrical engineering team required to effectively execute projects following UTAS procedures and customer requirements.

Drive efficient execution of DO-254 hardware/firmware development to manage hardware/firmware requirements, design and implementation.

Manage resource allocation of electrical engineers across multiple programs.

Engage with project teams and coordinate with other functional managers to understand the cross functional requirements and constraints on resource demands.

Position engineering team to execute value engineering, new product introduction, or existing product transfer to lost-cost sourcing and manufacturing areas.

Drive the usage of appropriate ACE tools to support cost-effective technical solutions with heavy focus on platform design, reuse and knowledge-management.

Review the content, thoroughness and quality of the design work generated by the department.

Participate in regular technical interaction with other UTAS divisions, partners and customers.

Drive a modular development approach to electrical design for configurability and reusability.

Domestic and international travel of up to 10% of time.


Establish and maintain employee Goals and Objectives and development plans for the team.

Create, manage, evaluate, and operate within project, department, and capital budgets.

Mentor and train engineers and technicians to improve their creativity and thoroughness.

Support the management of engineering demand forecasting, including evaluation of future skill set and capacity needs.

Support the development of plans for ESC strategic capital investments to align with internal customer needs.

Support the ESC in completion of Policy Deployment and Continuous Improvement activities aligned with business needs.

Support the strategic planning and technology roadmapping processes at the ESC.

Represent the ESC at various customer meetings and enterprise initiatives as needed


BS degree in Electrical Engineering with at least 8 years of experience in the Aerospace Industry. At least 3 years of experience as an engineering manager.

Experience with DO160.

Experience with DO254 development life-cycle experience including requirements, design, development, change control, configuration management, integration, validation, verification and qualification

Familiarity with certification and experience interacting with Certification Authorities.

Strong experience with high reliability controller electronics and power switching circuitry.

Strong written and verbal communication skills are required to facilitate frequent interaction with internal disciplines and with other UTAS divisions and OEM's worldwide

Experience with Microprocessors, DSPs, FPGA and PLDs development.

Complete avionics development life-cycle: requirements, design, development, integration, and qualification test.


Experience with FAA/EASA certification/regulation.

Experience with Primary, Secondary flight control systems, Braking control systems is a plus

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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