Space Systems Electrical Radiation Effects Analyst (Hybrid)

Houston, Texas, USA

Electrical Components Engineer and Radiation Effects Analyst

Collins Aerospace Commercial Space and Sea Systems is looking for EEE (Electrical, Electronic, and Electro-Mechanical) Components Engineer, who will support the Electrical Design Department.  This important role is a key interface point for several different disciplines, and must be able to communicate effectively, execute work accurately, and meet program milestones.  The candidate will gain knowledge of related industry standards, and work to department work instructions and industry best practices.  This person will be expected to identify opportunities for process improvements, help reduce non-recurring engineering costs, and help improve time-to-market. 


Review and interpret Customers’ requirements regarding Electrical Component Quality, Product Assurance, Reliability and the equipment’s operating environments including the Radiation environments (Total Dose and Single Event Effects).
Help develop and manage the Preliminary Electrical Parts List and support the Supply Chain in procurement of same.
Develop and maintain component procurement specifications, drawings, and Statements of Work (SOW) for Custom devices.
Prepare test plans and procedures for Heavy Ion testing and Proton testing.  Interpret Radiation Lab test results.
Support and participate in Design Reviews for Supplier Designed Equipment (SDE)
Respond to component manufacturer’s requests for information (SRI).
Identify alternate component, help reduce component lead times, and mitigate component obsolescence.
Review and assess GIDEP alerts for potential impacts.
Prepare and deliver presentations to the Customer’s Parts Control Board (PCB)

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of prior relevant experience OR
In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required
Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations
Clear, concise communication style and attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy required. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Radiation Effects Analysis including Single Event Upsets and Latch-up desired.
Knowledge of Radiation effects and Single events on non-volatile memory devices desired.
Prior experience with Component Engineering for NASA or Military programs (development through flight) desired.
Familiarity with High-reliability (Mil-class S,V and K) electrical parts control requirements (selection, qualification, traceability, inspection) desired.
Component Failure Analysis processes, including hands-on experience with test equipment desired.
Familiarity with military specifications and military part numbers desired.
Experience with Electrical Component derating practices desired.
Familiarity with establishing requirements for Component Procurement Specifications preferred.
Failure Analysis techniques and use of FA lab equipment preferred.
1-2 or more years of experience in a similar role preferred.

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.

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.

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.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).  An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. 

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 program
Student Loan Repayment Program
Life insurance and disability coverage
Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
Adoption Assistance         
Autism Benefit
Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
Teladoc Medical Experts, 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.


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Space Systems Electrical Radiation Effects Analyst (Hybrid)