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Sr. Engineer, Advanced Control Laws (On-Site)

East Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious. 

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. Pratt & Whitney is laser focused on offering flexibility to our employees. We’ve introduced role types (Onsite, Hybrid, or Remote) and now list them in the job posting title so candidates know where they will operate in our blended work environment.

 *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 workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.
Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.
Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Where the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

*Note: Hybrid and remote roles at many of our sites are currently working from home because of COVID-19 protocols. Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process.
 

This is opportunity is an exciting leadership role in development of advanced model predictive control, estimation and FDA algorithms. Control systems applications include gas turbine engine control, electrified aircraft propulsion, integrated propulsion, power & thermal management systems, fuel system and actuation control.

Responsibilities include:

Lead design, implementation, and validation of model predictive propulsion control systems from concept through engine test and entry into service.
Lead root cause analysis and corrective action for advanced control system integration, test, and field issues.
Lead rapid development of control algorithm software solutions to emerging hardware issues.
Lead control system trade studies for improving key propulsion system metrics.
Own evolution of standard work for multi-variable, model predictive control applications to hybrid electric propulsion systems.
Innovate and create intellectual property strategy for hybrid electric propulsion.

Basic Qualifications:

B.S. Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical or Chemical Engineering.
5+ years of relevant experience or a M.S. Degree with 3+ years of relevant experience.
Possession of an active security clearance or the ability to obtain one.
US Citizenship required due to government contracts.

Preferred Qualifications:

Linear and nonlinear control systems theory (state space, frequency domain, MPC, feedback linearization)
Physics-based modeling (propulsion systems, fuel systems, air systems, thermal management), Numerical methods theory for linear algebra and differential equation solutions, Probability theory, Uncertainty propagation in dynamical systems, State estimation, Model predictive control, Quadratic programming and general optimization theory.

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.

JBRTX // Equal Opportunity Employer // 01514906

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Sr. Engineer, Advanced Control Laws (On-Site)