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RTX Corporation Senior Principal Analog - Servo Engineer (Onsite) in Marlborough, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA801: Marlborough, MA 1001 Boston Post Road Building 2, Marlborough, MA, 01752 USA

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Collins Aerospace Mission Systems is looking for an Antenna Servo System Design Engineer based in Marlborough, MA, with responsibilities having significant impact, recognition, and growth in the organization. The engineer will have responsibility for the design, development, integration, and test of cutting-edge antenna pedestal assemblies used in satellite communication terminals used in a variety of airborne, shipboard, ground transportable and ground fixed applications. The engineer will implement best practice standards with regard to the planning, coordination, and implementation of antenna design and servo systems modeling with sound engineering process discipline and guidance. The effective candidate will have a thorough foundation and experience in dynamic real-time servo system design with specific knowledge in antenna pedestal or robotic control.

This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

Qualifications/Experience Needed:

• Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 8 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience • Experience in analog circuit design and servo system design, modelling, simulation and test of complex mechanical systems • Experience using MATLAB and Simulink to build accurate system-level plant models by defining the complex dynamics of each component in your plant to create the system-level plant model • Hands-on multi-disciplined team-based experience • Experience with EE design tools: MATLAB, Simulink, Keysight ADS, and Mentor Graphics’ Design Suite • Effective communication skills, both oral and writing as well as thorough knowledge of all Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) • Broad based hardware engineering background with emphasis on complex electromechanical based products • Proficient in use of lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, synchro resolver simulators and other general purpose test equipment • Proven ability to take a design concept from the block diagram or requirements level and develop a complete hardware design and verifying via test and integration • Pointing and tracking error budget analysis and demonstration • Estimating and proving servo performance (velocity and acceleration dynamics, bandwidths, step response) • Antenna control unit functions and features • Servo system component selection (motors, resolvers, sliprings, gear boxes, IMU’s, Motor Control Electronics) • Experience with design of Antenna Pedestal Assemblies and or Robotics • Ability to Obtain a SECRET Security Clearance or HIGHER

Security Clearance: • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance • 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

Preferred Qualifications: • Familiarization with inertial measurement units, guidance systems, acquisition, pointing and tracking of satellites, synchro resolvers, compass assemblies, inertial rate sensors and gyros • Experience with brushed and brushless motors and associated open and closed loop motor control

Collins Aerospace, an RTX 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.

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.


This is an ONSITE position. 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.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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.

Employee Referral Eligible

The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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