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Electronics Engineer

Pratt & Whitney
Syracuse, NY
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Electronics Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Electronics Engineer

Business Unit UTC Climate, Controls & Security Job ID 56636BR Date posted 11/10/2017 City Syracuse State New York Country US

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

United Technologies Electronic Controls (UTEC) is a division of United Technologies corporation, including Carrier air conditioning, that designs, develops, and manufacturers control solutions for the HVAC, refrigeration, and related markets globally. As technologies such as IoT, wireless, Human Machine Interfaces, customer connectivity, etc. continue to become a standard expectation, our controls solutions continue to evolve to support new technology trends our customers ask for.

UTEC is searching for a self-motivated Electronics Engineer with relevant design expertise & strong communication skills to develop IoT connected controls for the HVAC, Refrigeration and Automotive industries. Candidates will support the design and development of electronic controls from concept through production. This position has the flexibility to either be located in Huntington IN, OR Syracuse, NY – although the online posting only lists Syracuse, NY.


  • Lead design responsibilities including the development and analysis of analog, digital and power circuits including 12-24 bits ADCs, 8/16/32bit µPs and µCs, graphical displays, sensors interface, AC/DC power switching, linear and switching power supplies
  • Capable of working both individually and as part of a diverse team of mechanical, software and systems engineering competencies in a cohesive effort to deliver new and innovative products
  • Translate new product requirements into design schematics & documentation associated with new designs
  • Provide the expertise to support our PCB layout designers in the implementation of high speed complex designs
  • knowledge of FMEA, tolerance stack up analysis, simulation, statistical methods and Design For Manufacturability techniques to improve robustness and quality of our electronic designs
  • Create technical documentation including requirements, traceability matrixes, functional specifications, FMEA, Stress Analysis, and qualification test plans
  • Drive coordination and support with our validation and manufacturing engineers during the New Product Introduction development process
  • Engagement with the broader engineering team to support current production designs including quality improvements, cost reduction, and component obsolescence and failure analysis
  • Use of root cause analysis concepts and techniques to determine failure modes of field returns that lead to continuous improvement initiatives into our electronics
  • Approximately 10% domestic & international travel to support program engineering and electronics manufacturing objectives


  • Strong functional knowledge of electronic components and circuits design including microprocessors, microcontrollers, op-amps, switch mode power supplies, standard digital logic ICs, and discrete semiconductors (diodes, transistors, FETS, triacs)
  • Knowledge of schematic capture, PCB layout and experience with high speed design techniques; Cadence ver 16.6 knowledge and C programming skills is a plus
  • Design experience with CAN and/or Ethernet design knowledge desirable
  • Design experience with wireless communications, wifi/BLE/ radios and antennas desirable
  • Experience with EMI and EMC design for robustness techniques for our globally sold products
  • Understanding of high volume electronic assembly processes to optimize manufacturing in our global manufacturing footprint
  • Experience in industries of: Automotive, Truck Trailer, Electronics and Validation
  • Knowledge of design and analysis tools such as VHDL, Minitab, MatLab, PSpice is preferred
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customers, suppliers, and global team members
  • Proficient with Microsoft product including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • BSEE degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related Engineering discipline is required
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience with design of electronic circuits and components

United Technologies Corporation 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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