Electrical Systems Engineer
Bell Helicopter
 Fort Worth, TX

Electrical Systems Engineer opportunities are available on Bell's Invictus 360, Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program. This position is located at Bell's headquarters facility in Ft. Worth, TX.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Developing system requirements, architecture, and interfaces for the aircraft Electrical Power Generation and Distribution System and integration with other aircraft systems
  • Coordinating with and managing electrical system suppliers in the development, integration, and testing of power generation and distribution systems
  • Electrical System interface management, system safety assessment, verification and validation testing with the systems integration lab (SIL), aircraft flight test, and aircraft/system qualification and certification

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering (or closely related field) is required
  • Master of Science Degree is preferred

Position Requirements:

  • Experience at all levels will be considered with a minimum of 3 years specific experience with electrical systems integration, development, and testing – at least 5 years' experience preferred
  • Familiarity with RTCA DO-160, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-7160 RTCA DO-178, RTCA DO-254, SAE ARP4754A, SAE ARP4761, 14 CFR Part 27 and Part 29 for commercial and military qualification and certification of aircraft systems, and multiple data protocols
  • Experience with creation of system specifications, requirements traceability, and verification
  • Hands-on experience with electrical system development and testing in a SIL
  • Experience with aircraft installation, functional testing, and troubleshooting
  • Candidates must be eligible to obtain Secret Security Clearance

Preferred skills:

  • Preferred experience in military platforms but other applicable experience will be considered
  • Working knowledge of high-voltage systems (270VDC)
  • Experience with the generation of System Safety Assessments, Failure Hazard Analysis, and Certification Test plans and reports
  • Ability to coordinate between multi-disciplined engineering teams, suppliers and customers
  • Work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams to define cross-functional power requirements and conduct air vehicle level trade studies as designs move from concept to production
  • Ability to perform an Electrical Load Analysis (ELA)
  • Creation of system architecture and wiring schematics. Experience with schematic creation using Mentor Graphics Capital Harness Systems (CHS) is preferred
  • Experience with ENOVIA and Cameo
  • Experience in evaluating systems architecture in model-based design environment (MBSE) and architecture tools