Associate Director, Systems Engineering


: $104,510.00 - $151,210.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Date Posted:
United States of America
OT494: 5FS - Farmington, CT 5 Farm Springs, Farmington, CT, 06032 USA
Job Description:

Otis, a United Technologies company, is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. Our revolutionary Gen2? elevators, energy-saving ReGen? drives and NCE \"green\" escalator have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety and performance. More than 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators are currently in operation throughout 200 different countries. We are proud to have a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. So just imagine where we can take you!


Each day, the engineering team is working to meet some of the most unique and exciting global challenges. In order to maintain our role as a global leader, we continue to seek talented, ambitious individuals to join our team. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to apply your technical expertise, then we have a great opportunity for you. We are seeking innovative, data driven, results-oriented engineers to contribute to our continued legacy of innovation.


This position will have the primary responsibility for leading the technical design, analysis, and architecture activities for electrical and software control system components used in a variety of applications globally.

The successful candidate will be able to work with multi-functional teams and has a solid understanding of systems engineering principles and practices including functional allocation, architecture development and evaluation, and risk assessment as applied to electrical and software systems. The system engineer is able to translate customer requirements into high quality innovative and market leading solutions. The candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills, and is able to collaborate in a dynamic team environment.

  • Analyze, develop, and provide strategic direction for electrical and software control system components and architectures.
  • Champion requirements gathering and documentation.
  • Work with software and electrical teams to develop and document requirements and functional allocation.
  • Lead alternatives analysis for various architecture and design decisions
  • Work with multiple engineering teams and key stakeholders to define component interface standards, functional allocation, and requirements.
  • Review and analyze new technologies for application in new product developments

Education/Certifications:MA/MS degree w/15+ years' experience

PhD degree w/10+ years' experience

  • Experience with real time control algorithms and/or safety logic including sensor evaluation and integration for control systems.
  • Experience with developing electrical or software architectures to meet performance and cost requirements.
  • Ability to analyze functional requirements and allocation to meet product deliverables and constraints.
  • Experience with performing or leading alternatives analysis to support critical decision making for product and system designs.
  • Proven ability to work with various teams, key stakeholders, and customers to meet commitments
  • Experience with modeling and simulation tools
  • Experience with CAN communications or similar serial communication technologies
  • Experience in contributing or leading DFMEA
  • Strong analytical and logical reasoning skills
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

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.

Associated topics: infrastructure, ip, maintain, network, satellite, server, system engineer, system specialist, system technician, technician * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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