• Systems Engineer

    Location US-CT-West Hartford
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/28/2018 2:18 PM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Engineering - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • Overview

    Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs, and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So, whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
    Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.
    Triumph Engine Control Systems is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter, and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 500 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units, and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket/spares end markets.


    We are looking for a highly motivated Mechanical or Aerospace Engineer for our West Hartford, CT site, to join our System Engineering Team.  The Systems Engineer will serve as the main technical liaison within Triumph and with external customer. Programs include development and support of (Vapor Cycle) Environmental Control Systems (VCS/ECS) for commercial and military ground and airborne platforms, high-power motors and embedded firmware controllers.


    • Plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates detailed phases of new product development work as program technical lead or in a supporting role on a larger scope project to meet company and customer requirements.
    • Deploy and derive system and component level functional, performance and interface requirements necessary to comply with customer requirements, including specification of components and subsystems through validation, verification and certification.
    • Work directly with internal and external customers and suppliers, including presentations to company and customer executives throughout the product life cycle.
    • Additional duties include assurance of close integration and open communication between all functions.
    • System integration and test
    • Project management (scheduling, budgeting and cost tracking)
    • Provide specialized support in technical, programmatic or team problem solving.
    • Additional duties include assurance of close integration and open communication between all functions.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering a must. Master’s Degree a plus.
    • 2 to 5 years of related experience preferred, will consider a recent college grad. 
    • Work requires a broad technical knowledge of precedent in mechanical and thermal design and analysis, system and feedback controls performance, fluid dynamics, test engineering and a good knowledge of principles and practices of related specialties.
    • Demonstrated capabilities in failure analysis and troubleshooting complex systems.
    • Knowledge of thermal heat transfer or refrigeration cycles preferred.
    • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
    • Ability and willingness to travel approximately 10-15%.
    • Strong interest in the commercial and military aircraft business 


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