Senior Systems Engineer

CIRCOR International, Inc
Corona, California
Feb 24, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Senior Systems Engineer



LOCATION: Corona - California

DIRECT REPORTING: Sr. Engineering Manager

About CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense

CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluid and motion control products for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CIRCOR products are flying on most commercial and military aircraft, including single and twin aisle air transport, business and regional jets, military transports and fighters, and commercial and military rotorcraft. Other markets include unmanned aircraft, shipboard applications, and military ground vehicles.

Business units are in Corona, California; Warren, Massachusetts; Hauppauge, New York; Paris, France; Uxbridge, UK; and Tangier, Morocco. Parent company CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is headquartered in Corona, California.


Position Summary

The Sr. Systems Engineer is responsible for system, subsystem and component level technical analysis of CIRCOR designs. This position supports the engineering team in collaborative design and development of fluid controls, motors, gauges and actuation systems in multiple aerospace and military applications.

Principal Activities
  • Provide technical design and analysis assistance to design engineering teams as required, ensuring designs/analysis meet customer expectations.
  • Perform fatigue, flow, structural, thermal, vibration and dynamic analysis of systems, subsystems and components.
  • Ensure verification of design requirements are met through analysis.
  • Perform hand calculations efficiently and accurately were necessary.
  • Perform structural finite element analysis of conventional and complex fluid controls, gauges, motors and actuation systems.
  • Collaborate with design engineering on New Production Introduction Projects with analysis-based design recommendations.
  • Evaluate designs with structural analysis at high temperatures.
  • Support sustaining engineering projects with analysis on failures from production, MRO and customers.
  • Train non-senior level systems engineers in analysis techniques and software.
  • Maintain analysis tool library, including vetting and proposing new software tools.
  • Collaborates with A&D CIRCOR Group SME on analysis techniques and software.
  • Creates and maintains analysis design standards, calculations and templates.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Relevant experience in development, analysis, certification and design of aerospace components within a cross-functional team environment.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to convey information and ideas in a variety of media. Ability to communicate effectively across mediums, audiences, and situations.
  • Analytical skills and solution-driven thinking; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data. Makes sound engineering decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, experience and judgment.
  • Proficiency with fluid, structural, thermal and stress analysis tools (i.e. Ansys, MATLAB, Mathcad etc).

  • Required: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, and 11(+) years of experience in pneumatic/hydraulic industry.
  • Required: Advanced degree in Engineering and 6(+) years of experience in pneumatic/hydraulic industry

PAY RANGE: $130K - $165K annually. Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities