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Honeywell Principal Systems Engineer in Southborough, Massachusetts

The future is what you make it.

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future.

That means changing the way we fly, fueling jets in an eco-friendly way, keeping buildings smart and safe and even making it possible to breathe on Mars.

Working at Honeywell isn’t just about developing cool things. That’s why all of our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

The Aerospace Advanced Technology organization has an immediate opening (located in Southborough Massachusetts) for a Principal Systems Engineer. The selected candidate will advance technologies supporting fuel cell technology maturation and transition from R&D to production organizations within Advanced Technology and the Engines & Power Systems business. This is an exciting time for an experienced engineer with project management experience to join the Honeywell Advanced Technology team and is a great position to showcase your skills in a highly visible role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Guide mechanical, electrical, and software teams in maturing and transitioning fuel cell technologies into leading-edge UAS products

  • Grow and mature understanding of all aspects of the technology in service of protecting it throughout the design process

  • Apply product development experience and knowledge of efficient manufacturing techniques to meet the emerging need for improved UAS systems

  • Contribute to the education, motivation, and orchestration of the growing UAS product development team


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering

  • 10 years of experience in engineering

  • 20 years of experience in Computer Aided Design


  • Advanced Engineering Degree or PMP certification

  • Advanced knowledge of 3D modeling techniques and be well versed in component documentation including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

  • Design for manufacturing experience, versed in the selection of appropriate production methods based on part requirements and anticipated production volume

  • Extensive direct experience in the design of injection molded, sheet metal, and machined components.

  • Risk Management, experienced in the assessment of design risk and have a proven track record of developing effective risk mitigation strategies

  • Planning, ability to enumerate the steps associated with maturing a product design and accurately estimate the resources and timeline for the effort

  • Regulatory compliance, experience identifying relevant regulatory standards and charting strategic pathways to compliance.

  • Prototyping, ability to build and test his designs in service of understanding design readiness and improving manufacturability

  • Proven track record of meeting technical, schedule and budget commitments while satisfying internal and external customers

  • Experience in project engineering or program management

  • Relevant experience in proposal preparation and new business development

  • Action-oriented, self-starting approach with ability to decompose overall goals into detailed action plans

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Self-motivated, empowered, team leader with proven track record of working effectively across geographic and cultural boundaries

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, presentation, written and oral communication skills

  • Able to positively influence others, and resolve conflicts quickly and tactfully


Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.