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Lead Software Engineer


West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Engineering

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 Systems, Electronics & Controls 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 550 employees. 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 an independently motivated candidate to fill a Lead Software Engineer position. This Engineer would be working in a team environment engaging in full life-cycle development (plan, design, verify, certify) of embedded software for complex control systems certified to RTCA DO-178 (software level A to E) along with their computer based diagnostic tools. 



Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervising and mentoring multiple direct reports
  • Employee skill development and objective/goal setting
  • Process Compliance and Continuous Improvement Initiatives
  • Fully support the Engineering organization with audits and customer meetings


NPI Project Planning and Execution Responsibilities

  • Project planning & oversight and the ability to effectively multi-task
  • Support bids and proposals activity including senior leadership presentations
  • Conducts and coordinate complex embedded software development and verification tasks.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary planning, design, development, testing and certification of complex software based systems.
  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs control and diagnostic systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR
  • Advanced degree and 3 years of relevant experience 
  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar discipline
  • Knowledge of software architectures and the C coding language
  • Experience with Model Based Development
  • Experience in embedded software development and verification, preferably using DO-178 or similar industry standards
  • Experience with most aspects of the software life cycle process including planning, decomposition of system requirements to high level software requirements, low level requirements, architecture, code, verification and certification
  • Familiar working in lab environments using in circuit emulators / target system debuggers and computer assisted test stands
  • Understanding of the software development and verification processes
  • Experience working with Generator and/or Bus Power Control
  • Experience working in a cross functional team of program, systems, hardware and software engineers
  • Experience with MathWorks

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability. Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here