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Flight Test Engineer

Lexington Park, Maryland
Function Description:  Applies engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, test and/or evaluate aircraft and aircraft related. Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation. Applies engineering experience to perform functions such as system integration, configuration management, quality assurance testing, or acquisition and resource management. Analyzes, designs, develops, implements, tests and/or evaluates automated data processing software related to engineering or functional requirements of aircraft flight control systems, system integration, configuration management, quality assurance testing, military weapon systems, associated support systems, or management information systems or acquisition and resource management. Assignments may involve complex test and evaluation of hardware and/or software related to engineering or functional requirements of military weapon system, associated support system, or management information systems.
 Education:  A bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from a school of engineering having at least one professional engineering curriculum which was accredited by the ABET.
Experience:   At least five years of practical experience in the engineering field.  At least four years’ experience must be in the area of development, test and evaluation of aircraft weapon systems.   A minimum of three years of direct experience in one or a combination of the following areas is required: aircraft flying qualities and flight controls; aircraft development, test, and evaluation conduct; structures, aircraft weapon separation and compatibility, Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems, aircraft propulsion; power systems; system/subsystem development, test & evaluation, or design.
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