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Flight Test Engineer, Triton UAS Mission Systems Test

Lexington Park, Maryland
Must be U.S. Citizen

Clearance Required: SECRET Ability to obtain a TS/SCI

Education:    Bachelor of Science (BS) in an engineering discipline, computer science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or engineering from an accredited college or university.

  • Min. 5 years of professional engineering experience
  • 3 years’ experience shall have consisted of performing engineering functions with respect to support, research or development of mechanical, electrical, or aerospace systems
  • 1 year experience as a team lead
  • Desired Experience
    • Aviation systems, ground and flight test support, test ranges, and test laboratories
    • Experience in developmental or operational test planning, amendments, coordination and reporting.
    • Prior experience with Minotaur
    • Prior experience with Mission Planning
    • Technical writing skills
    • Knowledge of the fundamentals of unmanned aerial systems
    • Knowledge of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) systems [Electro-Optical (EO/IR), radar, Automatic Identification System (AIS), Electronic Warfare (EW), Traffic and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), Link-16, Navigation)
    • Knowledge of the fundamentals of computer networking
    • Ability to work within a team of engineers to generate practical and executable tests
      • Team organizational skills
      • Team communications skills
    • Ability to understand complex systems
    • Ability to perform troubleshooting of complex systems
    • Knowledge of the Maritime Patrol Mission

Position Description:
  • Applies engineering principles to research, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, test, or evaluate systems.
  • Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation.
  • This position applies engineering experience to perform functions such as system integration, design, configuration management, quality assurance testing, or acquisition and resource management.

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