Apr 22, 2019

S19-0162: Aircraft Avionics Engineer (SME) - AFLCMC: Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

  • WBB
  • Dayton, OH, USA
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Program Management Research Strategy - Planning

Job Description

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft Systems Division (WII) is responsible for developing, acquiring and sustaining unmanned aircraft systems. This position provides advisory and assistance services support to the government program office at their Wright-Patterson AFB operating location.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Subject Matter Expert in avionics computer systems and software that provides systems engineering and integration support for the unmanned aircraft, sensor and ground control systems (GCS). Address mechanical, electrical, power, flight control systems, data links, network architectures, and cybersecurity
Manage the development, upgrade, and accreditation of data network architectures between the aircraft, GCS, and downstream customers or mission participants
Support all phases of subsystem component and system-level integration and testing that includes: develop and review test plans and procedures, oversight of integration and test activities, and analysis of test results
Prepare airworthiness plans for the integration of payloads or modifications affecting the weapons system, to include documentation and supporting artifacts, and coordination of Military Flight Release (MFR) approvals
Assess the performance of aeronautical and ground-based systems and associated subsystems and equipment, to include identifying potential issues or areas for improvement
Analyze operational plans, operational requirements, evolving requirements or deficiencies, investigate and recommend potential solutions, evaluate Contractor proposed design changes and solutions, and oversee the correction of deficiencies
Interface with weapons system contractors, vendors, and Government representatives regarding the technical aspects of engineering activities; independently apply engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, oversee, and evaluate weapons system development and sustainment activities; and prepare and review engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation
Support program technical interchange meetings, program management reviews, executive management reviews, test-related meetings, lab and flight test events, integrated product team meetings, software/hardware design reviews, and platform integration meetings
Perform technical risk assessments and develop mitigation plans
REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Security Clearance: TS/SCI

TOP SECRET security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility and background investigation current within the past 6 years. (Interim clearances or investigations greater than 6 years are not acceptable)
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
12 years or more of relevant experience
In-depth knowledge of DoD acquisition engineering support
DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
Master’s Degree in Engineering
12 months or more of Special Access Program (SAP) experience within the past 5 years
10 years of DoD Acquisition Program Office experience
Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification in Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering
Experience with Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) weapon systems.
WORK LOCATION: Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

TRAVEL: 40%

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Occupations

Electrical-Electronics Engineering  

States

OH  

Security Clearance

Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI)

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