May 09, 2024

Junior-Mid-Level Engineer

$68,000 - $85,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Patuxent River, MD, USA
Full-Time Aerospace - Aviation Defense Engineering Government

Job Description

The position:
AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Junior-Mid-Level Engineer to support Advanced Aircraft Research, Development, Test & Evaluation. The salary range of this position is $68,000.00 to $85,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for remote work; on-site support is required.

About the location: 
Patuxent River, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.

A typical day as a Senior Project Analyst,  JSE M&S Test and Accreditation may include:

  • Provides technical and analytical support during the planning, documentation and execution of all F-35 JSE development and integration activities
  • Leads activities for system test, evaluation, verification, and validation to support accreditation requirements.
  • Provides technical and analytical support for T&E and Verification, Validation and Accreditation (VV&A) requirements identification and management. 
  • Coordinates, conducts, and participates in technical and planning meetings to facilitate collaboration across JSE Enterprise and operational user groups to identify and define T&E and VV&A approaches.
  • Collaborate M&S accreditation authorities to identify and document requirement and establish approaches.
  • Provides reach-back to Subject Matter Experts from the M&S and T&E competency based on JSE team needs and gaps in knowledge or expertise.
  • Assists in coordinating JSE team activities which include Subject Matter Experts (SME) responsible for JSE development, weapon model development, threat model development, red and blue air model development, M&S environment development to establish T&E requirements and Verification and Validation (V&V) methods in support of accreditation. 
  • Provides technical and analytical support to the JSE IPT program management team, during the planning, documentation and execution of T&E and VV&A activities.
  • Collaborate across the JSE Enterprise, operational user groups, and accreditation authorities to identify and develop methods, processes, and procedures to meet JSE T&E and VV&A requirements. 
  • Supports the JSE IPT program management team with development of program roadmaps and schedules.
  • Works closely with development and integration engineers across the JSE Enterprise to ensure successful integration of the F-35 IAB with the JSE.
  • Maintain insight into contractor's plans, schedules, and methods of execution for M&S activities for F-35 ownship , air, threat, and environmental model accreditation and V&V approaches.
  • Coordinate with IPT functional lead for contracts to develop program plan for contract actions necessary to initiate/sustain technical work, including development of statement of work and review Basis of Estimates (BOEs), and provides technical input to assist the JSE Lead in negotiating cost of contractor support.
  • Coordinates with Lead Engineer/System Engineers in support of Government Systems Engineering Technical Reviews (SETR) of JSE development and readiness for test and operations.
  • Identifies and manages technical issues, risks, and opportunities and provides guidance and input to JSE IPT program management team.
  • Provides technical input to develop roadmaps and program schedules, and the alignment of technical activities within and outside the JSE Enterprise that enables activities.
  • Assists the IPT Lead and Lead SE develop contracting strategies and finance plans in support of technical activities.
  • Assists in organizing and actively participates in working groups, panels and teams, etc.

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More about Us:
AMEWAS, Inc. a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor, has provided support to our Federal customers for over 35 years. One of our missions is to find the best available talent to meet our organizational objectives. We closely measure performance, provide varying incentives, and strive to develop top performers. We value diversity. We celebrate the differences and uniqueness each employee brings to help us accomplish our goals. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

Be sure to check out the rest of our website at for more information about our company.

Our excellent benefits and perks:
Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits; some of which are listed below:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership

 To learn more about our organization and our Equal Employment Opportunity policies, please visit

Department: AARDT&E- Advanced Aircraft Research, Development, Test & Evaluation
This is a non-management position
McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA): No



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics or Computer Engineering
  • Possesses a strong understanding of electrical principles, radio frequencies, simulation principles and methodologies
  • Proficient in programming languages such as C++, Python, MATLAB or Java
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, signal processing and computer hardware
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills for working in a team-oriented environment
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with defense industry standards and protocols
  • Knowledge of real-time systems and hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulations

Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:
Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical environment and working conditions:
The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site.  In rare occasions, overnight travel may be required.

The physical environment requires the employee to stand, walk and/or move throughout the workday, often bending over and picking up items less than 50 lbs. and/or operating machinery to assist in the movement of heavy objects such as forklifts and dollies.  This position may also require driving government vehicles.

Refer to a friend:
If you know someone who may be interested, please share this posting.  We are a growing team and there may be more opportunities like this one here at AMEWAS, Inc.!

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