Aircraft Pilot Vehicle Integration Engineer Senior Staff

in Bethesda, MD

Aircraft Pilot Vehicle Integration Engineer Senior Staff Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    513205

  • Req #

    488282BR

  • Organization

    ESS0343 AERONAUTICS COMPANY

  • Business Unit

    Aeronautics Company

  • Department

    LS44VF:GVL FTO (OS Benefits)

  • Job Category

    Systems Engineering: System of Systems Integration

  • Career Area

    KF-X

  • Job Location

    Bethesda, MD 20817, US

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    None

  • Career Level

    None

  • Schedule

    FLEX-Non-Standard 40 hour week

  • Shift

    First

  • Remote

    No

The KF-X program is seeking a person with extensive Pilot Vehicle Integration experience to advise KAI engineers during system development. This includes Subsystem cockpit design, KF-X mission systems integration, and KF-X pilot community for purposes of improved Pilot Vehicle Interface (PVI). This position is to provide engineering technical assistance for the KF-X development program. Primary roles include:

• Participate in multi-functional group PVI meetings to provide technical guidance for achieving optimum functional cockpit configuration
• Mentor KF-X Cockpit Design team on PVI design and implementation beginning at aircraft Conceptual Design Review (CDR), approaching integration, ground and flight test.
• Provide technical assistance in defining, clarifying and implementing required display symbology for the Multi-functional Displays (MFD), Heads-Up Display (HUD) and Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) as related to PVI
• Support development of hardware/PVI system test procedure and risk analysis
• Support ground testing of cockpit Line Replaceable Unit (LRU) system functionality
• Analysis of pilot workload and human system integration, to include anthropometrics and human factors
• Desired support in Pilot Flight Equipment (PFE) for ejection seat system

The successful candidate will deploy from their current location and will provide technical advice to include training, guidance, support, and development assistance to KAI engineers while guiding detail development through the appropriate application of analysis methodologies, ground test, and flight test to achieve a design solution that meets customer needs. In addition to strong technical skills the candidate should have a track record of success working in diverse groups where attention to the customer is paramount.

Overall tasks shall include, but not be limited to, providing subject matter guidance, training and mentoring to the customer engineers. Upon selection, the candidate will receive details of the long-term benefits package associated with this international assignment.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Candidate must be able to relocate to Korea.

Job Qualifications

• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college.
• 7+ years of experience in aircraft system integration
• Background in pilot vehicle interface design, development, and integration
• Design verification, qualification testing, or production
• Experience with human factors engineering or pilot work load analysis
• Experience interfacing with customers and subcontractors
• Experience with proposal technical leadership
• Experience with military or government programs
• Experience with Export Control Compliance

Job Skills

The following are desired but not required:
• Experienced tactical fighter aircraft pilot desired
• Experience working on a Fighter aircraft platform
• Strong knowledge in Pilot Flight Equipment
• Experience in mentoring and training other engineers
• Experience with Escape Systems, ejection seat and canopy jettison mechanization
• Experience authoring technical publications and editing change requests, flight manuals, pilot guides or avionics change descriptions
• Strong Organizational Skills
• Experience overseeing multiple tasks simultaneously to identify and resolve conflicts and issues
• Experience with cross-functional communications and working on diverse engineering teams

Additional Information

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