Sensor Fusion Systems Engineer Senior

in Edwards AFB, CA

Sensor Fusion Systems Engineer Senior Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID


  • Req #


  • Organization


  • Business Unit

    Aeronautics Company

  • Department

    6G4F00:FW Flight Test

  • Job Category

    Systems Engineering: Other

  • Career Area


  • Job Location

    Edwards AFB, CA 93524, US

  • Job Type


  • Clearance Level

    Secret with an investigation within 6 years

  • Career Level

    Secret with an investigation within 6 years

  • Schedule

    FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day

  • Shift


  • Remote


This position is for a Sensor Fusion mission system test engineer supporting F-35 flight test planning and execution located at Edwards AFB, CA. Act as part of an Integrated Test Force (ITF) which includes Contractor Test, Developmental Test, and Operational Test. Team with AFTC and NAWCAD engineers in writing test plans, flight cards, conducting briefs/debriefs, problem reporting, and provide flight test data to verification engineers. The successful candidate should have a background in weapons, avionics, mission systems, sensors, and displays.

As part of the engineering team on site at Edwards AFB, ensure that F-35 capabilities are being met for each LRIP lot. Significant interaction with the Verification Team and Discipline IPTs at Fort Worth is required to communicate issues found and to provide information to assist in problem resolution. Advise technical lead on overall flight priorities and critical problem reports based on data collected in flight.

Participate in real time control room activities during flight execution. The successful candidate will validate that F-35 sensors and mission system tests are conducted correctly by actively monitoring real time telemetry data during flight. This will also include ensuring all test equipment is operational and working along with coordinating with the Western ranges.

Assist with on aircraft troubleshooting and failure resolution as needed to ensure test aircraft mission capability. Coordinate with other mission system personnel to resolve system failures or performance questions. Participate in problem identification, analysis, and resolution. Assist with collection, distribution and analysis of data acquired during flight test missions.

Ideal candidate will have flight test design, integration, and flight test experience with sensors, mission systems, displays, and mission planning. Excellent communication, writing, mathematical, computer skills, required. Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, and practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

**Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access**

Job Qualifications

- Bachelors degree in Systems, Aeronautical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineers or Related Technical Degree

- Experience with Flight Test

Job Skills

- Program Cleared to F-35
- Sensor Fusion, Radar, Datalinks, Electronic Warfare, Weapons Integration, Avionics, Sensors, Displays, Mission Planning, Communication and Navigation, Mission Computing
- Aircraft troubleshooting and Flight Test Experience
- Good interpersonal skills and teamwork
- Knowledge of AFTC processes

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