Flight Test Engineer II
AAI Corporation - Hunt Valley, MD

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Description

Job Description

UAS Flight Test Engineer reports to the UAS Test Engineering Manager and provides formal test and qualification support to various internal and external customers.

Area of responsibility concentrates on flight testing of the Shadow family of Unmanned Aircraft Systems and other UAS as required.

Postion involves detailed flight test planning, execution of flight and test readiness reviews, conduct of flight testing, data collection, and reporting of flight test activity.

Testing will be conducted at remote customer and commerical facilities requiring extensive travel.

Detailed tasking includes:
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Requirements analysis for testabillity and traceability

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Participation in working groups, program reviews, and test/flight readiness reviews

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Development of detailed test plans and procedures

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Managing flight test articles and support equipment.

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Execution of testing at AAI, teaming partner, and customer facilities

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Directing of flight test activities including internal and external interfaces

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Test status reporting and defect tracking

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Data reduction and analysis

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Development of comprehensive test reports

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Leadership of composite flight test team

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Support of test engineering process development

Travel to customer or vendor sites and flight line is required (up to 80%)

Qualifications

Required Skills

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Effective written and oral communication skills

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Ability to present information to large audiences

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Effective ability to organize and prioritize assigned tasks

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Effective leadership skills

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Familiarity with test and evaluation principles

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Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment

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Able to work independently

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Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance is essential.

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Must be a U.S. citizen.

Required Experience

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Bacholor of Science degree

from an a

ccredited school in an engineering discipline or Computer Science. Masters degree is a plus.

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Minimum of 2 years experience in the flight test (manned or unmanned)

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Minimum of 2 years hardware, software, or combined hardware/software testing experience including creating test cases, procedures and plans from hardware, software, and system requirements documents.

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Experience with unmanned systems, aircraft systems, real-time systems, computerized control stations, and military operations and integration a plus.

Job Field

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Engineering

Primary Location

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US-Maryland-Hunt Valley

Recruiting Company

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AAI Corporation

Schedule

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Full-time

Job Level

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Individual Contributor

Shift

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First Shift

Travel

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Yes, 75 % of the Time

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AAI flies high, with or without pilots. AAI makes aerospace and defense systems, including unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems for the US...