Flight Test Engineer : F-35 Program
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Flight Test Engineer 3 - Responsible for planning, ground and flight test on F-35B, STOVL variant aircraft BF-5. The primary role of this aircraft in the SDD flight test program is Mission Systems testing; RADAR, EW/CM, CNI, EOTS, fusion, weapon integration, and WDA. Duties and responsibilities include directing, coordination and completion of planning tasks; scheduling and conduct of ground and flight test missions as Test Conductor in accordance with JSF processes and operating procedures to execute SDD flight test program schedule and goals. Responsibilities: Responsible for planning, ground and flight test of F-35B aircraft at NAS Patuxent River, MD.

Plan, coordinate, and schedule flight test mission requirements with responsible engineers and aircraft controlling agencies. Evaluate results from flight activities and incorporate "lessons learned" into future test activities. Duties include but are not limited to: developing and maintaining flight test support materials and mission flight test profiles; developing and publishing test plans, flight test cards, test schedules and test procedures for unmanned air vehicle testing; coordinating with other organizations to ensure safe and effective execution of ground and flight test activities. Interface with Air Vehicle design and analysis functions to develop test and test data requirements.

Specify test article configurations and coordinate the integration of test modifications with air vehicle engineering and manufacturing organizations. Identify and coordinate the availability of test facilities and test ranges with company, subcontractor, and government agencies. Conduct ground and flight tests in accordance with established test plans and procedures. Participate in post-test data evaluation and problem identification and resolution.

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