Systems Engineer /Test Engineer (Aircraft Platform Certification)
BAE Systems - Mobile, AL

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This position is contingent upon contract award -- anticipated in February 2011.

Description:
Systems Engineer / Test Engineer with previous experience on DOD Aircraft (Fixed Wing) platforms and with a background in Aircraft Platform Development, complex systems Integration and Testing and that have been integrated with a variety of Tactical Data Links and Situational Awareness Systems, Communications Systems, RF Countermeasures, and IR Countermeasures Defensive Systems

Responsibilities:
Systems Engineering to include platform certifications in the following areas: USAF AIMS IFF Platform certifications, Network Centric / Network Ready Global Information Grid (GIG) operations to include Full Development and Certification of the Platform Information Support Plan (ISP), Platform DOD and FAA Air Worthiness Certifications, RF Frequency Spectrum Certifications and Frequency Allocations, Platform Air Transportability Certifications, Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&E) Ground Test and Flight Test Readiness Certifications, Coordination and support of other Sub-Contractors responsible for Platform TEMPEST certifications and Information Assurance Certifications. Experience in Human Factors Engineering for Complex integrated systems that require optimum integration options for aircrews to be able to manage multiple simultaneous Net Ready Tactical Situational Awareness and Defensive Situational Awareness displays and controls.

  • Provides Test Support during the Development, Integration, and Testing Phase for Development of DT&E Aircrew Test Procedures (ATPs)
  • Support for all DT&E Ground Tests
  • Support for all DT&E Flight Tests
  • Provides Test Support for all Corrective Actions based on OFP Changes or corrective actions
dl{margin:0 0 .8em}dt{font-weight:bold}dd{margin:.4em 0 0 2em} Required Skills:

CRITICAL SKILLS / UNIQUE TASKS: Work experience must be in the aerospace industry Requires a Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering field from an accredited college or university or its equivalent and a minimum of eight (8) years related work experience; or a Master's Degree and six (6) years experience.

Preferred Skills:
Desirable Experience: Experience in Ground Test and Flight Test on Network Centric / Network Ready Airborne Platforms o Tactical Data Links (Link-16, JREAP-A) o Integrated Broadcast Service (IBS) Intel Network o INMARSAT Broadband BLOS Communications o EW Systems (RWR and IRCM) o Tactical Situational Awareness (SA) Environments
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