CDU- Avionics Program Manager
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. 16 reviews - Tucson, AZ

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CDU-Avionics Program Manager
Tucson, AZ

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Candidate will be responsible for F-16 and A-10 center display unit (CDU) software and hardware development, aircraft integration, test & evaluation, and project management in support of the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command Test Center. Candidate will assist the program managers with such programmatic tasks as schedule and cost adherence, contractual arrangements with hardware and software vendors, and assessment of vendor fulfillment of program requirements. Additionally, the candidate will perform such technical and conceptual tasks as assistance with system and subsystem integration, ICD development and modification, coding of required software and hardware architecture, test plan formulation, system technical test and evaluation, analysis and interpretation of test results, test report formulation, and system troubleshooting. The successful candidate will provide expertise in the following areas: aircraft data bus architectures to include mil-standard 1553 & Ethernet; interface control document development and associated coding; basic fighter aircraft tactical applications; PVI Development; data analysis tools; software targeting systems correlation engines; basic fighter targeting pods. Candidate must have a firm understanding of the operation and tactical applications of all the above systems and their interfaces with all Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve aircraft and systems. Candidate will operate in multidisciplinary teams of industry, government and military personnel consisting of engineers, analysts, scientists, pilots and other aircrew. Candidate must have a can-do attitude and an open mind to develop new visions for fighter systems and subsystems integration and avionics.

Required Skills:
Candidate should have at least 5 years experience software design and implementation; at least 5 years experience in fighter flight test, tactics, and operational and developmental test and evaluation; minimum 5 years experience in aircraft data bus architecture; strong desire to learn new systems and propose new ideas for aircraft subsystems design. Candidate should have experience with design and use of data analysis tools. The candidate must have a strong ability to work in a team environment with demonstrated leadership and customer interface skills. The successful candidate should have good analytic skills and be capable of operating in a multi-tasking environment. The candidate must have strong verbal and written communications skills. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license with an insurable driving record.

Desired Skills:

Extensive flight test and evaluation experience to include test plan writing, design of experiments (DOE), test execution, data analysis, and reporting is desired. Operational and test flying background as fighter aircraft operator. Test Pilot School and/or USAF Weapons Instructor Course graduate desired. Recent experience with A-10A/C or F-16 operational and developmental test and ICD development. A background in special access programs is highly desired.

Education Requirements:

B.S. in technical discipline is highly desired, preferably in computer science, electrical engineering, or aeronautical engineering, but experience in a technical field could be substituted. Masters degree is desired.

MTSI is an equal Opportunity Employer

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16 reviews
A fast-paced and dynamic 100% employee-owned and operated technology firm, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) provides leading-edge...