Mission Planning Software Test Engineer (MV) - 38150 in Eglin Air Force Base, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/18/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Description:  Are you a mission driven individual who is looking for a meaningful career? This isn't your average mission. Join Huntington Ingalls Industries - Technical Solutions Division and make a difference by supporting the Air Force’s Air Combat Command (ACC) as an Operational Mission Planning Software Test Engineer.  Assist and support ACC’s combat missions in a dynamic, challenging test environment.

Mission Performance:

  • The employee shall develop, maintain, and execute test plans for Air Force Mission Planning System and Follow-On OT&E, and Force Development Evaluation, including the development of test methodology and support software - Air Force Mission Planning Systems (MPS) include: Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS), Portable Flight Planning Software (PFPS), Life Cycle Upgrade, and support for a variety of aircraft and associated equipment.

  • The employee will draft and execute test plans under a USAF-appointed Project Manager, and prepare an Operational Assessment (OA), Early Operational Assessment (EOA), Concept of Test Brief (COTB), Joint Charters, OSD briefs, Combined Readiness Reviews (CRR), detailed Final Reports (FREP), plans, and Release Recommendations (RR)

  • The employee will provide test item configuration control functions over software, hardware, and documentation and will provide and maintain data for internal and test management systems - The employee will coordinate with Flight Performance Model (FPM), Platform Integration (PI), and Take-off and Landing Data (TOLD) Follow-On OT&E/Validation Test Engineer

  • Travel approximately 10-25%


  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant mission planning and flight experience.

  • Former military aviator having experience as a qualified crewmember within the last ten years.

  • Top Secret/SCI Eligibility Required.


  • Experience in one of the following:  E-3 Dragon, U-2, E-8 or EC-130

  • Flight Test experience

  • Software Test experience



Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

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