Avionics Engineer, Lead - 35472 in WPAFB, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/3/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    WPAFB, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/3/2021
  • Job ID:
    35472

Job Description

Alion Science and Technology has an immediate opportunity for an Avionics Integration Engineer, (Comm/Nav) located at WPAFB, OH.  The Avionics Integration Engineer will apply a full range of systems engineering and engineering management philosophies, policies, procedures, and best practices to perform a wide variety of activities in support of existing and future aircraft acquisitions programs in the Fighters & Advanced Aircraft Directorate and Bombers Directorate. These Directorates are responsible for the requirements analysis, strategic planning, design, development, integration, test, production, deployment, sustainment, and modernization activities necessary to achieve U.S. and FMS aircraft weapon system and subsystem requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise for existing, modified, and new Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), hardware and software design and integration for air vehicle systems and subsystems.
  • Lead tasks in support of all engineering aspects of the program, delivery, training, operations, maintenance, infrastructure, sustainment, and support.
  • Apply extensive knowledge of aircraft systems and other aircraft operations expertise to assess developmental alternative and flight test activities.
  • Prepare/deliver/participate in programmatic, engineering, T&E briefings, planning efforts, execution, documentation activities, conferences, and reviews.
  • Perform engineering review and analysis of weapon system contractor proposals and other technical documentation in support of the USAF or partner country program’s airframe, systems, and sub-system contract definitization, ECPs, or similar and provide recommendations back to our customer.
  • Attend/participate in various program, management-level, and team-level meetings as required, both in-person and via telecom in support.

Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance required
  • Either advanced degree (Master of Arts (MA)/Master of Science (MS)) and 12 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 years of which must be in the DoD,
  • OR, BA/BS degree, and 15 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 of which must be in the DoD,
  • OR, 20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications, 8 of which must be in the DoD.

Desired Technical Experience:

  • Knowledge of avionics engineering in support of avionics subsystem definition, development, integration, and testing.
  • Knowledge of requirements development and verification methods to include review of ICD, sustainment, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), T&E, and airworthiness certification across a wide range of hardware and software systems.
  • Familiarity in wide/varied fighter/bomber platforms and systems as a pilot, weapons system operator, or maintainer in an operational or test environment.
  • Experience with:
    • Certification of systems for AIMS and RF Spectrum (DD 1494).
    • Communications, navigation, and identification (CNI) systems.
      • Specific experience with Tactical Data Links (Link-16, MIDS-JTRS, TTNT).
    • Traditional and non-traditional acquisitions (Section 804 Rapid Fielding).

Travel:

  • Ability to travel regularly (~10-25%) for program reviews and/or site visits, to contractor, test range, laboratory, or customer locations as directed/required.

Security Clearance: None

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