Weapon System Test Engineer - 30207 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) is seeking a senior Guided Weapon System Test Engineer who will be responsible for:

• Evaluating the performance of Active and Passive radar sensors, incorporated within a weapon system

• Designing and integrating weapon system guidance laws, data filtering, and guided weapon system performance optimization.

This is a position for experienced engineers with experience in some combination of the following:

• Guidance law development, state estimation, Kalman filtering, sensor fusion, trajectory shaping, weapon system integration, path planning, miss distance performance optimization, kinematic and system trade studies, algorithm optimization, and ideally some flight test experience


  • Minimum Degree: BS in one of the following majors: Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or Physics

  • Ten {10) years of professional experience in aerospace, missile development, guidance design, estimation, or related technical fields with a BS degree (8 years with a MS and 6 years with a Ph.D.)

  • Ten {10) years of experience in the development and employment of modeling and simulation tools, particularly six degree of freedom simulations.

  • Ten (10) years of experience developing or modifying code in higher level languages like Fortran, Ada, C++, and MATLAB

  • Prior work experience managing an engineering team

  • Familiarity with embedded software development and hardware/software integration


  • Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering or related degree

  • Experience assessing Guidance and Control System integration risks through test data analysis

  • RF, Radar or EW background

  • Testing and Evaluation experience

  • Hardware in the Loop experience

  • Field Test experience

  • Instrumentation experience




Security Clearance


Diversity Statement

  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.

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