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Last updated: 2019-10-20
Valid to: 2019-11-13
Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Test Engineer
United States
Job description
Act as the Flight Test Director during flight tests Simi Valley, CA Determine and communicate flight test objectives. Employment type Develop test cards that meet flight test objectives. Regular - Full Time Review System Requirement documents to help ensure requirements are concise and testable. ID Lead flight readiness reviews, test briefs, and post-test debriefs. 579 Ensure test assets are prepared to support testing, including proper configuration of product hardware and software, writing test cards and procedures, and maintaining test equipment. Apply Now Process and analyze test data to determine test results Capture test activities, fill in test data sheets and transfer telemetry files to the network. Capture test activities and details in reports, enter test failures or anomalies in an issue tracking system database. U.S. Citizenship Required Bachelor's degree in software, systems, or aerospace engineering. A minimum of 12 years' experience in related industry, including conducting system or flight tests Excellent communication skills, including documenting test plans, procedures, and reports; verbally directing UAV Operators and Observers during flight tests; capturing system test requirements; recording test failures; and reporting test results. Good interpersonal skills and able to work well with others across disciplines. Understanding of the functionality of major aircraft sub-systems and avionics. Ability to determine regression test requirements based on specific sub-system modifications. Ability to develop ad-hoc tests to troubleshoot test failures. Ability to analyze large test data sets using software tools, like MATLAB or Excel. Responsible for estimating the time required to conduct testing and completing assigned tasks within the project schedule. Position requires 10-30% travel. The preferred candidate will have the ability to work with product development engineers to derive test requirements based on product specifications and modifications. Experience as a pilot or aircrew member would be beneficial. Secret or Top Secret clearance, or the ability to obtain a clearance, would be a plus. ITAR Requirement: This position requires the use of information which is subject to compliance with International Traffic Arms Regulations (ITAR). To conform to U.S. Government export regulations/ITAR, applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (or, green card holder), protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Applicants cannot be hired until they are qualified to have such access. Some positions due to contracts will require current U.S. Citizenship. AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit:
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