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Leidos currently has an opening for a Flight Test Engineer to work in our Beavercreek, OH office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to support AFRL and AFLCMC projects. The objectives of the programs supported are to provide technical and operational analysis of new and evolving sensor systems, assess advanced sensor technologies, provide ground and flight demonstrations and tests, and to explore and perform sensor system integration into laboratories, aircraft, and other vehicles as necessary.
The right candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter and can perform well in a fast-paced environment supporting various technical projects.
This person will be part of a high performing team that plans and manages integration of cutting edge technology, performs ground and flight testing, and assisting with transition into operations.
If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
THE CHALLENGE (primary responsibilities)
This position will directly support SIL/HIL setup, integration and testing of various hardware and software components under test, develop test plans and run cards from defined objectives, and assist in the execution of ground and flight test functions to accomplish those objectives. The selected candidate will work alongside other test engineer personnel and support the overall planning, execution, and reporting process to obtain necessary Government approvals to conduct these tests.
WHAT SETS YOU APART (job qualifications)
- Requires BS in a relevant engineering or aerospace discipline and 2-4 years of prior relevant experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
-Ability to work independently and as part of an engineering team.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Up to 10% travel required
Security Clearance Requirement
-Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret
Preferred, not required
-Demonstrated ability to develop and execute test plans and test reporting in support of aircraft operations
-Previous experience supporting remote exercises and demonstrations at test ranges in the United States
-Experience in data collection and analysis to verify accuracy of test objectives met
-Experience with aircraft position, navigation, and timing (PNT), global positioning system (GPS), communication data links, RF signals
-Ability to liaise with, speak and present effectively to personnel at all levels of the organization.
-Strong communication and relationship management skills
Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Covid Guidance for the US
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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