The job of the Systems Engineer is to provide onsite and remote support for multiple manned aerial ISR platforms to our customers at CONUS and OCONUS locations. We are looking for motivated self-starters who want to join a team dedicated to excellence and continuous progress. Selected candidates will participate in engineering activities at any point in the system development life cycle including: systems analysis/requirements definition, design, development, integration, testing, acceptance/deployment, sustainment/maintenance, and evaluation. Experience with Airborne Survivability Equipment, communication equipment, and COMSEC required. 50% Travel OCONUS.
-Will collect, maintain, organize, and compile technical data for the aircraft, ASE and communications systems and lifecycle management of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) such as, but not limited to ACU6100-2, PRC-117F/G, ARC-210, APX-119, APR-39, AAR-47/57A and ALE-47 systems.
-Capable of providing preliminary solutions to a variety of problems that may arise in an expeditious, efficient, and timely manner.
-Become familiar with and utilize the established configuration management, safety and quality assurance processes.
-Servicing of ASE and aircraft communications systems and infrastructure, as well as, depot level assembly, integration and testing of components.
-Responsible for engineering support including: field maintenance of aircraft and ground station systems, research and development, design, building, assembling, modifying and/or repairing prototypes, and full lifecycle processes and procedures.
-Provide technical support at deployed locations.
-This job may assist in servicing of airborne imaging sensors as well as depot level assembly, integration and testing of components.
-Assignments may be performed independently or as a small team lead and reported to supervisor or other more senior staff on a regular basis.
-This job may monitor, and otherwise assist lower level service technicians. This job may include any aspect of field support, and is not limited to system hardware and software.
-Be able to obtain a passport or visa to travel CONUS and OCONUS
-Be willing to work in Hardship and Hazardous locations
-Be willing to work long hours and / or non-regular hours with minimal notice
-Be capable of working independently or as part of a team
-Possess or be able to obtain a FAA Class III Medical Certificate or military equivalent
-Be able to successfully accomplish the CONUS Replacement Center course
-Be willing to fly for extended periods
-Be capable of lifting and carrying 80+ lbs for extended distances
-BS degree and 2+ years of related experience. Additional years of experience may be used in lieu of a degree.
-Troubleshooting proficiency is required.
-Have a minimum active Secret clearance
-Have current CompTIA Security + certification or obtain within 6 months of hire
-Current experience with DOD avionics, to include but not limited to, communication, navigation, COMSEC, and aircraft survivability equipment repair and modification.
-Broad technology experience in systems engineering, ISR sensors, requirements tracking, testing and validation. "Hands-on" experience developing systems for Airborne ISR programs and sensors.
-Experience must include an understanding of basic electronics principles and theory and must be proficient with test equipment.
-Experience utilizing and writing technical documentation, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and wiring diagrams and schematics.
-Prior military Airborne ISR and flight operations experience strongly desired.