The QRC Airborne ISR Division of Leidos has an opening in Bridgewater, VA for a Flight Test Director. Assigned to multiple DoD programs, the Test Director leads the Flight Test Team in accomplishing the tasks described below:
- Plans, coordinates, manages, and executes full spectrum of ground and flight tests on fixed wing aircraft.
- Prepare for ground and flight tests:
- Review applicable requirements, system manuals, and specification documentation.
- Coordinate cross team, subcontractor, and customer personnel to support test execution.
- Manage test equipment including calibration procedures.
- Develop test plans with mission relatable, requirements traceable, and intuitively testable metrics along with a scope and method to evaluate systems.
- Execute flight test events.
- Provide on-site test management, data collection, briefing, debriefing, and configuration control.
- Analyze test data and produce test reports that provide results, supporting data, conclusions, and recommendations based on the system’s intended mission, stated requirements, and applicable specifications.
- Stand up instrumentation capability including installation of strain gauges and data logging.
To be considered for these positions a candidate must meet the following requirements:
- Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited institution and minimum of eight (8) years of related test experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.
- Able to travel throughout the U.S. to support flight tests.
- Diverse test engineering experience with a variety of electronic or mechanical systems.
- Ability to work in an agile and fast paced environment.
- Organizational skills (scheduling, documentation, etc.)
- Comfortable in the presentation of preflight mission briefings as well as program status briefs to customers and senior decision makers.
- Proficiency in MS Office software products.
- Active Secret clearance.
- Flight test experience.
- LabView programming experience.
- Knowledge and experience of electronic warfare, electro-optical sensors, radios, and radar.
- Familiarity with FAA and DoD regulations.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Testing and Quality Assurance
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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