The Defense Group at Leidos currently has a dynamic job opportunity for a senior level Aviation Integration Engineer located at our Beavercreek Ohio, Pentagon Blvd. office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping Leidos support the Air Force Research Labs (AFRL) Sensors Directorate by developing cutting edge technologies in support of emerging operational needs.
In this role, you will support a variety of programs for the United States Air Force at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, to include system development and integration activities and addressing fast paced aircraft development and integration requirements for the USAF.
•Clear understanding of FAA, US Air Force, and other airworthiness requirements in support of airworthiness efforts for airborne pods and sensor systems including researching and creating airworthiness artifacts IAW MIL-STD_516C.
•Perform, document and present technical studies, data and research pertaining to airborne sensors, sensor systems and support equipment to USG and other Leidos customers.
•Perform electrical design work to create drawings and bills of material for cabling and interfaces to support flight testing of sensors and support components.
•Interpret electrical and mechanical drawings to support item builds, resolve DMC issues, resolve vendor issues, troubleshoot and repair and provide direction to technicians for build and assembly of cabling and interface devices.
•Create briefing presentations of technical data and concepts for presentation to USG and other customers
•Assist with planning and oversight of development and production activities for urgent operational requirement deliverables
•Review and analyze design solutions, support definition of test requirements
•Support flight test events including evaluating and recommending corrective actions for operational deployment lessons learned, deficiencies, and opportunities
•Review and coordinate with other engineers, and with other engineering disciplines, airworthiness artifacts from all levels of total system to include: design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, and maintenance.
•Prepare documents and review and evaluate engineering change proposals for adequacy in meeting Government performance, cost, and schedule requirements
•Perform technical studies directly related to system design and airworthiness, to include, but not limited to, performance, effectiveness, cost reasonableness, reliability, maintainability, and supportability and assist with risk assessments and developing mitigation plans
•Assist with the acquisition program execution functions to include, but not limited to, design, development, testing, production, fielding, sustainment and modification of sensor and platform systems
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.
•Requires a related Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 10 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience required in lieu of a degree
•Current DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret
•Familiar with USAF policies, procedures, and working relationships.
•Ability to understand and apply US Air Force, and other airworthiness requirements
•Minimum of 4 years of experience working on DoD programs/projects
•Experience with USAF Airworthiness Policy Directives, Instructions, and Airworthiness Bulletins (AWB) and familiarity of MIL-HDBK-516C, AWB 340, SEEK EAGLE processes, AFI 99-103, AFRLI 61-103, and AFTCI 62-602
•Experience with civil and military aircraft payload development, modification and integration
•Proficient with use of basic mechanical hand tools such as wrenches, sockets, drill and cutting tools
•Proficient with use of basic electronic test equipment such as DVW, Oscilloscope, power supplies and signal generators
•Proficient with use of PC and MS Office tools including MS Office and MS PowerPoint.
•Experience with electro optical imaging systems
•Experience with aircraft electrical systems
•Design and Systems Engineering experience in one or more of the following areas: Avionics, Flight Technology, Crew Systems, Mission Payload Integration, and Flight Test
•25% CONUS and possibly OCONUS travel required
•Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather and/or austere locations
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration
•Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics
•Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
•Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certification
•DoD Top Secret
•Experience, or hobbyist, in aviation, automotive repairs, or home construction
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Engineering Design
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