Avionics Integration Engineer SME- F-15

  • Dayton / Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated moments ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

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Business analysis
Business analytics
DoD
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ICD
Modeling
Simulation
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Excel
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Management
Sensors
Technical drafting
Specification
Documentation
Systems architecture
Risk assessment
Scheduling
Software development
Computer hardware
Systems analysis
Systems design
Design
Art
Capacity management
Operations
Concept development
Threat analysis
Data loading
Interfaces
Automation
Data
Evaluation
Test plans
Writing
Information management
Spectrum management
Communication
Surveillance
Air traffic management
CNS
ATM
Regulatory Compliance
Testing
Radar
Data processing
Aperture
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EMI
Enterprise content management
Digital signal processing
Avionics
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Job Details

Overview

Avionics Integration Engineer (Communications/Navigation)

Be the Difference

Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.

Astrion has an exciting opportunity for an Avionics Integration Engineer to join the F-15 System Program Office within Astrion's Air Force Division, F-15 Foreign Military Sales in Dayton, Ohio.

JOB DETAILS

LOCATION: Dayton, Ohio

JOB STATUS: FT

TRAVEL: 30% or <

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS
  • Advanced Degree (Master of Arts (MA)/Master of Science (MS)) and 12 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 years of which must be in the DoD.
    • OR, BA/BS degree, and 15 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 of which must be in the DoD.
    • OR, 20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications as described in the Functionally Aligned Job Descriptions, 8 of which must be in the DoD.
  • Current Required Security Clearance: Secret
  • Must have knowledge of avionics engineering in support of avionics subsystem definition, development, integration, all verification methods to include review of ICD, sustainment, Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (MS&A), T&E, and airworthiness certification across a wide range of hardware and software systems.
  • Must have knowledge of radar theory and principles, and an understanding of the radar design, development, and implementation process is required. Expected activities include providing technical advice and serving as the technical interface between the Government customers and the radar manufacturers, interacting with customers, participating in meetings, and producing technical detailed products.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS
  • The Contractor shall independently demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Skype/Lync, and MS Teams), Adobe Acrobat, and applications for access to the World Wide Web including MS Internet Explorer. The Contractor may be required to learn to use other commercial or specialized computer applications as specified in this PWS.
  • Possesses the advanced knowledge, experience and recognized ability to be considered an expert in their technical/professional field, possess the ability to perform tasks and oversee the efforts of junior and journeyman personnel within the technical/professional discipline. Will demonstrate advanced knowledge of their technical/professional discipline as well as possess a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply associated standards, procedures and practices in their area of expertise (Program Office, Enterprise and Staff Level Support interface)


RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: not all inclusive )

  • Serve as an avionics engineer with particular emphasis in integration of radar and EW sensors and shall develop/review/update applicable program documentation for avionics engineering relevant requirements.
  • Assist the Government in drafting and developing systems/subsystem specifications and various engineering documents in support of milestone reviews and events and shall be responsible for development and test of the program system hardware and software and its integration into the program system architecture.
  • Attend all technical reviews and provide technical advice on the path forward to installation of the new hardware and software into the system and review system specific test plans and participate in the conduct of system, subsystem, and component testing and support and conduct performance effectiveness, cost effectiveness, cost performance, life-cycle cost, producibility, maintainability, supportability, reliability, technical and schedule risk assessments, and scheduling trade-off studies.
  • Support hardware/software development and related system ground and flight test activities including, but not limited to, hardware-in-the-loop, subsystem integration labs, developmental T&E, and initial operational T&E related activities and also support and conduct systems analyses to include, but not limited to, avionics system design/design feasibility and state-of-the-art assessment requirements, system capacity analysis, investigate alternative solutions and architecture tradeoffs, support operations concept development and document results.
  • Perform analyses of avionics and subsystems including, but not limited to, system threat analysis, laser systems, computer systems, avionics interfaces, and multiplex data bus communications and also identify potential issues and/or areas of improvement for Government consideration.
  • Accomplish data processing including centroiding, tracker, timing issues, data loading issues, software; interfaces to combat system and/or automation systems including required data, quantity of data, data merging and integration as well as MS&A of radar, targets, and clutter/weather; testing and evaluation of radar system performance including developing test plans and procedures, witnessing tests, and writing test reports for qualification testing, operational field testing, and factory system-level testing.
  • Support Aircraft Information Management Systems (AIMS) requirements/testing/certification and spectrum management requirements/testing/certification and use knowledge of Communication Navigation Surveillance/ Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) requirements, policies, and regulations to define requirements, complete CNS/ATM compliance matrices, and support testing and certification of aircraft and supporting systems.
  • Perform technical activities associated with radar waveforms and signal and data processing techniques that provide robust performance in Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI), Electronic Counter-Measure (ECM), multipath, ducting, and clutter environments. These activities may include, but not limited to, phased array and active aperture antennas, adaptive array processing, digital beam forming, klystron and solid state transmitter technologies, receiver and transmitters stability issues, advanced Analog-to-Digital (A/D) 49 technology, EMI, ECM, and EW. Digital signal processing including Moving Target Indication (MTI), pulse Doppler, monopulse, imaging, and adaptive techniques, Constant False Alarm Rates (CFARs), clutter maps, and timing issues.
  • Apply an understanding of aeronautical vehicle systems, software, and/or airborne or related ground systems avionics capabilities to support the core engineering tasks as they relate to EW engineering.


What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are

At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to "Be the Difference". This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.

We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what's possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.

Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!

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