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Flight Test Engineer

Job ID: 219389
Location: PATUXENT RIVER, MD, United States
Date Posted: Jul 7, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Test Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is hiring a Flight Test Engineer in Patuxent River, MD to support the E-2D Flight Test Team and flight test Mission Planning for PMA 231. This position will be located at Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS), which is the premier flight test center for Navy Air Craft.
 
Job Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Use JMPS and other software components to create mission plans and associated load files in support of E-2D flight test events that satisfy flight test mission requirements.
  • Ensure flights are supported on schedule, including after hours and some weekends, with mission loads.
  • Support evaluation of mission planning and mission computer hardware and software by writing Problem Reports and Deficiencies.
  • Support timely post-flight activities and data analysis by downloading and distributing data collected during flight, including being responsible and accountable for classified data and approval as a VX-20 Data Transfer Agent.  This will require physical access to multiple labs, the E-2D Integrated Test Team (ITT) building, the E-2D Data Analysis Center (DAC), E-2D Systems Test and Evaluation Laboratory (ESTEL), the E-2D Software Support Activity (SSA) and on-aircraft access.
  • Support management and planning of the JMPS hardware and software baseline to support E-2D mission planning capabilities.
  • Troubleshoot mission planning and mission computer issues.
  • Provide mission planning support on detachments (estimated at 15% of the time).

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelors degree in an engineering or related technical discipline with five (5) years or more of relevant experience.

Clearance:

Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret Clearance, and ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance (secret required to start).

Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting flight test events (specifically with E-2D platform highly desired) and/or systems testing.
  • Experience with JMPS (Joint Mission Planning System). 
  • Experience troubleshooting mission planning and mission computer issues.
  • Must be open to some travel to provide mission planning support on detachments (estimated at 15% of the time).
  • Must enjoy working in a team setting and working with a team to write, excute, and report on test events. 



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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