704th Test Group Technical Director, Holloman AFB, New Mexico

The 704th Test Group (AEDC) is hiring at Holloman AFB, New Mexico for the Group’s Technical Director--NH-IV (GS-15 equivalent).  Accepting resumes through 31 March.

The 704th Test Group operates four major test and evaluation facilities including the Central Inertial Guidance Test Facility, the High Speed Test Track, the National RCS Test Facility, and the Landing Gear Test Facility.  Additional 704 TG mission areas include fight test, directed energy, experimentation, air vehicle survivability and RCS measurement: https://www.holloman.af.mil/About/Units/704th-Test-Group/

  • 704th Test Group Technical Director serves as a nationally recognized authority in the field of testing and as an engineering and scientific advisor and consultant for the 704th Test Group. 
  • The Group Technical Director provides scientific and technical guidance and final review of all technical aspects of programs in the 704 TG and represents the Test Group in technical matters related to testing, test design, budgeting, test results, new test capabilities, workload acceptance and related command-wide studies.
  • The Technical Director provides technical guidance in evaluating current and future workload, investment programs, and allocation of technical and scientific resources.
  • Test experience is required.

OTHER:

  • The 704 TG/CA position is a supervisory position
  • Level 3 T&E Acquisition Professional Development Program certification is required
  • An active TS clearance is required
  • The 704 TG/CA position is designated as a Key Leadership Position (KLP)
  • The 704 TG/CA position is a drug testing position

Additional details attached. Interested individuals should reach out to me directly or contact Ms. Keisha Wood (575-572-1354) for more information. 

Please send resumes to the 704th TG HR team at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Electrical Engineer/Principal Electrical Engineer - Flight Test Systems

Electrical Engineer/Principal Electrical Engineer - Flight Test Systems

Requisition ID: 20004546

 

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Location: United States-Maryland-Baltimore

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Clearance Type: None

Shift: 1st Shift

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Start your future with a new mission, join Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector! Northrop Grumman is seeking an Electrical Engineer to support our Flight Test organization, located in Baltimore, MD.

The Electrical Engineer performs technical planning, electrical systems design, electrical systems interface definition, electrical system integration, electrical system verification and validation test support, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Systems are typically radar systems.

 

The Electrical Engineer roles and responsibilities include:

  • Work with a skilled team of experienced former military test pilots, system software and hardware experts, and other flight test professionals integrating and testing advanced electronic systems on board highly modified experimental aircraft
  • Ensure logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation
  • Occasionally (15-20% of time) operate out of customer locations (typically military test centers; domestically only, no overseas travel anticipated)
  • Participate in systems test involving monitoring and operating systems while aircraft is involved in a flight test
  • Must have excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills with demonstrated ability to lead working groups and technical interchange meetings
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently under limited direction within the scope of an assignment and use independent judgment in determining methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria

The chosen candidate must have the ability and desire to work in a fast paced, fluid environment and adapt to frequently changing needs of programs and customers on a weekly or daily basis.

This job may be filled as an Engineer or a Principal Engineer based on the requirements below.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree or higher in Electrical or Systems Engineering or other related STEM area and at least 2 years of relevant experience (OR a Master's Degree with 0 years of relevant experience)
  • Experience with design, integration and/or troubleshooting of electrical systems
  • Willingness and ability to fly on experimental aircraft
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US secret level security clearance; this requires US citizenship. Clearance must be obtained in a timely manner per business requirements.

Basic Qualifications for Principal:

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree or higher in Electrical or Systems Engineering or other related STEM area and at least 5 years of relevant experience (OR a Master's Degree with 3 years of relevant experience)
  • Experience with design, integration and/or troubleshooting of electrical systems
  • Willingness and ability to fly on experimental aircraft
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US secret level security clearance; this requires US citizenship. Clearance must be obtained in a timely manner per business requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of aircraft systems - primarily avionics, electrical power, and cooling
  • Some experience with avionic systems development and testing
  • MS Degree in Electrical or Systems Engineering
  • Knowledge/familiarity with MIL-SPECs and FAA Requirements: MIL-STD-704, MIL W 5088 and 14 CFR Parts 23 and 25
  • Previous experience following an avionics system from conceptual design, manufacturing, development, integration and test, through production
  • Current Secret clearance or higher

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

 

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. 

Aerospace Engineer, AST, Research Pilot - NASA

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Summary

A Senior Research Pilot for the Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) Flight Crew Branch, serves as the Chief Pilot for the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) project providing policy and procedural guidance for SOFIA flight operations, and is responsible for managing, planning, coordinating, and directing all SOFIA flight crew activities.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as Chief Pilot for the SOFIA project providing policy and procedural guidance for SOFIA flight operations, and is responsible for managing, planning, coordinating, and directing all SOFIA flight crew activities.
  • Provides administrative, technical, policy, and procedural guidance for SOFIA flight operations, the flight crew, and mission planners and ensures the crews are trained and available to accomplish the mission.
  • Performs aerospace engineer and pilot duties on NASA research aircraft, as well as for flight test programs and training flights.
  • Determines the operational compatibility and economic feasibility of structural and/or instrumental modifications to cognizant aircraft, and determines the overall effect on safety-of-flight, handling characteristics, and performance parameters.
  • Develops, implements, and oversees the safety management system, approves/publishes program operational procedures, and coordinates proposed research flight plans.
  • As SOFIA's Chief Pilot provides oversight and inputs on proposed modifications, repairs, and adjustments to the aircraft that may affect airworthiness.
  • Collaborates with other US Government agencies, civilian contractor corporations, and Center mission and service staffs regarding office functions.

L3Harris Technologies - Lead, Test Pilot

L3Harris Technologies currently has an opening for Lead, Test Pilot.  Please visit their website at L3Harris for more information on their company.  To apply please click HERE.  You may reference any of the following requistion numbers when applying:

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Mission Systems Technical Expert - USAF Test Pilot School (TPS)

USAF Test Pilot School Mission Systems Technical Expert

Job Title:  Mission Systems Technical Expert

Organization:  USAF Test Pilot School (TPS)

Location:  Edwards AFB, CA

Grade: NH-IV Tier2

Salary Range: $100,000 - $140,000 Base Pay ($135,000 - $170,000 including Los Angeles locality pay)

Need Date:   Spring 2019

Qualifications:  

Required – Masters Degree in Engineering, 10+ years of experience in mission systems flight test, and must be able to obtain/maintain a DoD TS security clearance – requires US Citizenship.

Desired – Graduate of a military test pilot school; able to meet USAF flying class III physical requirements including the ability to fly ejection seat aircraft; prior teaching experience; Flight Test Conductor and/or Test Director experience; and be an internationally recognized flight test technical expert as evident through participation with professional organizations such as SFTE, SETP, AIAA, ITEA, etc.

Position Description: This job is for an experienced flight tester who is excited to teach and mentor the next generation of experimental and developmental test pilots, combat system officers, flight test engineers and remotely piloted aircraft test pilots.

The 4 major duties related to Mission Systems test are 1) Senior Advisor to TPS Leadership, 2) Curriculum Developer, 3) Master’s degree educator, and 4) International Technical Expert.  Individual duties include the following:

  • Serves as the top education advisor and senior technical consultant to the TPS Commandant and the Technical Director on the Mission Systems series of instruction. The Mission Systems Series consists of academic lectures, laboratories, simulators, and flights introducing manned and unmanned aircraft mission systems including: communications, navigation, radar, electro-optic/infrared, weapons, datalinks, and electronic warfare (including cyber) testing methodologies. Mission systems are examined from both an individual and integrated perspective.
  • Provides the technical expertise, corporate knowledge, and long term continuity for all Mission Systems academic course material, ground instructional events (simulators, laboratories, ground test), and in-flight instructional methods taught by the USAF TPS.
  • Defines, integrates, and implements curriculum development and strategic initiatives for a graduate-level educational program in Mission Systems test to ensure the TPS curriculum includes state-of-the-art test technology and continues to advance new concepts in flight testing and flight test education, test and safety planning, data collection and analysis, and reporting.
  • Teaches academic courses, leads simulator and/or laboratory sessions, and conducts control room and in-flight instruction related to Mission Systems test.
  • Analyzes and evaluates a student's progress relative to syllabus objectives.
  • Represents TPS as a recognized technical expert on Mission Systems test at national and international symposia and conferences.
  • Acts as technical and/or safety advisor, subject matter expert, and/or report reviewer for AFMC, DoD, NASA, other government agencies, and allied nations as required.

Flying Opportunities:  There are flying opportunities in multiple military and Qualitative Evaluation aircraft and, depending on your background and desires, there’s the possibility to be an instructor in gliders and Cessnas.

Research Opportunities: There are options to mentor student Test Management Projects which deal with cutting edge research topics that span the entire spectrum from advanced flight controls, autonomy, new EO/IR sensors, revolutionary navigation techniques, cyber and electronic warfare concepts, battle management algorithms, enhanced human vehicle interface systems, etc.

 

POC:  Mr. David Vanhoy (661) 277-3000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please send resumes to Ms Tammi Rice at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Test Foundations Technical Expert - USAF Test Pilot School (TPS)

USAF Test Pilot School Test Foundations Technical Expert

Job Title:  Test Foundations Technical Expert

Organization:  USAF Test Pilot School (TPS)

Location:  Edwards AFB, CA

Grade: NH-IV Tier2

Salary Range: $100,000 - $140,000 Base Pay ($135,000 - $170,000 including Los Angeles locality pay)

Need Date:   ASAP

Qualifications

Required – Masters Degree in Engineering, 10+ years of relevant flight test experience, and must be able to obtain/maintain a DoD TS security clearance – requires US Citizenship.

Desired – Graduate of a military test pilot school; able to meet USAF flying class III physical requirements including the ability to fly ejection seat aircraft; prior teaching experience; Flight Test Conductor and/or Test Director experience; and be an internationally recognized flight test technical expert as evident through participation with professional organizations such as SFTE, SETP, AIAA, ITEA, etc.

Position Description: This job is for an experienced flight tester who is excited to teach and mentor the next generation of experimental and developmental test pilots, combat system officers, flight test engineers and remotely piloted aircraft test pilots.

The 4 major duties for the Test Foundations Tech Expert are 1) Senior Advisor to TPS Leadership, 2) Curriculum Developer, 3) Master’s degree educator, and 4) International Technical Expert.  Individual duties include the following:

  • Serves as the top education advisor and senior technical consultant to the TPS Commandant and the Technical Director on the Test Foundations series of instruction. The Test Foundations series covers the core concepts of Test that are applied across all domains, ensuring that students graduate with the skillset to successfully execute flight test AND a proper mindset supported by a broad experience base, equipping graduates to exercise positive influence on future test programs.
    • For Test Foundations, this includes fundamental Test Conduct principles and the lifecycle test project elements of Planning, Execution, Analysis, and Reporting.
  • Provides the technical expertise, corporate knowledge, and long term continuity for all Test Foundations academic course material, ground instructional events (simulators, laboratories, ground test), and in-flight instructional methods taught by the USAF TPS.
  • Defines, integrates, and implements curriculum development and strategic initiatives for a graduate-level educational program in Test Foundations to ensure the TPS curriculum addresses the knowledge and skills necessary for successful flight test. This includes fundamental Test Conduct principles and the lifecycle test project elements of Planning, Execution, Analysis, and Reporting.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of the TPS Test Management Projects, Capstone Qualitative Evaluation events, and both the Flight Test Qualifying and Comprehensive Oral exams.
  • Sets the academic requirements, learning objectives, and reporting standards for the Qualitative Evaluation program, ensuring students graduate from TPS with an appropriately diverse experience set in a wide range of aircraft.
  • Teaches academic courses, leads simulator and/or laboratory sessions, and conducts control room and in-flight instruction related to Test Foundations.
  • Analyzes and evaluates a student's progress relative to syllabus objectives.
  • Represents TPS and the AFTC as a recognized Flight Test Technical Expert at national and international symposia and conferences.
  • Acts as technical and/or safety advisor, subject matter expert, and/or report reviewer for AFMC, DoD, NASA, other government agencies, and allied nations as required.

Flying Opportunities:  There are flying opportunities in multiple military and Qualitative Evaluation aircraft and, depending on your background and desires, there’s the possibility to be an instructor in gliders and Cessnas.

Research Opportunities: There are options to mentor student Test Management Projects which deal with cutting edge research topics that span the entire spectrum from advanced flight controls, autonomy, new EO/IR sensors, revolutionary navigation techniques, cyber and electronic warfare concepts, battle management algorithms, enhanced human vehicle interface systems, etc.

 

POC:  Mr. David Vanhoy (661) 277-3000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please send resumes to Ms Tammi Rice at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.