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Associate F 15 Mission Systems/Flight Test Engineer Featured

Location
Eglin Afb, Florida
Wage
Hourly
Job ID
00000323585
Posted
2022-8-10

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Boeing team is seeking a Early Career Mission Systems Test Engineer to work at Eglin AFB, Florida.   This position involves joining a specialized Boeing Test & Evaluation engineering team performing on-site F-15 tactical fighter aircraft flight test activities.   Principal responsibilities will include leading and coordinating the integration, evaluation, and verification of new electronics/avionics, aircraft sensors, weapon/armament systems, and software operating system upgrades on all variants of F-15 aircraft (F-15C, F-15E, F-15EX, and export versions).  Daily activities will include planning, communicating, coordinating, and executing complex test activities including the performance of root-cause analysis/troubleshooting to identify and sort actual problems from non-problems.  Direct and frequent interaction across multiple engineering groups and technical teams will be required.   This position will also require working closely with USAF personnel to assist them with questions about the new systems under development and daily flight test missions.

If selected, you will be routinely have the opportunity to work with a wide range of advanced systems development programs.  These test programs will allow you to get hands-on with cutting edge technology where innovative problem solving is embraced.  In this position you will have an opportunity to help plan, evaluate, and test the latest electronic and weapons systems that Boeing and other contractors have created for integration onto F-15 fighter aircraft.  You will be provided with self-paced on-site training, and structured hands-on experience, to aid in becoming a Subject Matter Expert on a variety of aircraft systems – which can range anywhere from onboard radar systems, to electronic jammers, onboard computing systems, radar and IR guided missiles, control systems, jet engines, satellite navigation/communication systems, and encrypted aircraft data networks.  If this sounds like the experience you have been looking for……apply now!  Eglin AFB is located in the panhandle of Northwest Florida – less than 10 miles from the white sand beaches and water activities of the Gulf Coast.

An understanding of digital representations of alphanumeric data is an asset (MIL-STD-1553 data bus and MIL-STD-1760 weapon interface protocols).  The applicant must be self-motivated, dependable, have outstanding written and oral communication skills, and exhibit excellent interpersonal/team participation skills.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Aircraft test configuration planning and records keeping

  • Writing and reviewing test plan documents

  • Assisting with test point selection, execution planning, and status tracking for specific test missions

  • Assisting with test mission resource selections and coordination (targets, ranges, airspace, stores, weapons, etc)

  • Assisting with the creation of test mission flight profiles and test pass setup requirements

  • Assisting with short and long range flight test mission schedule coordination

  • Writing and reviewing test mission aircrew flight cards

  • Attending and providing technical information at aircrew pre/post mission briefings

  • Providing real-time technical support during test flights from a ground control facility

  • Writing and submitting test item Problem Reports and participating in adjudication reviews/meetings

  • Writing various technical results reports to document test results and program activities

  • Performing on-aircraft system checkouts, mission media prep, and media loading/downloading  

  • Performing on-aircraft troubleshooting of experimental systems for anomaly investigations and resolution

  • Performing post-mission data analysis and test point scoring

  • Performing/supporting Test Program Management tasks:  hosting meetings, milestone tracking, equipment tracking, coordinating test activities, creating and briefing weekly test execution metrics, etc.

  • Reporting program execution status at weekly Customer meetings and generating program tracking metrics

Additional requirements may include:

  • Working outside in all types of weather conditions

  • Must be physically capable of climbing a vertical F-15 boarding ladder, and twisting/bending in order to enter/exit the F-15 cockpit

  • Duties will occasionally require working temporary non-standard labor schedules (early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and/or holidays) as needed to support flight test activities

  • Attendance and participation in Program Review meetings (ITT, PMR, TPWG; Road Map, Executive Reviews, etc.)

  • Attendance and participation in USAF mandated flight test review boards (CCB, ATR/SB, HRB, FTRR, etc.)

  • Review/inputs into Mission Planning (JMPS/CFRS/IMIS) and pre-mission Data Module programming

This position is expected to be 100% onsite.  The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options. Occasional off-site support for meetings and deployed flight testing will be required (primarily to St. Louis, Holloman AFB, and Nellis AFB).

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

 Basic Qualifications (Required Skill/Experience):  

  • Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

  • Duties will occasionally require working temporary non-standard labor schedules (early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and/or holidays) as needed to support flight test activities

  • Must be physically capable of climbing a vertical F-15 boarding ladder, and twisting/bending in order to enter/exit the F-15 cockpit

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):  

  • Working outside in all types of weather conditions

  • Attendance and participation in Program Review meetings (ITT, PMR, TPWG; Road Map, Executive Reviews, etc.)

  • Attendance and participation in USAF mandated flight test review boards (CCB, ATR/SB, HRB, FTRR, etc.)

  • Review/inputs into Mission Planning (JMPS/CFRS/IMIS) and pre-mission Data Module programming

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 2 or more years related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation:

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Shift:

This position is for first shift.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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Associate F 15 Mission Systems/Flight Test Engineer

Location: Eglin AFB FL

Industry: Aviation
Occupational Category: Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary: USD 0

Description: Boeing seeks a Associate F 15 Mission Systems/Flight Test Engineer.

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Boeing team is seeking a Early Career Mission Systems Test Engineer to work at Eglin AFB, Florida.   This position involves joining a specialized Boeing Test & Evaluation engineering team performing on-site F-15 tactical fighter aircraft flight test activities.   Principal responsibilities will include leading and coordinating the integration, evaluation, and verification of new electronics/avionics, aircraft sensors, weapon/armament systems, and software operating system upgrades on all variants of F-15 aircraft (F-15C, F-15E, F-15EX, and export versions).  Daily activities will include planning, communicating, coordinating, and executing complex test activities including the performance of root-cause analysis/troubleshooting to identify and sort actual problems from non-problems.  Direct and frequent interaction across multiple engineering groups and technical teams will be required.   This position will also require working closely with USAF personnel to assist them with questions about the new systems under development and daily flight test missions.

If selected, you will be routinely have the opportunity to work with a wide range of advanced systems development programs.  These test programs will allow you to get hands-on with cutting edge technology where innovative problem solving is embraced.  In this position you will have an opportunity to help plan, evaluate, and test the latest electronic and weapons systems that Boeing and other contractors have created for integration onto F-15 fighter aircraft.  You will be provided with self-paced on-site training, and structured hands-on experience, to aid in becoming a Subject Matter Expert on a variety of aircraft systems – which can range anywhere from onboard radar systems, to electronic jammers, onboard computing systems, radar and IR guided missiles, control systems, jet engines, satellite navigation/communication systems, and encrypted aircraft data networks.  If this sounds like the experience you have been looking for……apply now!  Eglin AFB is located in the panhandle of Northwest Florida – less than 10 miles from the white sand beaches and water activities of the Gulf Coast.

An understanding of digital representations of alphanumeric data is an asset (MIL-STD-1553 data bus and MIL-STD-1760 weapon interface protocols).  The applicant must be self-motivated, dependable, have outstanding written and oral communication skills, and exhibit excellent interpersonal/team participation skills.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Aircraft test configuration planning and records keeping

  • Writing and reviewing test plan documents

  • Assisting with test point selection, execution planning, and status tracking for specific test missions

  • Assisting with test mission resource selections and coordination (targets, ranges, airspace, stores, weapons, etc)

  • Assisting with the creation of test mission flight profiles and test pass setup requirements

  • Assisting with short and long range flight test mission schedule coordination

  • Writing and reviewing test mission aircrew flight cards

  • Attending and providing technical information at aircrew pre/post mission briefings

  • Providing real-time technical support during test flights from a ground control facility

  • Writing and submitting test item Problem Reports and participating in adjudication reviews/meetings

  • Writing various technical results reports to document test results and program activities

  • Performing on-aircraft system checkouts, mission media prep, and media loading/downloading  

  • Performing on-aircraft troubleshooting of experimental systems for anomaly investigations and resolution

  • Performing post-mission data analysis and test point scoring

  • Performing/supporting Test Program Management tasks:  hosting meetings, milestone tracking, equipment tracking, coordinating test activities, creating and briefing weekly test execution metrics, etc.

  • Reporting program execution status at weekly Customer meetings and generating program tracking metrics

Additional requirements may include:

  • Working outside in all types of weather conditions

  • Must be physically capable of climbing a vertical F-15 boarding ladder, and twisting/bending in order to enter/exit the F-15 cockpit

  • Duties will occasionally require working temporary non-standard labor schedules (early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and/or holidays) as needed to support flight test activities

  • Attendance and participation in Program Review meetings (ITT, PMR, TPWG; Road Map, Executive Reviews, etc.)

  • Attendance and participation in USAF mandated flight test review boards (CCB, ATR/SB, HRB, FTRR, etc.)

  • Review/inputs into Mission Planning (JMPS/CFRS/IMIS) and pre-mission Data Module programming

This position is expected to be 100% onsite.  The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options. Occasional off-site support for meetings and deployed flight testing will be required (primarily to St. Louis, Holloman AFB, and Nellis AFB).

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

 Basic Qualifications (Required Skill/Experience):  

  • Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

  • Duties will occasionally require working temporary non-standard labor schedules (early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and/or holidays) as needed to support flight test activities

  • Must be physically capable of climbing a vertical F-15 boarding ladder, and twisting/bending in order to enter/exit the F-15 cockpit

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):  

  • Working outside in all types of weather conditions

  • Attendance and participation in Program Review meetings (ITT, PMR, TPWG; Road Map, Executive Reviews, etc.)

  • Attendance and participation in USAF mandated flight test review boards (CCB, ATR/SB, HRB, FTRR, etc.)

  • Review/inputs into Mission Planning (JMPS/CFRS/IMIS) and pre-mission Data Module programming

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 2 or more years related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation:

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Shift:

This position is for first shift.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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Date Posted: 2022-8-10

Please Apply by: 2022-8-26