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Senior Avionics Engineer (F-15)

Job Locations US-OH-Dayton / Wright-Patterson AFB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(12/18/2023 4:21 PM)
Requisition Number
2023-16589
# of Openings
1
Category
Professional Services

Overview

Senior Avionics Engineer – F-15

 

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 a Senior Avionics Engineer for the F-15 contract, supporting the Air Force division.

 

JOB DETAILS

LOCATION: Wright Patterson AFB    

JOB STATUS: Full-time

TRAVEL:  Occasional CONUS travel may be required.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS

 

  • 10 years of experience with a master’s degree in engineering, or 20 years of experience with an ABET-accredited bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • Years of Experience.
  • Secret clearance required.
  • 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. The Contractor shall 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.
  • Must have a general understanding of current DoD and AF-specific acquisition regulations, guidelines, and processes.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of requirements generation, acquisition management, and USAF fighters or bombers military operations experience within the last five (5) years.
  • Must have detailed knowledge of capability planning processes.

 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS

 

  • Should possess USAF MAJCOM expertise, preferably at the Air Combat Command (ACC) level, as a background for understanding broad user war fighter requirements; assisting with the analysis of war fighter requirements with ACC and HAF/AQ, Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability (AFWIC), and Combat Effectiveness and Vulnerability Analysis Branch (AFLCMC/EZJA); and understand strategy to task for capability gap identification and ops analysis.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Shall serve as an avionics engineer with particular emphasis in integration of radar and EW sensors.
  • Develop/review/update applicable program documentation for avionics engineering relevant requirements. The Contractor shall assist the Government in drafting and developing systems/subsystem specifications and various engineering documents in support of milestone reviews and events.
  • Shall be responsible for development and test of the program system hardware and software and its integration into the program system architecture. The Contractor shall attend all technical reviews and provide technical advice on the path forward to installation of the new hardware and software into the system. The Contractor shall review
    system specific test plans and participate in the conduct of system, subsystem, and component testing.
  • Shall 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.
  • The Contractor shall 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 trade-offs, support operations concept development and document results.
  • The Contractor shall 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. The Contractor shall also identify potential issues and/or areas of improvement for Government consideration.
  • The Contractor shall 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.
  • The Contractor shall accomplish 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.
  • The Contractor shall support Aircraft Information Management Systems (AIMS) requirements/testing/certification and spectrum management requirements/testing/certification.
  • The Contractor shall 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.
  • The Contractor shall 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)
    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.
  • The Contractor shall 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!

 

Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

 

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