Flight Test Data Engineer -- ELSYS

Tucson, AZ 85701

Job Description

The Flight Test Data Engineer in the Air National Guard Program Office (ANGPO) conducts test planning, test execution, data analysis, test and evaluation engineering, and systems engineering supporting a variety of military aviation platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Plan, execute, analyze and report on a variety of test programs from bench level to on-aircraft open-air range testing
  • Collaborate with flight test engineers in the development of flight scenarios in order to efficiently and effectively collect data necessary to determine system performance under test and operation
  • Support sponsor programmatic reviews, planning meetings, concept development efforts, and technical interchange meetings
  • Interpret flight test plans and user requirements translating testing requirements into a comprehensive data analysis plan
  • Maintain flight test data sets and merge them with qualitative data gathered during the test process
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist II

  • A Masters degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field is required and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field is required and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field is required.

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist

  • A Masters degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field is required and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field is required and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field is required and four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in one or more of the following: flight test planning, design of experiments, Electronic Warfare (EW), radar, avionics systems, and/or EW and missions systems testing
  • Experience with flight test data analysis
  • Python scripting skills
  • Experience with the development and publication of technical reports, data packages, test plans, and safety analysis plans

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in one or more of the following: test and evaluation of aerospace systems, sensor integration, signal processing, EO/IR sensors, and/or RF threat systems
  • Department of Defense (DoD) flight test range and fighter aircraft electronic warfare data analysis experience
  • Experience with Python and/or C programming

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Secret Clearance

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

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