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Mission Systems Integration Flight Test Engineer

Lockheed Martin
Edwards Air Force Base, CA
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This position is for a test engineer to conduct flight test planning and execution on the JSF program. Act as part of an Integrated Test Force including Contractor Test, Developmental Test, and Operational Test. Team with AFFTC and NAWCAD engineers in writing test plans, flight cards, conducting briefs/debriefs, problem reporting, and provide flight test data to verification engineers. This position is to work overall integration issues on the F-35. The successful candidate should have a broad background in avionics testing including displays, mission computers, interfaces, communication, navigation, and sensor systems. This position requires hands on aircraft troubleshooting skills to solve issues rapidly uncovered in flight test

As part of the engineering team on site at Edwards AFB, ensure that planned JSF capabilities are being met for each LRIP lot. Significant interaction with the Verification Team and Discipline IPTs at Fort Worth is required to communicate issues found and to provide information to assist in problem resolution. Advise technical leads and management on overall flight priorities and critical problem reports based on data collected in flight

Participate in real time control room activities during flight execution. The successful candidate will validate that F-35 mission system tests are conducted correctly by actively monitoring real time telemetry data during flight. This will also include ensuring all test equipment is operational and working along with coordinating with the Western ranges

Assist with on aircraft troubleshooting and failure resolution of the sensor systems as needed to ensure test aircraft mission capability. Coordinate with other mission system personnel to resolve system failures or performance questions. Participate in problem identification, analysis, and resolution. Assist with collection, distribution and analysis of data acquired during flight test missions

Ideal candidate should have design and integration experience with Mission Systems and Sensors. Ideal candidate should also be familiar with general Avionics architecture design. Excellent writing, mathematical, and computer skills required

“Must be a US Citizen or legally authorized to work in US as a permanent resident. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.”

DoD Secret clearance required to start with an investigation within the last 6 years

Basic Qualifications
Avionics Experience
Integration and Test Experience
Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Desired skills
- Knowledge of AFFTC processes
- Flight Test Experience
- Aircraft Troubleshooting experience
- Sensor Systems Experience
- Good interpersonal skills

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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Edwards Air Force Base California

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