Principal Flight Test Engineer, Eglin AFB

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Eglin Air Force Base, FL 32542

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers

Job Summary:

The Systems Integration & Test Directorate has a position available in for the Weapons & Platforms Center (W&PC).This work will include duties as an Electronic/Flight Test Engineer located at Eglin AFB, Ft Walton Beach, FL. This Flight Test Engineer position will be primarily involved with the AMRAAM missile that is a multi-platform, multi-service weapon, reporting to the IVC Field/Test Support Section Lead and Department Manager. You must be able to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. The work is performed under general direction and you must be able to independently determine and develop solutions. This is a demanding, hands-on, flight line support position. You may be required to work non-standard and extended hours under potentially extreme conditions.

There's no such thing as a perfect candidate, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different background, and so do our employees. If youre passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you.

U.S. Citizenship status is required, as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Responsibilities to Anticipate

  • Flight test planning, execution, and data review.
  • Missile build and testing, flight line missile preparation and testing.
  • Extensive use of COMSEC equipment, AIS computers, and telemetry equipment
  • Maintaining and reconfiguring munitions, monitoring weapon telemetry in a control room environment performing flight line operations and communicating directly to customers on a daily basis.
Qualifications you must have:
  • BS in Engineering - Preferred Majors: Electrical, Aerospace, Mechanical, Software, Physics or Systems. We may consider other STEM degrees.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years related professional experience in flight test planning, execution and data review
  • Experience with flight test of weapons systems
  • Experience using telemetry software and associated hardware
  • Experience with Windows based PCs, software and peripheral hardware
  • Experience troubleshooting varied electronic equipment
  • Experience with Communications Security (COMSEC) equipment
Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience performing successfully in an open environment with frequent and direct interaction with Government customers and peers
  • Strong communications skills both verbal and written
  • Engineering leadership experience with a team and/or project
  • Strong customer relationship experience
  • Experience interpreting requirements and translating knowledge points into test plans and procedures
  • Knowledge of MIL-STD-1553 and MIL-STD-1760 interfaces
  • Experienced in Failure Review, Failure Investigation and Root Cause and Correction Action Boards.
  • Travel to domestic and possible foreign sites
  • Must be willing to relocate
What We Offer:

Whether you are just starting out on your career journey, or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond, with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.



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Principal Flight Test Engineer, Eglin AFB

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Eglin Air Force Base, FL 32542

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