System Test Engineer to work within an integrated mission planning development team at Eglin AFB, FL. Part of a highly focused and diverse team of operational Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), software engineers and security test engineers whose role is to provide agile support to mission planning developers and program managers in bringing the highest quality mission planning software to the warfighter.
Candidates with USAF/USN operational flying experience to provide operational expertise in evaluation of JMPS mission planning software and hardware environments. Position is "hands-on" and requires pilot/military flight experience in a fighter/bomber platform. The focus of this position is to conduct operationally representative evaluations of early release (development cycle) mission planning software, with a focus on fighter/bomber capabilities (sensor planning, weapons planning, threat planning) and integration of client systems with Air Force networks and Air-Operations-Center (AOC) nodes.
Additional focus is on the use of real-world threat data and Orders-of-Battle to evaluate data compatibility and integrity from source to mission planning end products, such as maps, flight knee-board cards, data cartridges and briefing materials. The test engineer will evaluate component-level and system-level planning capabilities for multiple weapon systems and will provide subject matter expertise for developers, program managers, users, government test agencies and other mission planning stakeholders. As the lead for platform level evaluations, the test engineer will plan, execute and report on evaluation activities and provide findings and recommendations back to developers and program managers.