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  • Avionics Systems Engineer (AWACS)

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford / Hanscom AFB
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/30/2018 3:27 PM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-8095
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Provide engineering and program management support to the Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS) program office at Hanscom AFB, MA.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field (Required)
    • Minimum 2 years of engineering experience avionics, aircraft or aircraft systems.
    • Familiarity with the concepts and/or integration of Communications, Navigation, Surveillance (CNS) capabilities into airborne systems needed to operate in the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) environment.
    • Familiarity with FAA, ICAO and SAE Standards is highly desired.
    • Participation in military avionics requirement development, familiarity with the DoD acquisition process and previous employment in the aviation industry is desired.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively on a team and to lead and direct the work of others.
    • Must have an active US security clearance

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Generate surveillance (Mode S, Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)) performance matrices based on current civil airspace access requirements
    • Assists aircraft program office staff to develop test plans and procedures.
    • Evaluate compliance to civil surveillance certification requirement by producing performance assessment reports of United States Air Force (USAF) aircraft platforms
    • Perform detailed reviews of contractor deliverables and advise on acceptability for approval.
    • Conduct compliance assessments under the USAF’s airworthiness process
    • Develop and Maintain awareness of current airspace access requirements globally.
    • Participate in civil aviation forums, influencing implementation timelines and defining alternate methods to meet technical performance
    • Actively participate in the development of international standards generation (e.g. RTCA, ICAO, ARINC, Eurocae).
    • Meet with avionics vendors to understand their current product line and express military needs in terms of future requirements
    • Act as technical liaison for Communications, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) catalogue Delivery Orders
    • Assist in creating notional avionics architectures to satisfy MAJCOM requirements. Ability to envision and propose multiple courses of action (COAs).
    • Participate in technical discussions with multiple stakeholder groups (e.g. maintainers, pilots, command requirements reps.)

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