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Mission Systems Integration and Test Engineer

Apply Now Job ID: 464552BR Date posted: Dec. 21, 2018 City: Edwards Air Force Base State: California Program: F35
Description: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 general mission systems and avionics integration. The successful candidate should have a background in avionics, mission systems, sensors, and displays.

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 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, integration, and test 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. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.**
Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelors degree required
- Experience with Systems Engineering or Flight Test
- Integration and test experience
Desired Skills:
- Avionics, Sensors, Displays, Mission Computing
- Aircraft troubleshooting, Flight Test Experience
- Good interpersonal skills and teamwork
- Knowledge of AFFTC processes
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. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS0343 AERONAUTICS COMPANY Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Systems Engineering: Assembly/Integration and Test Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day Shift: First Apply Now

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