• Senior Avionics Engineer

    Job Locations US-OH-Dayton
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  • Overview

    USfalcon, Inc., recognized as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the United States, is seeking an Avionics engineer to support the Tanker Directorate at Wright Patterson AFB, OH.


    * Individual shall have knowledge of avionics engineering in support of avionics subsystem definition, development, integration, all verification methods to include review of ICDs, sustainment, modeling/simulation, test and evaluation, and airworthiness certification across a wide range of hardware and software systems.

    * Individual shall support Aircraft Information Management Systems (AIMS) requirements/ testing/ certification and spectrum management requirements/ testing/ certification. The Contractor shall use knowledge of Communications, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) requirements,

    policies, and regulations to define requirements, complete CNS/ATM compliance matrices, and

    support testing and certification of aircraft and supporting systems.

    * Review/develop/ update applicable program documentation for avionics engineering relevant requirements.

    * Support and assist systems analyses to include, but not be limited to, avionics system design/design feasibility and state-of-the-art assessment.

    * Assist the customer in developing systems/subsystem specifications.

    * Provide draft documentation defining system/subsystem specifications.

    * Be able to perform analyses of avionics and subsystems including, but not limited to: system threat analysis, laser systems, computer systems, avionics interfaces, and multiplex bus communications, and identify

    potential issues and/or areas of improvement for Government consideration.

    * Responsible for development and test of the program system hardware and software and its integration into the program system architecture.

    * Attend all technical reviews and provide technical advice on the path forward to installation

    of the new hardware and software into the system.

    * Support and assist performance effectiveness, cost effectiveness, cost performance, life-cycle cost, producibility, maintainability, supportability, reliability, technical and schedule risk assessments, and

    scheduling trade-off studies.

    * Review system specific test plans and participate in system, subsystem, and component testing.

    * Review and perform assessments on program specific databases; analyze Built in Test (BIT) failure reports and compare failure reports against the BIT.

    • Evaluate systems test plans and participate in the conduct of system, subsystem and component level testing
    • Support translating user requirements into system requirements, which will be used to design, develop, fabricate, test and evaluate systems, subsystem and equipment for eventual fielding and deployment
    • Perform technical/mission analyses of existing and future operational requirements, assists in developing system concepts and perform technological/trade-off assessments of proposed designs/modifications.  Assist with developmental planning support in evaluation of the military mission to be accomplished and any related requirements documentation
    • Review and analyze proposals, including regulatory and other policy driver changes or proposed modifications for design feasibility and system compatibility.  Support and conduct systems analyses to include system design/design feasibility and state-of- the-art assessment
    • Assist Contracting by performing technical evaluations of contractor proposal submissions prior to placing Engineering Changes on contract
    • As required, assist, review, and provide recommendations for AFIs and other policy documents.  Support Integrated Product Team (IPT) activities to redesign, fabricate, and test obsolete components for long-term program risk reduction


    Required Skills:

    • 10 years of experience in performing relevant operational functions with extensive knowledge and experience in schedule and performance/technical aspects of current, future, and interrelated programs
    • 10 years of management and supervisory experience in a DoD or private industry with 10 years of management and supervisory Acquisition experience in leadership management of complex DoD Acquisition Programs, or equivalent experience
    • Additional 10 years of experience can be substituted with Master's Degree
    • Additional 20 years of experience can be substituted with Bachelor's Degree 
    • Education:
    • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer/Software Engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution in a related discipline 
    • A Bachelor's degree in aforementioned degrees from an accredited institution 


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