• Senior Systems Engineer (Flight Systems)

    Job Locations US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Job ID
    2019-2677
    Category
    Engineering
    Clearance Level
    Secret
  • Overview

    USfalcon, Inc., recognized as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the United States, is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer (Flight Systems) to support the Tanker Directorate at Tinker AFB, OK

    Responsibilities

    The Senior Systems Engineer will provide support for the development, procurement, sustainment and modification of aircraft systems, sub-systems, components and equipment with the ability to provide expertise to the following areas: system engineering expertise in systems design and integration, manufacturing, quality and industrial engineering, airworthiness and configuration and data management.

    • CONUS travel may be required
    • Support the development and maintenance of critical systems engineering documentation (i.e., specifications, system requirements documents, systems engineering plans, etc.)
    • Support the translation of requirements into prime contractor documents (e.g., software development plans, sub-specifications, etc.) and procedures to ensure the robust application of systems engineering processes across all program development, production, and sustainment tasks
    • Understand and execute Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 62-6, USAF Airworthiness, through standardized processes and issuance of flight authorizations
    • Provide systems and subsystems sustainment engineering, technical guidance and support to design, develop, manufacture, integrate, test and deploy electronic sensors, avionics, instruments and defensive systems (e.g. Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures ‘LAIRCM’)
    • Define and maintain technical processes, identify technical requirements and support air system and avionics development in the areas of electronic combat systems, threat assessments, navigation, airborne fire control, radar, and electro-optical systems. Support and assist in reviews and studies to help define system requirements, performance capabilities, and interfaces with other system acquisition elements
    • Provide Avionics expertise (e.g. Interface Control Document (ICD), open system architecture, hardware, and software)
    • Assist in generating and managing Configuration Management, Data Management, and Risk Management processes and plans; support environmental assessments, support design reviews, technical interchange meetings, interface control meetings, program management reviews, audits and other technical reviews; and have thorough knowledge of Deficiency Reporting (DR) procedures and processes
    • Produce and/or review technical evaluations, engineering studies, reports, analyses, and acquisition plans and strategies
    • Assist in milestone preparation as well as engineering evaluation of OEM and subcontractor recommendations for operational and support issues such as: evaluations of Advance Change Study Notices, Engineering Change Proposals, Contractor Change Proposals, FAA Bulletins, and related documents
    • Apply Operational Safety Suitability & Effectiveness (OSS&E) and Airworthiness processes, as well as provide risk assessments, safety analysis and recommendations, and address high priority safety issues
    • Provide safety expertise to include compliance with MIL-STD 882, and risk packages
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of Reliability and Maintainability processes to ensure system requirements are defined and achieved
    • Identify aircraft certification requirements and assist in obtaining required certifications. Evaluate Spectrum Certification requirements, analyze equipment for applicability, and process documentation/requests to ensure system requirements are defined and Spectrum certification is achieved and maintained
    • Translate production and operational requirements into design, fabrication and testing objectives
    • Provide analysis and recommendations to systems suitability for installation, functionality and reliability of systems and readiness of existing manufacturing processes
    • Provide Test and Evaluation Support
    • Resolve technical issues on fielded systems, review technical data for accuracy and provide recommended improvements (i.e. field/depot support)
    • Additional duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Required Skills:

     

    • A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant engineering experience

    Desired Skills:

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook)
    • Demonstrated technical leadership experience in a relevant engineering discipline
    • Knowledge and experience with the application of DoD 5000.02, AFIs 63-101/63-131, and related systems engineering policy and guidance impacting fixed wing aircraft support
    • Knowledge of and experience with the development, procurement, sustainment and modification of aircraft systems, sub-systems, components and equipment with the ability to provide systems engineering expertise
    • Demonstrated system engineering expertise in systems design and integration, manufacturing, quality and industrial engineering, airworthiness and configuration and data management
    • Demonstrated expertise open system architecture, hardware, and software architectures—to include interface management (e.g., Interface Control Documents (ICD))
    • Understanding and experience with Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 62-6, USAF Airworthiness, through standardized processes and issuance of flight authorizations
    • Experience with military and Federal Aviation Administration airworthiness processes.

    Education:

    Bachelor's degree Engineering (Electrical Engineering preferred), from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited program

     

    Clearance: The ability to obtain Secret clearance

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