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CURRENT POSTINGS 

Turkish Aerospace

Worksite: Turkish Aerospace, Ankara/TURKEY

Position Title: Rotary Wing Flight Test Engineer Instructor 



Turkish Aerospace is looking for qualified candidates for Rotary Wing Flight Test Engineer Instructor in support of Turkish Aerospace Test Pilot School (TTPS) which is scheduled to operate in the beginning of 2021. The job location is at Turkish Aerospace, Ankara, Turkey. For more information about Turkish Aerospace please visit:  www.tai.com.tr/en and https://youtu.be/c2ZAn6SfCx0


Scope:

In this role you will be instructing in Test Pilot/FTE Training flights and work as part of a team developing flight test training course material. You are also expected to instruct on rotary wing performance, flying qualities and systems curriculum in the scope of flight test exercises as Flight Test Engineer Instructor.

 

Required Education, Training & Experience Criteria:

1.   Flight Test Engineer Graduate of a SETP recognized test pilot school (Full Course/Cat 1/Class A course)

2.   Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or closely related to flight test related field (or significant equivalent experience).

3.   Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Rotary Wing Flight Test Engineer.

4.   Class II medical or equivalent.

5.   Fluent in English.

Desired Education, Training & Experience Criteria:

1.   Previous test pilot school instructional experience as an FTE.

2.   Test experience with Civil Certification.

3.     Master’s or above Degree in Engineering or closely related to flight test related field (or significant equivalent experience).

4.     Current in flying

5.     Fulfil the requirements of EASA CAT 1 Lead FTE.

6.     Private Pilot License (PPL-H)

7.     Personal Security Clearance.

We provide a competitive salary and benefits package. Related to this position, there might be occasional travels or field trips as part of the training activities. An initial contract will be offered with a commitment of 3-plus years on negotiable terms. A shorter term contract requests will be evaluated case by case.



If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and a resume/CV to bsoyal@tai.com.tr

+90 312 8111800 ext. 7189

+90 531 9669098 (mobile)

 


Posted on 10/06/2020

Stratolaunch

Mojave, CA

Principal Hypersonics Test Operations Engineer

 

Stratolaunch is developing an air-launch platform to contribute to high-speed research and development. The goal of Stratolaunch is to use the air-launch platform for enabling technologies that may not exist otherwise. Stratolaunch has the potential for creating technology development opportunities for commercial, philanthropic, and governmental organizations to collect rich and actionable data and drive advancements in science, research, and technology.

 

As the Principal Hypersonics Test Operations Engineer, you will accept a critical role in achieving new milestones in aviation, and enable the development of high-speed test vehicles to be air-launched from the Stratolaunch Carrier Aircraft. You will provide effective leadership as the focal point for high-speed vehicle test planning and execution, to include the potential to act as a Test Conductor for the mission control team during test events. You should possess considerable experience in test vehicle configuration control, test planning and resourcing, and conducting disciplined, effective developmental flight test, or similar experience in a technically demanding environment.

 

As a key member of the Stratolaunch team, you will have an essential role in meeting our ambitious company objectives. You must establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues on a small, agile design-to-flight team. You will be challenged with bringing unique and complex aircraft from initial airworthiness to operational use, at a company that believes in giving our team members the authority and responsibility to succeed.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Develop and manage test strategy and objectives, test plans, test procedures, and mission cards for ground and flight testing for the high-speed test vehicles
  • Coordinate closely with the vehicle engineering team to define test and data requirements, and identify system safety or operational concerns
  • Coordinate closely with multiple vehicle crew chiefs and ground support personnel to ensure operational priorities are understood and met
  • Organize preparation for and lead Test Readiness Review activities as representative for the high-speed test vehicles
  • Identify test hazards and develop mitigation actions
  • Manage and communicate test-specific vehicle limitations and test readiness review actions
  • Lead high-speed vehicle test execution team
  • Coordinate on-vehicle priorities and schedules to meet final assembly and test requirements
  • Assist with functional system test planning and execution in areas such as avionics, flight control actuation, recovery systems, propulsion integration and propulsion system demonstration activities
  • Work with Carrier Aircraft operations team to ensure successful vehicle mating and integrated systems testing is accomplished
  • Assist with the coordination of range, airspace and support resources in support of high-speed vehicle flight tests
  • Execute integrated vehicle ground test activities and as key member of mission control room team during flight test activities
  • Coordinate high-speed vehicle test data analysis and ensure test results are appropriately reviewed, documented, and controlled
  • Provide key inputs to and mature the high-speed vehicle Concept of Operations including ground and flight operational procedures, timelines, checklists, and emergency response actions, starting from payload receipt through recovery of multiple vehicles per mission
  • Provide key inputs to FAA launch licensing and government test range coordination efforts
  • Participate in payload customer meetings, including meetings for payload integration/deintegration planning, integrated vehicle testing and data product delivery
  • Facilitate payload hardware and software integration and integrated test on high-speed test vehicle
  • Evaluate risks and risk mitigation plans to determine if the risks are appropriate and risk mitigations are adequate
  • Travel, as needed, to support design, mission planning, and other tasks for the Program Director
  • Demonstrate integrity, accountability and initiative to fulfill commitments

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Required

 

  • Technical aerospace leadership or experience, including supervision and training in a technical environment
  • Ability to analyze and prioritize tasks on their own initiative, and drive projects to completion, to fit within overall business goals
  • Ability to lead a small team, make decisions, communicate requirements, and quickly adapt to changing priorities
  • Previous experience with new, experimental, or modified aircraft, launch vehicles or spacecraft, technical and safety review boards, and configuration control methods
  • Knowledge of risk management or safety management systems
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to work irregular hours and work days, and travel periodically
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

 

Highly Desired

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or similar technical foundation
  • Flight Test Engineer graduate of a recognized test pilot school long course
  • Previous experience as a Test Director or Test Conductor for a developmental test program
  • Previous experience as a Flight Test Engineer or control room engineer on an active test program
  • Experience with launch vehicle or aircraft requirements verification
  • Experience with launch vehicle, air-launch, or high-speed flight programs
  • Possess or be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
  • Experience with government flight test organizations, ranges, and procedures

 

Education/Certifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from accredited institution and 10 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Required computer skills
  • MS Office
  • Configuration management tools
  • Engineering and test data analysis tools such as IADS and MATLAB

 

Special remarks

 

  • Travel estimated to be approximately 5%
  • This position is located in Mojave, CA
  • Applicants must be a US citizen to be considered for this role.

 

Stratolaunch is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at our company. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Our management team does not tolerate discrimination or harassment at any point during our employees’ and applicants’ time with us, especially with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law:

 

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

 

 



Stephanie Greenberg, VP, Human Resources

Stratolaunch | www.stratolaunch.com

C 206.371.6549



Posted on July 17th, 2020

Principal Engineers Measurements/Load Control

Northrop Grumman - Palmdale, CA

Principal Engineer, Measurements/Loads Control
Requisition ID: 20007669
Location: United States-California-Palmdale
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Clearance Type: Secret
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time




Description

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal, Systems Test Engineer.
The Specialty Test Team in Palmdale Ca. is looking for qualified Mid-level Instrumentation Engineers to join our diverse team. The SST performs all structural testing, both static and fatigue. Ranging from component level to full scale article on both R&D and flight hardware.

Selected Candidate will apply their electrical, mechanical, and computer skills while utilizing complex, state of the art, load control and data acquisition systems to control 100’s of load actuators while acquiring feedback /data from 1000’s of sensors. Qualified individuals will collaborate with various disciplines and all levels of personnel throughout all phases of Structural Testing, IE: Test Planning, Hardware and Instrumentation design, procurement and or manufacturing, Test Set-up, Test Execution, Data Reduction and Test Report Preparation and presentation.

Selected candidate must be a motivated, driven individual with excellent communication skills, capable of working with minimal direction and moderate oversight / supervision. Candidate must have strong analytical / troubleshooting skills. Candidate will on occasion be required to lead and mentor less experienced engineers.

Selected candidates are expected to perform the following:
• Setup, Program, Operate, and maintain LCS and DAS
• Plan and arrange for the equipment required for testing.
• Interpret Test Requirements and Co-Author and publish Test Procedures.
• Participate in Test Ready Reviews
• Report status of testing and constraints.
• Participate in post-test data evaluation, problem identification, and resolutions.
• Proficient with Micro Soft Office tools, Excel, Power Point, Visio, and Visual Basic
• Have a thorough understanding of Wheatstone Bridge based sensors
• 2D drawings in AutoCAD

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years related exp. or Master's Degree in STEM with 3 years experience
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:
· 7 years direct hands-on experience with test, measurement & control engineering applications
· Experience with structures testing, LCS and DAQ systems
· Experience in mechanical assembly & test, analog electronics, transducers, strain gage design & installation experience
· Secret or Top Secret clearance preferred
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Posted on July 15th, 2020

Principal Engineers Systems Test 

Northrop Grumman - Palmdale, CA


Requisition ID: 19038443
Location: United States-California-Palmdale
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time


Description

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an immediate opening for a Systems Test Engineer 3 at our Palmdale, California facility. The primary job responsibilities are, but not limited, to the following:
• Develop and publish detailed test plans, test schedules, and test procedures for developmental testing.
• Provide laboratory support for integration testing.
• Support and host test planning working groups.
• Interface with test article design and analysis teams to define test configuration and data requirements.
• Contribute to test card development and review in collaboration with other engineering disciplines and test operations personnel.
• Conduct test readiness reviews, and pre/posttest briefings.
• Provide mission control room support and make real-time decisions regarding safety, efficiency, and effectiveness.
• Conduct and contribute to pre-flight and post-test data analyses to support anomaly identification and resolution.
• Maintain metrics on status of testing and constraints
• Individual will serve as either a principal subject matter focal point between maintenance, design engineering, and test site team.
• Individual will work under only general direction to determine and develop approaches to solutions
• Individual will work within a team environment and independently
• Individual will be learning additional engineering discipline areas.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
• Must have a Bachelors’ degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)
• A minimum of 5 years of engineering experience with a BS degree as described above, or 3 years with an MS Degree.
• Special Program Access will be required.
• Overtime, odd shifts, and weekend work will occasionally be required.
• Current Active DOD Top Secret clearance is required.
• Ability to travel as needed
Desired Qualifications:
• In depth knowledge of or flight test experience, to include control room monitoring, in one of the following disciplines: Payloads, Mission Systems, or Subsystems.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and Integrated Analysis & Data System
(IADS).
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Posted on June 5, 2020

Electrical Engineer/Principal Electrical Engineer- Flight Test Systems 

Northrop Grumman - Palmdale, CA

Requisition ID: 20004546
Location: United States-Maryland-Baltimore
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Clearance Type: None
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time


Description

Start your future with a new mission, join Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector! Northrop Grumman is seeking an Electrical Engineer to support our Flight Test organization, located in Baltimore, MD.
The Electrical Engineer performs technical planning, electrical systems design, electrical systems interface definition, electrical system integration, electrical system verification and validation test support, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Systems are typically radar systems.
The Electrical Engineer roles and responsibilities include:
•Work with a skilled team of experienced former military test pilots, system software and hardware experts, and other flight test professionals integrating and testing advanced electronic systems on board highly modified experimental aircraft
•Ensure logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
•Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation
•Occasionally (15-20% of time) operate out of customer locations (typically military test centers; domestically only, no overseas travel anticipated)
•Participate in systems test involving monitoring and operating systems while aircraft is involved in a flight test
•Must have excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills with demonstrated ability to lead working groups and technical interchange meetings
•Demonstrated ability to work independently under limited direction within the scope of an assignment and use independent judgment in determining methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria
The chosen candidate must have the ability and desire to work in a fast paced, fluid environment and adapt to frequently changing needs of programs and customers on a weekly or daily basis.
This job may be filled as an Engineer or a Principal Engineer based on the requirements below.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
•Bachelor's of Science Degree or higher in Electrical or Systems Engineering or other related STEM area and at least 2 years of relevant experience (OR a Master's Degree with 0 years of relevant experience)
•Experience with design, integration and/or troubleshooting of electrical systems
•Willingness and ability to fly on experimental aircraft
•The ability to obtain and maintain a US secret level security clearance; this requires US citizenship. Clearance must be obtained in a timely manner per business requirements.
Basic Qualifications for Principal:
•Bachelor's of Science Degree or higher in Electrical or Systems Engineering or other related STEM area and at least 5 years of relevant experience (OR a Master's Degree with 3 years of relevant experience)
•Experience with design, integration and/or troubleshooting of electrical systems
•Willingness and ability to fly on experimental aircraft
•The ability to obtain and maintain a US secret level security clearance; this requires US citizenship. Clearance must be obtained in a timely manner per business requirements.
Preferred Qualifications:
•Knowledge of aircraft systems - primarily avionics, electrical power, and cooling
•Some experience with avionic systems development and testing
•MS Degree in Electrical or Systems Engineering
•Knowledge/familiarity with MIL-SPECs and FAA Requirements: MIL-STD-704, MIL W 5088 and 14 CFR Parts 23 and 25
•Previous experience following an avionics system from conceptual design, manufacturing, development, integration and test, through production
•Current Secret clearance or higher

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Posted on June 5, 2020

Staff Engineer Systems Test 

Northrop Grumman - Palmdale, CA

The Field Sales Representative position will be providing sales support to our customer base and working closely with the established Sales Engineer.

Requisition ID: 20015383


Location: United States-California-Palmdale
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Clearance Type: Secret
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Description

The Strike Program, Specialty Test Team is looking for a Structural Test SME, the selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, be results-oriented and be capable of managing significantly diverse assignments. The selected candidate will support structural testing of a full-scale airframe. The candidate will be directly responsible for design, manufacturing, and or procurement of all test stand hardware, include Reaction frame/Fixtures and associated tools and equipment. The candidate will also be responsible for Test Setup integration, including Flight hardware, Load Control System, and the Data Acquisition System. The candidate will be expected to function as a Subject Matter Expert in the area of Full-Scale Test planning and Execution. The candidate will perform as well as mentor others the following; develop/ write Test Procedures, oversee and or conduct structural tests, design and analyze test fixtures and set-ups as well as flight hardware simulators used for testing.
Essential Functions:
Responsible for coordinating with internal and external program customers for
Requirements derivation and flow down.
Test planning & scheduling
Cost reduction analysis
Optimizing cycle time
Test anomaly investigation
Creating test procedures & final test reports
Customer briefings
Responsible for lab safety procedures and developing a test article overload protection plan.
Act as the primary interface between Airframe Product Team and the Test Lab.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) plus 14 Years engineering experience; or Master’s in STEM plus 12 Years engineering experience; or PhD plus 9 Year’s engineering experience
Able and willing to travel short term as required by the statement of work
Must have at least 8 years of experience with Full Scale Static or Fatigue testing.
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
Preferred Qualifications:
Active Secret DOD Security Clearance (last investigation date within 6 years)
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills
Evidenced by experience coordinating and communicating issues and status with production managers, maintenance personnel, and responsible engineers.
15 years, Full scale Structural Test experience on large scale structural platforms
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. 

Posted on June 5, 2020

Field Sales Representative

AeroGear Telemetry Inc. - Dallas, TX

The Field Sales Representative position will be providing sales support to our customer base and working closely with the established Sales Engineer.


  • Base salary with a rewarding commission structure
  • Paid travel expenses
  • Complete mobile software
  • Product training provided


Areas open: Dallas, Texas


Requirements:

  • Electrical Engineering degree
  • Sales experience
  • Self Motivated & Organized
  • Must be able to travel 60-70% of the time
  • US citizen
  • Familiar with aerospace/Military Industry customer base


Interested applicants can apply at https://www.aerogear.us/careers or by contacting Business Manager Stephen Hainline

Posted on May 27, 2020

Principal Hypersonics Test Operations Engineer 

Stratolaunch - Mojave, CA

Stratolaunch is developing an air-launch platform to contribute to high-speed research and development.  The goal of Stratolaunch is to use the air-launch platform for enabling technologies that may not exist otherwise.  Stratolaunch has the potential for creating technology development opportunities for commercial, philanthropic, and governmental organizations to collect rich and actionable data and drive advancements in science, research, and technology.

 

As the Principal Hypersonics Test Operations Engineer, you will accept a critical role in achieving new milestones in aviation, and enable development of high-speed test vehicles to be air-launched from the Stratolaunch Carrier Aircraft.  You will provide effective leadership as the focal point for high-speed vehicle test planning and execution, to include the potential to act as a Test Conductor for the mission control team during test events.  You should possess considerable experience in test vehicle configuration control, test planning and resourcing, and conducting disciplined, effective developmental flight test, or similar experience in a technically demanding environment.

 

As a key member of the Stratolaunch team, you will have an essential role in meeting our ambitious company objectives.  You must establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues on a small, agile design-to-flight team.  You will be challenged with bringing unique and complex aircraft from initial airworthiness to operational use, at a company that believes in giving our team members the authority and responsibility to succeed.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

•     Develop and manage test strategy and objectives, test plans, test procedures, and mission cards for ground and flight testing for the high-speed test vehicles

•    Coordinate closely with vehicle engineering team to define test and data requirements, and identify system safety or operational concerns

•    Coordinate closely with multiple vehicle crew chiefs and ground support personnel to ensure operational priorities are understood and met

•    Organize preparation for and lead Test Readiness Review activities as representative for the high-speed test vehicles

•    Identify test hazards and develop mitigation actions

•    Manage and communicate test-specific vehicle limitations and test readiness review actions

•    Lead high-speed vehicle test execution team

•    Coordinate on-vehicle priorities and schedules to meet final assembly and test requirements

•    Assist with functional system test planning and execution in areas such as avionics, flight control actuation, recovery systems, propulsion integration and propulsion system demonstration activities

•    Work with Carrier Aircraft operations team to ensure successful vehicle mating and integrated systems testing is accomplished

•     Assist with the coordination of range, airspace and support resources in support of high-speed vehicle flight tests

•     Execute integrated vehicle ground test activities and as key member of mission control room team during flight test activities

•      Coordinate high-speed vehicle test data analysis and ensure test results are appropriately reviewed, documented, and controlled

•      Provide key inputs to and mature the high-speed vehicle Concept of Operations including ground and flight operational procedures, timelines, checklists, and emergency response actions, starting from payload receipt through recovery of multiple vehicles per mission

•      Provide key inputs to FAA launch licensing and government test range coordination efforts

•      Participate in payload customer meetings, including meetings for payload integration/deintegration planning, integrated vehicle testing and data product delivery

•       Facilitate payload hardware and software integration and integrated test on high-speed test vehicle

•       Evaluate risks and risk mitigation plans to determine if the risks are appropriate and risk mitigations are adequate

•       Travel, as needed, to support design, mission planning, and other tasks for the Program Director

•       Demonstrate integrity, accountability and initiative to fulfill commitments

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Required

•          Technical aerospace leadership or experience, including supervision and training in a technical environment

•         Ability to analyze and prioritize tasks on their own initiative, and drive projects to completion, to fit within overall business goals

•          Ability to lead a small team, make decisions, communicate requirements, and quickly adapt to changing priorities

•          Previous experience with new, experimental, or modified aircraft, launch vehicles or spacecraft, technical and safety review boards, and configuration control methods

•          Knowledge of risk management or safety management systems

•          Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

•          Be able to work irregular hours and work days, and travel periodically

•          Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

 

Highly Desired

•         Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or similar technical foundation

•         Flight Test Engineer graduate of a recognized test pilot school long course

•         Previous experience as a Test Director or Test Conductor for a developmental test program

•         Previous experience as a Flight Test Engineer or control room engineer on an active test program

•         Experience with launch vehicle or aircraft requirements verification

•         Experience with launch vehicle, air-launch, or high-speed flight programs

•         Possess or be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

•         Experience with government flight test organizations, ranges, and procedures

 

Education/Certifications

•          Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from accredited institution and 10 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Required computer skills

•          MS Office

•          Configuration management tools

•          Engineering and test data analysis tools such as IADS and MATLAB

 

Special remarks

•          Travel estimated to be approximately 5%

•          This position is located in Mojave, CA



Applicants must be a US citizen to be considered for this role.
 

Stratolaunch is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at our company. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Our management team does not tolerate discrimination or harassment at any point during our employees’ and applicants’ time with us, especially with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.


Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law:
https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

 

 

Stephanie Greenberg, Sr. Director, Human Resources

Stratolaunch | www.stratolaunch.com

C 206.371.6549

Posted on May 22, 2020

Principal Engineers, Principle Systems Test Engineer 3, 

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems - Palmdale, CA

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has immediate openings for all levels of Systems Test Engineers at our Palmdale-CA, Rancho Bernardo-CA, Melbourne-FL, and Patuxent River-MD facilities.

 

Principal Systems Test Engineer 3 
The primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Develop and publish detailed test plans, test schedules, and test procedures for developmental testing  • Provide laboratory support for integration testing • Support and host test planning working groups • Interface with test article design and analysis teams to define test configuration and data requirements  • Contribute to test card development and review in collaboration with other engineering disciplines and test operations personnel • Conduct test readiness reviews, and pre/post-test briefings • Provide mission control room support and make real-time decisions regarding safety, efficiency, and effectiveness • Conduct and contribute to pre-flight and post-test data analyses to support anomaly identification and resolution • Maintain metrics on status of testing and constraints • Individual will serve as either a principal subject matter focal point between maintenance, design engineering, and test site team • Individual will work under only general direction to determine and develop approaches to solutions • Individual will work within a team environment and independently • Individual will be learning additional engineering discipline areas

 

Basic Qualifications: • Must have a Bachelors’ degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) • A minimum of 5 years of engineering experience with a BS degree as described above, or 3 years with an MS Degree • Overtime, odd shifts, and weekend work will occasionally be required • Current Active DOD Top Secret clearance is required • Special Program Access will be required • Ability to travel as needed

Preferred Qualifications: • In-depth knowledge of or flight test experience, to include control room monitoring, in one of the following disciplines: Payloads, Mission Systems, or Subsystems • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Integrated Analysis & Data System (IADS)

 

Apply Today - Principal Systems Test Engineer 3

Posted on April 20, 2020

Principal Engineers, Measurements/Loads Control

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems - Palmdale, CA

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has several openings for Principal Engineers, Measurements/Loads Control. The Specialty Test Team in Palmdale, CA is looking for qualified Mid-level Instrumentation Engineers to join our diverse team. The Structural System Test team performs all structural testing, both static and fatigue, ranging from component level to full scale article on both R&D and flight hardware.


Selected candidates will apply their electrical, mechanical, and computer skills, while utilizing complex, state of the art, load control and data acquisition systems to control hundreds of load actuators while acquiring feedback / data from thousands of sensors. Qualified individuals will collaborate with various disciplines and all levels of personnel throughout all phases of Structural Testing (i.e. Test Planning, Hardware and Instrumentation design, procurement and or manufacturing, Test Set-up, Test Execution, Data Reduction and Test Report Preparation and presentations).


Selected candidates are expected to perform the following:

  • Setup, Program, Operate, and maintain LCS and DAS
  • Plan and arrange for the equipment required for testing
  • Interpret Test Requirements and Co-Author and publish Test Procedures
  • Participate in Test-Ready Reviews
  • Report the status of testing and constraints
  • Participate in post-test data evaluation, problem identification, and resolutions
  • Proficient with Micro Soft Office tools, Excel, Power Point, Visio, and Visual Basic
  • Have a thorough understanding of Wheatstone Bridge based sensors
  • 2D drawings in AutoCAD


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years related experience or Master's Degree in STEM with 3 years of experience
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7 years with direct hands-on experience with test, measurement & control engineering applications
  • Experience with structures testing, LCS and DAQ systems
  • Experience in mechanical assembly & test, analog electronics, transducers, strain gauge design & installation experience
  • Secret or Top Secret clearance preferred


Application link: Principal Engineer, Measurements/Loads Control

Posted on April 20, 2020