Weapons Integration Engineer (Weapons Integrator) in Niceville, FL at DCS

Date Posted: 9/21/2022

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Job Description

Systems Engineer for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Weapons Integration IPT in the area of stores integration and associated hardware and software development. This position is located at Eglin AFB, Florida and is not eligible for telework.

Essential Job Functions:

Act as government weapon integrator and focal point for all integration activity associated with assigned weapon(s).

Plan, coordinate and monitor the technical execution of all stores integration tasks for the weapon(s) they are assigned to support. Systems Engineer for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Weapons Integration IPT in the area of stores integration and associated hardware and software development.

Maintain oversight of all aircraft/weapon integration activities for compliance with F-35 System Requirement Document(s) and ensure the Services ultimately receive effective and suitable mission capabilities.

Coordinate with Weapon Program Offices to ensure that aircraft integration activities satisfy certification requirements and align to weapon program roadmaps.

Support JICWG meetings, Program Management Reviews, Technical Interchange Meetings and IPT status meetings as required. Act as government interface manager for assigned weapons.

Coordinate with the Stores Certification IPT on activities such as wind tunnel tests, ground fit checks, environmental testing and store separation testing.

Coordinate with NAVAIR and Air Force Seek Eagle organizations to ensure all analysis is completed in order to support weapon certification and any flight clearances.

Participate in aircraft software development activities to ensure weapon functionality is properly mechanized.

Coordinate and participate in lab, ground and flight tests. Monitor, review and comment on test plans, test procedures and test results.

Support weapon systems analysis as required for Weapon Delivery Accuracy, Lethality and Mission Effectiveness.

Review and support weapons integration planning and estimating for future weapons integration efforts.

Submit weekly status reports on Integration to Weapons IPT leadership to include weapon roadmaps.

Prepare monthly inputs to AV/MS briefings to Leadership.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or a Bachelor of Arts in a technical discipline plus 6 years relevant experience or a Masters plus 4 years of relevant experience is required.

Must be able to obtain and maintain program security clearances.

Five or more years of demonstrated experience in integrating airborne weapons systems, to include systems engineering, test, and/or program management expertise.

Military tactical weapons background is preferable.

Experience performing Aircraft-Weapons Integration is required.

Demonstrated knowledge of fighter aircraft weapons practices and policies.

Demonstrated ability to gather and analyze a variety of weapons program information, make sound judgments concerning weapons, and effectively communicate recommendations orally and in writing to leadership.

Good briefing, interpersonal and/or diplomatic skills.

Once per month normal travel frequency, maximum travel twice per month.  Foreign travel is unlikely but possible.

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