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36th EWS IRCM Mission Data Engineer in Niceville, FL at DCS

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Description

The 53 EWG is the technical focal point for all electronic warfare (EW) support of warfighter systems for the Combat Air Forces (CAF). The mission of the 53 EWG is to develop and test mission data (MD) to defeat enemy radar and infrared guided missile systems, thus enhancing aircrew and aircraft survivability in combat. This position will develop Infrared Countermeasures (IRCM) for Combat Air Forces (CAF) defensive systems.

Essential Job Functions:

The IRCM Electronic Warfare Mission Data (MD) Engineer will apply a variety of analytical techniques to formulate and solve problems and plan for future technologies.

Will support IRCM EW system improvements and the development of MD for the CAF Electronic Warfare and defensive systems of aircraft, including radar warning receivers, ECM jammers, ECM dispenser systems, and IR defensive systems.

Will specifically support infrared countermeasures mission data reprogramming center and will program different countermeasure dispenser systems across fixed and rotary wing platforms.

Develop and update threat databases using EWIR tools.

Design and use computer-based tools to flag and extract threat system parametrics for analysis.

Generate optimized EW Mission Data (MD) software files.

Perform rapid reprogramming of fielded MD in response to adversary threat changes.

Team will routinely travel.

Required Skills:

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

Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering , Aeronautical Engineering, or Physics, with 5 years of experience is required.

Current DOD Secret clearance (updated within 6 years) is preferred but must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance within 6-9 months of hire.

Strong writing and communication skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

Desired Skills:

Experience in the following disciplines is highly desired:

   - Avionics and Electronic Warfare systems.

   - Infrared Countermeasures (IRCM).

   - Infrared Sensor Theory.

   - Missile Warning System Theory.

   - Electronic Warfare Systems experience.

Electronic Warfare Mission Data software production/modification.

Experience in Airborne Electronic Combat, using Electronic Intelligence (ELINT), developing operationally suitable mission data to support electronic combat systems.

Skilled in the application of engineering expertise specific to electronic warfare systems theory and equipment operation specific to radar, radar warning receivers, missile warning systems, active countermeasures, RF and IR expendable systems, fundamentals of aircraft avionics, and systems integration to assist teams in designing and conducting comprehensive studies, and developing solutions to problems.

Skills and attributes associated with this position include:  EW and the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum, computer software, threat warning, radio frequency (RF) jammers, electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) jammers, expendables, threat analysis, foreign/US radar/weapon systems, airborne EW computer software, avionics, systems integration, electronic engineering concepts, principles and practices applicable to a broad range of engineering assignments.

Experience in programming of Countermeasure Dispensers; (i.e. ALE-47 or AAR-57).


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