Avionics Engineer, Senior in Dayton, OH at DCS

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dayton, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/17/2021
  • Job ID:
    2619
  • Clearance Level:
    Secret

Job Description

The Contractor shall serve as an avionics engineer with particular emphasis in integration of radar and EW sensors.

Essential Job Functions:

The Contractor shall develop/review/update applicable program documentation for avionics engineering relevant requirements. The Contractor shall assist the Government in drafting and developing systems/subsystem specifications and various engineering documents in support of milestone reviews and events.

The Contractor shall be responsible for development and test of the program system hardware and software and its integration into the program system architecture. The Contractor shall attend all technical reviews and provide technical advice on the path forward to installation of the new hardware and software into the system. The Contractor shall review system specific test plans and participate in the conduct of system, subsystem, and component testing.

The Contractor shall support and conduct performance effectiveness, cost effectiveness, cost performance, life-cycle cost, producibility, maintainability, supportability, reliability, technical and schedule risk assessments, and scheduling trade-off studies.

The Contractor shall support hardware/software development and related system ground and flight test activities including, but not limited to, hardware-in-the-loop, subsystem integration labs, developmental T&E, and initial operational T&E related activities.

The Contractor shall support and conduct systems analyses to include, but not limited to, avionics system design/design feasibility and state-of-the-art assessment requirements, system capacity analysis, investigate alternative solutions and architecture trade- offs, support operations concept development and document results.

The Contractor shall perform analyses of avionics and subsystems including, but not limited to, system threat analysis, laser systems, computer systems, avionics interfaces, and multiplex data bus communications. The Contractor shall also identify potential issues and/or areas of improvement for Government consideration.

The Contractor shall accomplish data processing including centroiding, tracker, timing issues, data loading issues, software; interfaces to combat system and/or a

Required Skills:

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

A Bachelors Degree plus 15 years of experience or a Masters Degree plus 12 year of experience is required.

Current Secret clearance.

Knowledge of avionics engineering in support of avionics subsystem definition, development, integration, all verification methods to include review of ICD, sustainment, Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (MS&A), T&E, and airworthiness certification across a wide range of hardware and software systems.

Knowledge of radar theory and principles, and an understanding of the radar design, development, and implementation process is required. Expected activities include providing technical advice and serving as the technical interface between the Government customers and the radar manufacturers, interacting with customers, participating in meetings, and producing technical detailed products.