Mission Planning FAME Test Analyst in Ridgecrest, CA at DCS

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As F/A-18 & EA-18G Automated Maintenance Environment (FAME) Test Analyst for the Mission Systems Team

Essential Job Functions:

Perform test and evaluation of F/A-18 A-G Automated Maintenance Environment (FAME) products Data Courier, Tech Data, MAPA, Hardware, Software, etc… using system engineering principles.

Develop test objectives to determine if system requirements have been achieved.

Review and provide technical inputs/recommendations of FAME Functional Requirements Documentation (FRD). 

Conduct laboratory testing of system hardware and software.

Develop and document test points and test procedures for hardware and software components. Coordination and consolidation of AME testing events within multiple agencies supporting the F/A-18 FAME program.

 Identify and set test schedules by leveraging vast knowledge base of AME development teams, training activities, Software development groups, program office, etc.

Interface with team, product and program leads on weekly basis communicating test results, schedule, resource allocations etc.

Identify, document and monitor system deficiencies including verification of corrected deficiencies.

Responsible for test reporting, submission of Software Anomaly Reports (SAR’s), data collection, analysis, and posting of data to the common data sharing systems.

Required to participate in periodic meetings supporting FAME system, SCS, and other FAME impacted systems. 

Continuous interaction with FAME test activities and software developers such as SPAWAR, Tech Data, Boeing, etc…

Maintain proficiency in the use of data analysis tools, systems, and software programs. 

Serve as IPT FAME Technical (SME). Selectee should possess experience in developmental test, and FAME Software Suite systems (HW & SW).

Required Skills

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

Must be eligible to obtain a security clearance and maintain the clearance for the duration of employment.

Bachelor's degree and 5 year related experience or Associates degree and 7 years experience, OR High School Diploma and 13 years related hands-on experience is required.

Good communications skills required for interaction with various agencies, contractors, and parallel organizational test leads and briefing test status to Senior Program Leadership.

Desired Skills

Experience with Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS) and /or Automated Maintanance Equipment (FAME) System a plus.

Experience with F/A-18 Mission System a plus.


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