Navigation Systems Engineer in Ridgecrest, CA at DCS

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a Navigation Systems Test Engineer supporting the F/A-18 A-F design and functional operation of hardware, software, and aircraft interfaces.

Essential Job Functions will be:

Work closely with the Communication, Navigation, Identification (CNI) team lead, Software Configuration Set (SCS) Block Leads, System Product Leads and Program Sponsors.

Test and evaluate aircraft systems using system engineering principles to optimize performance, cost, quality, safety.

Research and develop test objectives to determine if system requirements have been achieved in accordance with approved Functional Requirements Documents (FRDs).

Conduct lab, ground, and flight testing of system hardware and software.
Develop and document test points and test procedures for hardware and software components, and evaluate system performance.

Monitor system deficiencies to determine problems, and retest corrected problems to ensure proper software functionality.

Develop post-mission report writing, submission of Software Anomaly Reports (SARs), data collection, analysis, and posting of data to the common data sharing system.

Maintain oversight of system requirements and provide inputs to applicable planning documents and test plans.

Participate in weekly meetings supporting the Navigation team, SCS leads, Product leads, system developers, and contractors. Review and provide inputs/recommendations on system requirement documents (NATIP, TEMP, MSOFD, MPOFD, FRD, etc.) to ensure accuracy.

Learn and maintain proficiency in the use of data analysis tools, systems, and software programs. Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to local and external personnel at designated test sites including NAWCAD-Patuxent River and NAWCWD - Pt. Mugu.

Job Requirements

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

Bachelor's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience.

Must be able to be granted a security clearance and maintain one for the duration of employment.

  • DCS Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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