Senior Laboratory Engineer in Ridgecrest, CA at DCS

Date Posted: 2/26/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Performing as a Senior Laboratory Engineer, apply best practices to modify H-1 Software Integration Laboratory hardware and design/coordinate new functionality solutions for 3 laboratory benches.

Essential Job Functions:

Ensure laboratory functions duplicate aircraft functions by analyzing aircraft drawings.

Develop laboratory drawings, and determine laboratory hardware solutions.

Provide integration for complete avionics suite, sensors, and weapons systems.

Analyze proposed changes to design modifications to laboratory and recommend technical solutions via whitepapers.

Collaborate with geographically dispersed engineers/teams to determine H-1 weapons system operational needs.

​Utilize technical autonomy to complete tasking within schedules.

Research laboratory equipment needs and recommend hardware purchases.

Perform as technical lead and coordinator to technicians and engineers.

Perform as SME for laboratory power distribution and avionics communication through multiplex buses..

Determine laboratory modification schedules, and ensure completion of modifications within schedule.

Track tasking progress using Government databases.

Job Requirements

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

A Bachelors' degree in electrical or systems engineering with a minimum 8 years of laboratory design experience.

Experience with Avionics, Weapons Systems, and aircraft sensors and operation.

Demonstrated experience with ORCAD, AUTOCAD, and/or MATLAB.

Self-motivation to work independently to overcome obstacles.

Flexibility to shift tasking to meet the customer's current priorities.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to properly prioritize and manage concurrent tasks.

Ability to work directly with others, as well as independently.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Desired Skills:

Demonstrated understanding of MIL-S-1553, MIL-S-1776, and ARINC-429 multiplex bus architectures and operation.

Experience with AltaDt bus interface cards, Ethernet cards, and VME cards.

Serena Dimensions experience.


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