We have an immediate opportunity for a System Test Engineer to work with an integrated mission planning development team at Eglin AFB, FL. Our team focuses on forward-looking solutions which has made us a valued lifetime partner ensuring mission success. You will be part of a highly focused and diverse team of operational SMEs, software engineers and security test engineers whose role is to provide agile support to mission planning developers and program managers in bringing the highest quality mission planning software to the warfighter.
We are seeking candidates with USAF/USN operational flying experience to provide operational expertise in evaluation of JMPS mission planning software and hardware environments. Position is quot;hands-on quot; and requires pilot/military flight experience in a fighter/bomber platform. The focus of this position is to conduct operationally representative evaluation of early release (development cycle) mission planning software with a focus on fighter/bomber capabilities (sensor planning, weapons planning, threat planning) and integration of client systems with Air Force networks and Air-Operations-Center (AOC) nodes.
Additional focus is on the use of real-world threat data and Orders of Battle to evaluate data compatibility and integrity from source to mission planning end products such as maps, flight knee-board cards, data cartridges and briefing materials. The test engineer will evaluate component level and system level planning capabilities for multiple weapon systems and will provide subject matter expertise for developers, program managers, users, government test agencies and other mission planning stakeholders. As the lead for platform level evaluations, the test engineer will plan, execute and report on evaluation activities and provide findings and recommendations back to developers and program managers.
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EDUCATION amp; EXPERIENCE:
Strong written and verbal communication skills are required to collaborate with customer representatives, domain experts, and other systems engineers in the development of complex software systems.
Knowledge of force-level Command amp; Control data (Air Tasking Orders/Airspace Coordination Orders (ATO/ACO)).
Familiarization with Geographic Intelligence (GEOINT) data.
Previous JMPS experience is highly desired but not required.
Candidates must possess a minimum of a Secret clearance and be eligible to obtain a Top Secret clearance.
Strong knowledge of MS Windows environments
Knowledge of software testing concepts
Knowledge of Virtual Machine environments and their use
Knowledge of Database Management Systems (DBMSs) setup and usage
Knowledge of software and systems engineering processes for software development life cycle