Flight Test Engineer, Associate Principal - 38126 in WRIGHT PATTER, OH at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/16/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/16/2022
  • Job ID:
    38126
  • Telework
    Telework - Not Eligible

Job Description

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Technical Solutions Division (HII-TSD) is seeking a flight test subject matter expert to serve as an engineering consultant, technical expert, and manager for an upcoming flight test program for a high-visibility US Air Force multi-engine aircraft currently in development.  This person will apply flight test experience to optimize project and test plans, and then support on-site flight test operations at various test ranges and test locations.  The candidate will take a lead role within a stakeholder working group and be responsible to write test plans, instrumentation and data collection plans, and airworthiness and safety analysis leading to approved ground and flight test operations.  The candidate will contribute a working knowledge of military test ranges and flight test processes.  

The candidate will work autonomously with our Air Force customer and end-users, which requires professionalism and strong communication skills.  The successful candidate must have at minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant technical, engineering, or science curriculum, and have at least ten years of experience in DoD and/or commercial flight testing and test-related management roles.  The candidate also requires direct experience with analysis methods (e.g., design of experiments) to derive maximum benefit from a limited sample of test points.  Test Pilot School and/or DoD Level 3 certification in Test & Evaluation are definite advantages.  Minimum SECRET clearance is required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in relevant engineering or science curriculum
  • 10+ years T&E experience in military and/or commercial aviation
  • Formal flight test training in military and/or commercial aircraft
  • Experience planning military and/or commercial flight test operations
  • Familiarity with analytical methods (e.g., design of experiments) to derive test points within limited budget/resources
  • Working familiarity with flight test instrumentation, telemetry, data management/analysis, and reporting
  • SECRET clearance

Preferred:

  • Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering or relevant curriculum
  • USAF or USN Test Pilot School graduate as pilot or engineer
  • DAWIA Test & Evaluation Level 3 certification
  • Top secret clearance

About Technical Solutions, A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries:

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division is accelerating national security solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising more than 7,000 professionals, our unique national security portfolio includes cyber and electronic warfare, fleet sustainment, ISR, live, virtual, constructive (LVC) solutions, nuclear and environmental services, and unmanned systems. For more information, visit tsd.huntingtoningalls.com.

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Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

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