Sr. Flight Test Systems Engineer in Simi Valley, CA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

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Sr. Flight Test Systems Engineer
Simi Valley, CA
Direct Hire
Up to $150k year

Successful candidate will develop System Test Plans, for small-unmanned air vehicles and missiles, execute simulator and flight tests, and document test results. Act as the Flight Test Director during flight tests. Determine and communicate flight test objectives. Develop test cards that meet flight test objectives. Review System Requirement documents to help ensure requirements are concise and testable. Lead flight readiness reviews, test briefs, and post-test debriefs. Ensure test assets are prepared to support testing, including proper configuration of product hardware and software, writing test cards and procedures, and maintaining test equipment. Process and analyze test data to determine test results. Capture test activities, fill in test data sheets, and transfer telemetry files to the network. Capture test activities and details in reports, enter test failures or anomalies in an issue tracking system database.

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Bachelor's degree in software, systems, or aerospace engineering.
  • 10+ years' experience in related industry, including conducting system or flight tests
  • Excellent communication skills, including: documenting test plans, procedures, and reports; verbally directing UAV Operators and Observers during flight tests; capturing system test requirements; recording test failures; and reporting test results.
  • Understanding of the functionality of major aircraft sub-systems and avionics.
  • Ability to determine regression test requirements based on specific sub-system modifications.
  • Ability to develop ad-hoc tests to troubleshoot test failures.
  • Ability to analyze large test data sets using software tools, like MATLAB or Excel.
  • Responsible for estimating the time required to conduct testing and completing assigned tasks within the project schedule.