ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Senior Engineer is responsible for the testing and evaluation of IFF Systems at the laboratory bench level and platform integration level in support of the Department of Defense International AIMS Program Office ( 'DoD AIMS PO ). This position reports directly to the Program Manager. Duties often require developing solutions to problems and adapting to higher level system specifications. Typical duties include but are not limited to:
' Provide engineering insight and expertise to the Government Engineer and DoD AIMS PO Contract Service Support Test Engineers.
' Review, refine, and maintain DoD AIMS Technical Standards and Test Requirements documents
' Develop, review, and execute test strategies, test plans, traceability matrices, test procedures, and test reports.
' Conduct testing that enables clear correlation of test data points to test requirements with specific test objectives and expected outcomes.
' Perform technical data analysis of IFF systems and prepare comprehensive system level evaluations
' Review and interpret supplementary test data (i.e. antenna patterns, EMI/EMC reports, Software Version Description documents, interrogation management schemes, etc.).
' Provide technical guidance to government integrators and industry manufacturers at System Engineering Technical Review ( 'SETR ) meetings (i.e. SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR) regarding IFF system design, planned product improvements, alternative solutions, and test readiness.
' Mentor and provide oversight and guidance in the training and development of engineering colleagues.
' Validate and verify certification data, test summaries, and certification letters prior to submission to the government customer.
' Evaluate equipment, test set, and platform testing.
' Write certification letters and test summary reports.
' Create presentations, monthly activity reports, trip reports, and white papers.
' Review and discuss IFF test processes, test results, and test discrepancies with peers, Program Managers, and DoD AIMS PO Chief Engineer.
' Review, refine, and maintain North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( 'NATO ) STANAG 4193 Technical Standards and Test Requirements documents.
' Confer with service representatives, manufacturers, other agencies (i.e. FAA, NATO, NTIA. PBFA, NSA), and program offices to establish technical material to be developed for publication.
' Review standards and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, and content.
' Coordinate working groups to discuss and solve technical issues.
' Provide technical advice to the Government Engineer.
' Identify all failures, deviations, or discrepancies with standards and Test Requirements in the discrepancy report.
' Perform other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.
Bachelor of Science or, must have ten (10) years of IFF program related experience. SECRET or higher security clearance.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN engineering and over twelve (12) years of IFF program related experience.
Position requires domestic and international travel 10%-25% to support Chief Engineer
Will work directly with Chief Engineer of the DoD AIMS Program controlling, updating and developing Mode 5 IFF Specifications and policies
Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.