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F-35 Fighter Effectiveness Engineer - Top Secret/SCI Eligible

Location: Yuma
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Wanted: former/current Fighter Pilots, Bomber Pilots EWOs and WSOs for our F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program at Yuma, AZ. Responsible for providing daily technical assistance in the development of test objectives and plans, test execution, result analysis, and reporting on the operational effectiveness of the F-35. Frequently interacts with the Joint Program Office, DOTE, and multiservice multinational organizations. This is a great opportunity to be on the cutting edge of our country's next generation of fighter aircraft.

As the Effectiveness Engineer, you will:

  • Will become a test team technical expert in various areas pertinent to 5th Gen fighter aircraft operational testing (e.g. F-35 capabilities, weapons, and tactics)
  • Join a collaborative, energetic, team-focused environment.
  • Be part of an employee-owned company that invests in your success.

A week in the life of the Effectiveness Engineer includes:

  • Draft operational effectiveness test plans, reports, and various supporting documents and briefings
  • Assist the Test Team in timely preparation of high-quality analysis across the varied test venues during all test phases
  • Contribute to all facets of test concept/planning/design/execution/analysis using in-depth knowledge of system under test, test policies, and test range capabilities
  • Likely to perform one or more of the duties below during periods of Operational Test: Evaluate pilot/test participant mission briefs/debriefs, including the performance of the system under test, cockpit record media playback, and test range data to formulate an assessment of system effectiveness and mission capability
  • Coordinate and schedules test support assets, including ranges, airspace, and adversaries
  • Perform as Kill Removal Officer to remove blue or red air players
  • Attend meetings and conferences as required

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us!


AWARDED "BEST OF THE BEST" by U.S. Veterans Magazine, "BEST FOR VETS" by Military Times, and "TOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER" by MilitaryFriendly.com


Job Requirements

Required qualifications:

  • Current TOP SECRET clearance / SCI eligible. Candidates must also have the ability to obtain Special Access Program (SAP) clearances to perform the work.
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Previous experience as one of the following: Military Fighter Pilot (F-16/F-15/F-18/F-22/F-35) aircraft experience is required, Electronic Warfare Officer (EWO), Bomber Pilot or Weapons Systems Officer (WSO), with 6 + years of operational military experience
  • Demonstrated exceptional operational military tactics and employment expertise

Preferred qualifications

  • Multi-role fighter pilot, qualified as IP & mission commander, experience with employment of AMRAAM and precision guided munitions
  • Operational joint and/or coalition experience
  • Deployment experience with combat time
  • Operational Test and Evaluation experience and familiarity with Operational Test Agency test plans, test procedures, data collection, analysis, and reporting

EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans

Keywords: AMERICAN SYSTEMS, Yuma , F-35 Fighter Effectiveness Engineer - Top Secret/SCI Eligible, Other , Yuma, Arizona

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