B52, UAI, B1 Avionics Systems Integration Engineer (13:ID-ACC-008) Dayton, Ohio
Solidus is searching for Avionics Systems engineers to support the Development, Integration and Transition Division, which provides a single point for the Fighters and Bombers Directorate to acquire unique technologies and development efforts to transition new capabilities to the warfighter, as well as closing out completed acquisition programs within the Program Executive Officer (PEO) portfolio. The current focus of the Division is ongoing oversight of the B-52 modernization programs as well as transitioning B-1 mod programs to Tinker AFB. The Division is currently managing several Acquisition Category II and III programs for the B-1 and B-52 that will significantly improve the supportability, flexibility and lethality of numerous weapons systems. Positions include support to Light Air Support (LAS), Universal Armament Interface (UAI), Directorate functions and other Division programs as required.
In particular, these positions require:
- Emphasis on tactical data link systems, position location, display systems, digital interphone systems and identification capabilities for application to military operations. Communicate with other engineering personnel supporting areas such as Structures, Crew Systems, Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), Reliability and Maintainability, Manufacturing, System Safety, etc.
- Perform development and integration of platform software requirements to include Joint Range Extension Applications Protocol, Common Link Integration Processing, Birddog, Bomber Software Builds, Falconview, and mission planning.
- Support information management certification and accreditation to include development of Information Assurance (IA) controls, test approaches, and risk identification and mitigation to obtain an Interim Authority to Operate or Authority to Operate.
- Assist in the interoperability certification process to include coordinating with Air Force Command and Control Integration Center for program clearance into Air Force System Operability Test and Joint Interoperability Test Command testing.
- Perform engineering tasks in support of development activities including requirements definition, design, integration, test, and transition to operations. Provide assistance with the Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System requirements management.
- Perform analysis, requirement analyses, and system capacity analysis, investigate alternative solutions and architecture trade-offs, make assessments, support operations concept development, and document results. Review and/or develop draft systems engineering documents in support of Milestone reviews and events.
- Perform work with other government organizations and the prime contractor and their subcontractors to support technical information exchange and open communication on IA accreditation and certification, Frequency Management certification, and Interoperability certification.
- Participate in regular team meetings, TIMs, technical reviews, and interface control working group meetings. Support the establishment of entrance and exit criteria, developing agendas, reviewing content, resolving action items, and coordinating the technical review of the results.
- Support hardware/software development and related system ground and flight test activities such as but not limited to: Hardware In-the-Loop, Subsystem Integration Labs, Developmental Test & Evaluation, and Initial Operational Test & Evaluation related activities.
- Support Airworthiness directives and assist in platform approval and certification. Utilize MIL-HDBK-516 (Airworthiness Certification Criteria) to determine applicable requirements, work with Base Engineering to verify assigned systems and subsystems meet established criteria and work with other agencies as required, to achieve a desired level of certification.
- Have relevant knowledge with the requirements identified in Net Ready Key Performance Parameters Memo CJCSI6212.01F, be capable and knowledgeable of technical requirements associated with the preparation of the Information Support Plan (ISP). This engineering analysis is critical to determining Clinger Cohen Act statutory compliance, by identifying information need, net-centric, interoperability, and supportability issues and assesses conformance to the DoD Chief Information Officer's (DoD CIO) stated information policy and goals. Capable of exploring the information-related acquisition program needs and the operational and functional capabilities that a program delivers or contributes to the warfighting enterprise. Associated experience is required in documenting, identifying and resolving potential information support implementation issues and risks that if not properly examined, will limit or restrict the ability of a program to be operationally employed in accordance with the defined capability.Engineer Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:
- US Citizenship and a DoD Secret Clearance
- Bachelor's Degree in professional engineering (preferred to be from an American Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)-accredited [www.abet.org] educational program) in the applicable engineering discipline area, no credit given for experience.
- Senior: 10 years engineering experience in the required task area of which 5 years shall be in the recognized specialty area
A minimum of 10 years' experience with ISP preparation and approval.
Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.