Lockheed Martin Systems Engineer Staff in Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
This position is for a systems engineer at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida to provide operations engineering support for flight test planning, execution, and verification/validation of performance of weapons systems. The applicant will team with US Air Force, contractor, and civil service engineers as part of an integrated test team for developmental and operational tests. This position will serve as the principal focal point between 780th Test Squadron and flight operations engineering personnel. He/she will(1) the coordinate and direct the execution of preflight and post-flight activities to ensure aircraft test readiness, (2) provide configuration control of aircraft software and hardware configurations to ensure that hardware, software, and instrumentation configurations are correct to meet test objectives, (3) coordinate maintenance and logistic support for systems checkouts, flight operations, and anomaly troubleshooting, and (4) coordinate as required with other organizations associated with test readiness. May act as the team lead on projects to develop solution design and implementation aspects of tasks ensuring high quality, integrated solutions within constraints of time and budget. Provide coaching, guidance and feedback to develop skills of peers and team members. Consult with management on changes or problems. Solve application and technical problems working collaboratively and independently with individuals from diverse technical disciplines and represent the organization frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts; Adapt to quickly changing tasks and requirements and learn new skills quickly. Independently determine and develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems consistent with organization objectives.
Basic Qualifications Bachelor's Degree with 9 years related experience or 13 years related experience without a Bachelor's Degree. Broad knowledge of F-16 systems, aircraft maintenance, avionics maintenance and weapons systems. Exceptional planning and coordinating skills are required. The individual must be experienced in USAF maintenance activities and procedures, modification processes.
Desired skills - Ability to interface with all levels of project management is desired. The applicant must have a strong customer focus, reinforced with excellent communication skills and interpersonal skill. Above average oral and written communication skills are desired. - Ability to work to constraints of time and budget. - Ability to adapt to quickly changing tasks and requirements and the ability to learn new skills quickly - Possess general knowledge of other related aircraft engineering disciplines. - Excellent customer intimacy skills (i.e. listening, understanding, questioning in a non-threatening manner, differentiating between customer’s wants and needs) - Self-motivated, organized, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, possess an ability to solve application and technical problems requiring attention to detail
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Job Location(s): Eglin Air Force Base Florida