Lockheed Martin Systems Test Engineer - Avionics in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: Avionics System (Mission System) Integration & Test engineer, responsible for performance of avionics system integration test and support of flight test for the Integrated Fighter Group (IFG) F-16, F-22, & T-50 aircraft. This assignment includes laboratory System Integration testing and Avionics Integration flight testing of Communication, Navigation and Identification (CNI), Data Link, Radar/Sensors, Stores/Weapons, Displays, and Mission Computer systems. Tasks will include test planning, development of laboratory and aircraft checkout test procedures, conduct of avionics system integration lab testing and analysis of test data/results, development of flight test objectives and procedures, support of avionics flight test locally and on-site at US Air Force Test Centers and customer locations, and performance of system level verification testing. The position also includes the support of other IPT-activities affected by the system and flight test integration including flight test operations, instrumentation, production aircraft delivery, test station, software, training & training systems, subsystem & weapons, support equipment, and T.O. development. Shift work to support 24-hour lab schedules is required.

Desired Skills: Excellent technical and communications skills (verbal & written) are required. Desire / ability to work in a laboratory environment. Understanding of electrical wiring diagrams, schematics and engineering drawings.

Physically able to access aircraft cockpit test fixtures and conduct lab testing for typical 6-hour test shifts.

Industry related full-time or intern experience is preferred. A security clearance is preferred. US Air Force avionics and aircraft experience is preferred. MatLab, automated testing, and image recognition experience is preferred. MIL-STD-1553 and Gigabit Ethernet communication protocol experience is preferred.


B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering or related technical discipline.

Data analysis, problem identification / isolation, and troubleshooting.

MS Office Suite applications, document processors, databases, technical graphics, etc.

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