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Test & Evaluation Engineer (Test Requirements & Analysis)

The Boeing Company

Patuxent River, MD
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Test & Evaluation Engineer (Test Requirements & Analysis) Jobs in Patuxent River Estates at Boeing

Test & Evaluation Engineer (Test Requirements & Analysis)

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700012016 Date posted 08/10/2017
Location Patuxent River Maryland United States
Job Description

A flight Test Requirements & Analysis (TR&A) Engineer is needed for support of F/A-18 program test activities for the FOS ENG Pax team.

Typical job responsibilities include:
• Working with internal and external customers to develop and document data analysis requirements to satisfy test objectives
• Support the development of test plans for flight test and lab calibration tests.
• Design, develop, and implement complex calculations in support of test objectives
• Coordination with test facility personnel to maintain test readiness in support of real-time data display/recording
• Troubleshoot/fix/support test data issues before, during, and after test activities
• Supporting real-time testing and using Personal Computer (PC) hardware/software to process & analyze test data
• Troubleshooting problematic test data and coordinating with instrumentation and software programming personnel for problem fixes and new installation/development
• Analyzing recorded and calculated test data & assessing for quality prior to release to data end-users
• Updating & maintaining Avionics data bus traffic and/or Post Code Modulation (PCM) format definition files/databases for use in data recording & processing

Test Requirements and Analysis engineers support testing in multiple disciplines including Aerodynamics, Propulsion, Aircraft Subsystems, Loads, Dynamics, Flutter, Avionics, Weapons, and Mission Systems.

This position is based in NAS Patuxent River MD and may require travel (short term or DTA- Domestic Temporary Assignment) in support of testing to alternate test sites (e.g., St. Louis, MO.; Seattle, WA.; China Lake NAS; Eglin AFB; Nellis AFB; Edwards AFB; etc.).

Work hours for this position are normally first shift, work hours on 2nd or 3rd for extended periods of time may be required to support testing.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Engineering Test and Tech

Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.


Prior experience (internship or full time) in at least one of the following areas is desired but not required:

a.) Monitoring and data analysis of flight testing including Aerodynamics, Propulsion, Aircraft Subsystems, Loads, Dynamics, Flutter, Avionics, Weapons, and/or Mission Systems.
b.) Setup of test data processing systems for flight tests and coordinating real-time displays with customers and software engineers.
c.) Requirements generation in support of Test Data Processing System design. Use and familiarity with Defense, Space & Security (BDS) Flight Test Data Processing systems and their operation is desired.
d.) Coordinating and identifying test instrumentation and data requirements to satisfy test program objectives and support test plan development.
e.) Developing and documenting aerodynamic related computations such as mass properties, air data, airflow, thrust, lift, and drag.
f.) Identifying instrumentation calibration and correction requirements to ensure accurate data g) Analyzing, Processing, and troubleshooting data from instrumentation acquisition systems and aircraft avionics bus systems such as Military Standard (MIL-STD-1553), Ethernet, Fibre, and/or ARINC 429/629.

Coordination is required with a variety of internal (Boeing) & external (Government) customers and intradepartmental flight test contacts (e.g. Aero/Loads/Dynamics/Avionics Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Instrumentation, Data Processing, FTO-Operations, Software Programming).

The successful candidate will need to have excellent leadership, team building, analytical, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills with a commitment to customer satisfaction.

Work hours for this position are normally first shift, work hours on 2nd or 3rd for extended periods of time may be required to support testing.

Typical Education/Experience
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 5 or more years' experience, Master's degree with 3 or more years' experience or PhD degree with experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Preferred engineering degrees: Aeronautical, Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical
Please add your GPA to your resume for consideration.

Basic Qualifications/ Experience: Required
This position has responsibility to build and monitor color coded safety analysis displays to support real time test missions. Candidates are required to be able to accurately differentiate between Red/Orange/Yellow/Green/Blue etc. colors for safety of flight and safety of test displays during real time flight test missions.

This position requires an active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)

This position may require short term travel (less than 30 days) to International locations in support of flight test programs or air shows

This position may require a Domestic Temporary Assignment, up to 90 days, to different flight test locations in support of flight test programs.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 25 % of the Time

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