Sr Unmanned Aerial Systems Flight Test Engineer Hybrid Eligible Hot
- Bend, Oregon
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Sr Unmanned Aerial Systems Flight Test Engineer Hybrid Eligible job at Sierra Nevada Corporation in Bend OR
Description, duties, responsibilities
In this role you will have great latitude to establish and perform the Test Program for a new UAS product. Were seeking experienced UAS Test pilots Safety Test pilots and Test Engineers to support the test and operations of SNCs Uncrewed System that will be fielded across the globe. You will support internal and external project efforts by developing test procedures identifying key test activities and milestones safely operating and testing a UAS verifying conformance to requirements working with all other engineering groups to identify and resolve design flaws and deficiencies.
The Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) business area provides affordable turn-key command/control communications integrated ISR force protection and security solutions worldwide. The MST team has a long legacy of supporting the Department of Defense Department of Homeland Security commercial and international customers with years of experience in platform operations engineering and full lifecycle management across domains air land sea space and cyber. Learn more about MST
- Perform UAS flight tests
- Document Test results
- Lead UAS test programs
- Design and write Test procedures
- Ensure safe UAS operations
- Coordinate with multiple engineering disciplines
- Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering or other related discipline and typically 10 or more years of experience
- Thorough understanding of engineering principles and practices
- Experience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teams
- Advanced Knowledge of requirements management system design and systems integration
- Demonstrated experience planning conducting and documenting Verification and Validation (V&V) activities
- Experience with Unmanned systems test programs
- Unmanned Systems Flight operations
- Flexibility in schedule and ability to travel
- Strong Leadership skills
- Independent self-starter work ethic
- Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
- Ability to Access and Maintain Access to CUI
- FAA Part 107 and Part 61 FAA Certifications
- Private Pilot license with FAA Class 3 medical
At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force and as one of America s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC
SNC offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.
SNC offers a generous benefit package including medical dental and vision plans 401(k) with 150% match up to 6% life insurance 3 weeks paid time off tuition reimbursement and more.
IMPORTANT NOTICE:This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF) a federal government agency handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include but are not limited to allegiance to the U.S. foreign influence foreign preference criminal conduct security violations and illegal drug use.
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At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) our mission is to dream innovate inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive accepting and diverse environment free of discrimination. Employment decisions are made without regarding to race color age religion sex sexual orientation gender identity national origin disability status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream innovate and inspire.
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