Aviation & Systems Engineer in Yanbu at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity? Secure Missions Solutions works on top level cybersecurity for national defense programs and is hiring early stage

  • BA/BS and 4-12 of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, or 8-20 years of directly related experience with proper certification(s) 
  • Experience in defense work environment and on defense systems preferred
  • Shall have comprehensive knowledge of aviation and systems engineering; background in the electrical, mechanical, aviation, and/or engines disciplines; and familiarity with current defense systems
  • Shall perform a broad range of aviation and systems engineering activities to include, but not limited to, the following:
    • Advising and assisting the customer in all aspects of aviation and systems engineering
    • Provide expertise to the customer on aircraft airworthiness and certification
    • Perform research and development, production, testing, theoretical studies, system design analyses, and recommendations to identify new systems or system upgrades 
    • Provide solutions to complex issues involving aviation systems, airworthiness, airframe engineering, aircraft control systems, avionics, design engineering, manufacturing, project / program management, systems engineering, test engineering, aircraft systems integration, and quality management
    • Suggesting improvements to systems and maintenance procedures
    • Attend meetings and conferences and prepare/present briefings as required
    • Design and development of training material and conduct of training
    • Performing intermediate level maintenance as required
    • Interface with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Field Representatives to investigate/resolve deficiency reports
    • Perform engineering management and workflow authority process management
    • Develop and integrate concept requirements, design, prototypes, testing, production, training, and logistics in support of a weapon system life cycle
    • Identify trade space in an aircraft system program regarding performance, life cycle cost, risk, production, supportability, testing, and other engineering requirements
    • Review requirements and translate them into technical specifications of aircraft, software, equipment, facilities, data, and personnel
    • Aid and guide the customer and contractors with aviation quality systems management
    • Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, supportability, and effectiveness analyses for weapon systems
    • Perform analyses of weapon systems concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operations, maintenance, and disposal
    • Ensure logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirement onto the total systems solution technical, schedule, and cost constraints
    • Perform functional analyses of timeline, trade studies, requirements allocation, and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
    • Review and recommend system engineering modifications for authorization and provide improvement initiatives
    • Identify, evaluate, and perform cost benefit analyses of improvement initiatives
    • Investigate aircraft systems related issues affecting fleet performance and devise innovative solutions
    • Monitor and evaluate test programs and data to identify problems and verify performance
    • Develop system testing procedures and documentation to verify performance to specifications
    • Participate in the test acceptance of aircraft and equipment
    • Perform studies and participate in the development and implementation of safety, reliability, and maintainability program
    • Provide daily aircraft, support equipment, and system engineering support for general maintenance and technical issues
    • Provide written reports and briefings to the chain of command
    • Coordinate with equipment field support representatives on any engineering or maintenance issues
    • Be the focal point for engineering and maintenance activities
    • Facilitate the engineering and technical interface between the customer and contractors
    • Perform as the action officer for all technical queries and engineering replies
    • Produce briefings, engineering drawings, specifications, interface control documents, engineering reports, test plans, technical orders, and time compliance technical orders in detail from data that will be collected
    • Comply with all safety directives and instructions
    • Assist in the creation of original designs for engineering solutions that require extensive planning
    • Participate in accident investigations by evaluating evidence and making recommendations on major defects and assisting with incident reports


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