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Avionics Systems Engineer, Lead

Greenville, TX 75401

Job Title:  Avionics Systems Engineer, Lead

Job Code:  IMS20201803-43264

Job Location:  Greenville, TX

Job Description:

Avionics Systems Engineering position as part of a team that supports the design, development, test, and integration of complex, specialized hardware/software systems installed on airborne and ground-based ISR platforms. Interfaces with the customer, program management, other Systems, Test, Development, and Project Engineering personnel to understand new baseline functionality.  

  • Develops system level requirements and translates those into requirements for product development and aeronautical engineering.
  • Provides technical oversight and review support to development groups during product design and development.
  • Plans and executes integration & testing in a Systems Integration
  • Laboratory and on airborne and ground-based platforms.
  • Verifies and validates new baseline functionality while ensuring legacy functionality still works as intended.
  • Supports field team deployments for delivery, installation, and sell off of avionics systems. 
  • Plans and executes periodic SIL and platform upgrades to new installation, wiring, and equipment configurations.
  • Follows existing standards to document system testing status and anomalies with the system. Verifies fixes to system anomalies.
  • Interfaces with customer personnel to ensure their satisfaction with system performance. 
  • Works with management to develop and adhere to schedules and budgets required to accomplish assigned work.
  • Provides regular status updates for ongoing work efforts to keep management and customer informed.
  • Systems Engineer will perform installation, upgrade, configuration, deployment, and administration of Customer LRUs related to aircraft avionics systems; coordinate version upgrades and software fixes; troubleshoot and resolve      system problems and performance issues.


    Requires comprehensive level knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have in-depth knowledge of project management. Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.

    • Position requires an active DoD Secret clearance.
    • Willingness and ability to perform flight test duties onboard customer ISR aircraft. 
    • Ability to pass an FAA Third-Class FAA flight physical, altitude chamber training, and abbreviated local flight-related training for Land/Water Survival, Emergency EGRESS, etc.
    • Knowledge and experience in generating system level requirements and block diagrams, with subsequent allocation to product level requirements, aircraft installation specifications, and integration & test plans. 
    • Understanding and recent experience with requirements management, utilizing a tool such as DOORS.
    • Experience in writing technical proposals and/or end-user documentation (manuals, Tech Orders, training material, etc.).
    • Hands-on experience integrating complex software intensive systems in a lab and aircraft environments.
    • Experience with aircraft ground and flight testing.
    • Experience with avionics and platform certification to DO-178 & DO-254 will be considered a plus.
    • Must be able to understand hardware and software requirements documents.
    • Must be able to understand, write, and implement systems test plans and procedures.
    • Good verbal and written communications skills are essential.
    • Physical requirements: Must be able to climb aircraft stairs and ladders. Some lifting required.


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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