18 days old

F-16 Test Director


Job Title: F-16 Pilot Test Director

Job Code: AS20201604-44490

Job Location:Arlington, Texas

L3Harris is seeking an experienced Test Director (This is not a Director level position, this position is in the Systems Engineering department) to provide technical expertise for the testing, verification, and validation total training systems solutions used in military flight and maintenance training systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Participate in all phases of system design, including requirements definition
  • Subject Matter Experts (SME) for their application
  • Manages Hardware & software system integration
  • Conducts mission environment testing
  • Lead all test effort; system tests, acceptance tests, configuration, scheduling, and customer interface
  • Write test plans, conduct tests, document results, and ensure discrepancy resolution
  • Manages discrepancy review boards
  • Monitor and control testing aspects of the program for cost, schedule and technical issues 


    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (customer users, USAF, USN SMEs)
    • Good analytical skills
    • Experience interfacing with customers and end users
    • Ability to explain technical concerns to customer
    • Ability to lead a team of engineers
    • Self-motivated to address, evaluate, and if necessary, correct testing concerns
    • Knowledge of aircraft systems and the associated environment
    • Organizational skills and integrity to run a rigorous test program while holding to the contractual requirements
    • Pilot experience preferably in Block 40,50 F-16 (current Guard or Reserve experience a plus)
    • Current Guard or Reserve experience a plus
    • Ability to work weekends and off-shifts as required
    • Ability to travel to site for installs and upgrades
    • 6+ years of related experience
    • Secret Clearance

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business, Computer Science, or Engineering degree
      • Weapons School or Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor experience a plus
      • Prefer 6+ years of aviation industry experience
      • Experience in use of simulation training devices and products
      • Test experience
      • Demonstrated experience developing long-term business relationships with the customer or end user community


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

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