Actively participates in the development and operations efforts of the Joint Strike Fighter Flight Test program and other programs as the Instrumentation System Design & Operations Engineer. Contributes to the development of new FTI Systems implementing the latest data acquisition technologies.
Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product. The Flight Test Instrumentation development effort is a multi year tri company project planned to support Development and Operational Testing programs, the DT Viability Project, and the Follow on Modernization program, Tech Refresh 3 (TR3) and Block Buy . Primarily function as Instrumentation System Design & Operations Engineer at Fort Worth supporting local activities and multiple test sites. Tasks will include developing instrumentation system requirements, schedules, resolving equipment and sensors selection problems and detailed system design of the instrumentation data acquisition system.
Develops system software/programming for proper operation and data collection. Supports lab checkout required to resolve instrumentation data acquisition anomalies. Supports daily flight test operations by assuring a test ready instrumentation system.
Interacts with flight test engineers and other test engineering disciplines involved in scheduling, testing and troubleshooting during developmental aircraft flight testing. Works across engineering, maintenance, and logistics function teams, and communicates instrumentation issues and status across these teams. Fort Worth assigned tasks may include supporting initial installations/functional operations on the production line and the flight line as the test aircraft complete the manufacturing, first flight and ferry flight sequences. Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified materials.
Must be a US Citizen.
Experience with Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) theory
Operational experience with Instrumentation systems
Experience with digital data acquisition systems
Bachelors degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent experience
Lockheed Martin Corporation