The successful candidate will assist the 53rd Electronic Warfare Group (53 EWG), 53d Wing, at Eglin AFB, Florida.
Essential Job Functions:
The 53 EWG is the technical focal point for all electronic warfare (EW) support of warfighter systems for the Combat Air Forces (CAF).
The mission of the 53 EWG is to develop and test mission data (MD) to defeat enemy radar and infrared guided missile systems, thus enhancing aircrew and aircraft survivability in combat.
This mission includes operational EW testing, MD development/validation/verification, force development evaluation execution and facilitating foreign materiel exploitation.
Conducts EW research, MD development and MD testing.
Supports EW system programming/reprogramming, works with EW system engineers to coordinate programming/reprogramming requirements, prepares validation and verification test plans, participates in ground and flight testing and organizes and participates in MD configuration control boards.
The successful candidate will assist with the collection, recording, and post-test analysis of data generated during MD testing.
Required to travel.
Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.
A Bachelor's of Science Degree plus 20 years of experience is required.
Must be able to obtain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance within 6-9 months of hire.
Demonstrated ability to recognize and analyze problems, conduct research, summarize results, and make appropriate recommendations.
Working knowledge of computer systems and an understanding of Windows-based personal computers and Microsoft Office software and possess the ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.
Previous experience with modern digital radio frequency memory (DRFM) programming, RF integration, EM spectrum management, antenna design, digital signal processing and demonstrate a high level of experience in modeling/simulation.
Knowledge of EW weapons systems development, test and evaluation, and systems engineering.
Knowledge of DOD test and evaluation methodologies.
Skill in the application of engineering expertise specific to electronic warfare systems theory and equipment operation specific to radar, radar warning receivers, missile warning systems, active countermeasures, RF and IR expendable systems, fundamentals of aircraft avionics, and systems integration to assist teams in designing and conducting comprehensive studies, and developing solutions to problems.
Skills and attributes associated with this position(s) include: EW and the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum, computer software, threat warning, radio frequency (RF) jammers, electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) jammers, expendables, threat analysis, foreign/US/radar/weapon systems, airborne EW computer software, avionics, systems integration, electronics engineering concepts, principles and practices applicable to a broad range of engineering assignments.