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14384: Test Engineer Air Crew Mission Planning-CSAR OR Compass Call
Location:Arizona, Tucson

The successful candidate shall develop, maintain, and execute test plans for Air Force Mission Planning Systems, including the development of test methodology and support software (if needed).  This is accomplished by conducting Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) of Air Force Mission Planning Systems (MPS) using force development evaluations in varying levels, ranging from robust force evaluations to "quick looks" (for minor changes).  Employee will provide support to the customer on MPS improvements, Life Cycle Upgrades, and Operational Flight Plan (OFP) testing as needed.  Emphasis is on Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS) and Portable Flight Planning System (PFPS) initial fielding and Life Cycle Upgrades in the following supported aircraft: HC-130J, HC-130N, HC-130P, HH-60G or EC-130.

Additionally, the successful candidate shall prepare an Operational Assessment (OA), Early Operational Assessment (EOA), Concept of Test Brief (COTB), Joint Charters, OSD briefs, Combined Readiness Reviews (CRR), detailed Final Reports (FREP), plans, and Release Recommendations (RR).  Final reports and release recommendations will list any major problems found during testing and will be input into the discrepancy report (DR) data base as required.

The successful candidate will provide test item configuration control functions over software, hardware, and documentation, and will provide and maintain data for internal and test management systems, and will coordinate with Flight Performance Model (FPM), Platform Integration (PI), and Take-off and Landing Data (TOLD) Follow-On OT&E/Validation Test Engineers, as needed.

  • Must have a U.S. Government Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Ability to Travel approximately 5-10%
  • Preferred 5 years operational experience in aircraft and 10 years of flight currency at time of hire.
  • Former HC-130J, HC-130N, HC-130P, HH-60G or EC-130 rated aircrew experience.
  • Thorough and recent knowledge of, and experience using, aviation mission planning system(s).
  • Flight Test experience (desired).

For more than 37 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) has been solving some of the Nation’s most complex National Security challenges. Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security and Federal agencies rely on our advanced engineering services, cyber security, and product solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world.  Join MacB where you will work with a team of highly experienced professionals in the areas of Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Research Development Test and Evaluation, Information Operations, fabrication, IT solutions, Logistics and Acquisition Management.  MacB has won multiple workplace awards, offers generous salaries and benefits, and has outstanding growth opportunities.