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Instrumentation Engineer

Description:
The primary responsibilities will include leading a small team to install and maintain aircraft instrumentation, the telemetry system, and a control room to support flight testing of aircraft.

Responsibilities:
• Lead a small team of engineers and technicians in supporting ground and flight test operations
• Own the installation, calibration, troubleshooting, and preflight inspections of the aircraft instrumentation and telemetry systems
• Own the development and configuration management of the control room IADS displays
• Develop processes and tools that support the collection and export of test data from a variety of sources including aircraft on-board logs, telemetry recordings, and simulator sessions
• Work with flight test and engineering teams to develop test plans, instrumentation requirements, and control room displays to support real-time test monitoring
• Support instrumentation checkout and calibration during aircraft integration, ground, and flight testing
• Contribute to test card development and review in collaboration with other engineering disciplines and flight test personnel
• Support the development of scripts and configuration management tools
• Support test readiness reviews, pre-flight checks, and pre/posttest briefings
• Provide mission control room support and make real-time decisions regarding safety, efficiency, and effectiveness
• Conduct and contribute to pre-flight and post-test data analyses to support anomaly identification and resolution

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• A Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering program
• 5+ years industry experience with leadership role experience
• Experience with the design, integration and/or troubleshooting of electrical or instrumentation systems
• A working knowledge of sensors and flight test instrumentation, analog and digital I/O, and data synchronization
• Ability to read and create wiring diagrams and troubleshoot wiring on test bench or on vehicle
• Experience working with scripting languages and working on a Linux command line
• Experience with aircraft telemetry systems
• The ability to travel to support the job duties
• Excellent communication skills

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Experience interfacing with I/O hardware including analog, discrete, and serial data
• Experience with IADS flight test display software
• Experience with aircraft telemetry systems
• Experience with revision control systems
• Previous experience with new, experimental, or modified aircraft, launch vehicles or spacecraft
• Ability to work irregular hours and work days
• Experience integrating COTS components including navigation, air data, and communication equipment into airframes
• Experience with homebuilt aircraft and experimental aviation a plus

Degrees and Certifications:
• An undergraduate degree in a STEM field is required
• A master’s degree in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering is preferred
• Pilot's license and/or Aircraft Mechanic (A&P) license is a strong plus
 
Job Number: 45-017
Job Location: Denver, CO
Rate: DOE
Per Diem: Yes
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 1+ years
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 07/23/2021
Last Updated: 09/22/2021
Firm Name: PRECISION PERSONNEL INC
Attention: Cameron Town
Address: 600 CLEVELAND ST STE 700
City, State: CLEARWATER, FL 33755
Phone: 727/449-0600
800 Phone: 877/600-2333
Fax Phone: 727/449-0627
Email: cameron@precisionpersonnel.com
Website: www.precisionpersonnel.com

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