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Instrumentation Engineer- Secret

Description:
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Instrumentation Engineer, in Palmdale, CA.
Instrumentation Engineer

The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting multiple programs on technical and schedule issues with respect to aircraft instrumentation.
The candidate will be responsible for the design, installation, and operational support activities for data acquisition. This includes designing instrumentation systems, releasing engineering documents, work instructions, supporting airworthiness documentation, monitoring fabrication activities, and supporting aircraft checkout and flight operations. The applicant will be the engineering liaison for flight test and instrumentation modification activities. 
The candidate should be familiar with integrating various sensors into a data acquisition system. The position will be responsible for ensuring recorded data is correct.
This position may require travel and odd, weekend or overtime shift work on an as-necessary basis.


 
Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics or Computer Engineering or related discipline.
• Experience developing instrumentation systems and sensor integration methods used on multiple aircraft
• Experience developing data acquisition systems for air vehicles
• Must be a US Citizen. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. For this particular position, an active Secret security clearance.

Experience with the following:
• Microsoft Office
• Electronics and electronics troubleshooting techniques and tools, including multi-meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, and/or other common lab test equipment

Desired skills
• Using various CAD programs such as Catia, Autocad, etc.
• Using general test equipment such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers.
• Understanding of IRIG 106
• Avionics bus protocols including Mil-Std-1553, ARINC-429, IEEE 1394, Ethernet and Fiber Channel
• GPS and IRIG time standards
• Video protocols and compression

The applicant must have excellent organizational and communications skills
• Applicant should have knowledge of Systems Engineering practices and concepts
• Experience with or knowledge of calibration methods for test and evaluation of both mechanical measurements and electronic sensors
• Skilled in the conversion of digital data sets to engineering units and interpretation of data for validity and error determination
• Familiarity with military aircraft technical data, maintenance practices, flight operations, military stores and munitions is a plus 
 
Job Number: 1910110063
Job Location: Palmdale, CA
Duration: 15 months
Input Date: 02/12/2020
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Jack Beabout
Address: 2154 N CENTER ST STE 405D
City, State: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
800 Phone: 866/224-2745
Email: southeastjobs@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000002fakwQAA&URLSource=cjhunter

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