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Senior Engineer - MQ-9

Office: Wright-Patterson AFB
Location: Dayton, OH
Job ID: S20-0610

JOB TITLE: Senior Engineer - MQ-9


AFLCMC / WII is responsible for the development, test, production, and sustainment of the MQ-9 UAS. This project provides Life Cycle Sustainment in the product support areas to include Supply Support, Maintenance Planning, PHS&T, and Tech Orders for MQ-9 and associated systems. This position provides advisory and assistance services support to the government program office at their Wright-Patterson AFB operating location.


  • Act as engineering team leader or supervisor, developing engineering procedures and controls, managing project efforts, and taking the lead in problem resolution for aircraft research, development, production, and lifecycle acquisition and sustainment activities; interface with weapons system Contractors, vendors, and Government representatives regarding the technical aspects of engineering activities
  • Independently apply engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, oversee, and evaluate weapons system development and sustainment activities; review and prepare engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation; and provide engineering expertise, oversight, and participation to activities involving weapons system and associated support equipment hardware/software development, integration and test, configuration management, quality assurance testing, and acquisition and resource management
  • Knowledgeable of development and sustaining engineering support for RPAs, similar vehicles, and associated systems, subsystems and ground control stations; the development of long range plans, roadmaps and mission area plans; processes required to analyze operational capability requirements and determine adequate technical solutions; the integration of radar systems, Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) sensors, weapons, and other payloads/stores; processes necessary to support environmental requirements; and all aspects of RPAs, similar systems and associated ground control stations development and supportability
  • Ensure new designs are sustainable, meet system requirements and requiring-office expectations; support the resolution of SWaP issues for RPA or similar vehicle / systems; support laboratories (i.e. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)) and / or special projects for new technologies; and provide technical and feasibility analyses for development, testing and fielding of RPAs or similar vehicles
  • Assist the PM by analyzing operational capability requirements and providing advisory and draft documentation support for the preparation and coordination of key development, procurement, and sustainment planning documentation for efforts to include, but not be limited to; requirements definition, development of long-range plans, roadmaps, mission area plans, program plans, system integration plans, development of estimates for future budgets and program planning, contract actions (i.e., SOW, Technical Requirements Documents (TRDs) etc.), technical evaluation of proposals, status reports, briefings, test documentation, specifications, interface control documents, and other formal and informal documentation as required throughout the weapon systems life cycle
  • Develop recommendations for government consideration as to the adequacy of technical solutions relating to issues including, but not limited to, meeting all user requirements and expectations, all aspects of the overall weapons system performance and supportability, aircraft and air-worthiness certification, and equipment readiness


Security Clearance: Top Secret/SCI

  • Ten (10) yearsí experience
  • Masterís degree in relevant field or allowable substitutions:
    • Eight (8) years of additional work experience may be substituted for a Masterís degree; or, four (4) years of additional work experience plus a Bachelorís degree may be substituted for a Masterís degree
  • Five (5) years of any experience must have been performed on DoD programs/projects


  • Experience with Unmanned Systems (UAS)

WORK LOCATION: Wright-Patterson AFB, OH


KEY WORDS: Engineering; Acquisition, Configuration Management, Air Worthiness; Data Analysis; ECP


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