Mission Data Engineer

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Location
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Nov 2016
Closes
08 Jan 2017
Ref
SAL0000QB
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will assist the 53d Electronic Warfare Group (53 EWG), 53d Wing, at Eglin AFB, Florida. 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.

Knowledge, 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. Candidates must be analytical, methodical and detail-oriented.

The successful candidate will conduct appropriate EW research, MD development and MD testing. The successful candidate will support EW system programming/reprogramming, work with EW system engineers to coordinate programming/reprogramming requirements, prepare validation and verification test plans, and organize and participate in MD configuration control boards. The successful candidate will assist with the collection, recording, and post-test analysis of data generated during MD testing. The successful candidate may be required to travel.
Candidates must have at least a Bachelors' degree in a technical/engineering discipline. Experience in an engineering capacity can range from no experience on up. They must also have a demonstrated ability to recognize and analyze problems, conduct research, summarize results, and make appropriate recommendations. Applicants must have a 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. Highly desirable (but not required) attributes include a current active Secret security clearance and previous experience in RF integration, EM spectrum management, antenna design, and digital signal processing. Also desired (but not required) is knowledge of EW weapons systems development, test and evaluation, and systems engineering. Candidates without and active Secret security clearance must be a US Citizen able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

Essential Functions

Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor.

Equipment and Machines:

Personal computer (75%), scanner (5%), copy machine (5%), telephone (5%), laser printer (5%), fax machine (2%), and other office equipment including desk supplies.

Attendance:

Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday(excluding Saturday & Sunday). Position may require occasional weekend work depending on task requirements.

Regular attendance is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Must be able to work within the shift hours of 6 am and 6 pm.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to secure and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Must pass drug testing.

Must be able to read and write effectively in English.

With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential.

- Must embrace Beyond Zero/Safety principles of Jacobs to include; adhering to safe work practices and standards while performing daily tasks, taking responsibility for own and coworkers' safekeeping and encouraging others to work safely.

- Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

- Must perform work activities requiring interaction, negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others.

- Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor.

Equipment and Machines:

Personal computer (75%), scanner (5%), copy machine (5%), telephone (5%), laser printer (5%), fax machine (2%), and other office equipment including desk supplies.

Attendance:

Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday(excluding Saturday & Sunday). Position may require occasional weekend work depending on task requirements.

Regular attendance is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Must be able to work within the shift hours of 6 am and 6 pm.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to secure and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Must pass drug testing.

Must be able to read and write effectively in English.

With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential.