Credence Management Solutions, LLC (Credence) is seeking a Senior System Engineer to support the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) located at Andrews AFB.
The Contractor shall provide support for systems integration engineering milestones and associated documentation in support of each mission design series (MDS) modification program.
This includes reviewing contractor-provided integration program CDRLs to assist the Government in their review of documentation provided by contractors for the following systems engineering milestones: System Requirements Review (SRR), System Design Review (SDR), Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Test Readiness Review (TRR), and engineering design audits such as Functional Configuration Audit (FCA) and Physical Configuration Audit (PCA) respective to the needs of each modification program.
The Contractor shall provide avionics, mechanical, maintenance and structural integration engineering support for the integration of new capabilities respective to existing legacy aircraft systems and capabilities, assist with identification of integration issues between modifications and existing systems, and advise on potential solutions.
The Contractor shall assist with the review of aircraft installation drawings in support of temporary modifications.
The Contractor shall assist with the review of technical data packages and identify issues with the product drawings.
The Contractor shall assist with translation of Government operational requirements into draft systems requirements documents based on customer requirements and Contractor analysis for assigned modification programs.
The Contractor shall assist the Government in assembling required documentation for each acquisition milestone or review starting with the SRR.
The Contractor shall assist with integrated logistics support development for MDS avionics, mechanical, and structural modifications, and shall assist the Government in preparing drafting and briefing an integrated logistics support plan for each modification, training curriculum and training documentation, supporting Government engineering FCAs and PCAs for each modification, supporting trial vehicle installations, kit proofs, training field teams, and manufacturing reviews for each modification.
The Contractor shall assist with identification of logistics support required as a result of each aircraft modification and advise on potential solutions.
The Contractor shall support the Governments technical order development process to include verification, validation, training and fielding, time compliance technical order development and validation, and flight manual development process.
The Contractor shall provide systems engineering support for MDS avionics, mechanical, and structural modifications. The Contractors systems engineering tasks shall include but not be limited to: identifying engineering milestone entry and exit criteria for Government approval of program transitions from one phase to the next; assisting the Government in drafting system engineering plans in support of avionics, mechanical, and structural modifications, software development plans, configuration management plans, and risk management plans, and; providing data for risk assessments on aircraft modification programs.
The Contractor shall provide program test support and coordination for aircraft ground and flight test.
The Contractor shall assist the Government with the build of test and evaluation master plans, ground test plans, flight test plans, environmental test plans, qualification test plans, and acceptance test plans.
The Contractor shall support cockpit steering working groups, interface control working groups, technical review boards, and safety review boards. The Contractors program coordination tasks shall include but not be limited to: coordinating all requirements between aircraft modification programs to include ground test requirements, flight test requirements, test assets, and any other potential resources; briefing and/or preparing briefings on modification program test status to the NGB as requested; assisting in identifying and developing test core documentation for modification programs, and; execution oversight for associated program test documents.
The Contractor shall assist the Government with planning, design, conducting, documenting, and reporting on force development evaluation (FDE), operational utility evaluation (OUE), operational assessment (OA), operational test and evaluation (OT&E), development test and evaluation (DT&E), and other tests as directed.
The Contractor shall assist with development and publishing of test plans, test schedules and test procedures. The Contractor shall also participate in test planning working groups, test plan and test readiness reviews, and interface with test article design and analysis function representatives to help the Government develop test and test data requirements and collection methods.
The Contractor shall assist in the creation, coordination and approval of test cards among cognizant agencies.
The Contractor shall assist with conducting post-test data evaluation and problem identification and resolution utilizing relevant test, aircraft, or maintenance experience.
The Contractor shall assist with conducting research, budget planning and analyses, and draft test project outlines, concept review briefings, and electronic project orders.
The Contractor shall assist with identification and development of critical operational issues, objectives, and measures of effectiveness from review or knowledge of user requirement documents and operational employment considerations (tactics, techniques, and procedures).
The Contractor shall assist in the design, publication, and storage of detailed test information and provide detailed input in the preparation of data and drawings to submit with AF Forms 1067 for aircraft modifications.
The Contractor shall assist with development and execution of test required safety readiness and test readiness review presentations, and operational risk management assessments.
The Contractor shall provide assistance to compile, reduce, and analyze test data from on-board and ground-based sensors, to include statistical analysis of quantitative data such as bomb scores and target location errors.
Top Secret Clearance with SAP eligibility required.
10+ years of experience required.
Masters degree required.
12 years of work experience may be substituted for a masters degree
The Contractor shall have a thorough knowledge of the DoD/ USAF test process and test facilities to assist the Air National Guard in the successful execution of assigned tests.
The Contractor shall have the expertise to advise on test article configurations and coordinate the integration of test modifications with U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) engineering personnel and multiple AFLCMC program offices.
Contractor personnel shall be familiar with all forms of test IT networks, hardware and software and assist in the management of those test IT systems.
The Contractor shall be familiar with pre- and post-mission detailed test documentation, electronic and print, and shall assist in all phases of the test data collection process to include: pre-mission flight preparation of all mission materials; data collection during pre-flight briefings, during test execution and post-flight de-briefs, including collection and analysis of information from airborne recorders, and removable memory modules/cartridges to aircrews to verify test point accomplishment.