180199 - Systems Integration Engineer
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Systems Integration Engineer for an opening at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH.

Seeking an experienced Systems Integration Engineer to support the acquisition of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems and subsystems for foreign military sales (FMS). The successful candidate will utilize their expertise in analyzing aircraft, armament and electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) systems and developing systems engineering strategies to support the acquisition of ISR systems at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC). The candidate will provide support to the Sensor Division’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) aircraft integration work efforts.

•Knowledge of systems engineering principles, verification and validation of requirements, and understanding the Air Force’s acquisition processes is desired
•Provide technical inputs, assessments and management of program engineering efforts in support of the acquisition strategy for each case.
•Analyze EO/IR sensor systems architectures, HW and SW, to determine functionality and performance
•Research new technologies for EO/IR sensing and provide recommendations on approaches to incorporate into new sensors
•Evaluate development cost, schedule, and technical risks for sensor designs
•Prepare trade-space products that clearly communicate EO/IR sensor performance versus design and development cost and schedule
•Recommend sensor options that best meet technical and programmatic requirements. Assess EO/IR sensors and provides evaluations of avionics integration feasibility
•Recommend analysis, modeling and simulation, and test options that predict and verify system performance requirements throughout development
•Collaborate on EO/IR sensor teams proposing specific actions that lead to the highest performance EO/IR sensor capabilities. Verify on-going sensor development projects are meeting performance and programmatic milestones
•Participate in major events including System Requirements Reviews (SRRs), Preliminary Design Reviews (PDRs), Critical Design Reviews (CDRs), Program Management Reviews (PMRs), Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs) and other technical/management activities
•Coordinate with the PMO to conduct in-country site surveys under the FMS program
•Support Installation and Check-Out (I&CO) of delivered sensor systems in customers’ countries
•Evaluate the country infrastructures to support the operation, maintenance, storage, and staging of the sensor system
•Strong communication skills with customers, end users, and analysts in order to provide recommended contractual language to specific test-related sections of solicitations
•Perform other duties as assigned by management

Accredited MS in Engineering, Math, Computer Science and 20+ years of directly related experience is required. Current experience and knowledge of the DoD acquisition processes and other service specific requirements is preferred. Ideal candidate would have experience with system engineering processes and experience with FMS and sensor analysis.


Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Terry Jones
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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