195922 - Design and Analysis Engineer 3
Oklahoma City
12 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Senior Hardware Support Engineer for an opening in Oklahoma City, OK.

Will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of the Avionics/Flight Controls simulation laboratories for the C-17 program.

The C-17 Military Airlifter Program in Oklahoma for is looking for an experienced avionics lab hardware engineer. The selected candidate will work with the local and remote hardware support team in overall support of the C-17 platform.

The C-17 platform is a mature airlifter for air forces of the United States and allied countries. This position plays an important role in ensuring that C-17 aircraft continue to be a highly reliable, and provide advanced capability.

This position is responsible for maintenance and repair of the Avionics/Flight Controls simulation laboratories for the C-17 program. These laboratories are systems and software development and test facilities for actual and simulated LRU (Line Replaceable Unit) integration and test. The candidate will be responsible for the troubleshooting and design support of the test facility, integration and test of aircraft/simulation software and hardware, and executing test procedures. Interfacing with design engineers will be vital. Candidate will have to be able to operate the C-17 lab equipment for trouble shooting in a test or maintenance environment.

The candidate should have experience/interest in aircraft and in the data busses that are typical with aircraft avionics such as ARIC 818 and 1553. Familiarization/understanding of avionics systems, simulation, and the general workings of aircraft/aerospace systems is required. Practical troubleshooting skills are a must. Experience in an avionics laboratory environment is a plus. The ability to work off-shift and weekends on short notice is also required at times.

o Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical field of study
o Experience with aircraft Systems Integration such as avionics and flight controls
o Experience in troubleshooting complex avionics test systems

Experience with any of the following is desired:
o C-17 operations, and data systems
o Working with commercial communication standards such as 1553, RS422, and Ethernet

Accredited Bachelor's degree and typically 5 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 3 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with experience in an engineering classification. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Availability to work all shifts. OT may be required at times.

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.

Christophor Long
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x179 or (800) 927-9318 x179

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

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.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.