Integration and Test Engineer III-IV

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-331928
    • Job Location: Oklahoma City , OK
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/11/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Radford Job Code: 05203
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Works Integration and Test Engineering projects and provides solutions to difficult engineering problems here at KUAS.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Integration and Test Engineers.  Each level of Integration and Test Engineer has additional duties and responsibilities listed.

 

  • Manages effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.
  • Understands customer requirements and works with System Engineering to develop test documents.
  • Develops integration and test procedures are traceable to requirements to
  • Prepares formal, controlled engineering documentation (i.e. test procedures, test plans etc.).
  • Supports design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction in relation to projects.
  • Supports system integration, testing, trouble shooting, and problem resolution. 
  • Supports flight testing, data reduction, analysis, and reporting. 
  • Prepares test plans, cases, procedures, and reports.
  • Follows safety precautions, performs hazard analysis.
  • Ensures that the work area and equipment are kept clean.
  • Complies with established QMS procedures.
  • Identifies, documents, tracks, mitigates/exploits and reports on program risks or opportunities

 

Integration and Test Engineer III

  • Acts as the Lead Integration and Test Engineer for very complex projects as determined by Manager that affect multiple systems, involve several suppliers/teaming partners, and require frequent customer interface.
  • Acts as Test Director.
  • Prepares and presents design review and technical interchange material to major customers.
  • Reports progress in meeting customer requirements periodically.
  • May lead customer meetings
  • Mentors Level I-II Integration and Test Engineers.
  • Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Integration and Test Engineers.
  • Supports business development efforts both in preparation of quotes and proposals as well as sales efforts.
  • Monitors and reports on customer satisfaction in relation to projects.
  • May lead larger teams.
  • Responsible for cost and schedule performance on program.

 

Integration and Test Engineer IV

  • Acts as the Lead Integration and Test Engineer for very complex projects as determined by Manager that affect multiple systems, involve several suppliers/teaming partners, and require frequent customer interface.
  • Acts as Test Director.
  • Prepares formal, controlled engineering documentation (i.e. drawings, specifications, parts lists, interface control documents, test procedures, etc.).
  • Prepares and presents design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Plans projects and executes to the plan with attention to detail.
  • Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Integration and Test Engineers.
  • Provides interface to other engineering design and development disciplines (Electrical, Mechanical, Software, Aero/Flight), Ensures that requirements are addressed and satisfied during overall system integration.
  • Manages the engineering team’s effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.
  • Reports project status periodically (actual budget/schedule vs. proposed budget/schedule).
  • Reports progress in meeting customer requirements periodically.
  • Mentors Level I-III Integration and Test Engineers.
  • Supports business development efforts both in preparation of quotes and proposals as well as sales efforts.
  • Monitors and reports on customer satisfaction in relation to projects.
  • May lead entire technical program team.
  • Demonstrates senior level leadership and program management skills.
  • Responsible for cost and schedule performance on program.

 

Other Job Functions (all levels)

  • Supports transition from preliminary design to manufacturing.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  

  • Team leadership at more senior levels with development into Project Engineer and Chief Engineer roles with increasing responsibility.

Experience and Skills

Required Experience:

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED (all levels):   

 

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.

  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.

  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.

  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules.

  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel.

  • Demonstrated passion for customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to travel as necessary to perform job duties.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  

Each successive level of Integration and Test Engineer builds on the identified education and experience listed for the previous level(s) of Integration and TestEngineer. 

 

Degree Requirements

Requires BS degree in Engineering in one of the following disciplines:

  • Systems Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Engineering

Integration and Test Engineer III

  • Minimum 6 years related experience in Integration and Test engineering.

  • Cost account management experience

     

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years lead engineer experience in the aerospace industry.

 

Integration and Test Engineer IV

  • Minimum 11 years related experience in Integration and Test engineering. Including full program life cycle from proposal to project close out.

  • Large program cost account management experience.

 

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • Minimum 6 years lead engineer experience in the aerospace industry.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Office and or manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.

  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (computer usage).

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

  • May work extended hours or weekends.

  • May have some exposure to the manufacturing environment with potential exposure to uncontrolled climate conditions and potential exposure to noise, dust and hazardous chemicals/waste.

  • Employee may generate, handle, manage, or work around hazardous materials and hazardous wastes.

 

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 0-25% May be required between KUAS locations, internationally and or domestically.

 

 

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As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by December 8th 2021 or by your start date if it is after December 8th 2021, subject to approved medical, religious or other accommodation

 

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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