- Understand the program requirements
- Performance Specification (PRF or Spec)
- Statement of Work (SOW)
- Develop an understanding of the aircraft (Flight Manuals)
- Develop an understanding of the trainer
- Gain a working knowledge of the Instructor Operator Station (IOS)
- Support systems engineers in developing and reviewing the Test Procedures (TP) to ensure TP standardization
- Be familiar enough with the aircraft and trainer to run formal TPs
- Disseminate, incorporate, and verify TP redlines
- Develop a strong working relationship with the engineers and customer test team
- Help manage the customer’s expectations
- Develop good communication skills
- Maintain the Trainer Test Log
- Document hardware failures
- Participate in program reviews:
- Design Review
- Software Configuration Control Board (SCCB)
- Test Readiness Review (TRR)
- Test Preparedness Review (TPR)
- Help the Project Engineer plan staffing requirements for test events
- Ensure the trainer is ready for daily testing:
- TP is printed
- Test equipment is available and calibrated
- Device is in working order
- Work with the customer and engineering team to document/adjudicate STRs and DRs daily
- Work with the customer to capture failure details well enough to reproduce the problem later
- Manage data entry, assignment, tracking, and reporting for STRs/DRs in JIRA (associated with official test events)
- Perform regression testing
- Produce testing progress reports
- Produce STR/DR resolution status reports from JIRA
- Minimum BS in Engineering (preferred) or experience maintaining/testing aircraft
- Candidate must be able to work in a team environment, or independently, as necessary, and be a self-starter who will attack designs and resolve problems effectively and efficiently.
- Good written and verbal communication skills are required.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
- Not required to supervise others.
- Must be U.S. Citizen
- Must have or be able to obtain a Department of Defense Security clearance.
- ASI is Drug Free Workplace so candidate must be able to pass entry and random drug testing.
- Ability to multi-task in fast-paced dynamic environment.
- Required to communicate in English.
- Required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard.
- Required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
- Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
- Available to perform extended travel
- Candidate must be able to work in small confined spaces (simulator cockpits).
- While performing the responsibilities of the Test Engineer, the work environment characteristics are representative of an office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
- The noise level in the office environment is usually quiet to moderate.
- The noise level in the simulator environment is moderate