AVIONIC SYSTEMS ENGINEER (MID)
Tampa, FL
Job Type
Full-time
Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The avionics systems engineer will be assigned one or more systems within which replicate the avionics of the aircraft to be simulated.  These systems include; communications (radios and ICS), navigation (GPS, TACAN, VOR, etc), defensive systems (chaff, flares, ECM, etc), offensive systems (bombs, torpedoes, missiles, etc), and other systems which may be applicable (GPWS, TCAS, IFF, etc).



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working in the aerospace engineering subspecialty field of avionics, Avionic engineers apply engineering principles to research, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement and test aircraft electrical, computer, data networks, and associated systems.  
  • Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analysis, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation. 
  • Applies their experience to perform functions such as systems integration, design, configuration management, quality assurance testing and acquisition, and resource management.  
  • Acts as an engineering team member on assigned projects developing engineering procedures and controls, managing project effort, and participation in problem resolution.  
  • Interfaces with system and program contractors, vendors, and Government representatives regarding the technical aspects of engineering programs/projects. 
  • Conduct research to address problems associated with flight safety systems, landing gear, and electronic navigation systems. 
  • Assist in installing and servicing avionics communications equipment. 
  • Ensure that newly installed systems and those that have been repaired meet requirements mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration and specifications set by aircraft manufacturers. 
  • Participate in designing, purchasing, testing, and calibrating avionic systems such as computer and electronic communication panels.
  • Communicate all ongoing activities and results to business sponsors, stakeholders, and management in a positive manner.
  • Read, write, and maintain new and existing software.
  • Follows established company and industry processes and procedures.



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Requirements

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

ENTRY - 0 TO 4 Years

MID- 4 to 7 Years

SENIOR - 7 to 10 Years

 

  • The position requires developing code on Linux and Windows systems.
  • Proficiency with C, C++, or C#.
  • Proficiency in a scripting environment such as Python, Bash, or Powershell.
  • Competency in a version control system such as Git or SVN
  • Strong technical understanding with at least one area of specialization expected.



ADDITIONAL REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to adapt communication style and messaging to different audiences.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, ensuring stakeholder expectations are managed appropriately.
  • Ability to work in a project-oriented, fast paced environment to meet deadlines.
  • The 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.
  • Proficiency in common business software (Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Power Point, Excel, SharePoint).
  • Ability to work with project teams to successfully deliver new or modified functionalities.
  • Keen attention to detail to deliver solutions that meet business requirements and are operationally supportable.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelors or Master’s in Electrical or Computer Engineering Ability to program in C is required.

-or-

Equivalent experience to education and three years experience in related aircraft or flight simulation systems


EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Due to contractual requirements must be a United States Citizen
  • Must be able to pass an initial background check.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Department of Defense security clearance. Employee/selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (as required)
  • Required to communicate in English
  • The ability to travel to installation sites to install and troubleshoot systems.
  • ASI is a Drug Free Workplace where applicants and employees are required to successfully pass pre-employment and Random drug testing.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidate must be able to work in small confined spaces (simulator cockpits)
  • Typically employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives.
  • Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is primarily performed in an office environment consisting of offices and cubicles with low to moderate noise and bright or dim lighting. The work is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as external customers.


Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.


ASI is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic/civil partnership or marital status, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive for everyone to be valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.


ASI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.


This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


It is the policy of ASI to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its Amendments. ASI will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person's physical or mental disability. ASI also will make reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with handicaps, disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made are not an undue hardship for ASI.