Zenetex LLC

Contingent Senior Aviation Test Engineer

2 months ago
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Support the execution of advanced development research and development (R&D) programs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Support the execution of advanced development research and development (R&D) programs. Work with customers to develop strategy to test advanced capabilities, identify and verify gaps, verify requirements, define project test objectives and test plans. Support and coordinate technical reviews, evaluation of test plans, prepare test security concepts of operation, and monitor and report team and contract test status/execution. Support the development of acquisition and technical documentation. Serve as the senior test engineering focal point for coordination of test project status and test execution throughout the design, engineering, integration, test and program execution process.  Analyze contractor proposals as permitted by law and regulation. Develop, execute, monitor and report status on multiple assigned project task efforts including analysis of test data.

Serve as the focal point for team project test and evaluation execution, test coordination and communication of test and evaluation (T&E) concerns and issues with program management and technical leadership. Coordinate functions between government and contractor project leads and project engineers along with the T&E subject matter experts, warfighters, and military leaders involved in program test execution.

Support and provide insight to determine the effectiveness of project execution and recommend modifications to task processes for future project activities or design reviews. Work with the Project Management and Task Lead(s) to develop out year planning for future capabilities, and provide input to roadmaps for analysis, risk reduction, development and integration of advanced capabilities.

Significant (40% to 75%) travel is required for this position. 

Education and Experience Requirements

Required Experience and Skills:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Systems, Electrical. Test Engineering, Science or related field from an accredited college or university.  Experience cannot be substituted for education. Experience: Candidate must have at least 10 years of experience in avionics or sensor systems test engineering and test and evaluation development processes.


Desired Experience and Skills:

 Candidate should be proficient in all Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).


Candidate should have experience with Microsoft Project or similar resource scheduling tools. 

Candidate should have demonstrated good oral and written communication skills. 

Candidate should have experience coordinating operations across multiple organizational boundaries. 

Candidate should have experience working in a dynamic, schedule constrained and complex security environment.


Must have a current TS/SCI clearance 

Security Clearance

  • This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active TS/SCI security clearance.


ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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