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Sr. Systems Test Engineer

Sr. Systems Test Engineer

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace is seeking an experienced Sr. Systems Test Engineer with a background in working with government contracts in the Orlando, FL area. We are seeking candidates that are wanting to take advantage of an opportunity to develop their skills and grow in their profession.



*An offer for this position is contingent upon contract award.*


This current opening may be filled at this  level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

The successful candidate will have experience integrating, testing, and assembling multi-stage missile systems or comparable aerospace or aircraft hardware. Experience developing (writing), supervising and performing technical procedures and checklists. Test conductor experience overseeing system level testing and test program development is desirable. Capable of obtaining an FAA Class III (or higher) medical certificate. Able to meet USAF Aerospace Physiological standards, satisfactorily complete the associated training, and willing to perform launch duties aboard USAF aircraft.  Must be willing and able to travel for extended periods both inside and outside of the continental U.S.  Must be willing to work with Class 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4 ordnance devices and complete the requisite training and certification courses.  Participate in and support system level functional hardware testing. Must be able to operate basic electronic test equipment (i.e., oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, signal generators, etc.) and capable of learning the operation of specialized support equipment for system level testing and troubleshooting. Must satisfactorily complete ESD training. Must have experience with coordinating, directing, and performing heavy lift rigging and operations. Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills. Solid computer skills and experience using the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook). Must have the ability to work independently and within a team environment. Position requires working occasional overtime and weekends, as necessary, to meet critical schedule dates. Position includes working with experienced teams during test, assembly, and launch operations of flight hardware and assisting in the performance of their duties. May be required to develop schedules for test and field operations and contribute to the technical aspects of proposal efforts.


Requires complete working knowledge of technical standards, theories, concepts and techniques within a discipline. Applies the knowledge to straightforward work assignments to meet specific objectives. Continuing to acquire higher level knowledge and skills. Building knowledge of the organization, processes, and customers.


Works under general supervision and follows established procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy.




EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: BS in Engineering and a minimum of 5 years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience in aerospace or similar technical fields. Experience with Minuteman SR 19 or other solid propellant rocket motors preferred.


Must have experience with electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.



SKILLS and ABILITIES: Excellent mechanical skills and the ability to read complex technical drawings is a must. Previous military experience or civilian experience as an FAA Airframe and Power Plant mechanic is highly desirable. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD 'Secret' Security Clearance with COMSEC. Must satisfactorily complete safety training courses for working in the vicinity of, handling, testing, and installation of explosive devices. Environmental testing experience and/or instrumentation experience is a plus. Familiar with, or willing to learn USAF policies and procedures for high altitude airdrop missions (HAAMS) and willing to participate in the same.  Previous experience as an aircrew member and/or a background in aircraft maintenance and flight line operations is desired. Management or supervisory experience is strongly desired.  Working knowledge of EVMS as related to government contracts and reporting requirements.  Working knowledge of Universal Documentation System and other Range Commander's Council documents for flight safety and range tracking is a plus as is a working knowledge of telemetry systems and both line-of-sight and satellite communication systems.


*An offer for this position is contingent upon contract award.*


This current opening may be filled at this  level as posted or at one level higher.


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