Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
KBR is seeking an Identify Friend or Foe (IFF) Engineer who will support the Department of Defense (DoD) International AIMS Program Office in certifying IFF equipment and systems for users around the world. The selected candidate will be responsible for the testing and evaluation of IFF systems at the laboratory bench level and platform integration level. This position reports directly to the AIMS Site Lead. Duties often require developing solutions to problems and adapting to higher level system specifications. Typical duties include but are not limited to:
• Provide engineering insight and expertise to the Government Engineer and KBR Test Engineers.
• Review, refine, and maintain DoD AIMS Technical Standards and Test Requirements documents
• Develop, review, and execute test strategies, test plans, traceability matrices, test procedures, and test reports.
• Conduct testing that enables clear correlation of test data points to test requirements with specific test objectives and expected outcomes.
• Perform technical data analysis of IFF systems and prepare comprehensive system level evaluations
• Review and interpret supplementary test data (i.e. antenna patterns, EMI/EMC reports, Software Version Description documents, interrogation management schemes, etc.).
• Provide technical guidance to government integrators and industry manufacturers at System Engineering Technical Review (“SETR”) meetings (i.e. SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR) regarding IFF system design, planned product improvements, alternative solutions, and test readiness.
• Mentor and provide oversight and guidance in the training and development of engineering colleagues.
• Verify and validate certification data, test summaries, and certification letters prior to submission to the Government customer.
• Evaluate equipment, test set, and platform testing.
• Write certification letters and test summary reports.
• Create presentations, monthly activity reports, trip reports, and white papers.
• Review and discuss IFF test processes, test results, and test discrepancies with peers, Program Managers, and DoD AIMS PO Chief Engineer.
• Review, refine, and maintain North Atlantic Treaty Organization (“NATO”) STANAG 4193 Technical Standards and Test Requirements documents.
• Confer with service representatives, manufacturers, other agencies (i.e. FAA, NATO, NTIA. PBFA, NSA), and program offices to establish technical material to be developed for publication.
• Review standards and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, and content.
• Coordinate working groups to discuss and solve technical issues.
• Provide technical advice to the Government Engineer.
• Identify all failures, deviations, or discrepancies with standards and Test Requirements in the discrepancy report.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.
Bachelor of Science and five(5) years of IFF program related experience. Eight (8) years of experience may be substituted for degree.
SECRET security clearance.
Candidate must possess the ability to work well as part of a team or with minimal supervision.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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