Alion Science and Technology is seeking a flight test subject matter expertto serveas an engineering consultant, technical expert, and manager for an upcoming flight test program for a high-visibility US Air Force multi-engine aircraft currently in development. This person willapply flight test experience to optimize project and testplans, and then support on-site flight test operations at various test ranges and test locations. The candidate will take a lead role within a stakeholder working group and be responsible to write test plans, instrumentation and data collection plans, and airworthiness and safety analysis leading to approved ground and flight test operations. The candidate will contribute a working knowledge of military test ranges and flight test processes.
The candidate will work autonomously with our Air Force customer and end-users, which requires professionalism and strong communication skills. The successful candidate must have at minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant technical, engineering, or science curriculum, and have at least ten years of experience in DoD and/or commercial flight testing andtest-related management roles. The candidate also requires direct experience with analysis methods (e.g., design of experiments) to derive maximum benefit from a limited sample of test points. Test Pilot School and/or DoD Level 3 certification in Test & Evaluation are definite advantages. Minimum SECRET clearance is required.