BAE Systems Entry level Test Program Set (TPS) Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for an entry level Test Program Set (TPS) Electrical Engineer for F-16 and/or F-35 fighter aircraft support equipment programs in Fort Worth, Texas.

The TPS Engineer will design, develop, test and document TPS hardware and test software scripts for an assigned F-16 or F-35 Unit Under Test (UUT) (i.e., Line Replaceable Unit [LRU] to be hosted on a portable flight line level semiautomatic tester, or on a back shop level rack-based automatic test station). The TPS software will be developed using commercial test programming tools such as National Instruments' Test Stand and/or National Instruments LabWindows/CVI.

TPS development and unit test will follow a systems engineering process whereby the LRU TPS will meet the prime and derived requirements of the UUT Test Requirements Document (TRD), the acceptance test specification, the fault-detection/isolation requirements, and the interface definitions of the associated host tester/test station. The TPS developer will work in an integrated team environment developing the assigned UUT TPS(s) to the defined project schedule, and to the defined budget.

The TPS development and test may occur in a classified area or location. Domestic and/or International travel will be required to perform testing of TPS hardware and software in the laboratory and/or on the aircraft.

In addition to TPS development work, the engineer will also take on tasks related to performing analyses of aircraft platform analyses, and determining support equipment solutions that are electrical/electronic in nature.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Required education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.

Required Experience: 0-2 years in engineering development and integration.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Prefer some initial experience in performing development work to the assigned budgets and project schedule in an integrated product team environment.

  • Applicant must have, or be eligible to obtain, a Security Clearance.

  • Communication skills including interpersonal, team communication, and documenting test results in UUT TPS Test Reports.

  • Microsoft Office Suite software applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Entry level Test Program Set (TPS) Engineer


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