AEgis Technologies

  • Flight Test Event Mission Manager/Analyst

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    ID
    2018-1703
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?

                           

    You get one of the best privately held small business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, that provides advanced technology and expert consulting services to industries throughout the world. AEgis specializes in modeling & simulation (M&S) and micro/nanoscale technology development. Our core competencies  include simulation software and training simulators; geospatial databases; 3D models; war fighter exercise support; systems engineering and analysis; verification, validation, and accreditation (VV&A); test and evaluation support; Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) and Man-in-the-Loop (MIL) simulation. AEgis' Nanogenesis Division excels in advancing cutting edge micro and nanoscale technologies from concept to deployment with applications ranging from defense to energy to biotechnology.

    Responsibilities

    Support the MDA Engineering Directorate Modeling & Simulation Office in the planning, preparation, and execution of the Objective Simulation Framework in support of MDA Flight Tests.  FT phases supported include System Pre-Mission Test (pre-mission risk reduction; MDA/DT Mission Execution Team (MET) CONOPS training; Range Support test buildup activities; Warfighter Training; and, System Post-Flight Reconstruction (SPFR) testing.

    Duties include:

    • Participate in all MDA planning and coordination meetings. Representing MDA/ESP for OSF capabilities, limitations, and new requirements; and, MDA/ESI for OSF event scheduling, test case development requirements, OSF test readiness, and OSF test execution. Attendance includes presentation of OSF activities, schedule, and readiness as necessary. Work Groups/meetings include:
      • MDA/DT test Planning, Readiness, and Execution Reviews
      • MDA/EET Joint Analysis Team (JAT)
      • MDA/EET Scenario Planning Meeting
      • MDA/DTD Signature Working Group
      • MDA/DTF Mission Execution Team WG (METWG)
      • DTG Event Working Group (EWG)
      • DE Mission Readiness WG (for OSF Risk
      • MDA/EEV SPFR meetings
      • BMDS Element planning meetings requiring OSF support
    • Review all Flight Test planning documentation, with focus on OSF requirements, capabilities and limitations, scheduling, and ability to support. Primary documents:
      • Test Objective Memorandum (TOM)
      • JAT Data Analysis Plan (DAP)
      • Test Case Description Document (TCDD)
      • Test Case Design Matrix (TDDM)
      • Meetings and FT Review read-ahead material
    • Coordinate OSF test support requirements among all ESP and ESI Functional Areas:
      • ESP OSF Development Lead: All OSF limitations affecting Flight Test support; and, required OSF enhancements to meet new requirements.
      • OSF Integration Test Lead/Test Conductor: OSF test requirements and execution schedule for HWIL lab testing.
      • Test Case Development Team: All test case related requirements, data input needs, and development timelines.  Includes SPMT, CONOPS, Range Buildup, and WF Training.
      • Integration Team: OSF SW configuration and test case integration.  And, OSF Test Director/Assistant for Range Buildup.
      • HW Team: OSF HW/operating system, and network readiness.
      • Configuration Management: OSF SW deliveries, test case deliveries, and Certification Data Plan (CDP) development.
      • Data Management: Collection and archival of OSF run data.
      • Analysis Team: Event Architecture Certification analysis to support determination of OSF readiness to support formal pre- and post-mission testing.
      • Gold Team: Analysis for identification, definition, root-cause determination, and resolution of OSF anomalies.
    • Maintain ESI and ESP Management awareness of all planning activities, and issues related to ESI/ESP roles and responsibilities. Primary means for keeping Management informed:
      • Face-to-face discussions or email on key activities and issues
      • Written meeting summaries of key information
      • Weekly Activity Report (WAR)
      • ESI and ESP Staff Calls
      • ESP Technical Action Group (TAG)
      • Event After Action Report (AAR)

    Qualifications

    Familiar with real-time distributed simulation infrastructures; BMDS Element configurations and operations; and, DOD Operational Testing (OT) and Development Testing (DT). Coordination and scheduling of test resources to support DoD/MDA System-level test events. Consolidation of simulation framework support requirements from BMDS stakeholders; and, translation of those requirements into implementation strategies, schedules, and test plans. Candidate must be a self-starter capable of working with minimal direction, and experienced in staff coordination; have strong interpersonal and analytical skills to work as a team player; and, able to work comfortably and effectively with team members as well as Element contacts, test stakeholders and other DOD contractors. This position may require some travel to coordinate/monitor test support, support technical interchange meetings, and test coordination and planning meetings.

    Qualifications:

    • Have a good understanding of overall BMDS infrastructure to include Element capabilities.
    • Has led testing events.
    • Must have an active clearance.
    • 10-20 yrs + (BS) OR equivalent years of experience

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