Sensor Software Engineer

Sensor Software Engineer

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Come be a part of something big! Smart Minds, Cool Jobs and Awesome Rewards! Fueled by innovation, talent and ambition, the Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is seeking civilian professionals prepared to deploy war-winning capabilities for the United States Air Force.

The Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is looking for a Full-Time Sensor Software Engineer (NH-0855-03) to work for the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) in the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.

This position can close at any time. Apply Now!

Salary Range: $81,911 to $126,621

Recruitment, Retention, and Relocation incentives may be available.

Telework may be available.

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology‐to‐Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values ‐‐ integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

The F‐35 Lightning II Program is the largest complex DoD acquisition program delivering cutting‐edge technology to the battlespace of the future & providing an asymmetrical advantage to warfighters across the globe. With advanced data, logistics, avionics & propulsion systems, this multi‐role fighter jet is the world’s stealthiest, lethal, supportable & survivable aircraft to dominate the battle domain.


The person selected for this position will provide software process oversight for the Mission Systems Sensor IPT to include technical oversight of the Mission Systems EW, EODAS, EOTS, and Radar software suites; will also provide functional area support for Legacy and Follow-on development EW systems.

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Obtain & Maintain Security Clearance
  • This may be designated a Drug Testing Position
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering from an institution with an ABET accredited engineering program.
  • The employee must meet the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) requirements applicable to the duties of the position.
  • The employee must meet the continuing acquisition education requirements IAW DoDI 5000.66 paragraph E2.2.8.
  • Professional knowledge of electronics engineering concepts, principles, methods, techniques, and standard practices to perform a wide range of assignments involving many different and unrelated engineering processes and methods associated with installation, operations, and maintenance projects.
  • Knowledge of electronics engineering sufficient to adapt precedents or existing strategies to meet unusual needs, special demands, and determine feasible solutions to meet project requirements related to computer software/hardware and automatic test equipment.
  • Knowledge of analysis, evaluation, fact-finding, and investigative techniques in order to gather data, identify significant factors, and recommend a solution from a number of possible alternatives.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy, both orally and in writing, as well as work in a professional manner with peers, management, contractors, academia, and other agencies.
  • Ability to plan and organize work and coordinate with other engineering disciplines.

Duties include:

  1. Provide SW process oversight for the sensors IPT, contributions focus on the following areas: Requirements Management, Software Design, Code, Test, Integration, and Planning, Software Reviews, Requirements Verification, Software Configuration Management, and Quality Assurance.
  2. Monitor and assess acceptability of software product anomalies and delivered product.
  3. Assess contractor SW estimations (such as assumptions, characterizations, etc.).
  4. Perform engineering analysis of impacts to airworthiness and provide documentation to support airworthiness assessments.
  5. Responsible for product integrity and closure on technical issues.
  6. Identify, characterize, monitor, and develop mitigation plans for technical/programmatic risks.
  7. Monitor and analyze contractor progress performance metrics.
  8. Supports operations evaluations and engineering analysis of the Mission Systems combat capability.
  9. Assess roadmaps, design trades, risk and performance assessments against future block plans.

To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and restriction from the workplace.

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Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. citizenship required. Must be of legal working age.

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