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Eng - Test Staff

Job Number: 403626
Location: Yuma, AZ
Category: Engineering
Security Clearance Status: Eligible
Security Clearance Type: Secret
Experience Level: Regular
Travel Required: 20%
Shift: 1st
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Posting Date: 04/23/2014

Plan, manage, and support the execution of system level test events for the PIM Program. Manage personnel schedules to ensure test site is appropriately staffed to support ongoing test events. Provide engineering consultation to PIM IPT and Test Leads, other technical groups, and the customer, based on test events and results. Participate in customer meetings and reviews. Interface with customer regarding test schedules, events, results, troubleshooting, corrective actions, and forecasting. Ensure technical outcomes are consistent with established engineering principles and practices and that customer and company technical, system, performance, and quality requirements are met.
Required Skills:
Provide technical leadership, consultation, or guidance to specialized engineering groups and other technical personnel. Review and communicate test plans, schedules, events, and results with customer and onsite personnel to ensure system level requirements are appropriately verified to support program advancement. Support the development of technical presentations to enhance the company's reputation with customers and in the technical community. Initiate and maintain external contacts with key experts and officials of Yuma Proving Grounds and associated government agencies. -Position is located in Yuma, Arizona -Requires a minimum of 10 years’ experience with Paladin A6 and/or PIM vehicle systems -Previous test lead experience is required -Have an established relationship with and maintain a close interaction with Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) customer -Must have the ability to track and manage multiple vehicles in test simultaneously and effectively communicate status in daily written reports. -responsible for managing direct and indirect reports in various engineering disciplines to include electrical, mechanical, system engineering, specialty engineering, and field service resources in support of ongoing test efforts -Must be proficient with Microsoft Office to include Excel, Word, and Powerpoint -Must be physically capable of climbing on and in large, tracked, armored vehicles -Must be willing to travel within the continental United States (10% travel) Perform technical analysis, testing, calculations, and evaluation of results to solve complex engineering problems, using specialized equipment, or by creating computer programs, models, or simulations. Prepare, present, and defend project technical results and recommendations to customers. Participate in formal technical reviews. Advise IPT management on new developments and programs. Provide direction of work to Yuma test sites and personnel supporting events. Maintain safe work environment and ensures compliance with BAE safety objectives and policies.

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 100,000 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.

With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Land & Armaments Operating Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Land and Armaments is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions.

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