Spiral Technology Employment

Job Number:ST-206
Job Title:Operations Test Analyst (F-35 Mission Planner)
Location:Edwards Air Force Base
Salary Range DoE:$150k - $160k


Perform F-35 Mission Support System (MSS) mission planning & mission data duties for the U.S. Air Force F-35 Fighter Squadron at Edwards AFB. Operate and maintain F-35 MSS mission planning product suite. Provide support, assistance and guidance to squadron weapons officer in establishing and maintaining F-35 mission data sensor scenarios. Assist F-35 pilots with operational mission planning and post-mission debrief support. Interface daily with F-35 pilots and frequently with F-35 maintenance personnel. May be required to work flexible schedule of odd hours, nights or weekends in support of flying operations. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Basic Qualifications:

Current Secret clearance. Mission planning experience with aircraft or weapon systems OR experience with Linux, Unix, Solaris or Windows operating systems. Experience with troubleshooting computer hardware/software equipment. Bachelor's degree.

Essential Functions/Duties:
  • Supporting actual mission planning for F35 test missions
  • Assessing MP updates/changes/fixes
  • Installing test software, then assessing it
  • Maintaining system and s/w
  • Coordinating Authorizations to Operate (ATOs) and hardware upgrades
  • Attending demo evals, FQTs, etc.
  • Building relationships across organizations
  • Providing inputs to SPO, OT, contractor
  • Attending tests; local, OT at Nellis, Red flags, Orange flags
  • Industry Interpreting requirements
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • B.A. or B.S. degree or higher
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Cleared and SAP eligible
  • Security+
  • COMSEC Training
Desired Qualifications:

Prior experience with F-35 mission planning or F-35 avionics/sensors. Ability to effectively communicate (both verbal and written) and work as part of a team. Experience with training or teaching. CompTIA Security + certification highly desired; otherwise, ability to obtain certification within 6 months upon hiring.
  • Prior military experience
  • Test experience (plan/provision/execute/analyze/report)
  • Flight experience
  • Experience with the following planning software: Portable Flight Planning Software, Joint Mission Planning System, Common Sensor Planner, AFMSS, Omniview, Enterprise Collection Planner, and/or Combat Flight Planning Software
  • Experience with web-based flight planning (i.e., etc.)

Must be a U.S. citizen or Naturalized citizen of the United States and hold or be able to obtain a security clearance. Must pass a background check and drug test.

Please e-mail your resume to apply for this position. Please reference the job number on the subject line of your email with attachments as either a Word Doc or PDF file only, all others files will not be opened.

No Phone Calls Please

Spiral is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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