F-35 Sr. Test Analyst (M&S Battlespace VV&A) – Edwards AFB, CA
Job Description: Provide Modeling and Simulation (M&S) test capabilities for the F-35 OT&E program at Edwards AFB, California. The F-35 Senior Test Analyst will support development and accreditation of the M&S battle space infrastructure to include ranges, simulators, and analysis tools. Activities include documenting existing M&S test capabilities, identifying shortfalls, and recommending solutions to M&S issues during all phases of testing. The F-35 Senior Test Analyst shall support the JSF Operational Test Team (JOTT) in identifying conditions under which F-35 M&S systems produce credible results and to identify operations that should be avoided in F-35 M&S. Responsibilities:
Frequently interact with military officers from the DoD and JSF Partner countries, government agencies, Lockheed Martin, and foreign disclosure officers.
Assist in conceptual model validation of F-35 M&S systems to identify inherent capabilities and limitations of the F-35 M&S federation architecture and modeling approach.
Assess the impact of federation-level M&S capabilities and limitations on OT&E.
Provide detailed assessments on the adequacy of verification, validation, and accreditation (VV&A) plans and reports to support accreditation of F-35 M&S tools for the intended use during OT&E.
Review the verifications and validation (V&V) packages provided by the DoD Intelligence Centers and the wrappers developed through the JSF Program Offices V&V process to assess limitations of threat models in F-35 M&S.
Write scientific and technical reports for M&S assessments and OT&E trials.
Secret security clearance. Candidates must be able to be cleared for additional SAP and a TOP SECRET clearance.
Bachelors Degree in a technically related field. (Engineering, Math, Physics, Computer Science etc.)
Familiar with analytical software tools from MathWorks or scripting languages.
Masters degree in a related technical area (Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics)
Experience with Combat Aircraft (Pilots, Weapons Systems Officers, Navigators, and Flight Test Engineers, etc.)
Advanced knowledge of M&S federation design and accreditation.
Experience in aircraft test, either DT or OT, as an engineer/analyst
Strong knowledge of test plans procedures, data collection, analysis, reporting. Familiarity with AFOTEC Test Planning
Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods for the planning and assessment of operational tests for highly complex weapon systems and subsystems