Communication and Data Link Test Engineer
Patuxent River, MD 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description
Communication and Data Link Test Engineer
Job Locations US-MD-Patuxent River
ID 2022-1818
Category Engineering
Type Full Time Regular
Career Pathing Stream Consulting / Direct
Career Pathing Levels Principal

AVIAN is searcing for a Communication and Data Link Test Engineer to support work at the Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, Maryland.

AVIAN (pronounced *a-v-yin*) is an employee-owned, entrepreneurial-spirited company where creative, talented minds flourish, and where proactive, productive, proficient professionals feel valued.

We are resourceful, responsive, and reachable for various government and commercial clients in program, financial, and logistics management; engineering and systems engineering; test and evaluation of manned and unmanned systems; workforce development and training; communication strategy and graphic design.

The type of work we do is a direct result of the creativity of our team, and the talents they bring. But in the end, we are all driven by the purpose of taking care of those around us.

We're seeking people that are passionate and excited about creating well-crafted products and memorable experiences with our customers. We are not in the market of automated transactions; we build lasting relationships.

    Primary tasking will include planning, execution, data analysis, and reporting for testing of F/A-18 tactical communication capabilities.
  • Tasking may include similar support of capability-specific testing using Mission Based Test Design processes.
  • Applies engineering principles to research, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, test, or evaluate systems.
  • Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation.
  • This position applies engineering experience to perform functions such as system integration, design, configuration management, quality assurance testing, or acquisition and resource management
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in an engineering discipline, to include computer engineering, electrical engineering and network engineering, and physics or math.
  • Five years of professional experience in tactical operations, research, analysis, planning, designing, developing, testing or evaluating systems.
  • Experience in mission systems associated with any of the following aircraft: E-2C/E-2D, F/A-18, EA-18G and MH-60R.
  • Highly Desire operational experience Air Warfare or Strike Warfare, and in tactical data link networks and/or electronic warfare systems.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Testing of data links, airborne radar, and/or data fusion is preferred.
  • Knowledge of electronic warfare highly regarded.
  • Knowledge of tactical data links, to include Link-16 highly desired.
  • Knowledge of and test experience with F/A-18 mission systems and/or the Air Warfare and Surface Warfare mission areas is highly desired.
  • Secret Clearance is Required

AVIAN is a service-based organization. As an equal opportunity employer, our policy of business is to seek the most qualified candidate for each talent opportunity without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age,


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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