**Must have Pilot experience** Description: Simulation Test Specialist - Mission Systems This engineering position is within the Simulation and Training Solutions (STS) business area. STS develops and builds simulators and training systems for both military and commercial customers. Devices range from desktop training all the way up to high fidelity weapon system and full-flight training systems.This position is responsible for performing assignments requiring installation and testing of Collins Aerospace Simulation and Training Devices. The primary functions are to direct or perform; installation, operational checkout, and system test both in house and on site as required in accordance with Collins Aerospace and customer requirements. Services are performed using Collins approved methods and workmanship standards to ensure optimum equipment operation and customer satisfaction. The Simulation Test Specialist supports equipment and systems of high complexity and advanced technology.Job Requirements:* Provide technical support to field engineers, technicians and product support who are diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing and debugging complex electro/mechanical equipment, computer systems, and/or complex software not related to information technology. * Participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion. * Networks with internal and external personnel in own area of expertise. * Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects. Interacts with internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations. * Conducts technical analysis/test of product implementations, modifications and enhancements to product in accordance with specific customer specifications and implementations. * Identifies technical problems and issues, recommends technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinative product solution. * Involved in planning and preparing customer installation and testing. Prepares, provides approval and validation of product test procedures.* Reports design, reliability and maintenance problems or bugs to design engineering/software engineering. * Serves as company liaison with customer on formal test phases for assigned projects* Experience as a military or commercial pilot.REQUIRED SKILLS:-EXPERIENCE TESTING SYSTEMS OF HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE -experience as a PILOT - position will not be flying, but will TEACH pilots-experience writing systems level test procedures-experience interacting with customersPREFERRED SKILLS:-Preferred experience in trainer/aircraft systems operation or maintenance-Preferred experience with E2C/D, B1, B52 or other military aircraft systemsEDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:-STEM degree + 2 years experience OR HS Diploma/Equivalent + at least 6 years related experience. Military experience is a definite plusAbout Aerotek: We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing(R) Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.