Systems Integrator - Air Traffic

Gaithersburg, MD
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Full Time
Description Job Description:Leidos is seeking a Systems Integration & Test Engineer on the Terminal Flight Data Manager (TFDM) program. TFDM is a system that will improve aircraft runway and terminal congestion. Nationwide congestion is increasing, and the need for efficient aircraft traffic planning is critical. TFDM is the surface management solution that will provide NextGen Air Traffic Control capabilities to improve Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic operations.TFDM functions include:A' A cents € cents A' A' A' Surface collaborative decision making, departure scheduling, and airport decision toolsA cents € cents A' A' A' Electronic Flight Data including electronic flight stripsA cents € cents A' A' A' Enhanced Air Traffic Control Tower Traffic Flow Management System (TFMS)A cents € cents A' A' A' Integration with multiple systems in the National Airspace System (NAS)A cents € cents A' A' A' TFDM will share data among controllers, aircraft operators, and airports so they can better stage arrivals and departures and manage traffic flow within terminal airspace for greater efficiencyA cents € cents A' A' A' Stakeholders will have a shared awareness of flights on the ground and in the air and the ability to exchange data electronically with the goal of providing a continuous real-time picture of traffic volume and airport resources, making flights more efficient from gate to gate.Systems Integration & Test Engineer Responsibilities:A cents € cents A' A' A' Learn the system architecture, design, functions and capabilities to support the integration and test of new TFDM capabilities and enhancementsA cents € cents A' A' A' Learn about surface management algorithms and electronic flight strip functionalityA cents € cents A' A' A' Collaborate with the TFDM system engineering team to develop test approaches for new and modified requirementsA cents € cents A' A' A' Develop detailed test procedures, test steps, test inputs, and scenarios to verify requirementsA cents € cents A' A' A' Perform integration in a physical or virtual lab running Red Hat LinuxA cents € cents A' A' A' Collect and analyze TFDM system data to validate that scenarios produced expected inputs and the system produced expected outputsA cents € cents A' A' A' Develop scripts and data analysis tools to automate tasks and verification of logsA cents € cents A' A' A' Create Program Trouble Reports (PTRs) to document test failuresA cents € cents A' A' A' Verify PTRs when delivered and perform regression testing to ensure software changes did not degrade the systemA cents € cents A' A' A' Support lab configuration management activities to ensure hardware and software configurations match program baselinesA cents € cents A' A' A' Perform dry runs to ensure the system, test procedure, and test inputs are prepared to execute with the customer presentA cents € cents A' A' A' Demonstrate test execution to the FAA on a run for record to achieve customer acceptance milestones.Qualifications:A cents € cents A' A' A' Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience; or no experience required with a related Master's degreeA cents € cents A' A' A' Candidate must be able to obtain an SF-85P Public Trust clearance from the FAA customerA cents € cents A' A' A' Excellent written and verbal communication skillsA cents € cents A' A' A' Experience using Linux operating system.Desired Skills:A cents € cents A' A' A' Hands-on experience integrating large software systemsA cents € cents A' A' A' Understanding or exposure to systems integration and testing practices including requirements analysis and testing complex algorithmsA cents € cents A' A' A' Experience with scripting languages (for example, Python) and GUI based test automation tools (for example, Sikuli)A cents € cents A' A' A' Air Traffic Control (ATC) knowledge including control tower proceduresA cents € cents A' A' A' Experience conducting formal test with a government agency.-A' A' A' Note: Remote work / teleworking is an option with occasional trips to access company laboratory facilitytsfaaA' External Referral Bonus:IneligibleExternal Referral Bonus $:Potential for Telework:Yes, 50%Clearance Level Required:Public TrustTravel:NoScheduled Weekly Hours:40Shift:DayRequisition Category:ProfessionalJob Family:Systems IntegrationPay Range: