Test Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-300933
    • Job Location: Fort Skill, OK
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Temporary
    • Date Updated: 02/06/2020
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 07271-07275
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Job Description

ABOUT KRATOS:

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity. Our motto, "From Strength to Success," reflects our commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers.

Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services Inc. division provides a full spectrum of solutions for complex C5ISR, engineering and operational requirements, and military weapon systems. We have years of experience in logistics, engineering, and target operations support, as well as international programs, rocket program services, technology initiatives, and advanced weapon system research and engineering.

Our in-depth understanding of our client missions, in conjunction with the strategic location of our employees, enables us to offer cost effective solutions tailored to our clients' specific requirements and consistent with their evolving mission objectives.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Test Engineer designs, develops, and implements testing methods and equipment. Plans and arranges labor, schedules, and equipment as required for testing and evaluating standard and special devices. Provides test area with parameters for sample testing and plans tests to be performed. Compiles data and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements. The Test Engineer will work in a Government environment supporting tests, research, and the development of emerging weapons technology.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:

• Support warfighter training and qualification by directly participating in rehearsals, exercises, and other events.
• Interface with customers in order to determine desired stimulus in test/training environment.
• Troubleshoot, maintain, operate various US and foreign weapons systems from 60mm - 127mm.
• Provide highly accurate aerial targets to customers in support of operational assessments, research and development, and testing scenarios.

 

Experience and Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
• Ability to interact effectively with peers, supervisors, and GO/SES level executives
• Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
• Ability to adhere to workplace rules and protocals
• Experience in working extended hours on a military base in austere locations
• Excellent writing, keen interpersonal and speaking skills
• Previous experience in risk management processes, working knowledge of risk reduction strategy and mitigations
• Customer service minded, able to understand and capture unique customer needs and convey them to supervisor
• Proven experience in ammunition and explosives handling, packaging, transport, and storage

PREFERRED SKILLS:
• Experience working in a classified government facility with DoD systems
• Experience in mapping and surveying to accurately set up launch sites, fire azimuths and impact points
• Mathematical competency to convert units of measurement, both foreign and domestic (e.g.-milliradians, degrees, minutes of angle, meters, miles, decimal degrees)
• Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of indirect fire, trajectories, meteorological effects, fire control, fire commands, and adjusting impacts
• Experience operating military radio systems and familiar with radio net protocols

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• College Education (BS preferred but professional military education may be substituted)
• 5 years task/job related experience
• 20 years of experience working in a government environment
• U.S. Citizenship and an active U.S. Government Security Clearance is required


WORK ENVIROMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Repetitive movement of hands and fingers (i.e., frequent computer use, typing and writing)
• Frequent sitting
• Indoor office environment and/or laboratory environment (potential exposure to hazardous chemicals, odors, hot/cold depending on location)
• Moving items of up to 50 lbs and lifting to a height of 3 to 4 feet is potentially required (frequency by exact position)
• Extended hours outside
• Long hours standing