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  • Date Posted:

    07/14/14
  • Career Level:

    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Job Function:

    Engineer
  • Job Status:

    Not Listed
  • Industry:

    Engineering
  • Job Code:

    2986
  • Contact Information:

    Employer Site
 
 
 
 
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Location: Ridgecrest, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Security Clearance: Secret
Required Experience: 1 Year
Required Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Concentration:Engineering

Description

Provide systems engineering/analyst services to the AV-8B Harrier program in the area of Navigation Systems, Mission Planning, and Data Link/Communication Systems forintegration and associated software development.

Essential Job Functions

Support AV-8B aircraft integration activities.

Conduct requirements analysis, contribute to design reviews, design and execute system evaluation procedures for laboratory and flight integration events, characterize and document anomaly reports, troubleshoot and verify system and sub-system anomalies, perform system data analysis using MUX 1553 raw data and video data, log and document integration activities throughout the life cycle of each AV-8B Block Upgrade.

Support systems integration lab, ground and flight tests; monitor, review and comment on navigation integration test planning documentation and test events.

Support airborne systems installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting to support integration efforts, respond to inquiries from the fleet operators, and support fleet introductions of new and modified systems.

Required Skills

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline is required.

The incumbent will be required to utilize PVCS and DOORS requirements management software.

A secret clearance and working knowledge and experience in the handling and distribution of classified material are required for the position.

Desired Skills

Experience and working knowledge of Navigation Systems, specifically RequiredNavigation Performance (RNP) Area Navigation (RNAV), GPS and Mappingsystems is desired.

Experience and working knowledge of Mission Planning Systems, specifically JMPS.

Experience and working knowledge of Data Link and Communication Systems and their associated messages (i.e. ARC-210, VMF, MIDS, Link-16).

Ability to work independently as well as within a team.

Ability to speak/write clearly and professionally.

DCS Corp is an AA/EOE/M/F/Disabled/VET Employer.

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Location - Ridgecrest, CA





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DCS Corporation

Industry Category: Defense, Government Contractor, IT, Military
Local Offices: DC Metro Region
Total Employees: 825
Specializing in military combat systems technologies, DCS Corporation provides a comprehensive and effective blend of core engineering support and program management disciplines to solve the unique and complex challenges associated with sensors, platform electronics, weapons, C4ISR and knowledge systems. DCS Corporation helps clients address unique and complex engineering, management and vision issues in defense systems acquisition and sustainment in support of our National defense.

DCS Corporation, a privately-held and employee-owned company with an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), employs a diverse team of over 700 highly-qualified engineers and technical professionals. Headquartered in Alexandria VA, DCS maintains offices and laboratories in ten locations across the United States.

We offer a stimulating work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/dental, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, 401K, tuition assistance, Paid Time Off, catastrophic leave program, paid holidays, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, employee referral and performance incentive bonuses.

Help DCS make a difference through one of our exciting opportunities providing the defense community with the expertise necessary to ensure the security of the United States while working in a team environment.

We are constantly improving our solutions through a corporate-wide Quality Management Program that has been recently registered to the ISO 9001:2000 standard.

Our dedication to protecting national security is demonstrated by our receipt of multiple DSS Cogswell Awards - a prestigious award recognizing our dedication to the safeguarding of National secrets won by fewer than 2% of all government contractors.

Our customers include the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Naval Research Laboratory, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command and Missile Defense Agency.
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
A company-funded deferred compensation plan to earn ownership in DCS. Every employee over the age of 18 becomes part of the ESOP on the first entry date (June 1 or December 1) following completion of one year of service during which 1,000 hours of service have been attained. Each year the company intends to contribute shares of company stock or cash to the ESOP. Contributions vest on a graduated basis to 100% at six years of service.

Deferred Salary/Profit Sharing Plan 401(k)
Provides retirement benefits to employees. There is no vesting schedule to the Company's contributions to your 401(k). DCS contributes from three to six percent (3-6%) of base salary on a graduated schedule starting the first of the month following date of hire. All full and part-time employees are eligible to participate. All contributions to the plan are invested in various investment funds according to the employee's direction. Additionally, employees may also contribute pre-tax monies to their 401(k) account immediately upon employment, up to the IRS-specified yearly limit.


Bonus Incentive Program (BIP)
Significant efforts of individual employees are recognized through the Bonus Incentive Program. A BIP recipient receives not only the professional accolades of coworkers and a plaque, but a monetary award of up to $5000. The BIP is open to all non-management employees in the company.


Employee Referral Program
Employees are eligible for a referral bonus if they refer a candidate to DCS that is hired. Currently, the referral bonus ranges from $750 to $3500.

Comprehensive Medical
DCS offers a self-insured group health plan that offers a PPO network. Effective date of coverage is the first day of the month following date of employment. The medical plan includes a prescription drug benefit. Flexible Medical Spending Account (FSA)

Dental Benefits

Paid Time Off (PTO)
18 days to start and up to 28 days.

Holidays
DCS observes ten paid federal holidays a year, four of which may be used as floating holidays.


Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
DCS covers your life insurance at 2x your salary.

Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
DCS funds this benefit entirely for you.

Educational Assistance
All fees, books, and tuition costs will be reimbursed 100% for approved courses (up to a maximum of $5,000) within a 12-month period. Two courses may be taken per semester.

Commuting Benefits (DC Metro area)
DCS charges a nominal fee for parking in the DC Metropolitan area. This charge is available through payroll deductions and is a pre-tax benefit for all employees. We also offer Metrochek farecard vouchers for pre-tax commuting transit benefit on Metrorail, MARC, VRE, Metrobus, commuter buses, and qualified vanpools.
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  • Date Posted:

    07/14/14
  • Career Level:

    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Job Function:

    Engineer
  • Job Status:

    Not Listed
  • Industry:

    Engineering
  • Job Code:

    2986
  • Contact Information:

    Employer Site
 
 
 
 
27
more jobs from this company
 
 
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