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Universal Avionics, an Elbit Systems Co.

Systems Test Engineer

Universal Avionics (UA) has been in business for over 40 years, continuously making huge strides in business, commercial, and military avionics. Our company continues to move the avionics industry forward by designing the next generation of technology as well as the latest iterations of our flagship products to ensure easier management and safety & reliability of all phases of flight.

As Systems Test Engineer your responsibilities will consist of life-cycle development and update test activities for complex systems that include generation of test plans, procedures, and reports. You will perform functional testing, support environmental, manufacturing testing and also estimate the time required to complete assigned tasks. This position requires supervision and review of work assignments by the Department Manager. This position has growth potential to a Systems Engineering position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

For safety critical, complex product development and update projects, perform the following tasks as assigned by the Senior Systems Engineer and/or Department Manager:

Responsible for oversight and support updates to test rigs used by systems and software engineering, including:

  • Updating test rig configurations.
  • Troubleshooting problems with product test rigs.
  • Loading software.
  • Responsible for evaluating system functions during test, reporting findings to the Senior Systems Engineer, and coordinating with the Senior Systems Engineer on possible improvements, including:
    • Generating test plans and procedures for new system requirements and updated software.
    • Executing the testing plans.
    • Creating, modifying, and performing regression testing of safety critical and essential pre-existing product functionality.
    • Design Functional Test Boxes for UA products that simulate aircraft sensors.
    • Perform ATP & ENV qual test equipment fault detection testing.
    • Generate DVT planning documentation and execute functional tests for credit.
    • Perform TRR ATPs.
    • Assist with resolving product faults and failures found in the field

Other Duties:

  • Assist Senior Systems Engineers in addressing technical questions as needed.
  • Review product support installation manuals, operator manuals, and configuration manuals.
  • Systems technical resource for hardware qualification testing.

Minimum Qualifications:

An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Computer, Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace engineering.
  • Two or more years of experience testing avionics systems on aircraft.
  • Team player with professional attitude capable of performing in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Experience with avionics engineering systems, hardware, and/or software development.

What motivates our team:

  • Excellent benefits, including medical, vision, dental, PTO, 401k, and much more, as well as a robust health & wellness program
  • Strong life-work balance
  • Great company culture
  • Groundbreaking work opportunities
  • Impactful innovation in the avionics industry
  • Passionate & dedicated team members
  • A work environment that fosters training, professional development, and career advancement

Why you’ll like working here:

  • Universal Avionics is a mid-sized company with all the functions and benefits of a much larger organization, so you get the best of both worlds.
  • You’ll make an impact! You’ll be part of a company that is making huge strides in the safety and reliability of air travel.
  • You’ll work with very motivated and skilled people who are excellent at what they do and are great mentors.
  • You’ll bring your own unique skills set and passion to create a mutually beneficial working and learning environment.
  • At UASC, we care about our employees, both personally and professionally.

About Universal Avionics:

Universal Avionics and its parent company, Elbit Systems, Ltd., represent decades of leadership and innovation as developers and suppliers of Head-Down Displays (HDD), Head-Up Displays (HUD), Head Wearable Displays (HWD), and Combined Vision Systems (CVS), which includes both our Enhanced Vision System (EVS) and Synthetic Vision System (SVS). Universal Avionics is also a leading manufacturer of innovative commercial avionics systems, offering retrofit and forward-fit solutions for the largest diversification of aircraft types in the industry.

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