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PDS Tech Inc Design and Analysis Engineer 3 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Design and Analysis Engineer in Oklahoma City, OK.


  • Senior Hardware Support Engineer in OKC

  • Will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of the Avionics/Flight Controls simulation laboratories for the C-17 program.

Position Responsibilities:

  • The C-17 Military Airlifter Program in Oklahoma for is looking for an experienced avionics lab hardware engineer. The selected candidate will work with the local and remote hardware support team in overall support of the C-17 platform.

  • The C-17 platform is a mature airlifter for air forces of the United States and allied countries. This position plays an important role in ensuring that C-17 aircraft continue to be a highly reliable, and provide advanced capability.

  • This position is responsible for maintenance and repair of the Avionics/Flight Controls simulation laboratories for the C-17 program. These laboratories are systems and software development and test facilities for actual and simulated LRU (Line Replaceable Unit) integration and test. The candidate will be responsible for the troubleshooting and design support of the test facility, integration and test of aircraft/simulation software and hardware, and executing test procedures. Interfacing with design engineers will be vital. Candidate will have to be able to operate the C-17 lab equipment for trouble shooting in a test or maintenance environment.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • The candidate should have experience/interest in aircraft and in the data busses that are typical with aircraft avionics such as ARIC 818 and 1553.

  • Familiarization/understanding of avionics systems, simulation, and the general workings of aircraft/aerospace systems is required.

  • Practical troubleshooting skills are a must. Experience in an avionics laboratory environment is a plus.

  • The ability to work off-shift and weekends on short notice is also required at times.

  • This position requires the ability to obtain an active U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.) An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical field of study

  • Experience with aircraft Systems Integration such as avionics and flight controls

  • Experience in troubleshooting complex avionics test systems

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with any of the following is desired:

  • C-17 operations, and data systems

  • Working with commercial communication standards such as 1553, RS422, and Ethernet

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.