COLSA Corporation Test Engineer - TMAS Scientist/Engineer 3 in Shalimar, Florida

Test Engineer - TMAS Scientist/Engineer 3

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Job Description

Founded in 1980, COLSA Corporation’s team of cyber engineers, analysts and professionals across the US provide government customers with the latest and most sophisticated engineering, programmatic, and information technology services.

Centered at the core of its values, COLSA knows its people are its most valuable resource. In addition to receiving a competitive compensation package, our employees enjoy offerings such as flexible work schedules, paid time off, benefits that begin on the date of hire, recognition programs, tuition and certification assistance, and immediate vesting in our matching 401(k) plan. Our WE CARE Wellness program provides support and initiatives to empower employees and their families to live healthy, balanced lives and our Association of COLSA Employees (ACE) provides a fun way for employees and their families to come together in times of both celebration and need. We invite you to connect your talents with opportunity, and be a part of our “Family of Professionals,” in supporting cutting-edge initiatives related to our country’s national defense!


This position provides the following support to the Operational Flight Program (OFP) Combined Test Force (CTF) at Eglin AFB, FL.

  • Provides support during the planning, execution, and reporting phases of each OFP CTF developmental and operational test.

  • Test support includes development of test objectives, development of test methods and detailed test procedures, development of specification data requirements, identification of instrumentation and test support equipment requirements, development of data collection forms and logs, coordination with test support agencies and ranges, and other test and evaluation (T&E) planning tasks.

  • Works with analysts to develop required data products for test reporting.

  • Communicates and coordinates efforts across test planning, execution, and analysis activities.

  • Occasional Travel

Required Experience

BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field and a minimum of 3 years of applicable experience is required. Six years of applicable technical experience may be substituted for the technical BS degree requirement (total of 9 years) or four years of experience with an applicable Associates Degree (total of 7 years).

  • Active SECRET clearance is required (investigatio within the last five years). Must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • Experience with fighter tactical datalinks (LINK16)

  • Ethernet Standards Interface knowledge

  • Data analysis experience

  • Must be a self-motivated expert able to take responsibility for identifying, organizing, coordinating, executing necessary tasks leading to the successful accomplishment of assigned duties.

  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of an integrated test team.

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications is required.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate orally and possess technical writing skills to provide results to decision makers.

Preferred Experience:

  • Flight Test Experience

  • MIL STD 1553 interface knowledge

  • Ability to author data analysis tools

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job Location

Shalimar, Florida, United States

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