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Avionics Engineer, Senior (Remote Friendly)

Tracking Code

UID 415.0

Posted Date


Job Location

Remote, Oklahoma

Location of Position

  • Remote, Oklahoma
  • Shalimar
  • Dayton
  • Robins Air Force Base
  • Tinker AFB
  • Los Angeles
  • Washington, DC
  • Seattle

Additional Locations

  • Shalimar
  • Dayton
  • Robins Air Force Base
  • Tinker AFB
  • Los Angeles
  • Washington, DC
  • Seattle

Work Arrangement

Fully-Remote: Dependent Upon Approval

Position Type


Clearance Required?

Ability to Qualify

Level of Clearance Required


Position Funded?


COLSA is honored to be named one of the '2022 Best Midsize Employers' by Forbes. This honor is a reflection of our collaborative, employee-centric culture. People are COLSA's greatest asset and are instrumental in serving our clients with innovative programs and industry-leading technology.


  • Knowledge of avionics engineering in support of avionics subsystem definition, development, integration, all verification methods to include a review of ICDs, sustainment, modeling/simulation, test and evaluation, and airworthiness certification across a wide range of hardware and software systems.
  • Support Aircraft Information Management Systems (AIMS) requirements/ testing/ certification and spectrum management requirements/ testing/ certification.
  • Use knowledge of Communications, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) requirements, policies, and regulations to define requirements, complete CNS/ATM compliance matrices, and support testing and certification of aircraft and supporting systems.
  • Support and assist systems analyses to include, but not be limited to, avionics system design/design feasibility and state-of-the-art assessment.
  • Attend all technical reviews and provide technical advice on the path forward to the installation of the new hardware and software into the system.
  • Assist in reviewing and performing assessments on program-specific databases.
  • Assist in producing and/or reviewing technical evaluations, engineering studies, reports, analyses, and acquisition plans and strategies.
  • Assist in milestone preparation as well as engineering evaluation of OEM and subcontractor recommendations for operational and support issues such as evaluations of Advance Change Study Notices, ECPs, Contractor Change Proposals, FAA bulletins, and related documents.
  • Apply OSS&E and airworthiness processes, as well as assist in providing risk assessments, safety analysis, and recommendations, and address high priority safety issues.
  • Engineering duties as assigned

At COLSA, people are our most valuable resource and centered at our core value. We invite you to unite your talents with opportunity and be a part of our “Family of Professionals!” Learn about our employee-centric culture and benefits here:

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in ABET-accredited engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 15 years’ functional area experience to include 5 years of DoD
  • Knowledge of avionics engineering in support of avionics subsystem definition, development, integration and verification methods.
  • Independently demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Skype/Lync), Adobe Acrobat, and applications for access to the worldwide web including Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the required level. U.S. Citizenship required.
  • If not filled in the local area, travel may be required to support mission requirements as needed

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.



COLSA is a covered Federal contractor subject to the federal mandate requirements for the COVID 19 vaccine.  Currently, there is a temporary injunction against the Government enjoining the vaccine mandate; however, it may become a condition of employment in the future if the injunction is lifted.

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