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Communication/Navigation Engineer (Remote Friendly!)




Tracking Code

UID 725.0

Posted Date

11/22/2022

Job Location

Remote, Ohio

Location of Position

  • Remote, Ohio
  • Shalimar, Florida
  • Dayton, Ohio
  • Robins Air Force Base, Georgia
  • Tinker AFB, Oklahoma
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Washington, DC, District of Columbia
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Dallas, Texas
  • New York City, New York

Additional Locations

  • Shalimar, Florida
  • Dayton, Ohio
  • Robins Air Force Base, Georgia
  • Tinker AFB, Oklahoma
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Washington, DC, District of Columbia
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Dallas, Texas
  • New York City, New York

Work Arrangement

Fully-Remote: Dependent Upon Approval

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Clearance Required?

Ability to Qualify

Level of Clearance Required

Secret

Position Funded?

Yes

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.


  • Applies expertise to improve performance and sustainability of existing and future AF and joint service weapon systems
  • Assists with technical requirements compliance pertaining to avionics development, test, sustainment and operations pertaining to navigation, voice communication systems, Line of Sight (LOS) and Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) data link systems, military and civilian communication networks, network protocols, Information Protection Security (IPSec), Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)/Extensible Markup Language (XML) packaging of network commands and air data systems to include performance, integrity and airworthiness
  • Will apply an understanding of DoD, AF, and common engineering/scientific principles, processes, and procedures to improve performance and sustainability of existing and future AF and joint service weapon systems. 
  • Have an understanding of applying MIL-HDBK-516C Airworthiness Certification Criteria, to aircraft systems and subsystems.  
  • Support System Integrity Programs including Mechanical Systems Integrity Program (MECSIP), assist in maintaining and updating the Critical Safety Item (CSI) list, and monitor airworthiness certification for mission partner aircraft. 
  • Understand and execute Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 62-6, USAF Airworthiness, associated AFIs and Airworthiness Bulletins through standardized processes and issuance of flight authorizations. 
  • Assist in translating user requirements into weapons system requirements, which will be used to design, develop, fabricate, test and evaluate weapons systems, subsystems and equipment for eventual fielding and deployment.  
  • Will assist in performing technical/mission analyses of existing and future operational requirements, assist in developing system concepts and perform technological/trade-off assessments of proposed designs/modifications. 
  • Will assist in conducting the system safety engineering program, including mishap risk assessments; evaluating contractor safety proposals and safety analyses; evaluating safety concerns of using and support commands; and assisting with resolution of high priority safety issues.   
  • Provide support to produce or review technical products

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: https://www.colsa.com/culture_benefits/

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Required Experience

  • BS/MS degree in an ABET-accredited engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 15 years’ functional area experience to include 5 years DoD
  • 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 world wide web including Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  • U.S. Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security clearance at the required level
  • If not filled in Dayton, candidate will be required to travel, as needed, for meetings, etc.  (Twice per quarter)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Military aircraft or commercial airline pilot experience

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.


Minimum Salary

$105,000.00

Maximum Salary

$148,000.00


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