Lab Test Engineer - Technical Specialist II

Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Lab Test Engineer - Technical Specialist II in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Experience in systems engineering, specifically: requirements gathering & decomposition, V&V, and configuration management
  • Experience conducting Lab or Flight tests in highly integrated and complex aircraft/aerospace systems including creating test plans & cards, and facilitating Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs)
    • Systems of particular importance: Avionics (AHRS, Air Data, ADS-B, ComNav, CVR/FDR, EGPWF, FMS, HUD/EVS, SATCOM, etc), Electrical Power, Flight Controls (Flight Dynamics and Fly-by-wire actuation systems), and Human Factors
  • General aircraft/aerospace system knowledge including but not limited to:
    • Aircraft data transfer standards/protocols (A249, A664, A717, ASCB, etc…)
    • Comprehending aircraft electrical schematics
    • Highly integrated system troubleshooting in support of complex system development
  • FAA/EASA/ODA Aircraft Certification Process - guidelines (ARP4754, DO178), certification plans, test plans, certification/test reports, aircraft conformity, etc
  • Test Article Configuration Control Document experience highly preferred
  • Development and continuous improvement of engineering processes in the manufacturing, testing, or certification domain
  • Real-time simulations (HWIL)
    • Comprehensive understanding of graphical programming of multidomain dynamical systems (e.g. – Simulink or similar)
  • Strong problem-solving skills involving many stakeholders and various integrated systems
  • Confident in challenging the status quo in an effort to improve efficiency
  • Pilot’s certificate or flight training experience



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or technical related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 10 yrs in specific technical discipline or 15 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters and 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Position Purpose:

Guides successful completion of major engineering programs, or conceives research in areas of considerable scope and complexity supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Selects appropriate methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria to resolve complex engineering issues .
  2. Is consulted extensively by associates and others as a recognized authority within the field .
  3. Anticipates and resolves complex issues in creative and effective ways, developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities .
  4. Approach to problem solving balances technical product, cost and schedule .
  5. Works without appreciable direction; work is reviewed from a long-range perspective for desired results .
  6. Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments, and makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative .

Additional Functions:
  1. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Advanced degree in engineering, or related curriculum preferred.
  2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 218196

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 50%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 02/29/2024 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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