Tamarack Aerospace Group, a dynamic and fast paced aircraft modification company, is seeking an experienced and motivated Flight Test Instrumentation Engineer eager to take responsibility for the data system on an exciting airplane project.

In this role with Tamarack Aerospace Group you can expect to lead a small team of engineers and technicians through a fast paced, cutting-edge flight test program.  You will be responsible for designing, procuring, installing and troubleshooting the onboard data acquisition system on an exciting new aircraft project.

This role is contract work for the duration of the Flight Test program.

Ongoing engineering R&D work can be expected upon completion of the flight test project.  Following the flight test program, you will work on the research and design of aerospace electrical and electromechanical systems, participate in environmental qualification testing, take part in flight test data acquisition and data reduction, write technical certification documents, and assist in manufacturing, installation, and product life cycle ongoing support. 

This job will be primarily based at a test location in Washington State. Occasional travel to Tamarack’s home office in Sandpoint, Idaho can be expected.  Travel is required.

Tamarack Aerospace’s unique corporate culture is one that strives towards achieving excellence in challenging and stimulating work while offering ample opportunities for professional development.  Tamarack particularly values curiosity, integrity, and enthusiasm for learning via hands-on experience. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter motivated to create innovative solutions and will also thrive in a diverse and dynamic multi-disciplinary team environment. 

If your goal is to become a significant team member, working with an elite, highly experienced development and production support team, send your resume to careers@tamarackaero.com for consideration.  You’ll find we offer competitive compensation/benefits commensurate with your experience.

Your privacy is important to us so your information will remain confidential.

 

Job Description:  Own the development, design, engineering and function of an onboard flight test data acquisition system.  Position reports to Program Lead Engineer. Other expected duties include:

  • Define requirements for onboard data acquisition and telemetry system
  • Direct small team of engineers & techs to meet the needs of the program
  • Design and implement hardware and software solutions for ground and flight test
  • Work closely with vendors and partners
  • Install sensors, wiring, an any required electronic equipment in experimental test vehicle
  • Generate and review wiring diagrams, bill of materials, and installation drawings
  • Prepare data system for daily test execution
  • Calibrate, validate, document, and troubleshoot all installed sensors and equipment
  • Participate in ground, bench, and flight tests.
  • Data capture, storage, processing and analysis.
  • Draft proposals, cost estimates, plans, reports, and other documents as required
  • Review technical drawings and service documents to ensure compliance with engineering specifications and regulations

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years instrumentation experience in experimental flight test
  • Experience leading an instrumentation effort is strongly preferred
  • Experience in Data Acquisition and software integration
  • Applicant must have experience using MS Excel, and MS Word
  • Applicant must demonstrate good technical writing skills
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively within a multi-disciplinary team structure.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required

Education:

B.S. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

Tamarack Aerospace Group, Inc. is proud of its diverse environment as an equal opportunity employer.  Passport and a driver’s license required.

 

Your privacy is important to us so your information will remain confidential.

Tamarack Aerospace Group, Inc. is proud of its diverse environment as an equal opportunity employer.