Aviation Systems Engineer

Gryphon Technologies   •  

Washington, DC

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 223 days ago

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Responsible for resolving technical issues pertaining to shipboard integration for the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launching System (EMALS) and the Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) installed on USS GERALD R. FORD (CVN 78). Applicants must be familiar with stakeholders and subject matter experts in the operation and support of aircraft launch and recovery equipment. Employees will work closely with system designers, installers, in-service engineering agents, technical warrant holders, and program office personnel to track problem reports, test discrepancies, waivers and deviations. Employees will attend collaboration meetings, prepare written reports, correspondence and briefing materials documenting findings and results, proposed actions, and resolution of issues. Employees will travel to Newport News, VA four times per year to observe equipment installations and tests.


  • Bachelors Degree desired (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Science)
  • Minimum of six years experience
  • Experience with In-Service Engineering or operation/maintenance of aircraft launch and recovery equipment installed on aircraft carriers
  • Experience with design, development testing of Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) or Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) developed and tested at Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Lakehurst, NJ installed on USS GERALD R. FORD (CVN 78)
  • Experience with use of Microsoft Office Suite of Applications to produce written reports, capture and analyze data and prepare technical presentations.