We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are developing cutting edge military weapons systems, and defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to work for an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.
Bell is seeking self-motivated individuals capable of executing in a fast-paced environment to join the Bell 360 Invictus team. The Bell 360 Invictus, our entrant for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Competitive Prototype program, is a vertical lift aircraft designed to provide advanced capabilities to the soldiers required to win on the modern battlefield. The Bell 360 Invictus team is a diverse set of aviation enthusiasts focused on developing a critical solution in the modernization of Army aviation, learning and growing as a team, and leading the way for the future of vertical lift technology.
The Survivability Program Specialist is responsible for integrating with engineering design teams and technical specialists to address operational requirements for combat aircraft survivability. This position requires effective management of tasks, schedule and budget in support of combat aircraft design, development and test. This position is located at Bell’s Fort Worth, Texas facility.
Perform analysis of operational requirements and system performance specifications with respect to military aircraft survivability.
Collaborate with Bell Engineers, US Government personnel and industry partners to effectively integrate signature reduction and kinetic vulnerability design features as well as Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) to include threat warning and countermeasure systems.
Present design and analysis results to both internal and external audiences.
Experience at all levels will be considered with a minimum of 2 years related experience.
Candidate must have an aptitude for assessing potential combat aircraft operational utility and survivability with respect to engineering design choices.
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Experience with development, system integration and/or evaluation of military aircraft with respect to combat survivability to include one or more of the following 4 areas:
Aircraft Signature - Electro-Optical/Infra-Red (EO/IR), Radio Frequency (RF), acoustic, etc.
Threat Warning – Radar Warning Receivers (RWR), Missile Warning Systems (MWS), Hostile Fire Indicators (HFI), Laser Warning systems, etc.
Defensive Counter-Measures (CM) – IRCM, RFCM, Chaff/Flare, etc.
Kinetic Vulnerability – analysis, live fire testing, etc.
Preferred Education and Skills/ Experience:
Technical Master’s Degree
Secret Security Clearance or ability to gain Secret Security Clearance
Don’t miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment where you feel a sense of belonging. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where unique experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.
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Job Field Program Management
Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth
Recruiting Company Bell Textron Inc.
Job Level Individual Contributor
Shift First Shift
Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Posting 12/17/2019, 4:42:26 PM
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