MacAulay-Brown, Inc. 12896: Test Engineer Air Crew Mission Planning in Shalimar, Florida

12896: Test Engineer Air Crew Mission Planning

Location: Florida, Shalimar

Clearance: Secret


MacB seeks support for testing of mission planning and support systems.

The employee shall develop, maintain, and execute test plans for Air Force Mission Planning System and Follow-On OT&E, and Force Development Evaluation, including the development of test methodology and support software - Air Force Mission Planning Systems (MPS) including: Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS), Portable Flight Planning Software (PFPS) and Unix-Based MPS.

The employee will draft and execute test plans under a USAF-appointed Project Manager, and prepare an Operational Assessment (OA), Early Operational Assessment (EOA), Concept of Test Brief (COTB), Joint Charters, OSD briefs, Combined Readiness Reviews (CRR), Status Reports (SR), and Release Recommendations (RR)

The employee will provide test item configuration control functions over software, hardware, and documentation and will provide and maintain data for internal and test management systems - The employee will work with Platform Integration (PI), Flight Performance Model (FPM), and Take-off and Landing Data (TOLD)

?Air Force Mission Planning Systems (MPS) include: Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS), Portable Flight Planning Software (PFPS), Life Cycle Upgrade, and support for a variety of aircraft including, but not limited to: the A-10, B-1, B-2, B-52, F-15, F-16, F-22, F-35, E-3, E-4B, E-8, MQ1, MQ9, RQ4, RC-135, HC-130, EC-130, HH-60, U-2, C-17, C-130, Global Hawk, Predator, and other platforms as tasked.

This contract requires travel to test locations at Government direction, creation of Requests for Tasking and Support, Software Release Recommendations, Final Reports (FREP), Test Analysis, and collaborative work with other test agencies such as software developers, developmental test organizations and the entire Mission Planning Enterprise.


  • Aircrew flight or ground test experience
  • Recent flight experience (fighter or bomber preferred)
  • Knowledge of, and experience using, aviation mission planning systems
  • Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field (i.e., Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.) (preferred)
  • Secret security clearance
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance

For more than 35 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) has been solving some of the Nation’s most complex National Security challenges. Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security and Federal agencies rely on our advanced engineering services and product solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. Join MacB where you will work a with team of highly experienced professionals in the areas of Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Research Development Test and Evaluation, Information Operations, fabrication, IT solutions, Logistics and Acquisition Management. MacB has won multiple workplace awards, offers generous salaries and benefits, and has outstanding growth opportunities.