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Scientist/Engineer II

Qualis Corporation

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, ohio

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Qualis Corporation is seeking a Scientist/Engineer II at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH for the TMAS Range Task Order.  This position supports the 96th Test Group Aerospace Survivability and Safety Operating Location's (704 TG/OL-AC) Landing Gear Test Facility (704 TG/OL-ACL). 

Duties for this position include responsibility for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDAT&E) for aircraft and space vehicle flight hardware qualification.



Perform technical engineering duties in support of test program or project to predict and evaluate flight hardware and operational systems:

  • Evaluates customer test requirements for aircraft landing gear, tires, wheels, brakes, or components;
  • Prepares test procedures based on established test method or Design of Experiment (DOE) principals;
  • Oversight and monitoring of testing and assists when needed;
  • Reviews and analyzes test data and may adjust test program parameters based on actual results;
  • Provides daily/weekly progress reports, as needed;
  • Prepares written test reports;
  • Assists in the preparation of briefings and presentations to government working levels and senior government officials and communicates effectively with both technical and non-technical customers;
  • Performs test system engineering analysis and participates in determining requirements for upgrades to facility electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and/or computer equipment

Education and Experience

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited engineering school and up to three (3) years related engineering experience, or a master's degree from an accredited engineering school.
  • Experience specifically in the area of aerospace vehicle equipment design, structural fatigue and dynamometer testing, and quality assurance; specifically aircraft landing gear, tires, wheels, and brakes required. Comparable experience and qualifications will be considered in lieu of the specific experience mentioned.  State registration as an Engineer-in-Training or as a Professional Engineer is desirable.
  • Applicants must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, and must have interpersonal skills allowing them to interact effectively with government officials and contractors.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Project; technical editing; and data management is highly preferred. Experience with MATLAB, Solid Works and other engineering tools is desirable.

Skills include the ability to perform the following:

  • Express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; oral and written communication in the form of presentations, papers, test plans, reports, E-mails, to fund, operate, evaluate, report status on, sustain, redirect, and close-out in-house and contractual projects.
  • Ability to generate, read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Develop and use plans to execute and track project/program performance.
  • Advocate, plan, and direct testing at facilities for understanding and qualification of flight hardware.
  • Develop, apply, assess, and improve rules/tools to predict and compare test results.
  • Assess technical, financial, and schedule performance using agreed upon metric.
  • Communicate and comply with all relevant Federal and local safety, security and interpersonal relations policies, regulations, and procedures.


  • U.S. Citizenship required. 
  • Candidate must be able to pass a NACI (National Background Check with Inquires).


  • 5% travel requirement.


  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary and required to meet deadlines. 

Other Essential Functions

  • Must be able to communicate effectively. 
  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, supervisors and co-workers. 
  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment. 
  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace.



Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled and a participant in E-Verify



Qualis Corporation is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse and talented workforce who can contribute to the mission and vision of the Company. Our employees are our greatest asset and we promote a positive work environment, teamwork, professional growth, innovation, community involvement, flexible scheduling and a family-friendly work environment.

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