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Part Time Energy CTF Test Manager

Qualis Corporation
Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Job Code
Test Engineer, Aerospace Vehicle Survivability

Support Description:

Qualis Corporation is seeking a part-time Test Manager (TE) to support the 704 Test Groups Direct Energy CTF. The Direct Energy CTF has requested a part-time experienced Test Manager to perform DE testing support for both High Power Microwaves (HPM) and High Energy Lasers (HEL) platforms under the leadership and guidance of the OL-AA Director.

The 704th Test Group Operating Location (704TG/DE CTF) at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico provides co-located Test and Evaluation (T&E) support for Directed Energy (DE) technology currently under development at the Air Force Research Laboratory Directed Energy (AFRL/RD) Directorate. Situated at Kirtland AFB, the 704 TG/DE CTF serves as a bridge between Research and Development (R&D) and the Test and Evaluation (T&E) community. It can directly support DE technology still under development while accelerating the transition of DE technology from R&D systems to acquisition ready programs.


  • Coordinate an AFTC directed shift of OL-AA personnel to HELSTF onboard WSMR in preparation for that organizations transition to J-DETC
  • Execute Test Organization (ETO) for the USAF Life Cycle Management Center (LCMC) Directed Energy Prototype campaign to include Phase 2 testing (system power upgrades)
  • Provide support (primarily technical writing at this point) to the USAF Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation (SDPE) Experiment 1 (counter UAS) effort, includes possible extension OCONUS deployment for USAF MAJCOM support
  • Technical and test lead for the Directed Energy portion of SDPE Experiment 2 (counter cruise missile) (potential Q4FY22 start)
  • Serve as training and transition mentor to new hire personnel (particularly NH03 test Engineer and NH04 Director)

Education and Experience
  • Masters Degree in a relevant engineering field. Experience for education may be substituted with customer approval
  • Working knowledge of Direct Energy systems
  • Familiarity with HPL and HPM technology
  • Must have ability to work within specific procedures and processes of the Air Force Test Center and DoD regulations and guidelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with customer interaction and presentation capabilities required
  • Exemplify a dedication to achieving the mission of the DE CTF as well as high standards of quality and excellence in performing duties
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment while being able to prioritize work to balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain an active Department of Defense Secret Security Clearance

  • Must be willing to travel up to 10% with possible overseas travel

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

Posted: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-08
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