Blue Sky Innovators Senior Survivability Engineer, TS/SCI Washington, DC · Full time

You will provide engineering guidance to support the development and test of advanced aircraft.



As a Senior Survivability Engineer professional you will provide engineering guidance to support the development and test of advanced aircraft. Interact daily with Air Force program managers and industry subject matter experts across multiple domains (air, space, cyber) to assist the government with technical assessments, strategic planning, and engineering evaluations. This position will be located in the Washington DC area with frequent US travel.


Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:

  • Assist system engineers in developing aircraft survivability specifications.
  • Assess and review aircraft survivability specifications.
  • Assist in the development of aircraft survivability test plans.
  • Review test data from survivability test and evaluation.
  • Provide performance assessments.
  • Support the development of survivability support subsystems that enhance aircraft maintainability.
  • Work with contractors and government engineering and test personnel.




  • 10+ years' of specialty experience demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of all technical aspects related to aircraft survivability (e.g., visual, audio, infrared and radio frequency).
  • Experience with recent significant systems engineering experience in the design, development, and testing of processes, technology and subsystems related to aircraft survivability.
  • Specific knowledge of classified test and evaluation capabilities used to develop advanced aircraft characteristics.

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience around Fixed-wing aircrew (pilot of NFO)
  • USN or USMC (vice USAF)
  • LO background
  • Knowledge of acquisitions
  • Weapons School

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field

Clearance Requirements:

  • TS/SCI with previous SAP experience.

Blue Sky Innovators, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. If you are a qualified job seeker with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, please email us at [email protected] and provide your name and contact information. Please note: this is only for job seekers with disabilities requesting an accommodation.