Leonardtown, MD

Position Desired

Aerospace Engineering
Anywhere in the U.S.


Aerospace Engineer / Systems Engineer / Flight Test Engineer / Design Engineer

• Project management
• Requirements development and verification
• Test planning, execution & reporting
• Team leadership
• Flying qualities & flight controls
• Matlab, Simulink, VBA
• Multi-service/multi-national coordination
• Lab and wind tunnel test design


F-35B Variant Lead – Conventional Mode Flying Qualities (FQ) (F-35 ITF, AIR March 2014 - Present
• Lead 14 FQ engineers in the support of execution and planning of multiple lines of conventional mode testing (Conventional FQ/High AOA/Aerial Refueling (AR)/Loads/Flutter/Performance/Propulsion/Buffet)
• Lead F-35B FQ coordination with external departments
• Coordinate FQ staffing requirements for daily and monthly flight schedule demands
• Serve as technical authority for all conventional mode FQ flight test issues
• Delegate flight monitoring, test planning, sim support, and card review responsibilities
• Lead team meetings, FQ training, and development/amendment of FQ test plans (FQ/HAOA/AR)
• Review all FQ test plans/amendments & provide FQ related input to external plans/amendments
• Provide training/mentoring/feedback for junior engineers and new Aircraft Points of Contact (APOCs)

F-35 ITF F-35B/C Aerial Refueling Flight Test POC/Technical Authority (F-35 ITF, AIR Feb 2013 - Present
• Lead development of test detachments with USN/USAF and UK MOD/AIRBUS
o Develop requirements, test execution plans, test reports, test point and flight estimates
o Schedule assets & personnel (USAF tanker support and UK tanker support)
o Delegate AR test planning responsibilities
o Review all AR test plans and amendments for the F-35B/C
• Serve as F-35 AR flight test technical authority for test planning, control law functionality, and envelope expansion
• Develop test reports and provide recommendations to JPO in support of F-35 fleet clearance
• Coordinate w/USAF for tanker IFC and fleet clearance recommendations

F-35 Flying Qualities/Flight Controls Flight Test Engineer (F-35 ITF, AIR Feb 2012 - Present
• Flying Qualities APOC for conventional FQ testing/HAOA/AR and planning for BF-2/BF-3 aircraft
• Lead development and amendment of FQ and Aerial Refueling test plans
• Provide FQ/control law design support and monitoring for loads/buffet/flutter testing
• Support STOVL Short Take-off (STO) & Slow Landing (SL) crosswind expansion testing
• Provide training and mentoring for junior engineers

CH-53K Mission Systems Flight Test Engineer (CH-53K ITT, AIR Oct 2010 – Feb 2012
• Data, Displays, & Controls Engineer, performed initial mission systems test planning and test plan development
• Developed testing requirements for avionics management system, data concentrator unit, blade fold distributor system, JMPS software, fuel control system, and standby flight display
• Provided oversight for simulation test plan requirements and test procedures, TRR, and deficiency corrections

B/E Aerospace, Inc. – Fenwick, WV
Mechanical Design Engineer/Flight Test Engineer Aug 2008 – Oct 2010
• Developed and executed lab, wind tunnel, and flight-testing for pneumatic de-ice OEM-replacement parts for the Beech King Air series (200/300/1900C), Beech Duke, Beech Baron, Cessna 500, ATR 47/72, and EMB 140
• Acquired 25 hours of in-flight test engineer experience (FQ, stall speed, systems, and performance)
• Conducted 2-D aerodynamic and icing analysis of test airfoils and post-test data reduction
• Performed static load analysis of ballast for various aircraft test configurations
• Designed pneumatic lab and wind tunnel test equipment, flight test instrumentation and methods for simulating ice accretion in-flight
• Gathered aircraft specific data/measurements for OEM replacement (system design, measurements, etc.)
• Developed reports in support of STC/PMA approval

Beverage Air, Inc. – Brookville, PA
CNC Brake Press Operator/Foam Operator/Team Lead Feb 2005 – Aug 2008
• Programmed & operated CNC machines for sheet metal production, operated computerized foaming machines


Naval Postgraduate School – Master of Science in Systems Engineering, March 2015
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