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Flight Test Engineer

Red 6

Red 6

Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Orlando, FL, USA
Posted on Sunday, April 14, 2024

Flight Test Engineer

at Red Six Aerospace

Orlando FL

Company Overview
Red 6 is an innovative Augmented Reality (AR) technology start-up leading the way in synthetic air combat training. Our primary technology, supporting our ATARS product, enables pilots to simulate the cognitive challenges of flying while accessing realistic, scalable training in dynamic outdoor environments.

Job Summary

Our ideal Flight Test Engineer will have an aptitude, ambition, and attitude to determine product compliance with given specifications and their functionality. As a Red 6 Flight Test Engineer you will design, implement, and execute tests to evaluate computer hardware, software and optical systems in ground-based lab and in-flight scenarios. You will work closely with test engineers and flight operations to ensure Red 6 products meet specified requirements and are free from errors.

Key Responsibilities

  • 5+ years or greater experience in system flight test planning/ in-flight execution
  • Experience designing, developing, and executing flight test processes, requirements, and documentation of laboratory/flight testing of computer hardware, software and related equipment
  • Leading the flight test activities. Coordinating and leading meetings, deconflicting competing needs, scheduling test objectives to be tested per scheduled flight and managing the flight test tasks
  • Ability to work with others from engineering and non-engineering disciplines in a high-performance, fast-paced team environment
  • Good oral presentation skills and ability to write technical documents clearly and concisely
  • Worked in environments following processes certified under DO-178C, ISO9001, AS9100, CMMI, or similar
  • Must have U.S. Citizenship capable of obtaining and maintaining a DoD security clearance.
  • Travel up to 10% of the time.

Experience, Skills and Required Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in a STEM field from an ABET accredited institution.
  • Experience in the aviation domain as a pilot or ground school highly preferred.
  • Proficiency with programming languages such as Python and C++
  • Command line and Linux experience.
  • Must be able to commute to or move to Orlando, Florida. On-site work required (relocation negotiable).
  • Qualified candidate must have the ability to obtain a security clearance. This requires U.S. Citizenship.


  • Healthcare, Dental and Vision (100% coverage)
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)


Red 6 reserves the right to change its current benefits program at any time, in a manner that is consistent with applicable federal and state regulations.

This job description is not a contract and confers no contractual rights, privileges, or benefits on any applicant or potential applicant. Red 6 has the right to change any and all terms of this job description, including, but not limited to, job responsibilities, qualifications and benefits. Nothing in this job description constitutes an offer or guarantee of employment.

Red Six Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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