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TSSC Database Generation System Engineer / Australia

Description:This position is for the F-35 TSSC Database Generation System Engineering position for the RAAF Williamtown Australia location as an expatriate employee. This position will have the responsibility for Database Generation System (DBGS) processes, supporting data and database product production. The TSSC overall is responsible for sustainment of the fielded Training System enterprise providing pilot and maintainer training across multiple training locations. The Training System includes classroom infrastructure, courseware, and training devices that support the training mission. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for sustainment of multispectral simulation databases for use in the Full Mission Simulators. The DBGS Engineer will have the opportunity to work with imagery, height maps, and vector data, fusing them together into immersive 3D worlds. This involves use of a specific software modelling toolkit to build and modify gaming areas, moving models, environmental characteristics and visual effects based on evolving training operational requirements. Multispectral Database Generation System Engineers must have two overlapping skill sets. DBGS Modelling tasks involve converting geographic source material into the visual and sensor gaming areas in the Full Mission Simulator. DBGS Entity Modelling requires the additional, distinct skill of creating and modifying 3-dimensional moving models. These moving models represent friendly, enemy and neutral vehicles including aircraft, ships, tanks, cars, trains, and other entities. Entity modeling also includes the visual and sensor representations of air, ground and sea based threats but does not include the software that controls their behavior or interaction with the F-35 ownship.
Basic Qualifications:
• F-35 Experience
• BS Degree in Geography, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent experience.
• Experience working with database toolsets (commercial or proprietary) such as Presagis's Terra Vista or TerraSim's Terra Tools is required. Experience with GIS, geography, maps, geospatial concepts, elevation data, imagery, or airport scene data is required. Experience working with correlated databases is required
• Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel / Word / PowerPoint / Project / SharePoint / Access
• Demonstrated experience in an engineering position on a program with formal change management processes requiring interaction between multiple engineering teams, customers, users, and suppliers
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with a demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels (up / down / parallel)
• US TS or Aus TSPV security clearance required
Desired Skills:
• Direct experience in one or more of the following areas: Image Generation system, hardware or software simulation design; visual/multispectral/terrain database design and/or generation, or simulator display design.
• Experience with any of the following tools: ESRI ArcInfo, ESRI ArcGIS, Presagis Creator, GlobalMapper, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Paint Shop Pro, Rockwell Collins ECT, Boeing MMRS Formatter, Altova XMLSPY, and/or Image Magik.
• Prior experience working with airport data such as Pictometry, GeoSketch, OpenFlight, Digital Maps, CADRG, Or DAFIF.
• Experience in terrain modeling for thermal and/or radar sensors.
• Experience with shell scripting languages such as Python.
• Familiarity with change & configuration management tools used by the F-35 Training System (ClearCase / ClearQuest)
• Experience working in a Military Base environment
• Familiarity with Classified Systems and Data processes

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