Job Description

Kirtland AFB,NM,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Aircraft Test Engineer

The Challenge:

When the U.S. Air Force acquires a new aircraft or makes significant hardware or software changes for their aircraft systems, testing is required, and it’s expected to be intuitive and run smoothly. Thus, an experienced test engineer who knows how to thoroughly conduct testing to ensure a systematic, well documented test and test data process is provided to our clients. 

As a test engineer, you will work with fellow testers, hardware and software developers, aircraft operational and maintenance personnel, Air Force System Program Offices, and engineers. You’ll develop test plans, test procedures, and test methods or criteria based on end-user requirements. You’ll execute the adopted test scenarios and generate test data to determine software and hardware performance within an operational environment, to include documenting and communicating results to meet system-to-system compliance.

Work with us as we develop testing solutions to ensure the next generation of weapons systems work seamlessly on U.S. aircraft.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • Experience with systems testing or experimentations
  • Ability to perform work unsupervised, operate test equipment, and troubleshoot test equipment and system faults
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with flight line operations, logistics in shipping of equipment to and from CONUS and OCONUS locations, as well as test data processing and analysis
  • Knowledge of aircraft electronics and 1553 data bus
  • Top Secret clearance


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have access to:

  • experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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