Top Engineering Scientist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Engineering Scientist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Engineering Scientist resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.8% of Engineering Scientist resumes contained Test Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Engineering Scientist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Engineering Scientist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Test Procedures

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Here's how Test Procedures is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Developed test procedures and verification cross reference matrices for recurring units and special test equipment.
  • Prepared/released drawing packages, requirements specification, test procedures, test reports and material/failure review packages
  • Developed system test plans and final acceptance test procedures for optical inspection equipment.
  • Developed test procedures based on system concept of operations and requirements.
  • Develop and modify test procedures per program specification.
  • Prepared device characterization and acceptance test procedures.
  • Reviewed, integrated and documented F/A-18 mechanical system tests (Acceptance Test Procedures) results to validate and verify SE designs.
  • Prepared test procedures and acted as test conductor for composite and metal specimen structural testing and landing gear life testing.
  • Revised and sustained test procedures as required in support of flight test missions and tactical interceptor missions.
  • Authored requirements, test procedures and test reports in support of the tests above.
  • Generated Unit and Module level Specifications, Test Requirements and Test Procedures.
  • Prepared, performed, reviewed and revised system test procedures.
  • Generated Specifications, Test Requirements, and Test Procedures.
  • Developed launch and test procedures.
  • Associate Systems Engineer Determined required test equipment and authored transmission line test procedures for pass/fail criteria.
  • Created an electronic test procedures database.
  • Performed testing tasks by creating & implementing 6DOF test procedures that ensure operability of the software.
  • Prepared test procedures to check out vehicle and ground propulsionsystems.

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2. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Tested software to ensure they met operational and configuration requirements as well as develop additional test cases.
  • Developed Manual test cases for different test scenarios covering all aspects of project functionality.
  • Developed simulations/test cases for control vehicle sensors in research and development laboratory.
  • Provided more flexibility in automating test cases.
  • Tested printers by following rigorous test cases, verified expected output, found bugs and reported erroneous behavior to other engineers.
  • Prepared test cases and test plans based on Software Requirement Specifications, & functional specifications, using the Test Director.

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3. Nasa

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Here's how Nasa is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Received a certificate of appreciation from NASA astronauts for aerodynamics work.
  • Provided technical service to customers in NASA/Goddard
  • Support Launch, Landing and Operation tasking at the Kennedy Space Center under NASA s Institutional Service Contract (ISC).
  • Developed Ares I graphics for NASA's Constellation program for use in loads and dynamics analyses.
  • Supported the structures section of a hybrid laminar flow control flight test proposal to NASA.
  • Prepared and presented findings and informational briefs to NASA/Boeing panels and boards
  • Assisted in NASA Shuttle Columbia recovery efforts in East Texas.
  • Represented NASA SA on the ISS Safety Review Panel.
  • Received NASA team and individual Awards.
  • Damage documentation and reporting for SAR kit and NASA parachutes Early design and development for NASA parachute instrumentation recovery system.
  • Provided systems safety-engineering support to multiple Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) for the NASA Orbiter program.
  • Served as a Red Team evaluator for two NASA proposals and three Proprietary Black programs.
  • Proposed and developed infrared thermographic NDE procedures for inspection of NASA's Space Shuttle Orbiter.

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4. International Space Station

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Here's how International Space Station is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Included projects associated with Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) and the International Space Station.
  • Developed Test Control and Data System for testing modules in International Space station.
  • Designed structural parts on the International Space Station including detail and assembly drawings.
  • Lead for development of the Health Maintenance subsystem of the Crew Health Care System (CHeCS) for International Space Station.
  • Performed technical analysis of materials being considered for use on the International Space Station.
  • Focus on Safety and Mission Assurance for the International Space Station.

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5. Launch Vehicle

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Here's how Launch Vehicle is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Provided launch vehicle processing and payload integration technical support to domestic and international companies.
  • Evaluated the dynamic characteristics of satellite isolation system of Delta-IV Launch Vehicle system.
  • Developed air-breathing engine installation for reusable launch vehicle.
  • Excelled as Manufacturing Engineer at Huntington Beach California and Pueblo Colorado plants for production of Delta II launch vehicle.
  • Designed and developed baseline electrical wire harness cables for the Delta II, III and IV space launch vehicles.
  • Developed and maintained test procedures to implement Integrated Test Plan requirements on the Launch Vehicle systems and components.
  • Performed analyses to determine convective and radiation heating environments to the Delta IV launch vehicles from exhaust plumes.
  • Prepared layouts and design drawing for structural modifications to Saturn Launch Vehicle S-IVB Stage and to Skylab.
  • Designed, developed and integrated an ordnance system to improve the performance of an existing launch vehicle.
  • Interfaced with other disciplines to support the requirements of the space launch vehicle.
  • Rocket separation analysis for Delta II & IV launch vehicles.
  • Designed low-speed wind tunnel model of reusable launch vehicle.
  • Launch Vehicle Assembly, Assembled Launch Vehicle transport.
  • Design engineer working on expendable launch vehicle system with progressively greater responsibility.
  • Represented Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Upper Stage at Operability Working Group and Range Safety Panel.
  • Served as Material Review Board (MRB) Liaison Engineer for non-conformances on launch vehicle and components.
  • Performed S/W support during launch vehicle testing at CCAS using UNIX, Dataviews and CDPS.
  • Performed mass properties analysis on Delta IV launch vehicles fairing and payload adaptors.

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6. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Provide technical support for manufacturing and production issues.
  • Confer with stress, manufacturing, design Engineers, and vendors to provide technical support.
  • Worked in group that provided geophysical consulting and technical support for multiple industry projects.
  • Observe and maintain the data validation, technical support, and standard gases.
  • Provided technical support for global roll-out of the Satellite Ground Stations.
  • Provided technical support to sustain development, research and production.
  • Provided technical support for all radar test equipment and computers.
  • Provided technical support ensuring 100% mission success.
  • Contacted technical support of third party providing software.
  • Provide technical support for manufacturing of Kevlar .

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7. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Provided project management oversight of a finite element analysis and optimization program for 747 aircraft assembly.
  • Supported project management by preparing and presenting project status and performance data to customers.
  • Developed procedures to ensure uniform record keeping and project management documentation.
  • Apply Project Management and Lean Sigma methodologies to product development for on- time commercialization of new projects.
  • Project management, development of budget, bidding, and financial materials, economic market surveying.
  • Deployed new web-based tool for workload and capacity planning from a project management standpoint.
  • Performed Project Management tasks to ensure a finished product on schedule.
  • Project Management completion rate of 100%.
  • Project Manager: Engineering Project Management Group.
  • Directed project management team for final assembly test engineering of Agilent/HP 3070 in-circuit (bed of nails) board test systems.
  • Assisted with the development of a Lessons Learned Database and the creation of a post-production process for project management.
  • Project Management Led a team of electrical engineers during the one year life of the project.

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8. C++

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Here's how C++ is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Performed C++ software development as needed during project development.
  • Developed a Bayesian classifier for recognizing hand gestures from a Leap Motion Controller and developed API-level C++ extensions to the controller.
  • Developed C++ FFMPEG plugin for demonstrating super-resolution on MPEG video clips by converting SD video to HD video in real-time.
  • Developed C/C++ program and Shell Scripts utilizing sockets programming TCP/IP, and UDP to synchronize the time on local network.
  • Completed image enhancement software in C++ for final product High Definition Stereo Camera Object Measurement Tool.
  • Performed testing and evaluation of hardware security products, and helped update software written in C/C++.
  • Migrated an existing C software suite on TI DSP to C++.
  • Developed a C++ driver for TI DSP I2C module.
  • Served as Technical Lead on the backend of the PowerPC C / C++ compiler.
  • Debugged and helped convert Matlab algorithms to C++ for image processing.
  • Developed software in C++ with keyboard controlled shell GUIs.

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9. C-17

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Here's how C-17 is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Conducted numerous protuberance design studies to protect fuselage of C-17 aircraft from high-amplitude acoustic pressure load generated by protuberances.
  • Developed system model for the second generation On-Board Inert Gas Generation System (OBIGGS II) program for the C-17 aircraft.
  • Designed and drafted Avionics Racks, Electrical Power Panels, and Battery Racks for C-17 Aircraft.
  • Lead Engineer responsible for the WITT test of the MD-80, MD-11, DC-10, and C-17 aircraft.
  • Initiated concepts to apply experimental prototype backscatter X-ray instrumentation for foreign object detection (FOD) in C-17 aircraft.
  • Participated in design of C-17A static and durability airframe structural test fixtures, hydraulic systems, and instrumentation.
  • Served as technical lead for the empennage section of the C-17 loads and criteria group.
  • Performed post test tear down and inspection of the C-17A durability airframe.

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10. Missile

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Here's how Missile is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Traveled with coworkers to a remote site to provide support and collect data to verify the missile was operating properly.
  • Conducted assessment for 32nd AAMDC of Korean TBMD missile threat, delivering report before unit deployed to Korea.
  • Designed and created the HAWK missiles component inventory database known as TDIS.
  • Test Conductor for Post Silo Installation acceptance testing of Ground Based Interceptor missiles at Fort Greely Alaska as required.
  • Prepared preliminary and final Missile System Pre-launch Safety Packages (MSPSPs) in accordance with Appendix 3A of EWR 127-1.
  • Performed modeling and simulation techniques for aircraft performance; Projects included missile aerodynamics, performance, and optimization analysis.

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11. CAD

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Here's how CAD is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Joined ARCADIS and assumed management responsibilities for a financially under-performing office of 25 engineers, geologists and administrative staff.
  • Loft aerodynamic surfaces within integrated product CAD models using relational design.
  • Designed payload interface brackets and other substructure assemblies for the Space Shuttle program using CATIA and ANVIL CAD systems.
  • Utilized CADD to create post-buckled design of a composite flap bulkhead as part of a commercial transport study.
  • Translated CAD models to create realistic animations; created DVD's for use in proposals and demonstrations.
  • Utilized SDRC-Ideas CAD system to design antennae assemblies and secondary structure for the GPS satellite program.
  • Modeled complicated part and assembly CAD models, which were then translated into 3DS Max.
  • Developed all CAD drawings for equipment.
  • Implemented recent competing algorithms from academic papers for benchmarking.
  • Program (Shuttle) Modeled and simulated PSPICE/ORCAD System Models for the Space Station Power Transfer Unit (SSPTS).

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12. DOD

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Here's how DOD is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Instrumented systems on aircraft, spacecraft, civil, environmental, FDA/medical, and DoD projects.
  • Developed CRM between cross functional departments (QA/QE, Engineering, DoD, Air Force).
  • Coordinated with NSA and DoD agencies for certification, approval and fielding of the box.
  • Supported a DoD Biometric Matching Service Provider
  • Provided technical support to DoD acquisition program managers.
  • Served as DoD technical representative on F110-GE-100 engine for F-16 and F110-GE-400 engine for F-14 fighter aircraft.

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13. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Incorporated test equipment software changes that reduced test uncertainty, reduced field-use time and enhanced data analysis capability.
  • Performed data analysis and prepared a variety of technical and nontechnical reports, including procedures and plans.
  • Developed software for the Navy using MatLab, Python and C++ for signal processing and data analysis tasks.
  • Apply Design of experiment, Statistical Process Control, and Statistical Test methods for data analysis.
  • Developed testing procedures, conducted optical testing, and provided data analysis reports to the customer.
  • Served as an advisor on the international EMEFS Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) committee.

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14. R

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Here's how R is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Demonstrated ability to take developmental and engineering model-level designs to flight production, including drawing review and preparations/presentation of manufacturing readiness.
  • Designed and conducted source emission testing programs to measure air pollutant using air pollutant concentration models, measurements, emission estimates.
  • Calibrated and physically tested oceanic sensors by big data feedback using MATLAB achieved through independent work and collaboration with researchers.
  • Led wireless communications vulnerability research and development methods for the Intelligence Community's Information Operations Technology Center (IOTC).
  • Led and conducted research on mathematical techniques to improve effectiveness of target identification and tracking for autonomously communicating munitions.
  • Developed technical documentation and manuals for a Strategic Air Command software project, including documentation design and on-line help.
  • Worked closely with team members to develop analysis templates using Microsoft Excel and Visual Basic for commonly used methodologies.
  • Prepare, review, and revise environmental regulations and recommendation reports and monitor the progress of certain environmental programs.
  • Involved in the development and application of a novel fully human antibody discovery platform utilizing yeast display.
  • Participated in scale-up and technology transfer of a GMP manufacturing process from one manufacturing site to another.
  • Monitored compliance with requirements and procedures to ensure that construction was performed according to plans and specifications.
  • Participate with other group members to drive continued improvements in safe and efficient catalyst testing capabilities.
  • Gathered, examined and interpreted information from different sources to generate solutions to complex problems.
  • Reviewed manufacturing planning of flight hardware to ensure compliance of build-to-print requirements and process specifications.
  • Identify Maintain developmental engineering expenses to ensure that the established budget level is not overrun.
  • Consulted with participating national rain collection networks upon data validation methods for reporting data.
  • Identified existing and/or potential problems and implemented solutions by redesigning or modifying software.
  • Performed process range-finding experiments to develop proven limits for the critical processing parameters.
  • Supported various engineering entities including Support Systems, Technical Publications and Systems Engineering.
  • Consulted with research scientists from the international scientific community upon available data.

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15. Unix

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Here's how Unix is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Coded individual virtual user scripts using Mercury LoadRunner, UNIX shell scripts, and C utility programs for load scenarios.
  • Generated reports from PVCS database in HTML or tilde delimited format using Oracle SQL scripts on UNIX platforms.
  • Designed S/W to interface vehicle with ground equipment using C programming and IEEE-488 on UNIX.
  • Fixed several performance problems with UNIX commands for the commands group.
  • Developed/maintained applications, in C and UNIX shell scripts.
  • Developed new software on Unix and PC-DOS systems.
  • Developed, coded, and tested Telemetry Processor Algorithms (C/UNIX) for a SURTASS TwinLine Shape Measurement Unit pinger system.
  • Navigate and write batch files in dos and unix environments.

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16. Data Acquisition

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Here's how Data Acquisition is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Prime KSC responsibility for the operation, installation and minor repair of the power quality data acquisition system (PDAS).
  • Test interface design and test bed setup, debug, data acquisition and data processing of AC-130U engine Nacelle Interface.
  • Provided extensive support to in-line vacuum coaters (PLC, HMI and data acquisition system).
  • Developed a package for realtime data acquisition, processing and presentation of radar signals.
  • Designed applications in LabView for data acquisition and test automation.
  • Specified National Instruments data acquisition system.

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17. Ground Support Equipment

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Here's how Ground Support Equipment is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Performed verification and validation of Ground Support Equipment interfaces and software requirements for FQT completion and sell-off to the customer.
  • Created procedures for and completed test of ISS ground support equipment.
  • Conducted analyses for engine and ground support equipment.
  • Designed ground support equipment for various space craft and Delta rocket system.

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18. IPT

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Here's how IPT is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Utilized and coded computer script tools to evaluate, analyze, and remedy systems electronic interface communications problems.
  • Redesigned database using Lotus Formula/Lotus Script in the Advanced Silicon Development Area
  • Lead Radar IPT Laboratory Infrastructure performance data collection and reporting activities.
  • Managed research lab, including ordering, receipt tracking, lab inventory, equipment maintenance, and undergraduate training and supervision.
  • Find the root cause and take corrective action and report all lesson learn to IPT lead.
  • Developed and tested robotic scripts (Hamilton Star, BioMicroLab) for manufacturing assays and arrays.
  • Performed evaluation and analysis of the Ground Capability Document requirements for the Ground Support IPT.
  • Lead reviews of Test Phase plans, develop test requirements, test scripts and procedures.
  • Served as IPT technical, architecture and data modeling focal for the FCS/BCTM program.
  • Developed and implemented scripts for collecting performance data for a large software system.
  • Resolved drawing issues with IPT Lead to ensure timely fabrication development.
  • Represent the Radar IPT for FY10 radar candidate proposals.
  • Developed MATLAB scripts to augment plotting tools.2).
  • Compile and troubleshoot test scripts using SITE system.
  • Participated as IPT team member for successfully reducing manufacturing and assembly cost of the MD family aircrafts.
  • Developed test and validation scripts, and generated SOPs for new manufacturing processes.
  • Designed and implemented ksh and SQL scripts and C code.
  • Developed MATLAB script which automated entire post-flight analysis process5).
  • Led Comm/Nav integration efforts as the IPT lead for Greece and Kuwait and USApache programs.

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19. Control Systems

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Here's how Control Systems is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Design control schemes for various control systems and overseeing the installation of the system.
  • Performed environmental control systems (ECS) transfers for Atlas V vehicle.
  • Prepare wiring drawings for PLC systems for controlling various process control systems.
  • Generated multi-body linear structural models of the ISS for analysis of dynamic attitude control systems and structural vibration control.
  • Expanded knowledge and familiarity with robotic terminology and control topology by assisting in the implementation of modular feedback control systems i.e.
  • Collaborated with electrical controls engineers and facilities personnel to improve multiple mechanical separation processes through PLC software and control systems modifications.

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20. GPS

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Here's how GPS is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Highlight mod systems included GPS, ARC-210, and ALE-50 Towed Decoy.
  • Designed, built and tested GPS antennas.
  • Worked with 787 Autoflight team in effort to determine cause of transient in GPS Landing System (GLS).
  • Created class modules for interfacing GPS, accelerometer, barometer, magnetometer, and sonar components to MAV.
  • MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS Analyzed and resolved anomalies with base station GPS receiver at OCONUS facility.
  • Developed environment simulator, post-test analysis, and Kalman Filter for the GPS.
  • Take GPS coordinates using Trimble Geotech system.

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21. Linux

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Here's how Linux is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Analyzed requirements and implemented software using C, C++, and SQL programming languages on Linux operating system using QT framework.
  • Determined socket port connections using Linux tools and researched TCP errors.
  • Installed and performed software upgrades for the Sun Solaris, Linux, and PPC-Linux Operating Systems.
  • Managed multiple Linux High Performance Computing clusters, SGI systems, and various SUN Solaris servers.
  • Developed embedded hardware and firmware for linux systems on x86 and ARM platforms.
  • Served as System Administrator on Sun Solaris 7, Linux 6.0.

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22. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Worked cross-functionally with production and marketing departments, assisted transition from the final stage in new product development to manufacturing.
  • Designed and ran experiments to gather data and generate conclusions for continuous improvement and new product development initiatives.
  • Executed new product development and product support activities according to existing protocols or developed or adapted new protocols.
  • Performed full product series reliability calculations and authored internal reliability reports for input into continuous improvement and new product development.
  • Introduced phase-by-phase execution of new product development and measurable parameters for each phase.
  • Support new product development through chemical and physical property determination.

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23. Trade Studies

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Here's how Trade Studies is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Perform systems analysis and trade studies in Electromagnetic Environmental Effects & Reliability.
  • Improved avionics prototype systems for production use by conducting trade studies and leveraging advances in technology.
  • Supported anomaly resolution, trade studies, and redesign of failed components and systems.
  • Conducted sensor trade studies to optimize earth coverage for a constellation of satellite sensors.
  • Performed thermal analyses trade studies on different radiator materials and configurations to determine optimum performance and weight.
  • Conducted trade studies to develop on-orbit maneuver sequencing to reduce contamination to payloads during separation and second stage depletion maneuvers.

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24. System Engineering

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Here's how System Engineering is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Analyze, designs and develops advanced subsystem engineering concepts and affordability methods for Space Project.
  • Risk Manager POC for System Engineering and Integration Requirements Interface Verification IPT at the GMD Risk Management Program Review Board.
  • Provided System Engineering with feedback, negotiated system requirements, architecture, and trade studies.
  • Integrated Product Team Member: Review system engineering use cases for the system and evaluation requirements for testability.
  • Performed system analysis and system engineering support for X-band multi-carrier active transmit phased array downlink antenna system for WGS satellite.

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25. Unigraphics

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Here's how Unigraphics is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Developed electrical cable interconnect diagrams illustrating the launch vehicle configurations utilizing the UNIGRAPHICS drawing system.
  • Led the team for troubleshooting and resolution of project-threatening problems of UniGraphics and TeamCenter applications.
  • Designed all Assembly Fixtures using Unigraphics Computer Aided Design software.
  • Performed mass properties analysis on the Delta rocket structure using Unigraphics (UG).

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26. Engineering Support

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Here's how Engineering Support is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Supervised the maintenance and control of HVAC drawings and engineering support for industrial and payload facilities, and warehouses.
  • Process development, R&D and manufacturing engineering support of high volume disk substrate products.
  • Provided engineering support including test failure analysis to production during the production testing of the SRUs for these Programs.
  • Provided system and subsystem engineering support to Senior Engineers utilizing all computer software programs to aide in Power Point presentations.
  • Identify opportunity areas in the process in order to provide optimization strategies, replacements, modifications and technical engineering support.
  • Provided engineering support for semiconductor test equipment, including capital equipment specification and design of hardware for special test applications.

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27. System Performance

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Here's how System Performance is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Analyzed system performance with computer simulation & field gathered empirical data with respect to atmospheric conditions & counter measures.
  • Presented subsystem performance data in regular project status review meetings and finalized rework plan.
  • Represented SA in technical discussions related to system performance and capability assessments.
  • Instrumented the NT kernel, gathered data, developed a simulator and theory to predict system performance with increasing processors.
  • Performed system trades and analysis to characterize system performance and margins Highly proficient with all Microsoft Office applications
  • Recognized as company expert on multi-processor operating system performance .

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28. Customer Requirements

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Here's how Customer Requirements is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Performed the translation of engineering/scientific concepts from customer requirements, mission needs, and preliminary concepts into product design.
  • Assessed and adjusted customer requirements for adherence to EWR 127-1 range safety requirements.
  • Interact with the GBI PMO, test ranges and other GMD IPTs in the coordination of customer requirements and test operations.
  • Led several projects which involved defining customer requirements, performing designs, completing detailed drawings, and releasing into production.
  • Prepared specifications of electrical systems to ensure that installation and operations conformed to standards and customer requirements.
  • Analyze, develop, and maintain technical documentation detailing specifications to meet customer requirements.

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29. Signal Processing

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Here's how Signal Processing is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Developed and verified, through simulations, digital signal processing algorithms for estimation of these parameters and for FSK detection.
  • Researched, selected, developed, and implemented signal processing algorithms Projects Sonar Data and Image Enhancement Suite.
  • Acquired a working knowledge of Digital Signal Processing, FFTs, and Beamforming.

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30. Autocad

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Here's how Autocad is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Constructed preliminary Gas Collection and Control System (GCCS) improvement designs for various landfills throughout the bay area using AutoCAD.
  • Designed various brackets, fittings, and fixtures using AutoCAD to accommodate specialized instrumentation and/or rakes.
  • Designed and altered mechanical parts and assemblies using AUTOCAD and Pro/Engineer.
  • Drafted aerospace wiring diagrams and cable drawings using Autocad.
  • Developed artwork and mechanical drawings in AutoCAD.

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31. Python

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Here's how Python is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Create lift-off animations of launch vehicles such as ARES I (CLV) using Blender and Python.
  • Python-based GUI application, BTTT (Blunt Trauma Test Target).
  • Used Python to test board's USB interface.
  • Developed Python script for interfacing to SEL and GE power control and protection devices..
  • Developed sonar processing algorithms for naval systems Developed signal analysis applications in Python and Matlab
  • Utilized: Bash, Ruby, Python, Perl, Awk, Linux, Solaris, and IRIX UNIX.

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32. Oversaw

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Here's how Oversaw is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Facilitated team-building exercises and oversaw the development of company events.
  • Managed and oversaw Information Security and NSA CVT, SVT and certification of government satellite programs.
  • Supported launch integration, oversaw box installation, testing and troubleshoot damaged assemblies.

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33. Failure Analysis

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Here's how Failure Analysis is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Maintained database of all Failure Analysis work done on SRAM's, which was used by internal customers to increase yield.
  • Identify root cause of failures by conducting failure analysis testing, isolating and documenting problems, in collaboration with designers.
  • Incremented test capabilities by enabling other departments (manufacturing) to do test and failure analysis.
  • Created baseline procedure for an age- based failure analysis of electrical distribution components to optimize replacement and asset resources.
  • Designed and conducted characterization experiments to evaluate the properties of various adhesives and performed failure analysis on semiconductor components
  • Worked with mechanical and reliability engineering department to perform failure analysis studies on production and prototype speakers.

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34. GMD

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Here's how GMD is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Prepared ground operational safety and facility safety data packages for the GMD program for Range safety.

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35. DOE

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Here's how DOE is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Performed intensive and extensive research to support preparation of a complex proposal for nationwide post-closure management of DOE legacy sites.
  • Leveraged DOE and Response Surface Modeling methodologies to optimize the critical to function parameters to ensure six sigma capability.
  • Coordinated logging operations in support of DOE projects.
  • Followed six sigma methodologies in day to day activities including statistical problem solving methods, DOE, measurement system analysis.
  • Involved in optimization, laboratory validation and reaction characterization of various processes using DOE (design of experiments).
  • Collected experimental data with an application of DOE methodology defining critical process parameters (CPP).

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36. Stress Analysis

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Here's how Stress Analysis is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Developed structural stress analysis models for evaluating the integrity of nozzle components and optimized the designs.
  • Stress analysis of various Boeing aircraft components using Boeing Proprietary tools (as contractor).
  • Conducted thermal and stress analysis modeling and finite element analysis (FEA).
  • Perform classical and FEA stress analysis on the Wedgetail antenna shipping and production range fixtures, and lift sling designs.
  • Created detailed stress analysis documentation of metallic and composite structure using classical analysis methods and finite element analysis using Patran/Nastran.
  • Performed stress analysis and implemented design solutions for the thermal stability of RTV optical mounts and titanium bipods flexures.
  • Stress analysis of components using Femap and MSC Nastran.

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37. Management System

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Here's how Management System is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Utilized TRAX change management system during project execution to manage requirements development work.
  • Managed quality management systems for multiple functional teams.
  • Provided support for more than 21 sites including up to three phases of Network Management System/Base Information Protection Plans.
  • Developed and Implemented Change Control Procedures for the Midcourse Space Experiment (MSX) Satellite Data Management System.
  • Designed, drafted and assisted in engineering of electrical systems, energy management systems and building digital control systems.
  • Developed a specialization and nation-wide practice in Environmental Management Systems, regulatory compliance management and due diligence.

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38. Fortran

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Here's how Fortran is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Programmed in FORTRAN / UNIX.
  • Programmed in CMS-2Y, Fortran, and Basic.
  • Developed FORTRAN missile simulation algorithms.
  • Developed distributed simulations between SUN and SGI workstations using Sockets in a C++ and FORTRAN (with C++ wrapper) environment.
  • Co-authored a FORTRAN software application to approximate aerodynamic loads using wind tunnel test data and fluid dynamics theory.
  • Integrated simulation environment with Cloud Cap Piccolo II for software and hardware-in-loop validation of flight system using FORTRAN and C++.

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39. FAA

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Here's how FAA is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Prepared and complied structural substantiation report to obtain FAA certification.
  • Experience dealing with FAA (Airplane on Ground Customer Support); supported quick return to service of grounded airplanes.
  • Estimated air and gravitational loads on aircraft during FAA-prescribed flight maneuvers, contributing to the structural design process.
  • Tested current and new products to company and FAA standards and procedures.
  • Certified automated equipment to FAA and company standards.
  • Prepared detail certification documentation for the FAA.

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40. Usaf

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Here's how Usaf is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Provided EW system training to USAF customer and other contractors.
  • Demonstrated Situational Awareness utilizing an integrated display to USAF via MIL-STD-1553B Integrated Bus.
  • Performed trajectory analysis/optimization for expendable launch vehicle (ELV) missions in direct support of both the USAF and NASA.
  • Delivered technical presentations for multiple conferences with USAF, FMS, OEM, and subcontractors.
  • Designed and modified existing USAF, NATO and SAUDI AWACS and tanker aircraft.
  • Developed business case and presented proposal to 3-Star USAF General.

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41. Powerpoint

low Demand
Here's how Powerpoint is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Performed extensive online and book cetacean research, and, prepared PowerPoint slides displaying cetacean information for regions with naval exercises.
  • Worked as a team member building PowerPoint presentations.
  • Epoxy adhesive formulation Regularly use MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint.
  • Prepared weekly and ad hoc recruiting Powerpoint Presentations for HR Director.
  • Performed experiments required for analyzing ultra-fine grain aluminum and coarse grain aluminum and presented results to a state-wide conference using PowerPoint
  • Created PowerPoint presentations detailing simulation setup and results for clients.

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42. Aircraft Parts

low Demand
Here's how Aircraft Parts is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Provided oversight of manufacturing processes of contractors selected to manufacture aircraft parts, paint and maintain aircraft, to ensure compliance.
  • Managed projects to reverse engineer various aircraft parts, saving the company and the government time and money.
  • Implemented SolidWorks 2008 to model 3D aircraft parts for CNC laser cutting from balsa & aircraft ply.
  • Generated engineering instructions to maintain, repair, and overhaul aircraft parts, including dispositioning aircraft damage.

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43. Perl

low Demand
Here's how Perl is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Developed PERL server-side software that provided an HTML user interface.
  • Installed and configured CVS, JCVS, ODBC and Apache to work with Mod Perl, PHP 4.0.
  • Designed and implemented Internet Forms for FBI proposal demonstration using Perl, HTML, and cgi scripts.

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44. Configuration Management

low Demand
Here's how Configuration Management is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Performed all configuration management, quality assurance, performance and load testing activities for the BMSPSS program to support nuclear planners.
  • Used CVS and JCVS for Configuration Management Version Control (CMVC) to store code.
  • Coordinate and schedule all work for the Configuration Management Graphics Team.
  • Performed configuration management of source code on the CATALYST environment.
  • Served as configuration management Change Analyst on Engineering Change Orders.
  • Managed requirements definition, object oriented design/analysis, coding, testing, configuration management, quality assurance, verification and validation.

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45. Software Tools

low Demand
Here's how Software Tools is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Developed and designed software tools to assess the post launch Sensor Data Records (SDR) for the VIIRS instrument.
  • Led effort to evaluate network software tools and develop the network management system.
  • Created software tools for use in software development and requirement tracing.
  • Reduce test report turn-around time by creating software tools (GUIs, scripts, etc.

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46. Performance Analysis

low Demand
Here's how Performance Analysis is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Experience is desired in modeling and simulation of in-water systems including modeling/simulation development, performance analysis/prediction, and hydrodynamics analysis.
  • Designed algorithms and software for the simulation and performance analysis of nonlinear systems.
  • Conducted RF performance analysis of electrically thick dual band (X, Ka) radome.

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47. PDR

low Demand
Here's how PDR is used in Engineering Scientist jobs:
  • Conducted various design reviews to include PDR and CDR on the APU and V-2500 Propulsion Systems for the MD-90.
  • Led cross-functional team of subcontractors, vendors, and client representatives to successfully demonstrate at PDR.
  • Utilized Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Acrobat Professional for program reviews and project PDR/CDR milestones.
  • Support PDR/CDR meeting for Shuttle Flights.
  • Speed up CDR and PDR phases by trial reduction.
  • Supported SRR, TIMs, PDR, and Boeing and MDR CDRs.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Engineering Scientist

Test Procedures21.4%
Test Cases11.8%
Nasa6.7%
International Space Station5.9%
Launch Vehicle4.7%
Technical Support4.4%
Project Management4.3%
C++4.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Engineering Scientist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
14.8%
14.8%
2
2
Test Cases
Test Cases
8.2%
8.2%
3
3
Nasa
Nasa
4.7%
4.7%
4
4
International Space Station
International Space Station
4.1%
4.1%
5
5
Launch Vehicle
Launch Vehicle
3.3%
3.3%
6
6
Technical Support
Technical Support
3.1%
3.1%
7
7
Project Management
Project Management
3%
3%
8
8
C++
C++
2.9%
2.9%
9
9
C-17
C-17
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Missile
Missile
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
CAD
CAD
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
DOD
DOD
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
2.3%
2.3%
14
14
R
R
2.2%
2.2%
15
15
Unix
Unix
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
Data Acquisition
Data Acquisition
2.1%
2.1%
17
17
Ground Support Equipment
Ground Support Equipment
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
IPT
IPT
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Control Systems
Control Systems
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
GPS
GPS
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Linux
Linux
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
New Product Development
New Product Development
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Trade Studies
Trade Studies
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
System Engineering
System Engineering
1.4%
1.4%
25
25
Unigraphics
Unigraphics
1.4%
1.4%
26
26
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
1.3%
1.3%
27
27
System Performance
System Performance
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
Customer Requirements
Customer Requirements
1.2%
1.2%
29
29
Signal Processing
Signal Processing
1.2%
1.2%
30
30
Autocad
Autocad
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Python
Python
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Oversaw
Oversaw
1.1%
1.1%
33
33
Failure Analysis
Failure Analysis
1.1%
1.1%
34
34
GMD
GMD
1.1%
1.1%
35
35
DOE
DOE
1.1%
1.1%
36
36
Stress Analysis
Stress Analysis
1.1%
1.1%
37
37
Management System
Management System
1.1%
1.1%
38
38
Fortran
Fortran
1%
1%
39
39
FAA
FAA
1%
1%
40
40
Usaf
Usaf
1%
1%
41
41
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
1%
1%
42
42
Aircraft Parts
Aircraft Parts
1%
1%
43
43
Perl
Perl
0.9%
0.9%
44
44
Configuration Management
Configuration Management
0.9%
0.9%
45
45
Software Tools
Software Tools
0.9%
0.9%
46
46
Performance Analysis
Performance Analysis
0.9%
0.9%
47
47
PDR
PDR
0.9%
0.9%

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