• Test Engineer, Principle

    Location US-VA-Dulles
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/11/2018 4:40 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Systems Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring Principal Test Engineer to join our team in Dulles, VA. The Principal Test Engineer analyzes system requirements and concept of operations documents, acquisition plans, and system descriptions to develop evaluation and test plans and procedures. Prepare for and conduct the data collection and analysis, and report status and results.


    • The Principle Test Engineer supports the development of Government test and evaluation documentation e.g., Test & Evaluation (T&E) Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T&E Reports. Works with other test organizations to support T&E program integration
    • Provides specialized T&E capabilities tailored to system functions, level, maturity, and performance area as assigned in the SOW
    • Plan and perform test assignments involving definition of test and verification requirements, plans and sequences relative to complex software and hardware subsystems and resolve identified conflicting issues
    • Support a test program which includes establishing test methods and techniques, developing test plans, developing test requirements, writing test procedures and reports, and conducting tests
    • Utilize knowledge of precedents in test engineering and apply understanding of principles of related engineering and software technology to ensure test validity and integrity
    • Conduct test, which include collaborating with others in establishing language, database, and computer simulation requirements and configuration management techniques
    • Duties may include performing system test planning and implementation for medium to large-scale systems using state-of-the art technology
    • Develop and maintain test documentation including plans, procedures, reports, etc.
    • Analyze test results
    • Document and keep program management informed of any and all deviations from customer requirements
    • Support research, design, develop, deploy, configure, administration and maintenance of intrusion detection and prevention system (IDS/IPS)
    • May perform team lead functions


    US Citizenship and an Active Top Secret/Sensitive Clearance with a SSBI within the last 5 years, TS/SCI Preferred

    • Eight (8) or more years of related experience required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline is required
    • A Master's degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience
      • A PhD may substitute for four (4) years of experience
    • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with the following:
      • Interface definition and documentation (ICDs)
      • End-to-end IV & V processes and methodologies
      • Tools for requirements management, software development, discrepancy reporting and configuration management
      • Test script development
      • Automated testing tools (e.g. HP quality center)
    • Experience in conduction security testing
    • Experience in developing operational procedures
    • Experience in the maintenance of complex hardware and software data processing systems is required
    • Experience with systems engineering and configuration management processes is required
    • Experience in software and database design, development and test is required
    • Experience generating IV & V CDRLs and other documentation is required
    • Experience providing inputs to Earned Value Management System (EVMS)is required
    • Experience and/or familiarity with ArcSight required


    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification required
    • Certified Software Test Professional (CSTP) desired
    • Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) desired
    • ArcSight certification (e.g., ArcSight Certified Security Analysts (ACSA), ArcSight Certified Integration Administrator (ACIA) desired


    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed