• Test & Integration Engineer, Sr.

    Location US-MD-Ft. Meade
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/16/2018 3:00 PM)
    Job ID
    NP-203
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    5
    Category
    Systems Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is hiring a Test & Integration Engineer, Sr. to join our team in Ft. Meade, MD. The Test & Integration 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. 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.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with any or all of the Level 1 tasks as constrained by technical training and previous testing experience
    • Conduct research into and apply knowledge of Government test and evaluation concepts and related engineering, acquisition, and operations activities as needed to support the T&E activities
    • System Evaluation Tasks -- Planning and Execution of Performance Analysis
    • Performance Requirement Analysis -- Assess operational and system performance requirements for testability and criticality to frame and prioritize T&E objectives and enable evaluation planning
    • Decision criteria analysis – Review planned acquisition approaches to support T&E schedule alignment with decision maker needs for T&E support
    • System Analysis – Coordinate with program Systems Engineering (SE) and review TE-related SE information to leverage functional analysis, system descriptions, parameter selection and dependencies,
    • Modeling and Simulation, and initial performance risk assessments to inform evaluation planning
    • User liaison -- Assess operational environments and priorities for evaluation attention and scenario selection, and to coordinate user participation in T&E
    • Analyze performance risk areas to focus T&E planning
    • Specify, validate, and adapt Modeling and Simulation for T&E use
    • Plan for program- and event-level risk-tailored performance estimation and analysis of system and operational Effectiveness and Suitability metrics & conditions; levels of T&E include inspection, demonstration, paper analysis, survey, simulation, and physical test
    • Apply Statistical Analysis of variations in performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimates
    • Design surveys for evaluation of Subject Matter Expert (SME) input and user assessments of performance
    • Select, develop, & use analysis tools
    • Participate in the T&E Working-level Integrated Product Team (WIPT) and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of evaluation plans
    • Execute the evaluation plan on data collected by the Testing Tasks
    • Produce Evaluation Plans (metric framework, scenarios/threads, timelines, requirements/T&E cross-walk), Analysis Plans, Data Requirements, Risk Assessments, Evaluation Reports, Status reports; provide input to Government T&E products (e.g., Technology Readiness Assessments, Test & Evaluation Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, T&E Plans & Procedures and Test Readiness Reports)
    • Testing Tasks– Planning and Execution of Performance Data Collection
    • Plan program- and event-level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to synch T&E events with supported decision points
    • Design data sampling schemes to optimize the information/resource balance and to control testing uncertainties
    • Select, coordinate, and calibrate Instrumentation, collection and data management tools, targets, & facilities
    • Work directly with the Government sponsor to coordinate task implementation
    • Maintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interest

    Qualifications

    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

    • Five (5) years’ experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required
      • Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree
    • One of the following technical certifications or equivalent* is required:
      • DAWIA - SPRDE - Level 2 or DAWIA - Test and Two (2) years of additional TE experience and evidence within the past two (2) years of completed T&E training/coursework – to include training/coursework obtained through corporate sponsorship, the International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA), and/or the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)

     

    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.

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