Test & Evaluation Engineer

Location: Crystal City, VA
Date Posted: 06-05-2017

Test & Evaluation Engineer

Job Title: Test & Evaluation Engineer

Job Category: Delivery and Quality Assurance
Job Type: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Remote Work Authorized: No
Relocation Assistance: Not Available
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Clearance Level: MBI
Our client recently won a program to support the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Technology, Integration and Acquisition (OTIA). The team provides subject matter experts in the areas of systems engineering, test and evaluation, cost estimating, logistics and sustainment, environmental engineering, real estate planning, and facilities planning and engineering. The team helps CBP OTIA procure the equipment and technology to keep the border safe and secure.

Currently, they are seeking a Test & Evaluation Engineer in Arlington, VA. The selected candidate must currently hold or be able to obtain a CBP Background Investigation Suitability clearance, per contract requirements.

So what is required of a Test & Evaluation Engineer on a day to day basis? There are quite a myriad of tasks and responsibilities, such as:
Assist with planning functional test & evaluation events, including test parameters, cases, methodology, and criteria

Assist with test scenario preparations for demonstrating operational usage for surveillance technologies

Observe and record results of in-field testing

Analyze results of testing using statistical methods

Develop test reports and briefings to communicate results

Review functional requirements to ensure they are objective and verifiable

Participates in testing, troubleshooting and analysis on the development of systems.

Provides support in the development, implementation and maintenance of test processes and diagnostic programs.

BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience

To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Sciences, Math, or related field and 3+ Years of experience of test planning, execution, and reporting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience in the full breadth of acquisition, particularly programing, planning, acquisition, requirements or test

Strong capability in Microsoft Excel

Experience in industry or federal projects

Ability to travel to remote CONUS areas

It would be great if you also had:
Experience with surveillance technologies

DoD Secret clearance

Strong organizational and time management skills

Strong oral and communication skills

Ability to work as part of a team and independently
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