Sev1 Tech, Inc.

Test Engineer, Intermediate

ID
2020-1640
Type
Full Time W/Benefits Ret Match
Location : Location
US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
Security Clearance
Secret

Overview/ Job Responsibilities

Sev1Tech is seeking a qualified Intermediate Test Engineer to perform as test lead for Product Manager (PdM) Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit (HMS), Project Manager, Tactical Radios, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. This position supports a dynamic team working in one of the most impactful and exciting technology domains affecting battlefield success in the Army. 

 

The Test Engineer is responsible for the following:

  • Utilize test and evaluation knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively manage the testing of Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit tactical radios within the acquisition lifecycle.  This will include full-range of standard engineering test functions for research and development, production and post-production, product improvement, or other test projects to evaluate the performance characteristics, and determine if the system meets the requirements.
  • Lead and manage test-specific Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and Working IPTs (WIPTs) to gain concurrence and manage stakeholder expectations. 
  • Prepare, review, and gain concurrence on test plans containing such information as type of test to be conducted, facilities required, proposed schedule, and estimated cost of project.
  • Develop, review, and gain concurrence on Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs)
  • Provide relevant input to test-specific documents produced by other agencies such as System Evaluation Plans (SEP), Test Reports, Operational Test Agency Evaluation Reports (OERs), etc. 
  • Analyze and evaluate technical data, including instrumentation data, test-specific calculations, and deficiency reports to ensure valid results or identify weaknesses or failures encountered and probable causes, suggested modification, and design changes.
  • Provide on-site support to test events such as Production Verification Tests (PVT), Production Qualification Tests (PQT), Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E), and other tests conducted throughout the acquisition lifecycle. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or related scientific or technical discipline (Four (4) additional years of direct relevant technical experience or relevant military service may be substituted for education)
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in testing of increasingly complex electrical/electronic systems, mechanical, and electromechanical systems
  • *Must* be experienced in systems of systems test engineering and must know how to draft test plans from scratch for very complicated systems of systems tests.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of Army tactical radio architecture, protocols, security, network management, and physics underlying these systems
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management and cross-functional team leadership and coordination
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently across a range of complex projects

Physical Requirements: Position is generally sedentary and is office-based; there is up to 50% travel required

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Army Acquisition Test and Evaluation (T&E) processes and procedures
  • Experience with Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) policies and regulations
  • Knowledge of test instrumentation systems, data collection, and reduction techniques
  • Experience writing test-specific documentation including TEMPs and Detailed Test Plans
  • Expertise in RF engineering, satellite communications and other MIL-STD communications equipment/waveforms preferred
  • Army SIGINT/EW experience

About Sev1Tech LLC

Founded in 2010, Sev1Tech provides IT, engineering, and program management solutions delivery. Sev1Tech focuses on providing program and IT support services to critical missions across Federal and Commercial Clients. Our Mission is to Build better companies.  Enable better government. Protect our nation. Build better humans across the country.

Join the Sev1Tech family where you can achieve great accomplishments while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression.  Please apply directly through the website at: https://careers-sev1tech.icims.com/   #joinSev1tech

For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact: eric.laverick@sev1tech.com

Sev1Tech is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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