BRIDGES Inc.

Test Engineer 1-3

Requisition ID
2018-2519
Job Type
Full Time
Posted Date
1 month ago(1/19/2018 2:54 PM)
Job Location
US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Division
Advisory Service
Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Position Description

Title of Position: Test Engineer Level 1-3

 

Description of Position:

  • 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 T&E-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 planningSpecify, validate, and adapt Modeling and Simulation for T&E usePlan 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 toolsParticipate 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
  • Ensure test readiness, including training of test event participants re conduct of the event; equipment readiness, and security, legal, and privacy compliance arrangements
  • Establish and employ Data & Configuration Management capabilities
  • Support Data Authentication group functions; and comply with program Discrepancy Reporting criteria and processes
  • Participate in T&E WIPT and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of data collection plans
  • Execute Testing and Data Collection per plan
  • Produce associated Test Plans, Procedures, and Reports/Briefings, Data Management Plan
  • Define and provide technical direction and guidance for the Level 1 tasks to the Level 0 and Level 1 TEs assigned to the task
  • Recommend draft plans and reports from the Level 1 tasks for approval by the task leader
  • 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

Education and Experience Required:

  • 5-15 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.  T&E experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
  • One of the following technical certifications or equivalent* is required:
    • DAWIA - SPRDE - Level 1DAWIA - Test and Evaluation - Level 2
    • Level 1 TE Certification Equivalency - Two (2) years of additional TE experience and evidence within the past year 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)

Clearance Requirement:

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph

 

EOE AA M/F/D/V to EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

 

 

About Bridges Inc.

With the passion to make a difference, BRIDGES solves national security and commercial vulnerability challenges using cyber intelligence. In today’s cyber battleground, our team of elite experts makes BRIDGES an industry pacesetter and agile innovator that delivers success as a trusted partner.

 

We are hiring top talent for a rapid growth trajectory while maintaining our culture and values of commitment, integrity, respect, and courage. Within the BRIDGES family, our employees are our first priority. We offer best-in-class compensation and benefits, a collaborative atmosphere, and opportunities to develop and advance; ... and we have fun!

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