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System Engineer 5 (Development Test & Evaluation (DT&E) System Engineer)

Annapolis Junction, MD · Computer/Software
Love where you work! This contract is comprised of a large agency wide contract supporting Enterprise Systems Engineering and Architecture across some intelligence organizations. This amazing program contains a variety of primarily senior System Engineering type roles to include all the major mission areas across capabilities and operations. The engineers and program support personnel on this contract provide needed support across the full lifecycle of systems engineering. Projects include, but are not limited to requirements analysis, dataflow, architecture, IT Engineering, SIGINT, Cyber Network Operations, and security domains.

Job Description:
The Enterprise Test and Assessment (ETA) Development Test & Evaluation (DT&E) Support Team assists partner programs with their DT&E mission.  The ETA DT&E Support Team supports programs with test planning, test execution, and meeting enterprise expectations for conduct and outcomes of DT&E testing.  The ETA DT&E Support Team will verify outcomes of designated programs’ development efforts by observing system function, reviewing measures against required performance, and ensuring traceability of accomplished system function to Required Performance Measures (RPM) or Key Performance Parameters (KPP).  The ETA DT&E Support Team encourages programs to employ integrated test methodologies to the maximum extent possible.

Task Activities:
  • Identify disconnects, risks, and concerns with test requirements, criteria, and testing;
  • Utilize existing Systems Engineering policies and processes, identify Systems Engineering, interoperability, and testing issues and risks;
  • Perform Technical Reviews on enterprise Systems Engineering artifacts and prepare comments and recommendations to the customer Chief Systems Engineer;
  • Prepare technical reports with rationale for their recommendations;
  • Engage with Operational Test & Assessment team personnel; maintain awareness of status and schedule of programs of interest;
  • Curate and propagate DT&E heuristics and best practices;
  • Team with agency organizations to develop testing policy and guidelines;
  • Advise programs and test teams on current standards, practices, and procedures for integrating, testing, evaluating and transitioning systems and enterprise capabilities;
  • Evaluate enterprise capabilities, architectures, system design concepts, requirements, risks and opportunities, and processes for integration, test, evaluation and transition impacts;
  • Advise test teams on the design and implementation of test and evaluation strategies;
  • Review requirements for testability;
  • Participate in reviews of systems and elements under development to ensure traceability of requirements;
  • Monitor program preparation and execution of comprehensive test & evaluation plans, procedures and schedules;
  • Monitor to ensure system integration, test, evaluation and transition activities are coordinated with other organizations;
  • Monitor and advise program test team readiness for system integration, test and evaluation, and transition activities; and
  • Recommend necessary changes in testing configurations, testing procedures, testing processes, or new testing requirements
Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other related discipline plus at least 15 years of systems engineering experience. A Master’s degree or PhD may be substituted for two years of experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 19 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable..
This position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.
 
Highly Desired individual Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Experience with test planning and implementation for complex software engineering programs.
  • Experience with automated test tools, integrated testing, and continuous testing.
  • Experience setting up and automating testing for software engineering programs.
  • Able to work with supported organizations and test teams to review/improve test planning and execution.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to comfortably interact with all levels of organizational management, be willing to operate in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision, and possess strong interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Technical and people skills necessary to collaborate with customers, subject matter experts, and senior technical and programmatic leadership. 

Position requires a current, active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

INNOPLEX, LLC is a family-focused company that has won numerous awards for Top Ranked Benefits, Best Places to Work, and Best Government Contractor in Howard County! Established in 2005, we have over 90 employees with the majority having a rich military service history.  Our employees are mostly located in the surrounding areas of Columbia, MD and Aberdeen, MD. INNOPLEX, LLC is a mission-focused company with a wide range of expertise to include RF SIGINT Solutions, Wireless Protocol Processing, Cyber, and Mission Critical IT Operations.

INNOPLEX, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





 
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