Test Engineer


Posted Under: Baltimore, Maryland jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 21201
Posted On: 2020-02-15 00:00:00

Boeing Intelligence & Analytics is looking for a -Test Engineer -for a role on a prime program centered on RF collection capabilities.This role will be based in Annapolis Junction, MD and requires a TS/SCI clearance with active polygraph.The selected individual will be responsible for working in a dynamic team environment, working on state-of-the-art solutions to complex, timely, newsworthy operations. The applicant must demonstrate the ability to solve complex problems using whatever tools and practices are best suited for the challenge presented. The team will have group-oriented as well as more individual tasks. The Test Engineer -3 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. The Test Engineer 3 will Support 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. The Test Engineer 3 will work with other test organizations to support T&E program integration. The applicant will provide specialized T&'E capabilities tailored to system functions, level, maturity, and performance area as assigned in the Statement -Of -Work. On a typical day the selected candidates will perform the following tasks:Job Responsibilities:Assist with any, orall ofthe Level 1 or 2 -tasks as constrained by technical training and previous testing experienceConduct 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 activitiesPlan and Execute Performance AnalysisReview planned acquisition approaches to support T&E schedule alignment with decision-maker needs for T&E supportAnalyze performance risk areas to focus T&E planningSpecify, validate, and adapt Modeling and Simulation for T&E useApply Statistical Analysis of variations in performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimatesSelect, develop, & use analysis toolsExecute the evaluation plan on data collected by the Testing TasksPlan and Execute Performance Data CollectionPlan program and event-level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to synch T&E events with supported decision pointsEstablish and employ Data & Configuration Management capabilitiesSupport Data Authentication group functions, -and comply with program Discrepancy Reporting criteria and processesAssess operational and system performance requirements for testability and criticality to frame and prioritize T&E objectives and enable evaluation planningCoordinate 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 planningAssess operational environments and priorities for evaluation attention and scenario selection, and to coordinate user participation in T&EPlan 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 testDesign surveys for evaluation of Subject Matter Expert (SME) input and user assessments of performanceParticipate in the T&E Working-level Integrated Product Team (WIPT) and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of evaluation plansProduce Evaluation Plans (metric framework, scenarios/threads, timelines, requirements 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)Design data sampling schemes to optimize the information/resource balance and to control testing uncertaintiesSelect, coordinate, and calibrate Instrumentation, collection, and data management tools, targets, & facilitiesEnsure test readiness including training of test event participants re-conduct of the event; equipment readiness, and security, legal, and privacy compliance arrangementsParticipate in T&E WIPT and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of data collection plansExecute Testing and Data Collection per planProduce associated Test Plans, Procedures, and Reports/Briefings, Data Management PlanDefine and provide technical direction and guidance for the Level 1 tasks to the Level O and Level 1 TEs assigned to the taskRecommend draft plans and reports from the Level 1 tasks for approval by the task leaderWork directly with the Government sponsor to coordinate task implementationMaintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interestProvide overall leadership of the T&E task and serve as primary liaison to the government for - - supporting contract coordination and task executionCommunicate issues and solutions to the broader government and contract management structure as requested by LeadershipEnsure the appropriate level of independence of the team from the solution provided to support government management of objectivity riskManage T&E resources and tasks; ensure quality assurance -of test -processes and productsCoordinate and integrate Evaluation and Testing tasks and productsParticipate in T&E WJPT and/or Integrated Test Team as needed to ensure proper coordination of T&E activitiesDrive innovation and responsiveness to program changes and evolving T&E status to help manage program risk: develop alternative courses of action, -workarounds, and fall-back positions with a recommended course of action for each risk, and monitor and re-evaluate risks at appropriate milestonesRequired Qualifications:The successful candidate will have:Eight (8) years' experience as a TE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity -Bachelor's degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management or related discipline from an accredited college or university -Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.Preferred Qualifications:In addition to the required skills listed above, the ideal candidate will have had exposure to the following technologies/tools:Microsoft Office Tool SuiteAutomated Testing tools (Selenium, -Katalon, etc...)Atlassian tool suiteBI&A is an Equal Opportunity 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.Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (PDF)

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