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Test Engineer II (ID) NB52704951

Columbia, MD, US
Job Description ***This position requires a Current TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph***

This for a position on a brand new and exciting project under a 5 year contract. We are looking for a test engineer that 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. Supports the development of Government test and evaluation documentation e.g., Text & Evaluation (T&E) Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T&E Reports. Works with other test organizations to support T&E program integration. Provides specialized T&E capabilities tailored to system functions, level, maturity, and performance areas.

Task specific skills needed include:
• Demonstrated experience as a software tester in a Linux environment
• Demonstrated support executing test procedures during a test cycle
• Demonstrated experience generating test plans, procedures, and reports for software releases
Required Skills This will be a test engineer level II. All applicants must already be cleared at the TS/SCI level with a poly. To qualify for the labor category an applicant must possess a majority of the following capabilities and meet the experience and education minimums. • 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 • Plan and Execute Performance Analysis • Review planned acquisition approaches to support T&E schedule alignment with decision maker needs for T&E support • Analyze performance risk areas to focus T&E planning • Specify, validate, and adapt Modeling and Simulation for T&E use • Apply Statistical Analysis of variations in performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimates • Select, develop, and use analysis tools • Execute the evaluation plan on data collected by Testing Tasks • Plan and Execute Performance Data Collection • Plan program and event level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to sync T&E events with supported decision points • Establish and employ Data and Configuration Management capabilities • Support Data Authentication group functions; and comply with program Discrepancy Reporting criteria and processes • Assess operation and system performance requirements for testability and criticality to fram and prioritize T&E objectives and enable evaluation planning • 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 • Assess operational environments and priorities for evaluation attention and scenario selection, and to coordinate user participation in T&E • Plan 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 • Design surveys for evaluation of Subject Matter Expert (SME) input and user assessments of performance • Participate in the T&E Working-level Integrated Product Team (WIPT) and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of evaluation plans • 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) • 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, and facilities • Ensure test readiness including training of test event participants re-conduct of the event; equipment readiness, and security, legal, and privacy compliance arrangements • 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 • 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 Five (5) years experience as a TE 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 form an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. Clearance Level: TS/SCI #Clearance
Employment Type Full time
Career Level
Job ID 52704952
Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Functional AreaSystems Design & Engineering
DepartmentSerco’s Federal Services business unit provides services in the areas of business processing, case management, intelligence, logistics, personnel readiness, acquisition and program management, modelling, and simulation and training to Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. We understand the often complex regulatory and security requirements of executing government programs and we stand up programs quickly, assembling and training highly qualified teams, and delivering to well-defined service level metrics.
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