Test Engineer - BP

Employer
General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc.
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Sep 26, 2022
Closes
Oct 10, 2022
Ref
672904687
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Type of Requisition:PipelineClearance Level Must Currently Possess:Top Secret SCI + PolygraphClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:Top Secret SCI + PolygraphSuitability:PolygraphPublic Trust/Other Required:Job Family:Test EngineeringJob Description: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 eg, Test & Evaluation (T) Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T Reports. Works with other test organizations to support T program integration. Provides specialized T capabilities tailored to system functions, level, maturity, and performance area.Positions are available at the following 2 levels:Test Engineer Level 1Assist with any or all of the Level 1 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 activitiesPlan and Execute Performance Analysis (U) Review planned acquisition approaches to support T schedule alignment with decision maker needs for T support (U) Analyze performance risk areas to focus T planningSpecify, validate, and adapt Modeling and Simulation for T useApply Statistical Analysis of variations in performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimatesSelect, develop, & use analysis tools (U) Execute the evaluation plan on data collected by the Testing Tasks (U) Plan and Execute Performance Data CollectionPlan program and event level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to synch T events with supported decision pointsEstablish and employ Data & Configuration Management capabilities (U) Support 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 objectives and enable evaluation planningCoordinate with program Systems Engineering (SE) and review T 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 TPlan program and event level risk-tailored performance estimation and analysis of system and operational Effectiveness and Suitability metrics & conditions; levels of T 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 Working-level Integrated Product Team (WIPT) and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of evaluation plansTest Engineer Level 2Assist with any or all of the Level 1 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 activitiesPlan and Execute Performance Analysis (U) Review planned acquisition approaches to support T schedule alignment with decision maker needs for T support (U) Analyze performance risk areas to focus T planningSpecify, validate, and adapt Modeling and Simulation for T useApply Statistical Analysis of variations in performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimatesSelect, develop, & use analysis tools (U) Execute the evaluation plan on data collected by the Testing Tasks (U) Plan and Execute Performance Data CollectionPlan program and event level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to synch T events with supported decision pointsEstablish and employ Data & Configuration Management capabilities (U) Support 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 objectives and enable evaluation planningCoordinate with program Systems Engineering (SE) and review T 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 TPlan program and event level risk-tailored performance estimation and analysis of system and operational Effectiveness and Suitability metrics & conditions; levels of T 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 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 cross-walk), Analysis Plans, Data Requirements, Risk Assessments, Evaluation Reports, Status reports; provide input to Government T products (eg, Technology Readiness Assessments, Test & Evaluation Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, T 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 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 0 and Level 1 TEs assigned to the task (U) 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 implementationMaintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interestScheduled Weekly Hours:40Travel Required:Less than 10%Telecommuting Options:OnsiteWork Location:USA MD Annapolis JunctionAdditional Work Locations:COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.