Enterprise Test Engineer

Employer
Perspecta
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 12, 2018
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Overview Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities Responsibilities: Provides Enterprise Test Engineering expertise to technical planning and full lifecycle Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) (eg, Segment Integration, Enterprise Test Planning, Effectivity Management, and Milestone Readiness Planning and Assessment), for the NSG ground enterprise mission capabilities, leveraging Mission Partner, NGA systems, and GEOINT source data, to integrate a new Motion Imagery resource into the NSG to drive mission tradecraft transformation. Serves as the dedicated NTM-L Enterprise Test SME, working across the NGA Test Organization (NTO), the Mission Partner, and the NGA Segments, to lead NGA and Joint Enterprise test planning and execution, to verify the implementation of NTM-L requirements as an integrated end-to-end, system-of-system solution. Successful candidates must have demonstrated knowledge and hands-on experience with: NGA Segments comprising the end-to-end Tasking, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (TPED) process, with a deep understanding of the Segments' application-level capabilities, role within the NGA enterprise architecture, and interfaces to other Segments Agile and Waterfall test milestones and control gates for NGA Segments Managing, developing, planning, and coordinating integration verification and validation and test of interdependent GEOINT functions into the NSG operational baseline, via formal NGA and Joint Enterprise System-of-System test events and demonstrations (eg, IV&V, IT, System Confidence, DITL) Documenting and implementing Enterprise test plans and procedures necessary to assess NGA enterprise and system-level implementations and mission effectiveness against functional and performance requirements Assessing enterprise test readiness and coordinating system test and transition plans for approval Coordinating schedules with NGA and Mission Partner systems and subsystems/segments to ensure NSG enterprise baseline maturity alignment and all test assets and resources are identified and available for events/activities Coordinating and leading Enterprise Test Readiness Events (eg, IT and IV&V TRRs) Monitoring and reporting test status to Senior Leadership; partnering with the NGA Test and Product Quality organizations to support DR investigation and resolution across NGA Segments Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Coordinating and participating in NGA and Joint Enterprise test activities and events to confirm the NSG enterprise design solutions satisfy specified requirements; leading readiness coordination across the NGA Segments Documenting and reviewing test readiness plans and preparing and coordinating checklists and procedures Defining test requirements to ensure NTM-L capabilities are integrated into the NGA and NSG enterprise; developing NGA Segment test threads Coordinating test data needs across NGA Segments; working with NGA Research and the Mission Partner to develop test data generation and delivery plans and schedules and provide Segment feedback related to test data quality and adequacy Leading test working group meetings Reviewing / assessing Joint Enterprise Test RFCs Determining the operational effectiveness and suitability of new/modified NGA systems to ensure minimum acceptable operational performance requirements have been satisfied Qualifications Required Qualifications: Active TS/SCI clearance BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline or equivalent experience 16+ years of Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) experience, with hands-on experience with Enterprise testing (eg, NGA, Joint) with a minimum of 10 years of recent agency-specific experience Working knowledge and experience with NGA Segments (eg, GIMS, Cedalion, GVS, GSP, ASC, iStore, FCMS, ODS, GSR, TMA, IEC, AE, and/or legacy instances) and an in-depth understanding of the TPED data flow across the Segments Working knowledge and experience with NTM systems and GEOINT products and their interfaces to the NGA Segments Ability to develop and document test activities and transition plans Ability to work independently and within a team environment Good customer teaming skills; ability to collaborate in cross-functional teams Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational, and multi-tasking skills Desired Qualifications: MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline IT credentials and certifications (eg, DAWIA, PMP, INCOSE, ITIL, CISSP and SAFe Agile) Working knowledge of NSG change management processes (eg, RFC process) Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary project teams Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills, and ability to lead technical forums Options

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