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Mission Test Director

Job ID: 2302173
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 16, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Test Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC’s National Security & Space Group is seeking a Mission Test Director to fill a critical position in the Systems Integration Group (SIG). The position is in Chantilly, VA and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph The SIG directly supports numerous contracts across multiple customers in the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Enterprise, focused on the acquisition of systems over the complete end-to-end life cycle. 

The Mission Test Director will manage all aspects of test strategy, planning and evaluation of a complex enterprise system (space, ground and operations), including engineering analysis, planning, test integration, and test execution activities.  You will work side-by-side with program leadership and staff comprised of world class System Engineers, Systems Architects, Integration and Domain Experts providing integration solutions across the portfolio.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reports to the Chief, Systems Integration Group
  • Serve as the Group central point of contact across the portfolio for Test activities
  • Create test strategies for large, emerging test and integration activities
  • Develop approaches that integrate modern software and integration approaches (e.g. DevSecOps)
  • Manage all test, test tools development and configuration management activities
  • Lead and orchestrate test teams; communicate and prioritize testing activities
  • Perform analysis of program test requirements and oversee test plan development
  • Conduct risk analysis and provide risk mitigation solutions as appropriate.
  • Exercise collaboration, promote situational awareness and understanding across the team and programs
  • Conduct executive level presentations and written reports for Customer and Corporate leadership

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 9 + Years with BS 7 + Years with MS 4 + Years with PhD

Required:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph
  • Experience in large program test design, test framework implementation and enhancing existing test processes
  • A strong understanding of test management processes, design techniques, and best practices
  • Familiarity with IC and/or DoD space architectures, systems, and/or operations 
  • Strong organizational, time-management, and verbal / written communication skills; able to convey information across multiple customer and corporate audiences 
  • Capability to adapt to fluid situations and prioritize taskings in a dynamic environment 

Desired: 

  • Professional certification such as QAI ISO 9001, ALM or DAWIA
  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related technical degree with a minimum of 10 years’ related experience in an engineering environment
  • Experience in a Systems Engineering Integration and Test environment for complex systems, specifically Space and Ground systems supporting DoD and/or IC Space programs.
  • SAFe Certification and/or DevSecOps experience
  • Cloud platform and network integration experience

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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