Job ID: 197092
Location: AURORA, CO, United States
Date Posted: Aug 19, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Test Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Production Corps Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team in Colorado Springs, CO has an immediate need for a Test and Evaluation Engineer to support government test management activities for fixed and mobile survivable endurable ground processing systems supporting the critical mission areas of Missile Warning and Nuclear Detonation Detection. Candidate will provide systems engineering and integration expertise to the survivable and endurable elements of the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) and support acquisition management activities for the SBIRS Survivable Endurable Evolution (S2E2) upgrade to the Mobile Ground System. Major duties of the position include:
• Manage Government support to test planning and integration for current and future space system acquisition contracts
• Author/submit test and lab asset requests to support ongoing testing programs
• Manage processes and facilitate meetings related to documenting and demonstrating test-readiness for Government systems entering developmental and operational testing activities
• Act as Government representative for test support and test witnessing activities at geographically diverse contractor-owned and Government-owned test sites
• Provide management and technical support to Government Deficiency Review Board processes
• Establish and manage test planning and integration processes and tools
• Collaborate with prime contractors, other support contractors, government civilians and members of the Air Force
• Bachelor’s Degree is required. BS in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Math, Physics, or similar.
• 10+ years of demonstrated system engineering experience with space, ground, operations and sustainment segments for DoD programs.
• Experience with satellite systems, ground and space system acquisition, and system engineering experience.
• Experience with assessing and prioritizing software and hardware deficiency reports, space and flight software development and test, requirements and interface management, and risk management.
• Demonstrated experience providing technical analyses and program management support to Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment.
• Demonstrated experience in tracking and demonstrating test readiness for systems entering the operational testing phase of the Government acquisition process
• Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
• Ability to travel to multiple Government and contractor facilities in Colorado, New Mexico and California
• Hold an active TS/SCI clearance
• Master’s Degree is preferred
• Experience with Integrated Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment Systems
• Experience in using or developing Nuclear Planning and Execution System
• Space-based Infrared System (SBIRS) experience
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