Automated Test SW/HW Developer - 30158 in Chantilly, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

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    Chantilly, VA
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Job Description



This position supports an intelligence community customer storage site with a staff of between 20 - 30 made up of both government employees and contractors.  The site receives equipment from contractors, conducts test and inspection activities on new equipment, on equipment being prepared for issue and on equipment returned after use.  Other technical staff build equipment components that support unique equipment configuration requirements.

The automated test developer will develop software and electro-mechanical tests to facilitate functional/performance testing of various electronic devices such as transmitters, receivers, power supplies, digital audio/video recorders, and audio repeaters. Work will be performed in a manufacturing lab environment. The automated test developer should be hands on and have the ability to leverage Lab VIEW software and be responsible for maintaining automated testing systems for repetitive use.

Typical test equipment utilized includes:

  • Multi-meters, DC and AC Power Supplies, System Electronic Loads
  • Digitizing Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, Noise Figure Analyzers, Vector Signal Analyzers
  • Microwave Frequency Counters, RF Power Meters, Signal Generators, Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generators, Universal Counters
  • Audio Analyzers, Modulation Analyzers
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • 3+ years of experience utilizing Lab VIEW software.
  • 1+ year of experience/training in the familiarization of the operation of various electronic devices such as transmitters, receivers, power supplies, digital audio/video recorders, and audio repeaters.
  • 1+ year of experience in maintaining automated testing systems.
  • 1+ year of experience with the commercially utilized test equipment listed as typical above.


  • Associate's degree in engineering technology
  • No degree and 4 years of related experience at a test technician will be considered


  • TS Clearance with current or recent access to SCI and FS polygraph is required.



Security Clearance

  TS/SCI with Poly

Diversity Statement

  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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