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Senior Test Engineer - 28080 in Suffolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Job Description



Position Summary:

Alion Science & Technology currently has a career opportunity for a Senior Test Engineer to provide Force Development Analysis Support (FDAS) to the Joint Staff (JS) J7 in Suffolk, VA. This position is contingent upon contract award.

The FDAS-Alion Contract Support Team provides high quality specialized research and analysis in support of Joint Force development. For this effort, Joint Force development activities include three lines of effort requiring analytic support: 1) developing a comprehensive view of the future operating environment; 2) developing joint concepts that recommend new approaches and capabilities to address current or future challenges; and 3) analysis and assessment support for implementing Joint Force development recommendations.


Designs and develops test cases and conducts tests to evaluate the function of products and systems. Develops and implements procedures for testing, reviews and evaluates test results, and recommends corrections or enhancements to existing functionality to meet performance standards. Documents, defines, analyzes, performs, and interprets complex developmental tests for new and/or modified products or product components. Performs complex analysis and trouble-shooting. Evaluates progress, results of test cases, and recommends new or improved functionality to project design and performance. Prepares and assists others in the development of status reports and technical analyses. Prepares and provides formal briefings to staff and customers and participates in technical discussions at project review sessions.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus at least 5 years of directly related experience or a Master’s degree and 3 years of experience. Project management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Experience with Jira, Zephyr and Confluence a plus.

Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in software testing.

Active Secret clearance.




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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