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Test Engineer Lead - 27892 in Halawa, HI at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Halawa, HI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/5/2019

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

Position Summary

USINDOPACOM’s rapid warfighting capabilities mission requires a Test Engineer (TE) who is able to lead, design and develop highly complex engineering standards and tests to evaluate the function of products and systems for cyber defense; develops and implements procedures for product testing, reviews and evaluates test results, and recommends production or design changes to ensure quality and performance standards.

USINDOPACOM requirements range across major geographic locations requiring coordination of technology and/or production across multiple domestic and/or worldwide locations. USINDOPACOM is responsible for the oversight and management of over 75% of the earth from polar region to polar region inclusive of eastern Asia and the Pacific Islands. The customer desires new, innovative, advanced technologies and applications for cyber defense that will require advanced principles, theories, and concepts across program requirements.

The TE will lead testing of state-of-the art secure operating systems, networks, and database products. The individual will provide technical expertise on security issues for all levels including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.

The individual supports a large portfolio that touches a cross section of the command. At any given time, there are over 50 active projects requested by nearly 20 USINDOPACOM subordinate or partner organizations. These innovation efforts meet the needs of the warfighter through a rapid, cost effective, non-traditional and realistic approach to solutions. Efforts are operationally focused, realistic, statistically defensible, whole solutions involving technology, tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP) and training. Projects may also include interaction or cooperation with Indo-Pacific Theater allies to include Japan, Thailand, and Korea.

Duties and Responsibilities

Defines, documents, analyzes, performs, and interprets highly complex developmental tests for new and/or modified products or product components.

Primary liaison with outside suppliers in establishing or modifying specifications for purchased items.

Devises and applies testing procedures for parts or subassemblies received from outside vendors.

Leads the development, maintenance and refinement of internal quality control and reliability programs.

Leads, plans, develops, coordinates, and implements highly complex engineering projects. Ensures the technical accuracy of the results obtained.

Performs highly complex analysis and trouble-shooting.

Evaluates progress and results of project and recommends new methods to improve project design, procedures and performance.

Identifies opportunities for new program initiatives and follow-on tasking for current projects and participates in proposal efforts.

Carries out highly complex assignments requiring the development of new research concepts or improvement of current techniques and procedures.

Primary liaison with other departments, divisions, and organizations.

Regularly participates in the activities of professional societies.

Develops and maintains frequent contacts with customers including those at levels above the project monitor.

Prepares and assists others in the development of status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contact reports, technical analyses or other outputs needed.

Prepares and provides formal briefings to staff and customers and participates in technical discussions at project review sessions and in negotiations with the customer.

Provides work leadership to less experienced Test Engineers.

Education and Experience

BS Electrical Engineering or a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus at least 8 years of directly related Test experience or a Master’s degree and 6 years of Test experience.

Project management experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by 
market survey data.

A Technical Level II (IAT Level II) certification (e.g., Security+, GISCP, GSEC, SSCP, CySA+ (formerly CSA+), or Security+ SE) is desired.

Cleared for TS Information and eligible for access to SCI by the Central Clearance Facility (CCF) based on a single scope background investigation.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in test engineering.

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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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