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Test Engineer Lead - 28582 in Portsmouth, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

 

Position Summary

The Lead Test Engineer under general supervision, leads, designs and develops highly complex engineering standards and tests to evaluate the function of products and systems.

Responsibilities 

  • Develops and implements procedures for product testing, reviews and evaluates test results, and recommends production or design changes to ensure quality and performance standards. 
  • Defines, documents, analyzes, performs, and interprets highly complex operational tests for new and/or modified products or product components. 
  • Primary liaison with outside suppliers in establishing or modifying specifications for purchased items. 
  • Leads, plans, develops, coordinates, and implements highly complex engineering projects. Ensures the technical accuracy of the results obtained. 
  • Performs highly complex analysis using design of experiments and Modeling and Simulation. 
  • Evaluates progress and results of project and recommends new methods to improve test 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 Integrated Evaluation Frameworks, test plans, test reports, TEMP inputs, 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.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus at least 8 years of directly related experience or a Master’s degree and 6 years of experience.  Over 10 years of  Operational Test experience may substitute for a degree. 
  • Familiarity with COMOPTEVFOR Integrated Evaluation Framework Process. 
  • Experience with Surface Ship Combat/ Weapons Systems is highly desired. 
  • 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.
  •  A SECRET security clearance is required to employment.

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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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