Test Engineering Principal - 27259 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Arlington, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    27259

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

As the organizational expert in the test engineering field, designs and develops highly complex engineering standards and tests to evaluate the function of products and systems. 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 developmental tests for new and/or modified products or product components.

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

Develops testing procedures for parts or subassemblies received from outside vendors.

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

Provides advisory and consulting expertise to technical projects under development, acting as an authority in the appropriate scientific field.

Applies advanced knowledge in the field to perform highly complex analysis and trouble-shooting.

Serves as the technical specialist for the organization in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles and processes.

Keeps abreast of state-of-the-art developments in the field and conducts briefings to communicate information relevant to the contract.

May author white papers, journal articles, texts and other publications.

Leads technical discussions at project review sessions and in negotiations with customers.

Prepares written status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contact reports, technical documentation, and other outputs, as needed.

Interacts with sponsors, government officials and recognized experts in the engineering field.

Provides leadership in professional societies and may represent the company at conferences and technical forums.

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

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

Advises and counsels staff regarding engineering services provided to the customer.

Provides guidance to less experienced Test Engineers.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

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

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

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

Master's Degree 10-12



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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