The System Test Engineer will work in support of a Product Assurance contract with the US Navy Cruise Missile Project. The work will be performed on a component of the Theater Mission Planning Center (TMPC) segment of the Tomahawk Weapon System (TWS) located at the Washington Navy Yard. This position is for a Tomahawk Planning System (TPS) System Test Engineer to eventually transition into a test engineer at the TMPC-level. The work will include the following activities.
This fast paced interesting environment will provide the opportunity to develop software testing skills in a government lab environment while reviewing and evaluating products. The successful candidate will have experience with command and control systems. A strong understanding of systems engineering processes, testing methodologies and systems architecture is desirable.
The candidate should be able to develop test cases for requirements, document procedures and have the ability to generate test reports in prescribed formats.
Attention to detail and the ability to work in a team environment is essential.
Knowledge of DoD policies, testing techniques and good communication skills are needed for this position. Occasion travel will be required in order to support testing at fielded sites.
Operational experience with Tomahawk Planning System (TPS) mission planning is highly desired. Working knowledge of software engineering, software programming, databases including SQL, system interface testing, and test automation is a plus.
BS and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.
Proficiency in computer applications languages technologies and/or capabilities required for this position. Good technical writing and communication skills. Experience with verification and validation test activities including development of test cases and procedures, execution of test procedures, documentation of test issues, and test reporting.
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Testing and Quality Assurance
Defense & Intel