Systems Integration & Testing Engineer

US-VA-Springfield
Job ID
2017-48884
# of Openings Remaining
1
Category
Engineering
Residency Status
U.S. Citizenship Required
Clearance
Top Secret/SCI
Employee Type
Regular
Time Type
Full Time

Overview

Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Responsibilities

Synthesizes customer contractual needs, requirements, and technical, schedule and cost constraints into solutions for integrating, testing, evaluating, and transitioning systems into operations to deliver enterprise capabilities. Plans and arranges the labor, schedules, and resources required for integrating, testing, evaluating and transitioning systems. Establishes standards, practices, and procedures for integrating, testing, evaluating and transitioning systems and enterprise capabilities, and coordinates with stakeholders. Evaluates enterprise capabilities, architectures, system design concepts, requirements, risks and opportunities, and processes for integration, test, evaluation and transition impacts. Designs, develops, and implements test and evaluation strategies, plans and methods to assure reliability of systems in conjunction with system specifications and defined enterprise capabilities, and integrates system and enterprise elements together so they work as a whole. Reviews, evaluates and derives requirements for testability. Ensures systems and enterprise capabilities comply with requirements and standards through formal verification methods. Generates system requirement and enterprise capability verification approaches and customer acceptance criteria. Participates in reviews of systems and elements under development to ensure traceability of requirements compliance through verification and validation. Develops and directs preparation for and execution of comprehensive test & evaluation plans, procedures and schedules which verify and validate enterprise capabilities, system requirements, performance and operability. Coordinates system integration, test, evaluation and transition activities with other organizations. Conducts readiness for system integration, test, evaluation and transition activities. Compiles data and defines changes required in testing configurations, testing procedures, testing processes, or new testing requirements. Implements testing processes and ensures all test activities follow those processes. Produces reports on each test activity and tracks test metrics. Performs analysis and evaluations of systems under test. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Performs analysis of test results and prepares comprehensive system evaluation reports and risk assessments. Evaluates discrepancy reports and performs integration regression testing to verify/validate incorporated fixes affecting systems and enterprise capabilities. Provides direct, interfacing support to the customer for system integration, test, evaluation and transition activities. Monitors for continual process improvement and lessons learned, and reports to management periodically.

 

Specific Job Description:

This position requires experience and understanding of operational systems and environments. The candidate is required to have a strong engineering background with a focus on core systems engineering skills and significant sensor, image science, and/or product quality domain knowledge of mission capabilities and performance.

Required Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance 
  • Expertise in EO Image Science (Phenomenology, Sensor technology, Image Processing)
  • Experience with image format specifications and imagery support data checkout and compliance to standards
  • Ability to lead/coordinate testing activities; Demonstrated understanding of user needs
  • Demonstrated success working in collaborative team environments
  • Ability to multi-task; Willingness to support surge efforts
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills; Demonstrated ability to clearly explain technical issues to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Customer focused and capable of representing the customer in community forums
  • Bachelor’s degree in image science, engineering (aerospace, mechanical, electrical, software), physics, mathematics, or similar technical discipline with 8+ years of domain experience

 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with NTM EO systems and products
  • Experience providing product quality review of NTM imagery and ability to correct for end user exploitation 
  • Understanding of the GEOINT enterprise TCPED process
  • Experience with validation, verification, and test activities
  • Experience in systems engineering processes
  • Proficiency is software languages: Matlab, Python, IDL, Perl, C, C++, etc
  • Master’s degree in image science or engineering

 

Qualifications

Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

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