Sr. Test Engineer w/Active Secret Clearance

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Sr. Test Engineer w/Active Secret Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen w/ Active Secret Clearance
W2 Contract position
1 year duration
Must be able to pass background and drug screen

Job Description:
Sr. Test Engineer will perform verification testing for the system, subsystem, element, and segment levels of ground segment systems. Technical responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, test plan preparation and maintenance, test verification requirements development, test procedure development, test conduct and test report development. Process responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, participating in engineering requirement reviews, technical document peer reviews, preparing and providing status to verification traces. 
The GPS OCX Segment/Element Test Engineer’s responsibilities will include, but will not be not limited to the following: 
· Provide extensive technical advice to resolve difficult test and integration implementation problems 
· Provide specialized technical advice and information to systems and software engineering and coordinating this information across all test projects 
· Organize the development and approval of engineering test requirements and specifications for operational feasibility 
· Supervise the definition of test concepts, which will be used to meet the functional test requirements 
· Organize and lead the development of program test plans, including tests to be performed at vendor, company, or field facilities, and the detailed test procedures 
· Supervise and participate in the performance and/or monitoring of the test activity to verify compliance with established plans, requirements and procedures, and to ensure system integrity and readiness 
· Establish test conduct standards and implement test conduct discipline throughout the test life cycle 
· Support development of work statements and estimates on the integration and test portion of proposals. 

Required Skills:
· Bachelor degree and 6+ years of system testing experience 
· Experience performing system test planning and implementation for medium to large scale systems using state-of-the-art technology 
· Experience preparing and presenting technical and readiness review data 
· Experience preparing and providing status to detailed test schedules 
· Experience with automated testing and test script development 
· Experience specifying test verification requirements 
· Experience preparing test procedures 
· Experience executing test procedures 
· Experience utilizing discrepancy report systems 
· Experience working within Integrated Product Teams 
· Must be willing to travel short term for business (10%) 
· Must be a US Citizen and hold an active DoD Secret Security Clearance
·Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related scientific discipline with minimum 6+ years of test 

Desired Skills:
· Experience & knowledge related to Satellite Ground Systems 
· Existing GPS OCX program experience 
· Experience using UNIX, Windows, and Microsoft Office Suite 
· Experience automating test procedures using EggPlant 
· Scripting experience in PERL and Python 

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