full-time employee contract
The Systems Engineer provides technical, engineering, and analytical services for Test and Evaluation (T&E) of the DDG-1000 Combat System software. The T&E effort supports the government’s responsibility to determine if the combat system is ready to be delivered to the ship and certified for use in the fleet.
The position/duties include the evaluation of system level requirements, writing of test cases, scenarios, and test procedures to test the operational capabilities defined by the of the system requirements and defined mission threads, execution of the procedures, data analysis, and the creation of concise trouble reports to allow the system developers and subject matter experts to understand a recreate the problem identified and well as characterize the impact to the overall system capabilities.
The position requires working within a contractor/ government integrated test team and supporting the customer with additional backup data, research and analysis to support the test findings and to support recommendations for software certification.
The primary work location is Dahlgren, VA, but the position requires about 20% travel primarily to Tewksbury, MA and Moorestown, NJ to support test events and requires flexibility for short notice test site support.