full-time part-time employee contract
USfalcon, Inc., recognized as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the United States, is seeking a Test Analyst III - Ground Based Radars to work at Schriever, AFB, CO.
JOB SUMMARY: Analyze software and hardware requirements to ensure feasibility of design and test. Use Design of Experiments and Combinatorial testing techniques as required. Develop test procedures to verify requirements and to ensure deficiencies are adequately tested with new releases and upgrades. Generate test reports containing data analyses and recommendations for field, do not field or field with limitations results. Subject matter expert providing testing expertise in support of operational test and evaluation of Upgraded Early Warning Radar Systems. Direct and/or participate in all phases of test management with the emphasis on user requirements, test design and test tool selection. Analyze recorded data collected during test evaluations and report out independent findings as prescribed by squadron guidance. Provide an independent assessment of how the system under test performs with regards to customer statement of requirements. Provide regular progress reports, either verbally or in written report form, of the ongoing evaluation throughout the entire test process as prescribed and as requested.
CONUS travel may be required.
Provide test support through development and coordination of documentation including: Test Plan, Data Management and Analysis Plan, Test Execution Procedures, Test Report and Detailed Analysis Report, surveys.
Build test scope using Critical Operational Issues (COIs), Operational Capabilities (OCs), Measures of Effectiveness and Suitability (MOEs/MOSs), and Measures of Performance (MOPs).
Develop test approach with the purpose of performing statistical analysis to evaluate system performance. Test approach may include the inclusion of scenario injection, M&S, or real-world system operations.
Conduct test execution of the launch range integrated systems to assess mission performance.
Direct data collection activities and verify all required test objectives are complete.
Evaluate data and assess system performance using the collected test data, the validated truth data, and the methodologies and tools developed during test planning.
Use statistical analysis methods to characterize and rate collected test data.
Collect and analyze maintenance data to determine suitability to meet reliability, availability, and maintainability requirements.
Build system operator and maintainer surveys to evaluate acceptability of human factors, documentation, training safety, and other areas as applicable.
Write technical reports to accurately describe testing accomplished, problems encountered during testing, analysis techniques, and ratings for all measures.
Development and coordinate test reporting documents and briefings, ensure all documents and briefings comply with AFSPC guidance.
Assist other test teams by reviewing and providing comment to test briefings and documentation.
Additional duties as assigned.
A minimum of five (5) years of technical experience in DoD and USAF OT&E test design, analysis, and test support in evaluating new and existing space systems in a realistic environment.
An additional six (6) years of direct relevant technical experience may be substituted for education requirements.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook).
Hands on system experience and intimate understanding of Upgraded Early Warning Radar system mission and theory of operation.
Possess a broad understanding of statistics to include: data distributions, data sampling techniques, confidence intervals and regression test techniques.
Understanding of Design of Experiments fundamentals and able to apply DOE principles to test planning and post-test data analysis methods.
Understand how to evaluate common system effectiveness and suitability factors including reliability, maintainability, and availability.
Understanding of AFSPC systems to include: space surveillance, missile warning, Air Force Satellite Control network, and satellite command and control systems, Combatant Commander Integrated Command and Control systems, United States Nuclear Detection System.
Possess working knowledge Air Force Space Command and Air Combat Command test and evaluation directives.
Able to use data reduction tools to analyze raw data and identify system deficiencies.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistical Analysis or Business, from an accredited institution