ICOFT Test Engineer - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States




SAIC is supporting the Systems Simulation, Software and Integration Directorate (S3I) in continuation of the Institutional Conduct of Fire Trainer (ICOFT) sustainment and development of the Radar Training Device (RTD). 


A Test Engineer is needed to support ICOFT requirements verification, performance analysis, and system level testing.


The ICOFT provides realistic institutional training in all areas of the THAAD Enhanced Operator/Maintainer operations and maintenance tasks for the THAAD Fire Control and Communication (TFCC), Radar, and Launcher components. The ICOFT replicates the tactical system environment and supports training of the TFCC, Radar, and Launcher tactical software. Within the training environment, the ICOFT inserts faults and captures, records, grades, and plays back student input.


There are four labs that comprise an ICOFT: TSOT Lab, TFCC PTT Lab, TLOTS Lab, and Radar Lab. The RTD provides realistic training in THAAD Enhanced Operator/Maintainer operations, emplacement, and maintenance tasks for the THAAD Radar and includes an Antenna Equipment Unit (AEU), a Cooling Equipment Unit (CEU), and an Electronic Equipment Unit (EEU). The RTD replicates the THAAD Radar to the extent necessary to support the training of the THAAD Interactive Electronic Training Manual (IETM) instructions.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and create test procedures
  • Provide traceability from requirement to technical specifications
  • Lead and execute testing events
  • Develop test plans
  • Develop test procedures for software and hardware testing
  • Document results of testing
  • Track issues to successful resolution 







Education and Experience:

  • BS degree in computer science, physics, mathematics, or related field, and 5 years of related experience; or total of 11 years related experience (if no degree).

Required Skills:

  • Understanding of software test methodologies
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Experience using version control software
  • 10% Travel should be expected

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with THAAD or BMDS system architectures
  • Experience with Army Training 

Clearance Requirement: 

  • Must possess an active secret clearance

Potential for Teleworking: 

  • No

Funding Type: 

  • Direct