Test & Verification Lead - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

Los Angeles
United States

Test & Verification Lead

Location CA - Los Angeles

Req # 5324

Minimum Clearance Required TS/SCI

Thank you for your interest in joining the KBR team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

KBR is seeking a Test & Verification Lead in El Segundo, CA. Make a difference for national security by joining a team of dedicated professionals in El Segundo, CA who assist the US Space Force in developing and deploying the next generation of satellites and ground systems for missile warning (MW) and environmental monitoring (EM) capabilities. These systems alert senior military officials when missile launches occur around the globe, as well as enable global naval vessel and troop movements by providing mission-critical weather data to ensure safe passage.

Our Remote Sensing Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team has an immediate need for a Test and Verification Lead with test and verification planning, and mission integration experience in Department of Defense (DoD) space-based and ground systems. We are looking for innovative, creative, and highly motivated individuals to support the strategic planning and tactical execution of test and verification activities. Candidate will provide test, verification and integration expertise in support of the Space and Missile Systems Center’s (SMC) MW and EM mission areas.


  • Execute test planning, test execution, and test closure for requirement verification
  • Support analysis and simulation activities to ensure MW and EM systems end-to-end performance
  • Lead the development of test & evaluation master planning documents that guide the strategic test approach for MW and EM capability areas
  • Support quality Integrated Test Team (ITT) and other Integrated Product Team (IPT) meetings and actions
  • Working closely with internal and Government stakeholders to develop, review and release test and verification plans to support fielding decisions for MW and EM systems
  • Supporting and reviewing external requirements verification events and generating metrics/reports on requirements verification status
  • Support test article tracking, deficiency reporting and test report generation
  • Analyze and support MW and EM verification and validation test activities
  • Participate in risk mitigation test activities system integration demonstrations and Modeling & Simulation
  • Coordinate test activities with implementing contractors and staff from SE&I, Government, and Federal Funded Research organizations

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Science or Engineering with 14+ years of demonstrated test and verification experience with space, ground, operations and sustainment segments of DoD, NSA, or NRO programs with a proven delivery record.
  • Experience working across space and ground segment organizations to coordinate and identify system requirements that ensure end-to-end mission performance requirements are met.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to enable working, interfacing, and interrelating with diverse personnel and dynamic teams.
  • Experienced at self-starting, seeking solutions, and works well in a team environment
  • Demonstrated experience working with Space Force/Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment, with space and/or ground systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as organizational and interpersonal skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • MW and EM Mission experience is highly desirable.
  • Master’s Degree

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI clearance

KBR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.