Validation, Verification, & Test (VV&T) Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2021-09-03
Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


El Segundo
California
90245
United States

Validation, Verification, & Test (VV&T) Engineer

Location CA - El Segundo

Req # 5981

Minimum Clearance Required Secret

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.

Make a difference for national security by joining a team of dedicated professionals who assist the US Space Force (USSF) in developing and deploying the next generation space and ground systems for Missile Warning (MW) and Space Based Environmental Monitoring (SBEM) capabilities.

KBR is seeking a Systems Engineer to provide Engineering services for complex space and ground efforts as part of a critical Government program. This candidate will support system engineering and integration activities that define and integrate major space systems and associated ground elements from concept, development, integration, and transition into an operational enterprise. KBR is looking for working knowledge of large space/ground systems test and integration activities to enable the successful demonstration of operational capabilities in a larger enterprise. As an SE&I (Systems Engineering & Integration) Professional, you will provide System Engineering services across all engineering disciplines critical to developing and deploying the operational capabilities into an integrated architecture.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing ETEMP (Enterprise Test and Evaluation Master Plan) documentation that describes test strategies and approaches across the Space Systems Command (SSC) EM enterprise.
  • Collaborating with SSC and SF Space Command (SFSPC) stakeholders to develop and acquire approval of test and evaluation plans
  • Interacting with the prime contractor and government leads to ensure that all system test requirements are consistent and valid across the SMC/ZAC EM Enterprise.
  • Developing, documenting, executing, integrating and evolving systems engineering processes as required to enable effective SMC/ZAC EM systems engineering Test and Evaluation efforts.
  • Assessing proposed baseline changes for impacts to planned test activities.
  • Supporting the customer with test tracking to ensure the activities are executed to plan.
  • Supporting test strategy planning, integration and execution.
  • Collaborating with SMC stakeholders to develop and acquire approval of test and evaluation plans.
  • Interacting with the prime contractor and government leads to ensure that all system test requirements are consistent with SSC standards.
  • Supporting the customer with test tracking to ensure the activities are executed to plan.
  • Making resource recommendations and developing strategies to ensure required test equipment, instrumentation and personnel are available to plan and execute test programs.
  • Supporting development and approval of the Program TEMP, coordinating and resolving issues throughout the approval cycle.
  • Participating in the Integrated Test Team (ITT) and associated working groups conducting test planning for satellite, hosted payload, and control segments to
  • Achieve successful certification and Operational Acceptance.
  • Reviewing prime contractor and Operational Test Agency test plans, procedures, and reports that support overall Operational Acceptance and requirement verification efforts.
  • Providing oversight and witnessing of contractor test and verification events.
  • Ensuring archival of test and verification artifacts.
  • Supporting Deficiency Reporting identification and resolution reporting in accordance with TO 00-35D-54.
  • Supporting certification of readiness to enter operational test and AFMAN 63-119 template process.
  • Collaborating with prime contractors, other team contractors, FFRDC, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Space Force.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering, Math, Physics, or similar discipline and nine (9) years or more of experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more of experience; PhD and four (4) years or more of experience.
  • 10+ years of test development and execution background.
  • Department of Defense (DoD) Space-Based systems.
  • Strong understanding of fundamental test and evaluation processes.
  • Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and works well in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment, with Space systems (especially at SSC), Weather systems, OPIR systems, and ground and space system acquisition.
  • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organizational skill.

Security Clearance: Must have an active Secret Clearance. Willing to obtain TS/SCI.

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.