Test Engineer - Military veterans preferred

KBR (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

Lexington Park
United States


Test Engineer

KBR is seeking a Test Engineer to join our team at the NAS in Patuxent River, MD. In this role, you’ll be supporting the Navy Test Wing Atlantic’s Fixed Wing, Integrated Mission, and Avionics T&E Division development of the E-2D Naval Integrated Fire Controls (NIFC) that assist in maintaining the United States air superiority in the Air Warfare and Surface Warfare mission areas.

As the E-2D NIFC Test Engineer , you’ll play a significant part in mission effectiveness by planning, executing, providing data analysis, and reporting during testing of the Advanced Hawkeye.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply engineering experience to perform system integration, design, configuration management, quality assurance testing, acquisition, and resource management.
  • Apply engineering principles to research, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, test, or evaluate systems.
  • Review and prepare engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation.
  • Support capability-specific testing following Mission Based Test Design processes.

Basic Qualifications

  • 8 years of experience with complex systems.
  • 5 years of professional engineering experience in research, analysis, planning, designing, developing, testing, or evaluating systems.
  • 3 years’ support of mechanical, electrical, or aerospace systems.
  • Active or current D.O.D Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in an engineering discipline (computer engineering, electrical engineering, network engineering, etc.), physics or math.
  • OR 6 years of additional work experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Experience in integrated fire control systems and/or tactical data link networks, phased array radar, and/or electronic warfare systems.
  • Testing of Naval Integrated Fire Controls (NIFC).
  • Experience in radar systems associated with any of the following aircraft: E-2C/E-2D, F/A-18, EA-18G, SH-60, MH-60R, LAMPS, surface ship systems.
  • Testing of data links and airborne radar.
  • Knowledge of tactical data links, including Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) and/or Link-16 (Tactical Data Link, Common Data Link, ARC-210, UHF LOS, UHF SATCOM).
  • Knowledge of and test experience with E-2 Hawkeye systems, Naval Surface Networks, Naval Aviation Networks, and/or Army Ground Network Systems is highly desired.
  • Navy Test Wing Atlantic test and evaluation processes, interoperability, system of systems, mission systems integration, and mission-based testing.
  • Airborne communication systems.

Contract requirements regarding education and experience will prevail.


When you become part of the KBR team, your career opportunities are endless. Our people are the heart of everything we do here at KBR. We Value our People!

KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits, which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and Zero Harm culture. These ideals form all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward, being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of team’s philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives enhance our teams' value and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that embracing those differences and working together makes us more innovative, resilient, and safer. We Deliver — Together.


KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.