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Test Engineer Technical Specialist

McLean, VA 22101
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Work Description:

The selected candidate for the Test Engineer position will play a critical role supporting the client providing guidance, project planning, and processes necessary to shape their expanding UAV program. The Test Engineer will review, evaluate and derive test plans and procedures that accurately trace to system requirements for end-to-end system testability and ensure that the system and subsystems meet all operational and performance requirements to achieve mission success. The selected candidate will have the experience with the following activities and tasks:

  • Experience with end-to-end integration and test methods including identification and mitigation of programmatic and technical risk.
  • Assisting COTRs with project planning, especially test planning, project analysis, and project reporting. Including the preparation and maintenance of project documentation, such as SOWs, system specifications, ICDs, CONOPS, test plans and master schedules.
  • Assisting in interfacing with external organizations to optimize workflow with inter-government partners.
  • Assisting COTRs and INFOSEC engineering teams develop system accreditation documentation.
  • Provide support to client programmatic and technical forums.
  • Support and maintain current and subsequent FY Program Plans for client



  • Bachelors degree in engineering, science, or other related technical discipline.
  • 10+ years of SE experience or program/project management.
  • 10+ years of experience in complex, multi-segmented system development, integration, and test of projects including five (5) years or more as lead systems engineer and five (5) years or more of specialized, relevant technical experience in the general areas of systems engineering, system development and verification, hardware and software development.
  • 3+ years of experience in overseeing the design, development and testing of highly reliable, environmentally survivable, field deployable, autonomous sensors.
  • Working understanding of system accreditation policy and processes, e.g., ICD 503, etc.
  • Effective in programmatic documentation. Ability to create project documentation (program plans, test plans, processes, etc.) with minimal supervision.
  • Effective in systems engineering principles and processes. Ability to integrate system level requirements (operational, technical, mission) to support the acquisition, development, test, operation and maintenance of large collection systems.
  • Understanding of USG acquisition process and experience drafting documentation in support of competitive and sole-source acquisitions including SOWs, requirements documents, interface control documents, concepts of operation, etc. Experience in defining acquisition options including competitive risk reduction and down selects, and system upgrades and recapitalization.
  • Ability to decompose systems into functional architecture, and integrate system level requirements and functions across subsystems, fully identifying impacts of design decisions made at the subsystem level on the overall system.
  • Desired Qualifications:

    • PMP certification
    • Experience with use of MS Office and MS Project applications
    • Previous experience with the test and deployment of systems in harsh and unattended environments
    • Previous experience with collection systems
    • Masters degree or higher in engineering, science, or other related technical disciplines.
    • 3+ years of experience in at least one of the areas of technology or lines of business that apply to the client projects
    • Demonstrated experience supporting customer centers of excellence.
    • FAA Part 107 UAS Remote Pilot Certificate

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-03-28 Expires: 2020-04-28

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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