H2 Performance Consulting Test and Evaluation (T&E) Engineer in Charleston, South Carolina
Test and Evaluation (T&E) Engineer
Location: Charleston, SC
Job ID: 20.0002.132.02
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H2 Performance Consulting is subject to the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act as a Federal Contractor and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strives to build a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status. Additionally, as mandated under Executive order 12989, H2 is required to verify employment eligibility of selected candidates through the Department of Labor-s - E-Verify.
H2 Performance Consulting (H2) is seeking a Test and Evaluation (T&E) Engineer. As a T&E member, supporting the PEO MLB T&E Director, will be responsible for supporting, planning, coordinating, and executing verification, validation, and testing of applications and systems software to identify deficiencies and risks associated with design, documentation, development, modification, implementation, installation, and support of new or existing systems. This includes a wide variety of functions including providing advice and recommendations on T&E policies, processes and guidelines, conducting analysis, identifying deficiencies, and recommending resolution to problems and issues, and preparing and presenting reports.
The T&E Engineer responsibilities will include:
Develop test and evaluation strategies, plans, procedures, and reports to allow the proper evaluations of a systems effectiveness and interoperability
Identify test events, stakeholders, testers, or other resources to ensure requirements for the system under test are addressed in the test plan
Interpret trends in test and evaluation policies and practices to recommend updates on requirements analysis processes
Plan and execute verification and validation methods, and generate bi-directional traceability of requirements to tests
Utilize automation testing tools to conduct functional, development, operational, and performance testing
Execute multiple test events for testing components or systems in a system-of-systems environment
Advise a program on DoD T&E Policies, regulation, guidance, strategies, and core processes
Develop and gain approval of the Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) from the sponsor/customer, program manager, and chief systems engineer
Create and implement Operational Test support processes (from OPTEVFOR, MCOTEA, MCTSSA, etc.) into programs as required
Develop and organize system test events and venues
Facilitate discussions with the sponsor/customer about performance, functionality, risks, mitigations, and schedule trade-offs
Track problems, issues, corrective actions, and the status of system re-test and re-evaluation activities
Conduct research necessary to complete documentation such as BCAs, white papers, plans, etc
Actively review processes and recommend improvements, additions, and changes to provide efficiencies and increased value to the project.
Strong communication skills
Strong presentation skills
Excellent customer/client management skills and techniques - internal and external
Able to work with other people, independently, and without supervision
Be of high aptitude and keen on detail
Ability to collaborate within a team environment, while meeting strict deadlines and keeping the overall project on schedule
Must have the ability to both work in a fast paced and dynamic environment on short term projects and the ability to work on longer term projects requiring extended planning time
Experience with Test and Evaluation (T&E) Planning, Analysis, and Process Support
Knowledge of Standard Development of Performance Metrics
Ability to prioritize tasks
Have a strong grasp of Computer Science/Information Systems
Knowledge of application software development principles and methods sufficient to participate in the testing, and implementation of new or modified applications software.
Knowledge of developmental and operational test processes and methods used in executing and analyzing test validation and applicable certification events
Knowledge of DoD T&E Policies, regulation, guidance, strategies, and core processes
Knowledge of DoD verification and validation testing
Knowledge of Information Technology and Cyber Security T&E fundamentals.
Knowledge of Operational Test support processes (from OPTEVFOR, MCOTEA, MCTSSA, etc.)
Knowledge of processes and tools to decompose requirements to testable levels
Knowledge of SOVT (System Operational Verification Test) Preparation and Execution Guide (SPEG)
Knowledge of systems testing and evaluation methods.
Knowledge of the acquisition life cycle process Test and Evaluation roles in DOD acquisition life cycle to support technical reviews
Knowledge of the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) Interoperability Test Process
Knowledge of utilizing automation testing tools to conduct functional and performance testing.
Knowledge of validation strategies
Knowledge of verification methods and practices to trace test events to system requirements
Ability to analyze and trace system requirements.
Skilled in preparing test reports, preparing presentations, briefing results, providing overall assessments, and making recommendations to stakeholders, customers, sponsors
Skilled in executing test activities to include integration, system, functional, performance, acceptance
Skilled at determining and communicating risks and mitigation strategies to the sponsor/customer based on software testing and/or software reliability model results
Must have strong Microsoft Office suite skills, especially Power Point, Word, Excel
3+ years experience with Test and Evaluation support
1+ years experience with professional services support
Must have an Active Secret security clearance
A Bachelor-s or Graduate-s degree in Engineering or Technology related field
Knowledge of Systems Engineering Technical Review (SETR) process
Familiarity with Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) and other Navy network environments
Familiarity with NaaS, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
Knowledge of Commercial Cloud Service Providers, especially AWS and Azure
Knowledge of cyber defense policies, procedures, principles, and regulations.
Knowledge of Enterprise Information Assurance (Cyber Security) Systems Engineering and Certification & Accreditation
Department of the Navy experience a plus
ASTQB (desired) or DAWIA (desired) Qualified Tester
Qualified candidates may submit their resume to the career section of our company website at http://www.h2pc.com. All resumes will be reviewed within 5 business days and those candidates we wish to further in the application process will be contacted via email/phone to schedule initial phone screens.
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