Tactical Engineering & Analysis, Inc. (TEA) is a professional services company providing Engineering, Test Services, Analysis, and Software Support for the development of Military Combat and Communication Systems. Our technical support facilities are located in San Diego, California, and Fredericksburg, Virginia.
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We are currently seeking someone to support the development of test plans, procedures, cases and post test analysis reports, as required. This position directly supports the Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) System Center Pacific (SSC-PAC) Code 53521, Command and Control Processor (C2P) Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), Link Monitoring and Management Tool (LMMT) and other Joint Test and Evaluation (JT&E) Programs.
Supports engineering groups to define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret tests for products, systems, components, or modifications required of the program.
Assist in identifying functional and system level issues. Supports in identifying problems and assist or provides suggestion to resolve issue.
Documents and analyzes test cases and provides regular progress reports through various test formats.
Develops and ensures testing procedures complies with any required industry specific standards.
Working knowledge of tactical message flow through system and interfaces. Able to convert data (hex, octal, decimal) from one format to another.
Technical Knowledge of Tactical Data Links (TDLs)
Working Knowledge of Aegis, SSDS and other C4I products to support various TDL communication paths.
Electrical Engineering/Mathematics degree, desired.
Utilizes system specifications and requirement documentations during test development. Requires an intermediate understanding and workable knowledge of the contents within each TDL document.
General understanding and utilization of common data analysis tools to support the validation, root-cause and trouble shooting of issues observed or documented during testing. This includes, but is not limited to DART, WDART, CATS, Varanidae, and MANDRIL.
Utilizes system specifications and requirement documentation to support analysis. Requires an intermediate understanding and workable knowledge of the contents within each TDL document. Able to find documentation and requirements to support analysis findings.
Evaluates system requirement through data analysis.
Supports in identifying issues through the analysis of test procedures
Supports the collection of test artifacts needed to support the development of a test report.
CDLMS, MLST3, JADE, INSITE, STG, LHS, AEGIS, DAMA, PRC-117, PSC-5D, ARC-210, Logic Analyzer, Oscilloscope, Multi-meter, various electronic test equipment.
Operates standard computer based business tools (including but not limited to Microsoft Word and Excel) effectively.
Demonstrates and implements the required format and content of the various reports (i.e DSR, Defect Report, Quicklook report, final report) as required by the test program.
Demonstrates excellent (clear and concise) written communication skills in a technical format, that supports the development of all plans and reports required of the program.
Demonstrates excellent clear and concise verbal communication skills.
Demonstrates and implements the required format and content of the various reports (i.e., DSR, Defect Report, Quicklook report, final report) as required by the test program.
Demonstrates excellent (clear and concise) written communication skills in a technical format, that support the development of all plans and reports required of the program.
Skills / Qualifications:
Working knowledge of the test laboratories (SSC Pacific, Lab 360 or Lab120) infrastructure and the TDL and Combat systems and support systems required of various test architecture, is preferred.
General understanding of the capabilities and limitations of the equipment/systems and sub-systems used for testing within the SSC Pacific Laboratories, is preferred.
General understanding of the capabilities and limitation of the tools used for TDL analysis, is preferred.
Working knowledge of the system requirement documents to support development, execution and analysis phase of the program. This includes, but is not limited to the SRS, SSS, ICD, IDS, MIL-STD, PPS, etc, is preferred.
Working knowledge of common TDL terminology within the scope of the program. This includes accurately utilizing terminology while communicating verbally or written, is preferred.
Working knowledge of TDL message flow within the systems and test architecture, is preferred.
Customer Interface Activities:
Suitable inter-personnel and customer service skills required to interface with corporate customers.
Ability to effectively communicate with the Customer, SSC-Pacific Center's staff, and peer contractor personnel.
Travel: Less than 10%. Possibility of occasional international travel
Minimum Education Requirements:
2 years of relevant experience can be substituted with a BS Degree in Technical Discipline (i.e. Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, CS, Physics)
Required Certifications: Security +, preferred
U.S. Citizenship is required
Security Clearance: Secret
Candidates must have an active clearance OR the ability to obtain a US Government security clearance, and will be subject to a US security background investigation (i.e. favorable background investigation / credit score). Additional eligibility requirements for access to various levels of classified information may also be required. An active security clearance is highly desirable.
Tactical Engineering & Analysis, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer