Tactical Engineering & Analysis Inc

  • C4I Test and Evaluation Specialist

    ID
    2018-1593
    Location
    West Coast - San Diego, CA
    # of Openings
    1
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • About Us

    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.

     

    Are you looking for a smaller company where you can be recognized for your contributions and truly benefit from the company's success?

     

    TEA provides a culture where hard work is recognized! We offer competitive compensation packages and benefit plans with generous employer contributions. We have an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) which rewards our employees with company stock based on the success of TEA.

     

    Please take a look at our open positions and apply to those which you feel you are qualified. We look forward to speaking with you soon!

    Overview

    We are currently seeking a C4I Test and Evaluation Specialist to lead the development and review of test plans, test procedures, and quick look reports as required by the program.  Develop Daily Status Reports (DSR's) that documents the E2C's daily test activities and status.  Requires thorough knowledge of one or more Navy C2 and C4ISR systems. Requires ability to develop technical documentation and status reports related to the testing of C2 and C4ISR systems. Supports the Event Management Team with event planning, event execution, tracking, and reporting of E2C events. This position directly supports the Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) System Center Pacific (SSC-PAC) Code 52210, Enterprise Engineering and Certification (E2C) Program.

     

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions/Job Duties:  Performs the role as the Event Manager and Test Director providing test coordination for the gathering and assessment of test event requirements, test architectures, and test execution for tests involving Navy C2 and C4ISR systems including but not limited to:
    - Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise Services (CANES),
    - Host Based Security System (HBSS),
    - Navy Chat systems (MAKO),
    - Automated Digital Network System (ADNS),
    - Distributed Common Ground System-Navy (DCGS-N),
    - Integrated Shipboard Network System (ISNS),
    - Global Command and Control System-Maritime (GCCS-M),
    - Navy email systems,
    - Navigation Sensor System Interface (NAVSSI),
    - Navy Multi-band Terminal (NMT),
    - Global Broadcast System (GBS),
    - Common Data Link Management System (CDLMS),

     

    Coordinates and leads Test Planning Working Groups across multiple PMWs to gather requirements to support testing of C4I systems.

    Develops Test Cases to support the evaluation of Test Objectives and Test Requirements.

    Develops Test Plans, Test Reports, Quicklook Reports, Daily Status Reports, and Configuration Management Plans in support of C4I systems tests as required by the program.

    Manages the  implementation of the event infrastructure to include coordinating installation of the participating programs.

    Tracks and reports the execution of test activities conducted in the E2C.

    Develops worksheets and tracking lists to manage and monitor the E2C test event progress.

    Develops Test Observation Reports (TOR) for issues observed during E2C Test Events.

     

    Equipment Used:  Computers, Viso,

     

    Typical Working Conditions:  General office environment; Computer/Equipment lab

     

    Essential Physical Tasks: Ability to lift 10 Lbs on an occasional basis.  Ability to use a personal computer and mouse on a consistent basis. Potential domestic travel 10% of the time by automobile, air, etc.

     

    Written Communications: Generates required reports which include test plans, Quicklook reports, daily test status reports, final test reports, Test Observation Reports, and TRR briefs in a clear and concise manner. These reports should fully describe and report on the planning and execution results of an executed event using technical writing techniques.

     

    Verbal Communications: Demonstrates excellent clear and concise verbal communication skills. Ability to lead discussions pertaining to technical subject matter.

     

    Qualifications

     Skills / Qualifications: 

    Requires advanced knowledge in testing of the Navy C2 and C4ISR systems. Requires ability to develop technical documentation and status reports related to the testing of C2 and C4ISR systems.

    7+ years relevant experience in the Test and Evaluation, integration, and operation of Navy C2 and C4ISR systems in one or more of the following:
    - Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise Services (CANES),
    - Host Based Security System (HBSS),
    - Navy Chat systems (MAKO),
    - Automated Digital Network System (ADNS),
    - Distributed Common Ground System-Navy (DCGS-N),
    - Integrated Shipboard Network System (ISNS),
    - Global Command and Control System-Maritime (GCCS-M),
    - Navy email systems,

     

    7+ years experience in leading and coordinating test planning efforts for C4I systems.

    A general understanding of the OSI Model Layers is desired for troubleshooting integration and communications issues that may arise.

    A general understanding of networking protocols, switching, and routing.

     

    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.

     

    Project Management Tasks:  Ability to establish priorities, operate independently, and execute tasking with limited to no supervision.

     

    Work Schedule:   9/80  - The ability to work non-standard work hours and schedules in support of project requirements. Willingness to work on site or off site to accomplish the assigned tasks.

     

    Travel: 10 %


    Minimum Education Requirements: 
    High School diploma or GED.

     

    U.S. Citizenship is required

     

    Security Clearance:

     

    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

     

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