We are currently seeking a mid level data link test specialist, to perform developmental support, test, evaluation, and analysis of U.S. Navy Tactical Data Link systems to include JTIDS Class II; MIDS-LVT (all variants), MIDS On Ship (MOS), and MIDS Joint Tactical Radio System; Link 11; Link 4A; and Link 16 with integration and interoperability certification.
Essential Functions/Job Duties:
Tactical communication systems analysis on Tactical Data Link (TDL), Advanced Tactical Data Link (ATDL), Software Defined Radio (SDR), and/or related C4I systems.
Support TDL/ATDL T&E and troubleshooting and TDL/ATDL specifications, TDL/ATDL architectures, and TDL/ATDL operational environments.
Analyze system specifications/requirements and design tests to validate and verify hardware meets requirements. Provide T&E planning and execution artifacts. Define how the test requirements will be assessed, and develop scenarios and network parameter files required to create the required test environment.
Support T&E and troubleshooting with TDL end-to-end, performance and root cause analyses.
Define how the test requirements will be assessed, and develop the test scripts (network loads and Link-16 message scripts) necessary to create the required test environment.
Perform regression testing for various TDL hardware. Identify and plan tests for functional areas not previously covered, plan follow-on testing, software/hardware version updates, and review engineering change proposals, resolve trouble reports, and review regression testing.
Generate technical reports identifying problems, describing the steps involved in the investigation of the problems, identifying any test scripts employed in the investigation, and describing the results of the investigation.
Provide post-test analysis, test report development support including trouble report generation, participation in development of test and data analysis reports, initiation of draft/feeder inputs to unscheduled test reports, and recommended revisions to the formal test report.
Skills / Qualifications: 3 years of relevant work experience.
TDL, Link-16, JTIDS Class 2, MIDS, MOS, JTRS, RF, Time Slot Reallocation, Microsoft and Excel
Equipment Used: US Navy Shipboard and Airborne representative hardware
RF Test Equipment and Computer Systems (PC)
Typical Working Conditions: General office environment; Computer/Equipment lab; Non-hostile
Customer Interface Activities: Participate in weekly test status, planning meetings with the US government customer. Participate in technical interchange meetings with the US government customer.
Project Management / Staff Supervision Tasks: Ability to efficiently adapt to new priorities. This includes effectively multitasking project responsibilities with an awareness to support changes as needed.
Work Schedule: The ability to work non-standard work hours and schedules in support of project requirements.
Minimum Education Requirements: BS (Information Systems, Information Tech)
Information Assurance Technical (IAT) :
Information Assurance OR degree can be substituted with 3 years relevant experience
Required Certifications: IAT Level 1 Desired
U.S. Citizenship is required
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