CACI International Sr Test Engineer in Lexington Park, Maryland
Sr Test Engineer
Job Category: Engineering
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI
Employee Type: Regular
Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%
Type of Travel: Local
CACI is currently looking for a Senior Test Enginee r to join our team developing next generation signals intelligence (SIGINT) and electronic warfare systems for the Department of Defense. Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals on a program that leverages the best practices in Model-Based Systems Engineering and Agile software development to deliver state of the art capability in support of our nation’s warfighters.
As a member of the CACI Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. Our warfighters are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security from the increasingly sophisticated and complex threats of our adversaries.
CACI programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.
What You’ll Get to Do
As a Senior Test Engineer , you will support testing in a team-based development environment to analyze system requirements and concept of operations documents, acquisition plans, and system descriptions to develop evaluation and test plans and procedures. You will prepare for and conduct the data collection and analysis, and report status and results. Supports the development of Government test and evaluation documentation e.g., Test & Evaluation (T&E) Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T&E Reports. You will perform in a collaborative environment to develop and implement testing processes, procedures. You will also plan program and event level risk-tailored performance estimation and analysis of system and operational Effectiveness and Suitability metrics & conditions; levels of T&E include inspection, demonstration, paper analysis, survey, simulation, and physical test.
More About the Role
CACI seeks a talented Senior Test Engineer to join our Advanced Solutions Group (ASG), within the National Security and Innovative Solutions. The right candidate will have analytical skills to review requirements, test plans, and test scenarios; and the ability to effectively communicate and work with manufacturing, test engineering, and design engineering personnel. He/she should also be self-directed, organized, team oriented and have previous experience with MS Office tools.
Must be able to develop, prepare and executes comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules supporting production and development programs. The selected individuals must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Works with other test organizations to support T&E program integration.
Provides specialized T&E capabilities tailored to system functions, level, maturity, and performance area as assigned in the SOW.
Assist with any or all of the Level 1 tasks as constrained by technical training and previous testing experience
Conduct research into and apply knowledge of Government test and evaluation concepts and related engineering, acquisition, and operations activities as needed to support the T&E activities
Review planned acquisition approaches to support T&E schedule alignment with decision maker needs for T&E support
Apply statistical analysis of variations in performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimates
Plan program and event level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to synch T&E events with supported decision points
Support data authentication group functions; and comply with program discrepancy reporting criteria and processes
Assess operational and system performance requirements for testability and criticality to frame and prioritize T&E objectives and enable evaluation planning
Coordinate with program Systems Engineering (SE) and review T&E-related SE information to leverage functional analysis, system descriptions, parameter selection and dependencies, Modeling and Simulation, and initial performance risk assessments to inform evaluation planning
Plan program and event level risk-tailored performance estimation and analysis of system and operational Effectiveness and Suitability metrics & conditions; levels of T&E include inspection, demonstration, paper analysis, survey, simulation, and physical test
Define and provide technical direction and guidance for the Level 1 tasks to the Level 0 and Level 1 TEs assigned to the task
Recommend draft plans and reports from the Level 1 tasks for approval by the test director
Maintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interest
You’ll Bring These Qualifications
US Citizenship is required along with active TS/SCI security clearance
Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or other STEM field plus 9 years of relevant experience (7 years with a MS degree)
Experience with a broad range of measuring and monitoring equipment (oscilloscopes, function and waveform generators, power supplies and meters, current sensors and probes, etc.)
Familiarity with basic concepts of circuit design and troubleshooting
Excellent communication skills.
These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have
Experience with automated testing
Experience with Labview
Prior Test Engineering specific experience in a military environment
Prior Test Technician experience working in a lab environment
What We Can Offer You:
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.