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Test Engineer 2

Annapolis Junction, MD · Computer/Software
Job Description:

This TE2 Position requires both software testing and hardware testing experience
The emphasis will be on testing embedded software running on custom processor boards - both Linux kernel-mode and user-mode
Required:
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and IP subnets/routing would be required
  • Familiarity with basic VLAN/VPN/NAT concepts
  • Familiarity with Wireshark/pcap
  • Python language and development experience
  • Experience with C
  • Familiarity with Linux operating system
  • Familiarity with make and build systems
  • Basic skills with electronic diagnostic tools: oscilloscopes, ohm/volt/ammeters, etc.
  • Basic experience using lab equipment like power supplies
Desired:
  • Experience/knowledge setting up GRE or IPSEC
  • Test automation experience (Bamboo/Jenkins)
  • Experience with embedded systems, using JTAG/programming pods to load software
  • Basic Familiarity with SVN or GIT version control systems and understanding of basic CM principles
  • Basic familiarity with JIRA or other ticketing tools
  • Familiarity with special networking test equipment, such as Spirent/Ixia/Xena packet testers, etc
    with iperf/jperf test applications
  • Python scrapy
  • Tcl language

Labor Category Capabilities:
Analyzes system requirements and concept of operations documents, acquisition plans, and system descriptions to develop evaluation and test plans and procedures, 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. 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
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
Plan and Execute Performance Analysis
Assess operational and system performance requirements for testability and criticality to frame and prioritize T&E objectives and enable evaluation planning
Review planned acquisition approaches to support T&E schedule alignment with decision maker needs for T&E support
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
Assess operational environments and priorities for evaluation attention and scenario selection, and to coordinate user participation in T&E
Analyze performance risk areas to focus T&E planning
Specify, validate, and adapt Modeling and Simulation for T&E use
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
Apply Statistical Analysis of variations in performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimates
Design surveys for evaluation of Subject Matter Expert (SME) input and user assessments of performance
Select, develop, & use analysis tools
Participate in the T&E Working-level Integrated Product Team (WIPT) and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of evaluation plans
Execute the evaluation plan on data collected by the Testing Tasks
Produce Evaluation Plans (metric framework, scenarios/threads, timelines, requirements/T&E cross-walk), Analysis Plans, Data Requirements, Risk Assessments, Evaluation Reports, Status reports; provide input to Government T&E products (e.g., Technology Readiness Assessments, Test & Evaluation Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, T&E Plans & Procedures and Test Readiness Reports)
Plan and Execute Performance Data Collection
Plan program and event level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to synch T&E events with supported decision points
Design data sampling schemes to optimize the information/resource balance and to control testing uncertainties
Select, coordinate, and calibrate Instrumentation, collection and data management tools, targets, & facilities
Ensure test readiness including training of test event participants re conduct of the event; equipment readiness, and security, legal, and privacy compliance arrangements
Establish and employ Data & Configuration Management capabilities
Support Data Authentication group functions; and comply with program Discrepancy Reporting criteria and processes
Participate in T&E W1PT and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of data collection plans
Execute Testing and Data Collection per plan
Produce associated Test Plans, Procedures, and Reports/Briefings, Data Management Plan
Define and provide technical direction and guidance for the Level 1 tasks to the Level 1 TEs assigned to the task
Recommend draft plans and reports from the Level 1 tasks for approval by the task leader
Work directly with the Government sponsor to coordinate task implementation
Maintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interest
 
Labor Category Qualifications:
Five (5) years experience as a TE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
 
Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
 
INNOPLEX, LLC is a family-focused company that has been awarded numerous awards to include Top Ranked Benefits, Best Places to Work, and Best Government Contractor in Howard County! Established in 2005, we have over 90 employees with the majority having a rich military service history.  Our employees are mostly located in the surrounding areas of Columbia, MD and Aberdeen, MD. INNOPLEX, LLC is a mission-focused company with a wide range of expertise to include RF SIGINT Solutions, Wireless Protocol Processing, Cyber, and Mission Critical IT Operations.

INNOPLEX, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
 

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