Zenetex LLC

Journey Level Effectiveness Test Engineer

1 week ago
ID
2017-1375
# of Openings
1
Job Location
US-CA-
Category
Engineering

Overview

ZENETEX is seeking a Journey Level Effectiveness Test Engineer to join the team. A successful candidate will be responsible for the effectiveness analysis effort of the Department of the Navy Component, Department of the Air Force and International Partner in the JSF Operational Test Team (JOTT). The engineer will be responsible for managing the F35A/B/C mission systems and operational test requirements; designing test events; developing effectiveness metrics and test plans; including briefing aircrew. Also, identify requirements for data analysis tools, create and maintain data analysis tools; draft aircrew surveys, collect, analyze, document and present effectiveness data and test results for inclusion in operational test reports. This position will be located in Edwards Air Force Base, CA.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Personnel determine adequacy of test resources, and the validity of the approach to the design and execution of operational test programs
  • Provide advice and guidance on the selection and accreditation process for models and simulations used to evaluate system effectiveness
  • Provide analytical advice, engineering and technical expertise on the design of operational test, written analytical reports, test plans, and other documentation associated with operational test conduct
  • Reviews mission based test designs and associated frameworks, proposed measures of effectiveness, applicability to the overall test program, and the adequacy to effectively evaluate system performance
  • Review and provide comments for test and evaluation master plans (TEMPs), test plans, evaluation reports and other documentation associated with operational testing
  • Evaluate documentation for technical validity, sound principles, and repeatability, testability, and compliance with current policies and guidance from DOD, Navy, and COMPOPTEVFOR
  • Researches current and projected engineering, scientific, and analytical methods that can be used in various phases of operational test including early operational assessments (EOAs), Initial OT&E, and follow-on test and evaluation (FOT&E)
  • Provide technical rigor and comprehensive operational testing methods using available resources
  • Devise new concepts, theories, and techniques in support of the design, conduct, and evaluation of techniques
  • Oversee validation, verification, and accreditation, of all modeling and simulation capabilities used in operational testing
  • Review all test and evaluation master plans, operational test plans, evaluation reports, and other appropriate documentation for technical validity and sound engineering and analytical principles
  • Manage the F35A/B/C mission systems and operational test requirements
  • Design test events and develop effectiveness metrics for test plans
  • Identify requirements for data analysis tools and create and maintain data analysis tools
  • Draft aircrew surveys
  • Collect, analyze, document and present effectiveness data and test results for inclusion in operational test reports

Education and Experience Requirements

  • 3+ years’ experience in test, analysis or design of RMA performance of aircraft, missiles or weapon systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field such as Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or similar
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Desired Knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge of DoD test and evaluation requirements, methodologies and policies
  • Experience supporting test and evaluation of aircraft, missiles or weapon systems
  • Experience supporting or executing OT&E
  • Experience in developing test plans
  • Experience in logistics support, maintenance or configuration management of aircraft, missiles and or weapon systems
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing RMA data

Security Clearance

  • This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active DoD Secret clearance. 

ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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