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Senior Systems Test and Verification Engineer

2024-146632
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Location:

Colorado Springs
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Responsibilities

Ready to make an impact! Peraton is seeking an experienced Senior Systems Test and Verification Engineer to work side by side with our client in Colorado Springs, CO.  

As an engineer on our team, you’ll work with Peraton on the Remote Sensing SE&I (RS SE&I) program with the U.S. Space Force to develop and rapidly deploy the next generation of resilient Missile Warning (MW), Tactical Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (TISR), and Environmental Monitoring (EM) capabilities to deter attacks and provide critical information to our war-fighters to defeat our enemies in battle.  Your customer will trust you to not only test, analyze, evaluate, validate, and verify these systems, but also identify areas requiring urgent mitigation up front and early to develop this system with advanced technology solutions.  

 

Grow your skills by merging innovative engineering methodologies and cross-disciplinary coordination to create tomorrow’s solutions. Join our team and create the future of Remote Sensing in the Air Force. 

 

**Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required**

 

The Senior Systems Test and Verification Engineer will be responsible for the following but not limited to:

  • Synthesizes customer contractual needs, requirements, and technical, schedule and cost constraints into solutions for integrating, testing, evaluating, and transitioning systems into operations to deliver enterprise capabilities
  • Plans and arranges the labor, schedules, and resources required for integrating, testing, evaluating and transitioning systems
  • Establishes standards, practices, and procedures for integrating, testing, evaluating and transitioning systems and enterprise capabilities, and coordinates with stakeholders
  • Evaluates enterprise capabilities, architectures, system design concepts, requirements, risks and opportunities, and processes for integration, test, evaluation and transition impacts
  • Designs, develops, and implements test and evaluation strategies, plans and methods to assure reliability of systems in conjunction with system specifications and defined enterprise capabilities, and integrates system and enterprise elements together so they work as a whol
  • Reviews, evaluates and derives requirements for testability.
  • Ensures systems and enterprise capabilities comply with requirements and standards through formal verification methods
  • Generates system requirement and enterprise capability verification approaches and customer acceptance criteria
  • Participates in reviews of systems and elements under development to ensure traceability of requirements compliance through verification and validation
  • Develops and directs preparation for and execution of comprehensive test & evaluation plans, procedures and schedules which verify and validate enterprise capabilities, system requirements, performance and operability
  • Coordinates system integration, test, evaluation and transition activities with other organizations
  • Conducts readiness for system integration, test, evaluation and transition activities.
  • Compiles data and defines changes required in testing configurations, testing procedures, testing processes, or new testing requirements
  • Implements testing processes and ensures all test activities follow those processes.
  • Produces reports on each test activity and tracks test metrics
  • Performs analysis and evaluations of systems under test
  • Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.
  • Performs analysis of test results and prepares comprehensive system evaluation reports and risk assessments
  • Evaluates discrepancy reports and performs integration regression testing to verify/validate incorporated fixes affecting systems and enterprise capabilities.
  • Provides direct, interfacing support to the customer for system integration, test, evaluation and transition activities
  • Monitors for continual process improvement and lessons learned, and reports to management periodically
Qualifications

Required qualifications: 

  • Must have an active/current Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret / SCI clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, mathematics, computer science, or equivalent technical discipline and 12-15 years of relevant experience; Masters degree and 10 – 13 years of relevant experience; PhD and 10+ years of relevant experience; High-school Diploma/GED and 14 years of relevant experience in lieu of a completed degree
  • Minimum of 15+ years of experience supporting Government Developmental Test and Evaluation
  • Minimum of 15+ years of experience working Test & Evaluation & Integration on space-related (space, ground, software, hardware system) Major Defense Acquisition Programs
  • Minimum of 15+ years of experience with planning and executing System Integration of complex Space/Ground systems
  • Experience with supporting overall engineering integration of Systems Engineering and Integration efforts for the DoD, government agencies, or commercial programs
  • Knowledge of systems engineering standards, including IEEE 15288.1 and IEEE 15288.2
  • Ability to define, develop, maintain, and execute large scale system test plans and overarching test and evaluation strategy documents, including Test and Evaluation Strategy (TES), Test and Evaluation master Plans (TEMP), System Integration Test Plan (SITP), Enterprise Verification Plan (EVP), Verification Cross Reference Matrices (VCRM), and Requirements Verification Files (RVFs)
  • Ability to communicate and establish collaborative relationships with government clients, Federally Funded Research and Developmental Centers (FFRDC), and associate contractor teammates to achieve program goals

Desired qualifications:

  • A current TS/SCI security clearance
  • Master’s degree in an engineering, mathematics, physics, or equivalent technical discipline and 10 – 13 years of relevant experience
  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certifications (ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP)
  • Knowledge of DoD 5000.01/02
  • Experience performing systems engineering, integration, and test on space-based remote sensing systems
  • Experience with portfolio and program verification, interoperability, certification
  • Experience with planning, executing, and reporting on Lead Developmental Test Organization or Operational Test Authority (OTA) Organizations and related activities 
  • Experience with planning and executing program reviews throughout the life-cycle of the system
  • Experience with using Model-Based Systems Engineering approach to manage system definitions and technical baselines

 

Salary Range Estimates:

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

 

Benefits:

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
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Benefits

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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