Test Engineer - DDG 1000 at SAIC (Washington DC)

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Description

SAIC is hiring a Test Engineer who will support Test and Evaluation (T&E) of U.S. Navy surface ships and weapon systems for Program Executive Office Ships (PEO Ships) PMS 500 for the DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class Destroyer at the Navy Yard in Washington DC.

The Test Engineer's work will contribute to the success for the Zumwalt Class, which includes test planning and execution DDG 1000 and DDG 1001.

Note: Travel up to 25% of the year is expected for this position, Stateside (CONUS) travel only.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identifying system requirements for verification and validation.
  • Defining and validating resources needed to test system requirements.
  • Provide support to various working groups and meetings by facilitating meetings, developing meeting minutes, executive summaries, capturing and tracking action items; identifying system requirements for verification and validation; and defining and validating resources needed to test system requirements.
  • Involvement in test planning, budgeting, resource coordination, test execution and reporting.
  • Identifying the type, quantity and timing of surrogates needed. The position includes tracking Combat System program development and production to identify and communicate Developmental and Operational as well as Combat System Sea Qualification Trials (CSSQT).
  • Supporting test execution by confirming that required resources are scheduled and available.
  • Designing creative solutions and proposing alternative approaches when desired resources are not projected to be available.
  • Additionally, they will perform technical writing to include Non-Compliance memorandums, Engineering Assessments, test schedules, assessment artifacts, position papers, white papers, test plans and program briefs; support various working groups and meetings by facilitating meetings, developing meeting minutes, executive summaries, capturing and tracking action items.
Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Electrical, Aerospace, or Marine Engineering, and two (2) years of related experience; OR four (4) years of additional equivalent experience.
  • Navy / DoD weapon system acquisition contractor experience, or two (2) years of equivalent experience.
Required Qualifications:
  • Operational and Technical knowledge of US Navy Ship Systems and programs.
  • Comfortable briefing senior level Navy Leadership.
  • Strong technical writing proficiency.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project).
Required Security Clearance:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with an active interim Secret security clearance. Must have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.
COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.
More Information on SAIC
SAIC operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Reston, VA. SAIC was founded in 2013. It has 34621 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 579 open jobs at SAIC, click here.
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