Systems Test and Engineer

Location: Sterling, VA

Department: National Security Solutions

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Xator Corporation IIS is seeking experienced Systems and Test Engineer that supports requirement analysis, writes test plans and procedures, conducts testing and writes test reports. The candidate will provide leadership on testing to the project team, working closely with team members and customer representatives to identify test requirements, test procedure development, and to verify test meets the customer’s needs.  The successful candidate will possess technical ability in the development and design of verification test capabilities.  The candidate will also possess expertise in the specification, development, and troubleshooting of the associated test equipment.   The successful candidate will be detail oriented, organized, self- starting, multi-tasker and team effectively with other test engineers and integrated product team members.  US Citizenship is required.


Required Skills: 
 

 Minimum 6 years of systems experience w/strong technical background in computer systems and processing equipment in the intelligence community
Experience in the integration and testing of hardware
Proven ability and willingness to learn new technologies
Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and apply decision making skills with minimal supervision
Familiarity with HW/SW Integration & Test Process and Procedures
Proven ability writing test plans and test procedures
Experience functioning as Test/Systems Lead
Proven ability to work in a team environment
Advanced MS Office skills
Ability to work in a process oriented organization
Experience with system and hardware troubleshooting and repair
Experience using Linux Operating Systems
Experience writing test scripts and automating testing
Active TS/SCI required willing to submit to poly

Desired Skills: 
 

Background in radio wave propagation
Prior work experience in RF including familiarity with microwave tuners, digitizers, demodulators, and antennas
Experience providing on-site customer support in a demanding environment
Strong problem solving skills with ability to proactively identify alternate solutions to overcome difficult technical challenges. 

Required Education (including Major): 

Bachelors’ Degree in Systems Engineering or Electrical Engineering or related engineering field with 6 years of related work experience or 10 years of related work experience in lieu of an engineering degree

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