Fort Hood, TX, USA

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PRIME Test and Technical Services has an opening for a full-time exempt Systems Engineering Lead supporting the US Army Operational Test Command (OTC) Test Technology Support Services (TTSS) contract at Fort Hood, TX. The Systems Engineering Lead will be responsible for leading and providing technical advice and direction to support personnel. This position is contingent upon contract award.

PRIME Test and Technical Services is preparing a proposal for the future performance of the US Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) Operational Test Command (OTC) Test Technologies Support Services (TTSS) contract in Fort Hood, TX. The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) provides direct support to Army Futures Command and relevant, timely information to senior Army leaders to make future force decisions enabling Multi-Domain Operations through rigorous developmental testing and independent operational tests and evaluations.  
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a specialized or related scientific discipline and (15) fifteen years applicable experience; or a Master’s degree in specialized or related scientific discipline and (5) five years applicable experience. 
  • Five (5) years of experience gained within the last 10 years (2010 to present) in at least one of the following areas: Developmental test (DT), operational test (OT), and evaluation methods (includes test and evaluation (T&E) planning, test design, test readiness, test execution, data collection during test, evaluation of test or modeling data, and development of evaluation analysis plans and reports systems/subsystems. 
  • Experience conducting T&E of Army and Joint Service information systems and subsystems. 
  • Software application testing and network communication of ISR systems/subsystems to include at least one (1) year of experience in black box functional and system-level testing techniques (techniques in which the software tester does not have access to the source code itself). 
  • Oral and written communication such as briefings, writing technical papers, etc. (includes T&E plans and reports such as System Evaluation Plans (SEP), Test & Evaluation Master Plans (TEMP), Early Strategy Reviews (ESR), Concept In Process Reviews (CIPR), OT and/or DT Test Plans, Operational Test Agency (OTA) Milestone Assessment Reports, OTA Evaluation Reports (OER), OTA Assessment Reports (OAR), Capabilities and Limitations Reports (CLR), Safety Releases (SR), and Safety Confirmations (SC) for C4ISR systems/subsystems. 
  • Highly developed analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail is a top priority  
  • Must share a commitment to maintaining a positive, collaborative work environment while simultaneously optimizing individual performance and contribution 
  • An active Top Secret clearance required and must be SCI eligible. 
  • Must be able to maintain the level of clearance required for this position. 
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical and periodic retests 
  • Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned 
  • Must meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the section SOP’s 
  • Must be capable of lifting 50 lbs. unassisted 
Work Hours

  • Must be available during Fort Hood normal duty hours; except Federal holidays or when the Government facility is closed.   

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Essential Functions 
  • Monitoring work, ensuring product quality, accuracy, and timeliness, consolidating reports for the customer regarding status updates and billing; and reviewing collected data for completeness, accuracy, and validity.  
  • Undertake and resolve difficult and highly complex technical projects through research, analysis, and the application of judgment developed from previous experiences.  
  • Provides technical insight for addressing problems that are difficult to define, requires unconventional or novel approaches, and requires sophisticated analytical techniques.  
  • Remains abreast of changes in the subject matter area and introduces technological/cutting edge breakthroughs into current efforts when applicable. Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.  
  • Provides independent and professional support on portions of complex projects.  
  • Directs specific assignment objectives, approaches, and verifies the proposed solution to ensure accuracy and completeness.  
  • Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, directing performance on project assignments that involve complex features, code, standards, and other precedents of the discipline.  
  • Personally observes test events as required and monitors performance of the test item and adequacy of data collection. 
  • Reviews the data collected for completeness, accuracy, and validity.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

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