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Jacobs Lead Test Engineer (TS/SCI) - Remote in Alexandria, Virginia

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow

Your Impact:

We are seeking a highly motivated and innovative Lead Test Engineer (REMOTE) to support the upcoming contract with MORPHEUS. The MORPHEUS Program is a $1.5B single award IDIQ program to research, develop and implement new and innovative test technologies for the Department of Defense (DOD).

This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award, and the expected award date is in February 2022. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application and will be starting the interview evaluation process immediately.

About Jacobs:

Across our company, across our offices, across the world, we’re continually challenging today to reinvent tomorrow. At Jacobs, we make the world smarter, more connected, more sustainable, and more secure. Together, we’re pushing the limits of what’s possible. We stay ahead to create the new standards our future needs.

Challenging today is our response to the increasing complexity our world is experiencing.

It calls on us to join forces, putting our knowledge and imagination together to reinvent the way we solve problems and shape the next generation of innovative solutions.

Reinventing tomorrow is our promise and an invitation to raise the bar in everything we do.

From the brilliant solutions we create with our clients, to the open and inclusive culture we create for our people. From the positive difference we make in our communities, to the added value we deliver to our shareholders.

We're invested in you and your success.

What we do is more than a job, we work every day to make the world better for all. Everything we do in Jacobs Critical Mission Solutions (CMS) Line of Business/Advancing National Security (ANS) Business Unit – from building communication networks and testing next-generation military systems to training intelligence specialists and supporting national security programs protecting the United States – is more than projects outlined in proposal requests. They’re our challenges as human beings, too.

We want people who are thoughtful, collaborative, and inclusive to join our team and make a positive impact on the world.

At Jacobs, we challenge the accepted, and we expect you to do the same and drive continuous improvement.

We live inclusion and you will have responsibility for strategies around diversity initiatives to create and maintain an environment of equal employment opportunity and competitive advantage.

Program Mission:

  • The Under Secretary of Defense Research & Engineering, National Security Innovation Network (NSIN), supports the Services to understand the landscape of options available and de-risks those solutions through its suite of programs. NISIN is the sponsor of this procurement. NSIN works with a network of government, academia, and industry innovators to solve national security problems In partnership with GSA FEDSIM, NSIN is seeking to provide a scalable, comprehensive, project-based contract solution that addresses Test & Evaluation (T&E) services and capabilities to sponsoring organizations for rapid incorporation into operational technologies and missions.

Job Description:

The Lead Test Engineer for the Program is responsible for overseeing all areas related to testing and ensuring developed test technologies meet Service test data collection needs.

  • Coordinating with customers and Task Leads to develop milestones for evaluating the efficacy of new test technologies and procedures

  • Coordinate with customer and Task Leads to evaluate the efficacy of tailored existing test procedures

  • Provide test authority based on existing military and international test standards

  • Develop and participate on boards and councils to modernize, improve and develop new military and international test standards (as applicable)

  • Communicating status, results, and recovery plans (if needed) to senior and executive management

  • Developing and maintaining customer relationships

  • Report to the Chief Engineer on TDL and TDP test and evaluation metrics and status

  • Partner with Task Leads to ensure appropriate staffing of all Task Orders

  • Approve MORPHEUS Test Plans

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering

  • Minimum 10+ years of experience

  • Experience in the implementation of new and innovative test techniques and technologies

  • Previous experience with Army, Navy, or Air Force test design, data collection, and data validation/verification

  • Experience with Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) development, review, and verification

  • Experience in a technical leadership role of a multi-disciplined engineering team

  • Experience organizing and leading Integrated Test Process Teams and technical reviews

  • Experience in preparing and delivering briefings to management and customers

  • Experience in writing test reports


  • Master’s degree in Engineering

  • Experience in performing innovative research

  • Experience in Microsoft Projects

  • Experience developing and delivering courses of action and solutions to test requirements

Clearance Level Required:

  • Must obtain and maintain an ACTIVE TS/SCI Security Clearance

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