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Jacobs Test and Evaluation Analyst in Fort Huachuca, Arizona

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Your Impact:

· Applies common T&E practices that include identification of capability requirements, meeting stakeholder needs, development of testing and evaluation approaches, development of data collection strategies, authentication, and validation of data, and reporting clear and understandable results, and providing actionable recommendations to improve the operational effectiveness of system tested.

· Review and analyze schematics, and technical drawings, diagrams, and specifications. Must be able to review, analyze, and interpret stakeholders needs. Solicits system requirements and associated operational environments to produce an evaluation approach that supports Test & Evaluation objectives. Develop various briefings such as the Test Concept Brief (TCB), Test and Evaluation Strategy Brief (TESB) and Operational Test Readiness Review (OTRR). Develop Test Plans and strategies to meet operational and interoperability test requirements. Develop and update the Analysis Structure (AS) which is comprised of the Data Source Matrix (DSM) and the Evaluation Framework (EF). Develop and update Critical Operational Issues (COIs), Measures of Effectiveness (MOE), and Measures of Performance (MOPs). Develop Test Scenarios and Test Scripts to support the conduct of the System Under Test (SUT). Recommends adjustments to the T&E processes or detailed procedures, if appropriate

· Conduct the system under test operational and Interoperability test events. Relies on manual methods and automated test tools to execute the testing and evaluation activities. Supports quality assurance and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements; conducts audits and reviews/analyzes data and documentation. Must be able to document, notify, brief, and discuss results. Records all initial findings and documents final test results in a government approved formatted formal report. Develop Test Reports, Emerging Results Brief, Joint Interoperability Certification/Assessment.

· Attend various teleconferences, meetings and working groups.

· Provide administrative task support such as Monthly Status Reports (MSRs), Weekly Status Reports (WARs) and meeting minutes.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

· Requires a Master’s degree and at least 8 years of experience or a Bachelor’s degree with at least 10 years of experience. One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master’s degree. Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization. Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.

· Candidate should have an understanding of operational testing and evaluation and interoperability testing.

· Candidate should have an understanding of Net Ready – Key Performance Parameters (NR-KPP)

· Experience developing an Evaluation Framework that consists of Critical Operational Issues (COIs), Measures of Effectiveness (MOEs) and Measures of Performance (MOPs).

· Experience in system requirements and developing testable measures.

· Have practical and working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, advanced Excel knowledge

  • Analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Quality interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to multitask and be organized

  • Quality oral and written communication skills

· Must have TS/SCI clearance

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.

Work Environment

An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.

Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.


Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.