Jacobs Test and Evaluation Specialists in MacDill AFB, Florida
Test and Evaluation Specialists
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Jacobs is looking for talented individuals to join our team for DISA's Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) supporting the upcoming Test, Evaluation, and Certification (TEC) contract.
The primary focus of this task order is to provide USSOCOM with T&E services in accordance with USSOCOM Directives. The work includes operational test and evaluation, interoperability testing, capabilities assessments, limited user assessments, and test and evaluation advisement.
The job responsibilities include task management, administration, T&E functions, technical report writing, and effective communications with the customer base. The task lead must understand task order financial management, task order funding requirements, and daily/weekly reporting requirement to both the external and internal customer. The testing officer will be responsible for advisement on the design of testing, capable of executing the test, able to collect and analyze test data, and interpret test results for the customer. Testing officer must have knowledge of the type of systems under test (SUT) and evaluation. Testing officer and task leader must understand the operational employment of the SUT.
Performs analytical work in support of testing, evaluation, and certification of IT/NSS related to military intelligence and ISR. T&E areas include developmental, operational, standards conformance, enterprise, and interoperability. Incorporates DoD and Intelligence Community interoperability directives and instructions in all T&E processes. Intelligence T&E support areas include developmental, operational, standards conformance, enterprise, and interoperability. A T&E analyst follows and applies common T&E processes that include identify requirements, verify user needs, develop evaluation approach, collect data, analyze data, and report on findings. Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates IT system operations. Reviews and analyzes blueprints, schematics, and technical drawings, diagrams, and specifications. Must be able to review, analyze, and interpret customer information.
Solicits intelligence system requirements and associated operational environments to produce an evaluation approach that supports T&E objectives. Shares and briefs T&E project milestones to all levels of stakeholders. Conducts and may oversee testing of processes and products. Responsible for the design and implementation of test procedures to determine if standards and criteria are met. Recommends adjustments to the T&E process or detailed procedures if appropriate. Responsible for all activities involving quality assurance and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements; conduct audits and reviews/analyzes data and documentation.
Relies on manual methods and automated test tools to execute the cybersecurity assessment and collect data. Inspects, tests, and measures data that is produced or consumed. Must be able to document, notify, brief, and discuss results. Records all initial findings and documents final test results in a designated formal cybersecurity report. Accounts for anomalies and errors found in testing, notifies customers and management, and may help analyze and/or correct problems.
Education and Experience:
Master's degree and 4 years of experience; or BS degree and 6 years of experience; or Associates degree and 12 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. Qualifications:
Technical Report Writing in accordance with the community standard for test and evaluation of DoD systems
Working knowledge of Design of Experiments (DOE) and Science Based Test Design (SBTD) in T&E Approaches
Working knowledge of US Military Command and Control Systems
Working knowledge of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Systems (ISR) and the Distributed Common Ground Stations (DCGS) family of systems that support US Military Operations
Working knowledge of Test Readiness Review procedures
Working knowledge of New Equipment Training (NET) processes and procedures—how to administer sound surveys
Working knowledge of system diagrams know as End-to-End (E2E) and the associated hardware and software
Working knowledge of Test Plan development and execution
Ability to present and brief technical information to all participants and customers associated with task order execution
Candidates must have a current Top Secret SCI Clearance at time of hire.
Candidates can expect to travel 35-45 percent of the time.
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.
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. 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.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.
Primary Location United States-Florida-MacDill AFB
Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: ATE0001J5