Test Engineer

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 02-13-2018
We are seeking a Test Engineer to design and develop complex engineering standards and tests to evaluate the function of products and systems.  
 
Responsibilities 
  • Develops and implements procedures for product testing, reviews and evaluates test results, and recommends production or design changes to ensure quality and performance standards. 
  • Performs professional test, evaluation review, analysis of requirements documentation for the purpose of developing evaluation methods critical in creating an overall operational test and evaluation strategy integrated with other developmental or integrated testing. 
  • Defines, documents, analyzes, performs, and interprets complex tests for new and/or modified products or product components. 
  • Assists the test director in researching and identifying test resources necessary to complete operational testing. 
  • Provides comprehensive test report technical input based on the statistical analysis of test data, questionnaires, and data reduction while also assisting in the administrative completion of reports.   
  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and implements complex engineering projects. Ensures the technical accuracy of the results obtained. 
  • Performs complex analysis and trouble-shooting. 
  • Evaluates progress and results of project and recommends new methods to improve project design, procedures and performance.  
  • Develops and maintains frequent contacts with customers including those at levels above the project monitor. 
  • Prepares and assists others in the development of status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contact reports, technical analyses or other outputs needed. 
  • Prepares and provides formal briefings to staff and customers and participates in technical discussions at project review sessions and in negotiations with the customer. 
     
Qualifications  
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field  
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience  
  • Experience designing tests and experiments, determining measures of effectiveness, applying risk analysis, and obtaining objective data for acquisition decisions, evaluations, and system comparisons  
  • Strong attention to detail  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word and Excel 
 
Due to government contracting requirements, U.S. Citizenship is a firm requirement. 
 
 
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