Test & Evaluation (T&E) Engineer (Engineer Systems Test 3) - 7780 in Hampton, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/26/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number: 7780 

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Secret 

Level of Experience: Mid 

Job Description

HII has an opportunity for a Test & Evaluation Engineer to support Product Director (PD) Army Watercraft Systems (AWS) which is responsible for 134 systems within Army Watercraft including New and Legacy Vessels, propulsion systems, water treatment, and integration of multiple C5ISR systems. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of test activities at test site(s) (e.g. Aberdeen Test Center or shipyard), including resolution of test execution issues, chairing of daily test update meetings, management of contractor and/or on-site PM test representatives, tracking of test progress, etc.
  • Assist with the development of program’s T&E strategy, approach, process, schedule, and resource requirements.
  • Manage  implementation of an evaluation methodology and framework for product/system under test.
  • Provide technical advice and knowledge of program, system engineering and value management technologies.
  • Review and analyze system performance against requirements for the application and integration of improved designs into legacy watercraft systems.
  • Develop and present data for reviews that will provide timely and accurate reporting of test program status to internal/external customers.
  • Manage test cost, schedule, scope and risk throughout the program lifecycle.
  • Integrate program management processes to align with engineering standards and perform effective execution and compliance with established program decisions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 0 years experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • Must have strong writing skills to generate scopes of tests, Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs), schedules, and to assist in generating technical documentation in support of Milestone Decisions and Material Release. 
  • Knowledge and experience with SE Process.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and reporting test program metrics relative to Cost, Schedule, and Performance of T&E Programs.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with product managers, engineering, logistics, contracting, along with multiple external Government organizations to include; Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC), the User Representative, NAVSEA, and other Product Offices along with the defense and ship building industries. 
  • Travel occasionally (up to 25%) to test sites in support of related meetings and test events.
  • Clearance: Active secret security clearance.

Physical Requirements

Office, industrial or shipboard environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances. Lifting and moving of materials not to exceed the guidelines set for one man lift.

This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation’s intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: hii.com.

HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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