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Alion Science and Technology

Test Engineer III - 37902

Linthicum Heights, MD

Job Description

At Alion, we are techie and proud, so you might not see us in a shiny suit or wearing the latest shoes. More often, we're behind the scenes putting our fingerprints all over market innovations. We get excited about the problem as much as the solution, because the more we understand it, the better able we are to fix it. We are deeply analytical experts who tell the truth and never stop looking for a way to make our solutions better.

Responsibilities (includes, but not limited to):

  • Provides overall leadership of the test and evaluation activities and serves as the primary liaison to the government for supporting contract test requirements
  • Applies knowledge of test and evaluation concepts to related development and operations activities as needed.
  • Plans and executes performance data collection
  • Evaluates performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimates
  • Plans testing including collection of data required for analysis
  • Assesses operational and system performance requirements for testability and criticality to frame and prioritize test and evaluation objectives
  • Applies modeling and simulation techniques, where appropriate
  • Selects and applies scenarios and coordinates user participation, as needed
  • Plans program and event level risk assessments including performance estimation and analysis of operational effectiveness, suitability, and sustainability
  • Designs surveys for evaluation of subject matter expert input and user assessments of performance
  • Creates test and evaluation plans including metrics, scenarios/threads, requirements, evaluation criteria, and readiness assessments
  • Ensures independence from the solution providers to support objectivity in test evaluations

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Basic Qualifications:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with Atlassian Tool Suite (JIRA, Confluence)

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and computer printer
  • Frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations
  • Repetitive motions

  • Bachelor's degree and 8 years of experience or 12 years of total experience without a degree

Security Clearance Requirements:
  • TS/SCI with polygraph

  • Not eligible

Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-Zq4hDpI0q3SU
Employment Type: Other