SSDS Test Analyst (TD)

Job Description
Functioning as an Operation Department SSDS Site Test Analyst at Wallops Island Virginia in the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) Facility. SCSC is the premier Land Based Test Site for the Aegis and SSDS Navy Shipboard platforms. The mission at SCSC includes Research and Development, Training, Fleet Emergent Testing, System Integration and hardware/software Certification.

Test Analyst duties include: Setup for mission events utilizing a daily site element schedule, 2) Coordinating the check-out and installation of computer programs and electronic data, 3) Energizing and initializing computers and combat system elements, 4) Establishment of interface switch paths, 5) Performing system checkout, and other site preparations necessary to ensure the readiness of the requested systems and equipment to support a successful mission event, 6) Perform systematic take down at the completion of the mission event, 7) Prepare and initiate comprehensive mission operations reports, 8) Coordinate system level troubleshooting efforts, 9) Function as the primary technical point of contact for SCSC mission customers, 10) Promptly report to the Government the status of mission events, systems and equipment.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
Minimum education and years of experience required: High School/GED and at least 10 years experience on-board an SSDS Platform, with a minimum of 4 years (may be concurrent) in an SSDS Maintenance and/or Operations Manager position leading a team of technical/tactical operators engaged in the employment of Surface Weapon Systems in the support of Surface, Subsurface, Air, Strike, C4I, and Ballistic Missile Defense warfare areas as part of the Combat Systems Training Team (CSTT).

Security clearance requirement: Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a final DoD security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required). Selected candidate will receive a contingent offer with a delayed start date until interim Secret security clearance is granted.

Also required:

  • 3 years Technical experience, specifically on SSDS Baselines, as a Maintenance and/or Operations Manager for Combat Systems with the technical knowledge necessary to initialize and operate SSDS baselines.
  • Must be willing and able to become SSDS Combat Systems Maintenance Manager certified within six months from date of hire

Preferred Skills and Education
Highly desired, but not required:
Active DoD security clearance
Minimum 4 years experience as CSMM, EMO or CSSE
Experience in an RDT&E environment
Knowledge and experience with ACCESS and TRMS

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
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