Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Test Environment Lead

3+ months agoLaurel, MD

Are you someone who is excited by space exploration?

Can you see the big picture and are motivated to see it come to fruition?

If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL.

Join a team of dedicated technicians and engineers developing electronic hardware and software to enable space flight system testing. We are looking for a senior systems engineer to help define, plan, and coordinate construction and delivery of custom electronic hardware and software to simulate space flight environments for both subsystem and system level testing. In this role you will be a content account manager responsible for deliveries from multiple hardware and software subsystem teams. You will collaborate with multi-disciplined professionals that have backgrounds in software, firmware, and hardware development.

As a Test Environment Lead ...

  • Define the program test environment requirements
  • Identify the test environment types or phases required for the program
  • Identify Ground Support Equipment (GSE), testbeds, and components for each test environment type or phase
  • Coordinate the test environment across phases and levels of testing
  • Control Account Manager (CAM)

Qualifications

You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's of Science in Electrical/Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or related degree
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in systems engineering, testing, or electronics development, preferably for space applications
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the development of complex engineering systems, including managing time and resources to meet assigned deadlines
  • Experience in systems integration, requirements development, and verification & validation of systems
  • Willing and able to work in a clean room environment and support extended work day hours
  • Are able to obtain an Interim Top Secret security clearance by your start date and can ultimately obtain TS/SCI+poly level clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
  • Can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To ensure the safety and well-being of the community, APL has established a policy requiring that all staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. All staff members must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation by their start date.
  • Can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To ensure the safety and well-being of the community, APL has established a policy requiring that all staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. All staff members must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation by their start date.

You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...

  • Master's of Science Electrical/Mechanical/Aerospace/Systems Engineering
  • Previous work experience in developing systems for space applications
  • Experience with Earn Value Management accounting

Why work at APL?

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates. At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at http://www.jhuapl.edu/careers.

Job ID: hopkins-6941_26112