SimVentions, consistently voted one of Virginia's Best Places to Work, is looking for a Junior Test Engineer to join our team in Dahlgren to support testing of Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System (TTWCS) software in various configurations (surface, subsurface, and Foreign Military Sales (FMS)). The candidate will work on a diverse team with fellow SimVentions testers and government personnel.
Conduct testing of tactical weapon systems in various configurations and across multiple builds in a lab setting. Document pertinent information in lab logs
Modify and troubleshoot lab hardware, equipment, simulators, and network configurations in a dynamic environment
Perform data analysis of test output; identify and develop data extraction and data reduction elements for test procedures that aid in requirement verification
Document system problems by creating change requests (CR)/problem reports (PR)
Verify software fixes for CR/PR resolution
Develop new test procedures and modify existing test procedures to verify requirements and system functionality
Develop and maintain Test Verification Matrices (TVM).•Generate test plans and test reports
Communicate testing event summaries verbally and in writing, including the ability to provide technical briefs, defend data analysis, and present at various technical reviews
Communicate with SimVentions’ management about test initiatives, issues, needs, and provide recommendations for improvements
Preferred Skills & Experience:
System Test experience in real time Weapon Systems
Familiarization with Configuration Management (CM) processes and Configuration Control Board (CCB) support including performing requirements traceability
Experience with Capabilities Based Test and Evaluation (CBT&E)
Experience with automated testing tools and methods
Experience using Jira to document and track CRs/PRs as well as tracking tasks
Due to the requirements in the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce guidance and the nature of our covered contracts and facilities, all employees may need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a legal exemption with approved accommodation.
Education: A Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline.