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Test Engineer

Annapolis Junction, MD
Belay Technologies has been voted Baltimore Business Journal's (BBJ) Best Places to Work 2019, runner up in 2020 and a finalist in 2021!

Belay Technologies is seeking a Test Engineer (TE) who is able to analyzes system requirements and concept of operations documents, acquisition plans, and system descriptions to develop evaluation and test plans and procedures, prepare for and conduct the data collection and analysis, and report status and results. The TE supports the development of Government test and evaluation documentation e.g., Test & Evaluation (T&E) Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T&E Reports. The TE works with other test organizations to support T&E program integration. The TE provides specialized T&E capabilities tailored to system functions, level, maturity, and performance area as assigned in the SOW.


Candidates should have the following qualifications: 
  • Two (2) years’ experience as a TE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • One (1) year experience testing products written in Java or GoLang
  • One (1) year experience testing in Linux, Unix, Windows, or Cisco OS operating system
  • TS/SCI with poly is required.

Candidates are required to have the following skills:
  • Assist with any or all of the Level 1 tasks as constrained by technical training and previous testing experience
  • Conduct research into and apply knowledge of Government test and evaluation concepts and related engineering, acquisition, and operations activities as needed to support the T&E activities
  • Plan and Execute Performance Analysis
  • Review planned acquisition approaches to support T&E schedule alignment with decision maker needs for T&E support
  • Analyze performance risk areas to focus T&E planning
  • Specify, validate, and adapt Modeling and Simulation for T&E use
  • Apply Statistical Analysis of variations in performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimates
  • Select, develop, & use analysis tools
  • Execute the evaluation plan on data collected by the Testing Tasks
  • Plan and Execute Performance Data Collection
  • Plan program and event level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to synch T&E events with supported decision points
  • Establish and employ Data & Configuration Management capabilities
  • Support Data Authentication group functions; and comply with program Discrepancy Reporting criteria and processes
  • Assess operational and system performance requirements for testability and criticality to frame and prioritize T&E objectives and enable evaluation planning
  • Coordinate with program Systems Engineering (SE) and review T&E-related SE information to leverage functional analysis, system descriptions, parameter selection and dependencies, Modeling and Simulation, and initial performance risk assessments to inform evaluation planning
  • Assess operational environments and priorities for evaluation attention and scenario selection, and to coordinate user participation in T&E
  • Plan program and event level risk-tailored performance estimation and analysis of system and operational Effectiveness and Suitability metrics & conditions; levels of T&E include inspection, demonstration, paper analysis, survey, simulation, and physical test
  • Design surveys for evaluation of Subject Matter Expert (SME) input and user assessments of performance
  • Participate in the T&E Working-level Integrated Product Team (WIPT) and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of evaluation plans
  • Produce Evaluation Plans (metric framework, scenarios/threads, timelines, requirements/T&E cross-walk), Analysis Plans, Data Requirements, Risk Assessments, Evaluation Reports, Status reports; provide input to Government T&E products (e.g., Technology Readiness Assessments, Test & Evaluation Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, T&E Plans & Procedures and Test Readiness Reports)
  • Design data sampling schemes to optimize the information/resource balance and to control testing uncertainties
  • Select, coordinate, and calibrate Instrumentation, collection and data management tools, targets, & facilities
  • Ensure test readiness including training of test event participants re conduct of the event; equipment readiness, and security, legal, and privacy compliance arrangements
  • Participate in T&E WIPT and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of data collection plans
  • Execute Testing and Data Collection per plan
  • Produce associated Test Plans, Procedures, and Reports/Briefings, Data Management Plan
  • Public Key Enabling (PKE), RESTful services and containers (Oracle WebLogic, JBoss, Tomcat), Java programming language, Perl programming language, Java EE, Secure web (SSL), and file encryption. LDAP (RedHat directory), Java Linux (CentOS), Modern IDEs (IntelliJ, Eclispe, etc.) and Agile Scrum process

Candidates are desired to have the following skills:
  • One (1) year experience testing a messaging service (such as Java Messaging Service, TIBCO, ActiveMQ, Artemis, Kafka)
  • One (1) year experience using a requirements tracking tool (such as Redmine, Jira)
  • CWIP: IAT Level I Certification, IA Baseline Certification: A+ CE; CCNA-Security; CND; Network+ CE; SSCP
Belay Technologies is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business located in Columbia Maryland. Belay specializes in systems automation and full stack development. Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.


Perks and Benefits:
  • 8 weeks paid leave - 4 weeks of personal leave, 3 Yay! days, take off on your birthday,11 paid holidays and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program
  • 10% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
  • $5,000 annual training/tuition
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • 100% company funded HSA
  • Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance)
  • Dental coverage including orthodontia
  • Up to $420,000 in life insurance, premiums 100% company funded
  • Amazon Prime, gym reimbursement, monthly lunches, games and prizes
  • Pet adoption program, generous referral bonus program, fun events, and more!
We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, full scope 
 
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