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Test Engineer / Test Manager

Company: Pacific Architects and Engineers, Inc
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Test Engineer / Test Manager

Test Engineer / Test Manager

Location: Washington, DC / Arlington, VA

SECRET Clearance required.

CENTRA Technology, Inc. has an immediate opening for Army/Ground Systems Test Engineer / Test Manager.

Description of Duties: CENTRA Technology, Inc. is a leading provider of engineering, scientific, and program management support services to some of the top agencies in the U.S. government, including the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), NASA, and the Department of Homeland Security and the intelligence community. CENTRA is currently seeking talented, enthusiastic, and dynamic individuals to support DARPA in formulating, monitoring, and transitioning advanced research and development programs to the U.S. military. CENTRA is actively involved in DARPA's Tactical Technology, Strategic Technology, Defense Sciences and Information Processing Techniques Offices. More information about DARPA can be found at:

CENTRA is a rapidly growing defense consulting firm and the Virginia office is looking for a qualified test engineer / test manager to provide technical and programmatic oversight of various research and development projects for DARPA.

Candidates will work closely with DARPA Program Managers as well as high level personnel throughout the government and also with industry research and development communities. Applicants must be technically strong and possess superior oral and written communications skills. Candidates should be self-starters capable of working both independently and as part of a team. 25% travel duty time is required.

Technical and management responsibilities may include:

  • Providing technical support and subject matter expertise in monitoring the execution of advanced technology development and demonstration programs.
  • Performing independent technical assessments and feasibility analyses of new technologies and system designs.
  • Planning, managing, attending, monitoring, and reporting on system flight and ground testing and demonstrations.
  • Supporting technical interchange meetings and design reviews.
  • Identifying and implementing new program concepts.
  • Providing program management and acquisition support.
  • Authoring program status briefings and technical reports.

    Required qualifications: Technical Qualifications Required:
    • At least 15 years of professional experience. Graduate from a Military Service Test Training School is preferred.
    • Minimum of a B.S. in Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics with at least 15 years of test experience
    • Platform concept development, requirements definition, and program support.
    • Test Program Management including planning, execution, and reporting
    • Army / Land Systems Test Conductor experience

      PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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