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Space Systems Engineer - Test & Evaluation

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


The selected Test and Evaluation (T&E) Systems Engineer will support a new program at Perspecta, focused on development of a new Space Domain architecture for our Space Programs. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of Space Domain Architectures consisting of GEOINT, COMM, and Ground systems. The selected individual will need to lead or participate in the following tasking:

Develop the Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) with participation from all stakeholders which will be used to document all phases of the testing necessary to verify and validate a System End-to-End

Develop Use Cases specific to end user needs by coordinating with internal and external participants ensuring all capabilities desired are considered for inclusion in a Use Case Demonstration

Evaluate existing vendor led test events for gaps that may require risk reduction tests at the System Level

Prepare, maintain, and lead implementation of a System Requirements Verification Plan (SRVP) to show how and where requirements verification occurs throughout the life cycle of the system development and deployment into Operations

Develop and maintain a tracking tool for discrepancies through-out the life cycle of the system from vendor led-testing through on-orbit activities and beyond

Evaluate vendor Requirement Verification Plans for completeness and drive closure of requirements in the SRVP, when possible, from these lower level requirement verification plans

Evaluate systems requirements and with the Systems Integration team ensures written requirements have verification methods, verification methods and are verifiable

Overall, candidate will need to be able to operate in a fast paced organization to deliver a CAPSTONE Demonstration to the user community. During this time, the individual will be required to wear multiple hats and execute short turn tasking under the guidance of Senior T&E team members. The CAPSTONE Demonstration will influence follow-on capabilities that will require further maturation and development of the T&E life-cycle.


Requires 5 to 7 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.
Over 5 years experience required supporting similar DoD or Space Domain T&E Programs using agile methods for schedule driven development
Ability to communicate status with senior Government Leaders at appropriate reviews
Understanding of TCPED with respect to Space Systems (end-to-end)
Minimum TS Clearance required

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2021-04-11 Expires: 2021-05-10

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