V&V Test Engineer - Level 1 (Pomona, NJ)
Advanced Sciences and Technologies (AS&T) is seeking candidates in support of a contract with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Description of Duties: V&V/Test and Evaluation Position – Engineer Level 1 20 years of Experience plus a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business, finance, administration, or related/relevant discipline or 5 years of relevant experience. Qualifications - Minimum Required: Candidate must have combined (10) years of experience testing software or hardware components, subsystems, and external interfaces of an Air Traffic Control Automation system; identifying, documenting, and reporting technical and engineering risks related to the development of Automation systems including software builds, EOL hardware replacement and operating systems; providing insight with a team of engineers in the planning and conduct of tests and the development of test procedures; performing installation/download, initialization, operation and fallback procedures for Automation systems equipment; knowledge of the FAA Test and Evaluation (T&E) Processes; must be available to work split shift and/or extended shift to prepare for and support formal FAA or system developer test events; must be available to travel for DT test events (IDQT), support off-site meetings for external projects, and site testing if requested. Experience with STARS, AEFS and/or Terminal Flight Data Management (TFDM) is preferred. Duties to be Performed: Support Terminal Second Level Engineering (TSLE) in Test and Evaluation (T&E) of Automation Systems used in the National Airspace System (NAS) by air traffic controllers at Terminal TRACON and Tower Facilities; perform T&E on modifications to NAS Automation Systems including software enhancements, hardware upgrades or replacements, and interface changes; participate in the Test Planning Process, Development Test (DT) Process, Operational Test (OT) Process as required; Review documentation, witness, participate in, and provide status/test reports for independent evaluations; perform lab setup and checkout in accordance with the Configuration Management process; witness/support vendor DT/IDQT by reviewing DT Test Plans, Procedures & Reports; support and participate in all OT activities including Requirements review, development of Test Approach, OT Test Plan and Test Report development and reviews; support in scheduling, operating, and developing scripts/scenarios/test tools for equipment (real or simulation) required for T&E activities; develop OT Test Plans/Procedures and perform Dry Runs incorporating redline changes when necessary; compile and generate Discrepancy Reports (DRs), Test Action Forms, Test Logs and Peer Review forms as required; support and conduct OT&E with FAA/DoD SMEs on new or modified systems during Early User Involvement (EUI), Risk Mitigation and Run For Record test events; must follow TSLE T&E Process which is in accordance with the best practices from Acquisition Management System (AMS) T&E Process Guidelines and the FAA WJHTC T&E Handbook. AS&T is an EOE - M/F/D/V AS&T Offers a first class benefits package, competitive salary and bonus incentives.
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