SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Sr. Software Test Engineer - C1011 (Level 6) in Bossier City, Louisiana

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret w/SCI eligibility

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret SCI

Suitability:

Polygraph

Job Family:

Engineering & Sciences

Job Description:

Overview:

Join CSRA on an opportunity to support the U.S. Intelligence Community, advance your career, and work in an environment utilizing state of the art technologies (Amazon Web Services) and Industry Best Practices (AGILE, DevOps, etc.) in defense of our nation. CSRA is looking for qualified candidates to help develop new or improve upon existing Mission and Business applications. We will help the customer plan their application development effort (Refactor, Rehost, Replace, and Revise) while considering transition plans designed to move critical applications to the Cloud. These efforts will require our team to work closely with Government and Contractor entities to ensure capabilities align with Mission and Agency objectives, Intelligence Community requirements (IC ITE), and customer goals.

Candidates who are interested in this opportunity should have the following general experience;

  • Have worked within the Intelligence Community (IC)

  • Experience with Government systems deployment processes (Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Experience with IC Mission or Business applications

  • DoD 8570 compliance or other Information Assurance certification

  • Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate with the technical objectives, services required, and IT environments supporting this customer

The team is made up of highly diverse, cleared, and experienced (Junior, Mid, and Senior level) personnel. In addition to general experience requirements, the following preferred requirements are desired;

Responsibilities:

Sr. Software Test Engineers

  • Assist in system requirements and concept of operations documents, acquisition plans, and system descriptions analysis to develop evaluation and test plans and procedures

  • Assist data collection and analysis, and support testing status and results reporting

  • Support 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

  • 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

  • Assess operational and system performance requirements for testability and criticality to frame and prioritize T&E objectives and enable evaluation planning

  • Assess operational environments and priorities for evaluation attention and scenario selection, and to coordinate user participation in T&E

  • Analyze performance risk areas to focus T&E planning

  • Design surveys for evaluation of Subject Matter Expert (SME) input and user assessments of performance

  • Select, develop, & use analysis tools

  • Plan program and event level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to synch T&E events with supported decision points

  • 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

  • Produce associated Test Plans, Procedures, and Reports/Briefings, Data Management Plan

  • 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

  • Participate in the T&E Integrated Test Teams for coordination of evaluation plans

  • Execute the evaluation plan on data collected by the Testing Tasks

  • 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)

  • Define and provide technical direction and guidance for junior Test Engineers assigned to the task. Recommend draft plans and reports for approval by the task leader

  • Provide overall leadership of the T&E tasks and serve as primary liaison to the government for supporting contract coordination and task execution

  • Manage T&E resources and tasks; ensure quality assurance of test processes and products. Coordinate and integrate T&E tasks and products

  • Participate in T&E Integrated Test Teams as needed to ensure proper coordination of T&E activities

  • Communicate issues and solutions to the broader government and contract management structure as requested by Leadership.

  • Drive innovation and responsiveness to program changes and evolving T&E status to help manage program risk: develop alternative courses of action, work-arounds, and fall-back positions with a recommended course of action for each risk, and monitor and re-evaluate risks at appropriate milestones

  • Ensure the appropriate level of independence of the team from the solution provider to support government management of objectivity risk

Participates in testing, troubleshooting and analysis on the development of systems. Provides support in the development, implementation and maintenance of test processes and diagnostic programs. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications:

  • BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience

  • Candidates must possess a TS/SCI Active Clearance

# of Openings:

1

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA LA Bossier City - 6310 E Texas St (LAS004)

Additional Work Locations:

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

THINK NEXT. NOW.

CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.