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Lead Test Planner in Yuma, AZ at DCS

Date Posted: 3/26/2019

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    Yuma, AZ
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Job Description

Provides test planning technical and analytical services as Task Lead for a Contractor Team supporting the Integration of small Unmanned Aircraft System into Joint Airspace (sUAS) Quick Reaction Test (QRT) at Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona.

Essential Job Functions:

Works with the sUAS QRT Test Director (TD) to establish and organize the contractor test team and responsible for leading test planning, execution, analysis and evaluation activities.

Responsible for maintaining project efforts on schedule and within budget, submitting monthly progress reports, and ensuring quality of team-developed deliverables.

Serves as the primary interface with the QRT TD for all matters related to QRT execution; Leads team efforts involved with project and test plan development, test execution, and reporting.

Participates in QRT execution activities including: initial test design and drafting the initial QRT Test Plan and Detailed Test Plans and schedules.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Research, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or other related technical field plus 12+ total years of combined Joint/Operational T&E experience and project management.

Must possess an active SECRET security clearance.

Test planning experience to include developing master and detailed test plans, test execution; data collection, management and analysis; drafting post-test reports and briefing senior officials on test readiness and results.

Familiarity with employment of small, unmanned aircraft systems to support non-aviation operations and logistics.

Experience leading interdisciplinary project teams in a dynamic environment.

Working knowledge of MS Office suite of products.

Demonstrated strong technical writing skills applied to preparation of test documentation.

Desired Skills:

Previous JT&E, OT&E, JCTD or service experimentation test planning experience including directing efforts of test teams. ORSA experience very highly preferred.

Experience with U.S. Military unmanned aircraft systems operational employment.

Familiarity with Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP) development.

Experience evaluating M&S tools capability to support T&E and familiarity with M&S V&V process.


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