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Test Planner/ORSA in Fort Rucker, AL at DCS

Date Posted: 1/27/2019

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Job Description

Provides technical and analytical services as an Operations Research Systems Analyst/Test Planner for a Contractor Team supporting the Joint Aviation Multi-Ship Integrated Air Defense System (IADS) Survivability Validation (JAMSV) Quick Reaction Test at the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence, Fort Rucker, Alabama.

Essential Job Functions:

Participate in Quick Reaction Test (QRT) execution activities including: developing test issues, operational effectiveness measures, factors and levels, and initial test design as inputs to the initial QRT Test Plan and schedule.

Responsible for leading test design activities including designing the measures of performance and effectiveness required to gather necessary data to support JAMSV test analysis and evaluation.

Supports QRT planning by developing data collection, analysis and evaluation plans as well as leading post-test evaluation and assessment during report preparation.

Attends QRT process meetings such as the Joint Warfighter Advisory Group, Interfaces with senior Service and JT&E officials during the conduct of test planning and reviews.

Required Skills:

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

Bachelors Degree and 7 years of experience and or a Master’s Degree and 5 years of experience.

Position requires an active SECRET clearance.

Major must be in Operations Research, Systems Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or other related technical field.

Must have 7+ years of operational, T&E  and Project Management experience.

Experience must include designing test events and definition of applicable measures of effectiveness/performance.

Familiarity with the various DOT&E processes for planning and executing Joint Feasibility Studies, Joint Tests and Quick reaction Tests.

Familiarity with a wide variety of data design and analysis techniques such as: Design of Experiments (DOE), analysis of variance, regression analysis, hypothesis testing, survey design and analysis, computer analysis tools, and basic survey test and evaluation methods.

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

Working knowledge of MS Office suite of products.

Desired Skills:

Position requires an active SECRET clearance TOP SECRET preferred.

Previous JT&E, OT&E or Service Experimentation test planning experience including directing efforts of test teams.

Experience with U.S. Army Aviation maneuver forces (helicopters/V/STOL aircraft operational employment.

Familiarity with threat RF Integrated Air Defense Systems (IADS).

Completion of a Military Operations Research Systems Analyst (ORSA) Course.

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


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