Test Engineer (C4ISR)

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford / Hanscom AFB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(4/3/2024 12:33 PM)
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Test Engineer (C4ISR Systems)

Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for an SE-3 Test Engineer (C4ISR Systems) for the TMAS 2 96 CTG Task Order, supporting the Det 1 / 96 CTG.


Seeking an individual who works as a member of an integrated product team to develop and test advanced concepts that span next generation or new network capabilities for the US Air Force. This position requires an individual with motivation and initiative to support developmental testing in a dynamic high tempo environment. This position provides support to the 96 CTG at Hanscom AFB, MA. 





TRAVEL:  20%




  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 3-10 years of applicable experience
  • US Citizenship required.  Active DoD TOP SECRET clearance and be able to obtain and maintain a SCI – (Single Scope Background Investigation).
  • Must have experience with airborne network infrastructures, information technology, or C4ISR systems.
  • Must be familiar with DevSecOps and Agile software development practices.
  • Must be able to work within system integration labs during test activities.
  • Must have good writing/oral presentation skills.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Analytical skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Good organization, decision making, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent self-initiative and self-motivation with the ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively in small and large team settings to solve complex problems.
  • Travels to offsite locations to participate in meetings, conduct site surveys, and execute tests is required. 




  • Active DoD TS/SCI.
  • Expertise with US Air Force test and evaluation methodologies and processes is desirable.
  • Experience with IT and network infrastructures are desirable.
  • Experience with commercial cloud-based infrastructures, platforms, and services is desirable.
  • Experience with modern cybersecurity approaches for multi-level security, zero-trust, and data encryption is desirable.
  • Experience with modular software architecture and Cloud-native applications or platforms are desirable.




  • Supports the USAF developmental test & evaluation (DT&E) of new and modified Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems and network capabilities within the guidelines established in Government approved test plans, procedures, and go or no-go criteria.
  • Manages Information Technology (IT) and network infrastructure development test execution.
  • Activities include participation in test planning and execution, data collection and analysis, assessing systems effectiveness, and test reporting.
  • Test support includes recommendation of system performance requirements, development of test objectives, development of test methods and detailed test procedures, development of specification data requirements, identification of instrumentation and test support equipment requirements, coordination with test support agencies and ranges, and other DT&E tasks.
  • Reviews technical specifications and system design documents. Facilitates test planning meetings, technical interchange meetings, and system design reviews.
  • Reviews and comments on programmatic documents to include test and evaluation master plans and qualification test procedures for systems under test.
  • Coordinates with system program offices to define test methods and objectives, and to develop test plans and procedures for newly developed or modified C4ISR systems.
  • Coordinates with internal and external test communities and support activities to schedule test resources, ranges, facilities etc.
  • Defines data requirements and coordinates with instrumentation and data personnel to ensure required data is collected.
  • Briefs test members and support personnel on mission objectives, duties, and responsibilities to execute integration lab and other test events.
  • Conducts and directs systems test events to accomplish planned test objectives.
  • Analyzes test data to determine system performance and deficiencies; writes technical reports to document results and conclusions.
  • Provides technical advice and assistance to military test directors.



What We Offer


  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.



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