Test Engineer/Operations Specialist

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/6/2024 3:27 PM)
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Test Engineer/Operations Specialist


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 a Test Engineer/Operations Specialist for the USV Operations & Maintenance,  supporting the Navy Division.

Astrion develops, maintains, and operates cutting edge robotic ships and advanced payloads for the US Navy. This is a fast-paced project that is making a significant impact on the future of the Navy. 



LOCATION: San Diego, California


TRAVEL: Occasional local travel may be required



  • 5+ years experience with at-sea operations in a position of responsibility (US Navy Officer of the Deck, Tactical Action Officer, CIC Watch Officer, Warfare Coordinator, etc. or similar in the maritime industry). 
  • College degree (BA or BS) preferred.  Will consider AA or high school diploma for exceptionally experienced candidates.        
  • Demonstrated leadership of teams during at-sea operations.  
  • Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance. Must be US Citizen
  • Physical ability to operate from small boats and ships. 


  • Experience with electronic charting systems such as ECDIS.
  • Experience testing maritime systems at sea.  
  • Experience developing and executing formal test plans.
  • Military or research vessel community experience. 


  • Assist with development of systems for large Unmanned Surface Vessels.
  • Maintain and update chart files for USV operations.   
  • Plan and execute testing of maritime unmanned vehicles and associated payloads.
  • Operate mission systems for unmanned vehicles. 
  • Assist with at-sea testing of vessels.       


SALARY RANGE: Estimated $85,000 + USD annually


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

“Navy Division”




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.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.



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