ISRD Test Engineer - Mid Level - TGAA

Job Locations US-FL-Eglin Air Force Base
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/13/2024 10:36 AM)
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Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Division (ISRD) Test Engineer (TE)


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 is seeking an Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Division (ISRD) Test Engineer (TE) in support of testing multiple ISR programs. Individual will support the 96 Cyberspace Test Group (96 CTG), 45 Test Squadron, Air Operations Command and Control Systems Test Flight at Eglin AFB, FL. The 96 CTG is responsible for the Developmental Test & Evaluation (DT&E) for Department of Defense (DoD) C4ISR, Cyber, and Electronic Warfare (EW) programs from development through sustainment.





TRAVEL: 15-20%




  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field and 3 – 10 years of relevant experience. Additional experience may be substituted for education.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of and extensive experience/training in Command-and-Control (C2) systems and/or Air Operations Center (AOC) mission areas (e.g., Dynamic Targeting, or Dynamic Intelligence/Surveillance/Reconnaissance [ISR] operations) encompassing relative C2 applications
  • Proficiency in the use and integration of MS Office applications.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate orally and possess technical writing skills.




  • Understanding of developmental test and evaluation processes, specifically - acquisition program development and detailed knowledge of Air Force C2 test methodologies including AFI 99-103. Familiarity with Design of Experiments
  • AGILE Software Development testing. AGILE test design, execution and reporting as part of DevOps and continuous testing
  • Ability to interface with prime contractors developing the system under test (SUT) regarding test objectives, schedules, budgets, and methods of test
  • Experience with the AOC mission and/or program
  • Windows Server software and Windows network environments experience.




  • Provide technical leadership and technical advice for multiple ISR programs and supporting systems/applications such as DIEE, AOC WS Block 10.1, GCCS-J, JTTCP, EGPL, and Unit Level Intel.
  • Plans, monitors and evaluates tests, and assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed evaluation methods. Makes recommendations and commitments on the conventional aspects of the testing assignments.
  • Plans tests, establishes criteria, assesses program effectiveness, and investigates/analyzes unusual testing conditions, problems, or questions. Work facilitates development, production, design, or procurement, and affects the efficiency or productivity of a test facility or test activity. Software evaluations may result in new testing techniques or involve assessments which are often the decision basis for large expenditures.
  • Maintains testing/test methodology experience, including testing of software/hardware, such as unit, integration, system, or acceptance testing, and familiarity with Air Force directives,  CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) and AGILE processes and procedures.
  • Conduct data analysis and apply knowledge of engineering technology. These tasks include test and evaluation, test support, logistics, sustainment, operations analyses, technical studies, and various analyses and support activities including program/system security.
  • Support senior engineers when interacting with System Program Offices, other military services, and development contractors.
  • Prepare, execute, review, and analyze test plans, procedures, metrics, and reports throughout the software development life cycle. Develop and write methods of tests, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), test cases, test objectives/procedures, test directives, technical or letter reports, analysis and review of requirements, and other test process documents as required in the conduct of testing.
  • Coordinate schedules, pre/post-test activities, logistics, and test results.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of the software or class of software being tested, to include experience with the existing software, previous versions, or any associated software used in conjunction with the software being tested.
  • Maintains experience in the use of automated software.
  • Demonstrates software experience in one or more of the following environments: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows10, and MS Office.


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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