Test Engineer - Process and Policy - Senior - TGE

Job Locations US-FL-Eglin Air Force Base
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2024 7:26 AM)
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Test Engineer - Process and Policy - Senior - TGE

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 Senior Test Engineer for the TMAS 2 96 CTG Task Order, supporting the 48 TS / TGE






TRAVEL: 25-30%




  • Requires a Masters degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, Computer Science, or Test Engineering (or equivalent) and over 10 years of relevant technical experience in the field of cybersecurity, aircraft/weapons system, and/or IT systems.
  • US Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret – (Single Scope Background Investigation)
  • Must be able to obtain DOD 8570 IAT Level 3 certification (CASP, CISSP, etc.) within 6 months of hire, and maintain certification throughout employment.
  • Significant understanding of the DOD acquisition and/or test and evaluation processes/activities
  • Knowledge in planning and conducting test
  • 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
  • Travel up to 15-20 weeks per year, potentially to worldwide sites




  • Experience in planning and conducting cyber test
  • Significant understanding of the DoD Cybersecurity Test and Evaluation Guidebook (six phases)
  • Experience conducting Mission Based Cyber Risk Assessments (MBCRAs)
  • Knowledge in the Cybersecurity Assess and Authorize (A&A) process to support DoD acquisition programs through the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process
  • Experience establishing cybersecurity guidelines and practices at the DOD or Service level
  • Active SECRET or Top Secret clearance
  • Proficient in software development
  • Understanding of network and/or systems security engineering




Support acquisition programs in the development of cyber test strategies and plan for the implementation of cyber test activities. Accomplish reoccurring Mission Based Cyber Risk Assessments (MBCRAs) and help test teams develop and document cyber (cybersecurity and cyber resiliency) test strategies and Cooperative Vulnerability Investigation (CVI), Adversarial Cybersecurity Development Test & Evaluation (ACD), Cooperative Vulnerability and Penetration Assessment (CVPA), and Adversarial Assessment (AA) test methodologies based on ongoing system cyber vulnerability assessments. Develop Air Force guidance on the acquisition and cyber test of Air Force systems. This includes: 

  • Work with programs to develop cyber test strategies that integrate into the their larger acquisition, development, deployment, and functional test strategies
  • Develop and document standard, repeatable process(es) for conducting MBCRAs and CVIs, ACDs, CVPAs, and AAs
  • Support the development of cyber test and evaluation procedures for aircraft, munitions, C4ISR, and Information Technology systems
  • Document the system information requirements and work products needed by the Developmental Test & Evaluation (DT&E) and Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) communities to plan, execute, and report on systems’ cyber test objectives
  • Provide requirements usable by programs to incorporate in statements of work, system technical requirements documents, Test and Evaluation Master Plans, DT&E and OT&E Entrance and Exit criteria, and other documents
  • Assist with developing and documenting Air Force guidance and informing DOD guidance updates
  • Document recommendations for incorporating DT&E/OT&E cybersecurity deficiency reporting and watch items into standard DT&E/OT&E processes
  • Facilitate and guide program MBCRAs
  • Assist with CVI, ACD, CVPA, and AA planning, execution, and reporting to achieve the above objectives, provide expertise and lessons learned, and apply process knowledge for systems under test


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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