AEgis Technologies

  • Test Event Conductor

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    ID
    2018-1764
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?

                           

    You get one of the best privately held small business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, that provides advanced technology and expert consulting services to industries throughout the world. AEgis specializes in modeling & simulation (M&S) and micro/nanoscale technology development. Our core competencies  include simulation software and training simulators; geospatial databases; 3D models; war fighter exercise support; systems engineering and analysis; verification, validation, and accreditation (VV&A); test and evaluation support; Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) and Man-in-the-Loop (MIL) simulation. AEgis' Nanogenesis Division excels in advancing cutting edge micro and nanoscale technologies from concept to deployment with applications ranging from defense to energy to biotechnology.

    Responsibilities

    Support the MDA Engineering Directorate Modeling & Simulation Office simulation infrastructures in the distributed simulation test environment as a test support personnel. Current infrastructures are the Single Stimulation Framework (SSF) and Objective Simulation Framework (OSF).  Duties include operating the framework software in support of Ground Tests and Flight Tests, conducting test events, providing daily and weekly status communication and generation of test plans.  Monitoring the classified Voice over IP (VOIP) test channel, retrieving and reviewing pertinent event documentation to aid tasks.  Maintaining error logs of software execution and communicating with developer or framework subject matter experts and government leads of noted issues.  Support planning efforts for MDA HWIL test events, including scheduling, resource management, initial capability integration/assessment and generation of communication products to facilitate successful test events. Development of Operational Practices and Procedures documentation to include operation manuals, training aids, and oversight of training programs. Development and analysis of time and procedural metrics to improve efficiencies in conduct of distributed tests.  Support ongoing Verification and Validation and test execution efforts within the MDA Hardware-in-the-Loop testing environment. Development of data collection matrices and assisting with data management, data quality checks, and fielded configuration checks as required.

    Qualifications

    • Familiar with real-time distributed simulation infrastructures and tactical message infrastructures supporting BMDS interoperability.
    • Coordination and scheduling of test resources to support DoD/MDA System-level test events.
    • Consolidation of requirements from BMDS stakeholders and translation of those requirements into implementation strategies, test plans and test procedures. 
    • Capable of conducting BMDS/MDA test events and document run assessments and summaries to advise Government Test Lead on issues related to test planning, test resources, and test execution.
    • Candidate must have strong interpersonal and analytical skills to work as a team player, able to work comfortably and effectively with team members as well as Element contacts, test stakeholders and other DOD contractors.
    • This position may require some travel to conduct tests, support technical interchange meetings, and test coordination and planning meetings.
    • This position will require some 2nd shift and weekend work on occasion.

    Desired Skills:

    • Have a good understanding of overall BMDS infrastructure to include Element capabilities and tactical communications.
    • Candidate has led testing events.
    • Must have an active clearance.
    • Network and Unix/Linux experience/knowledge is considered a plus.
    • 10-20 yrs + (BS) OR equivalent years of experience
    • Can travel 2-4 trips per year to Colorado Springs, CO

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