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Senior Test Engineer - Security Clearance Required

Company: Battelle
Location: Sterling
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. Job Summary We are currently seeking a Senior Test Engineer to support test planning and preparation, test execution, daily reporting, data reduction and analysis, and test reporting for discrete test events for Department of Homeland Security equipment used at border crossings and airports. This position is located in Sterling, VA . In this position, the successful candidate will perform assignments of moderate complexity by compiling and evaluating design, operational, and test data, preparing technical specifications, and analyzing technical data to determine appropriate limits and variables for product, process or materials specifications. Responsibilities Lead and direct Junior Engineer and Technician team in testing efforts with little supervision, collects, compiles, analyzes and interprets the results, and writes the resulting technical reports. Leads the design of test hardware, software and systems to achieve test requirements. Designs, performs, and interprets tests of government system requirements. Present project results, both orally and in written form and is expected to interface daily with clients and stakeholders on-site. Key Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Operations Research, or other science-related field and 5 years of test planning, execution, interpretation, and reporting work experience or Master's Degree in related field with 2 years of experience or PhD; or an equivalent combination of education and or experience in a related field. Significant experience analyzing data and writing reports using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Candidates should be highly motivated self-starters with a strong desire to learn. Strong oral and written communication skills. Eligibility and willingness to obtain a Secret Clearance and DHS Suitability. Must be US Citizen Preferred Qualifications Experience designing and implementing T&E activities with government security equipment such as license plate readers, radiofrequency identification (RFID) equipment, hardware gantries, highway signage, and/or biometrics readers, or similar Homeland Security equipment. Active Secret Clearance. Active DHS Suitability. Benefits: Live an Extraordinary Life We care about your well-being, not just on the job. Battelle offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to help you live your best life. Balance life through a compressed work schedule : Most of our team follows a flexible, compressed work schedule that allows for every other Friday off-giving you a dedicated day to accomplish things in your personal life without using vacation time. Take time to recharge : You get paid time off to support work-life balance and keep motivated. Prioritize wellness : Stay healthy with medical, dental, and vision coverage with wellness incentives and benefits plus a variety of optional supplemental benefits. Better together : Coverage for partners, gender-affirming care and health support, and family formation support. Build your financial future : Build financial stability with an industry-leading 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most employees, we put in 5 percent whether you contribute or not, and match your contributions on top of that. Advance your education : Tuition assistance is available to pursue higher education. Flexible work arrangements : You have options for where you work and when you work. A Work Environment Where You Succeed For brilliant minds in science, technology, engineering and business operations, Battelle is the place to do the greatest good by solving humanity's most pressing challenges and creating a safer, healthier and more secure world. You will have the opportunity to thrive in a culture that inspires you to: Apply your talent to challenging and meaningful projects Receive select funding to pursue ideas in scientific and technological discovery Collaborate with world-class experts in an inclusive environment Nurture and develop the next generation of scientific leaders Give back to and improve our communities Vaccinations & Safety Protocols Battelle may require employees, based on job duties, work location, and/or its clients' requirements to follow certain safety protocols and to be vaccinated against a variety of viruses, bacteria, and diseases as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated. If applicable, Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws). Battelle is an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle. The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department. For more information about our other openings, please visit

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