Progeny Systems Corporation is a privately-held, high-tech small business focusing on software and hardware system integration, cutting-edge research and development, and manufacturing. We provide premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. Progeny Systems is seeking a highly motivated, mid/senior level test engineer (5-15 years) to support development and delivery of critical systems for the US Navy. Must possess excellent verbal and written communications, and be a fast learner. Must be a self-starter who works well with minimal direction or supervision in a team environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Works with a team of Submarine Common Weapon Launcher Integration and Test (I&T) engineers in the conduct of hardware, software, and network testing. Success in this position requires an assertive, professional, and confident attitude, with the ability to interact with other engineering groups within Progeny, as well as outside activities to define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret tests. Identifies functional problems and suggests resolutions. Candidate will work in a fast-paced integrated product development team that includes representatives from multiple contracting organizations and DoD laboratory entities. Develops and analyzes test cases and provides regular progress reports.
Minimum of 10 years Submarine network based (AN/BYG-1 or AN/BQQ-10) experience (or similar experience in a related area) is preferred. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Some travel required to support test events occurring in various partner & government labs.
Development of test procedures
Assist in performing test and analysis
Develops test schedules, assigns resources, and reports progress tracked against the schedule to Chief Engineer
Debug tests and procedures
Perform logical validation process of failures
Performs installation, testing, and validation of tactical systems.
Responsible for development and execution of performance test scenarios
Support informal and formal test events, load file stability, testing and other customer driven test activities
Regularly record and report progress of plans and procedures development and test execution
Identify, analyze, and document software and hardware defects and work with the engineering team to troubleshoot and resolve any issues.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Software test and analysis
Microsoft Office Products
Knowledge of network configurations and operations is required
Navy or Submarine experience is a plus
10-15 Years relevant experience with the above tasks.
Minimum of 10 years Submarine network based (AN/BYG-1 or AN/BQQ-10) experience (or similar experience in a related area) is preferred.
This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.
Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions:
- Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
- General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
- Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times
- Effectively communicate with others
- Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail.
- Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday
If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at email@example.com or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.
About Progeny Systems
Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.
Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.
Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:
- United States Navy
- United States Air Force
- United States Army
- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)