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Serco, Inc.

Norfolk, VA

Test & Evaluation Engineer Sound Engineering Technician Jobs

LocationNorfolk, Virginia, 23511
Employment TypeFull Time
Date Posted2022-07-06
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-04-28

Job Description:

Position Description

Test & Evaluation Engineer


Looking for a Test & Evaluation Engineer opportunity at a place where you can have influence every day?  Discover this wonderful opportunity in our Norfolk, Virginia location.  Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact towards our military defense and safety of our sailors by discovering your new role supporting this critical mission.


Serco supports the United States Coast Guard (USCG) in the acquisition of recent technology used to defend our nation. Our team reviews acquisition documentation, develops test plans, executes test events, collects, and analyzes data, and writes test reports.  This includes programs supporting the USCG Operational Test and Evaluation Command (OPTEVFOR).


You will be part of a five-to-seven-member team that collaborates closely with the customer and other Serco teams to deliver quality test analysis and reports.  The team has been supporting Test and Evaluation for over 15 years and has been recognized by the Department of the Navy and the Department of Homeland Security for their outstanding contributions.


In this role, you will:

  • Perform as the Test and Evaluation Engineer that supports the OPTEVFOR USCG Test Division in the review of acquisition documents, development of complex test plans, execution of operational tests, the reduction and analysis of data, and the writing of test reports.
  • Support Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) events to provide the OPTEVFOR with an evaluation of the mission capability of the system or service when employed in a realistic, operational environment.
  • Support the Operational Test Coordinator in providing a T&E Strategy brief to the DHS Director of T&E for all major acquisition programs under DHS engagement.
  • Assist in providing OT&E strategy associated with operational testing and drafting of applicable sections of the TEMP per policy with the T&E Manager and T&E WIPT.
  • Provide T&E Concept Briefing on the planned OT&E activity.
  • Support development of Test Plan for DOT&E approval, executes test events, collects, and analyzes data, and provides a report on the results.
  • Work directly with senior technical personnel, stakeholders, and project managers in the planning and execution of test events.
  • Employ existing guidelines and instructions, guidance from higher-level engineers, experience, and independent judgment to plan and accomplish test objectives.



To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science.  Some Cybersecurity experience desired with a minimum of 2 years of Test and Evaluation experience.  Four plus years of USCG, DHS, DoN, or DoD operational experience in Surface Platforms or as part of the CG-9, USCG, DHS, DoN, or DoD Headquarters staff OR at least ten (10) years of USCG operational experience in Surface Platforms and Operations.
  • Successfully completed the necessary requirements to hold either a Department of Defense (DoD) or Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Certified Acquisition Professional certificate for Test & Evaluation Manager Level I.
  • Spent at least three (3) years working on the development of Integrated Evaluation Frameworks (IEFs), Test Plans, and Final Reports, in direct support of Operational Testing of USCG, DHS, DoN, or DoD Level 1 Acquisitions.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance post-employment.
  • Proficiency in technical writing.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software to include, MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

Additional desired experience and skills:

  • OPTEVFOR or acquisition experience.
  • Completion of COMOPTEVFOR Operational Test Director (OTD) Course.

If you are ready to take the next step of your career path, apply today! 

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


To review Serco benefits please visit: https://www.serco.com/na/careers/benefits-of-choosing-serco.


If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: ***** or call the HR Service Desk at *****, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email *****.


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).

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