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KBR Test Conductor (Applied Physics Lab) in Baltimore, Maryland
Test Conductor (Applied Physics Lab)
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KBR is seeking a Test Conductor to provide testing support and ground test system engineering for the development of the spacecraft bus avionics subsystems.
The Test Conductor will work on a new and innovating mission in support of the Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland. The candidate will work on products, such as procedures, pages or related items, used in the development of instruments. The position will develop and apply advanced methods, theories and research techniques in investigation and solution of complex and difficult system design requirements and problems. The Test Conductor will evaluate vendor capabilities to provide required products or services. Provide technical consultation to other organizations.
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Write new test scripts and modify existing ones, develop a database
Develop products, such as procedures, pages or related items, used in the development of the instruments
Provide engineering support for ground system design and I&T flight systems
Perform Test Conductor and Test Operator duties during instrument level acceptance and functional testing as well as system level environmental testing
Work closely with subsystem engineers to develop test procedures and scripts based on board-level and box-level test requirements
Create telemetry display pages for subsystem and spacecraft-level testing
Analyze, processes, and format data to mission verification requirements.
Prepare and publish test reports to document test results and satisfy requirements.
Present test results internally to the program.
Archive data and reports.
Report test failures and Anomalies into the anomaly and failure tracking database
Required Education, Experience, & Skills:
Bachelor’s in engineering or related field
8 + years of related experience with applicable progressively complex systems design engineering experience, pre-launch Mission Operations Center design and testing, including writing automation scripts and STOL procedures
Familiarity with various day-to-day Spacecraft Ops activities and spacecraft procedures
Experience writing test scripts and developing databases
Real-time evaluation of observatory and instrument housekeeping telemetry to ensure health and safety is maintained
Ability to technically lead a small group
Ability to present technical information to others
Experience in the integration and test environment. from development through delivery
Previous working experience in a development environment
Experience in L3 In Control Just Another Syntax (JAS) scripting preferred
In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.