Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

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Senior Engineer Product Support and Test

Senior Engineer Product Support and Test

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Posted Date 
Engineering - Test
Experience (Years) 
Erin Cresswell
Minimum Degree 

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Thales Defense & Security, Inc. (TDSI) in Clarksburg, Maryland seeks a Senior Engineer Product Support and Test.


Serves as the Senior Engineer for product support and test on assigned projects.  Serves as a member of the team of engineers and technicians.


Maintains, upholds, and improves on the project objectives and goals for subsystem and system testing as well as test automation.


Implements and maintains standards and procedures for testing; applies knowledge of industry/DOD standards and best practices.


Assists in analyzing system requirements and reviews technical product/project specifications to assess and evaluate overall test objectives, configurations, and criteria for the project. This may include complete product requirements such as hardware, firmware, documentation, licenses, etc.


Works with system engineering, project management, and development / support teams to gather engineering objectives, program information, schedules, and constraints; participates in the development of test plans, schedules, resource requirements, and communicates ongoing progress and status.


Participates and assists in the identification, analysis and documentation of issues, questionable functions, procedural problems, and inconsistencies in subsystem and system testing.


Designs, develops, and executes test software using LabVIEW test automation tools.


Reviews all data/metrics obtained during testing activities to ensure consistency with the policies and procedures.


Identifies and develops new approaches to solve problems.


BS in related engineering discipline or equivalent experience.


At least 5 years of related experience in:


SW and System testing in embedded communication system environment; preferred with background in RF / wireless / Software Defined Radio or Satellite communications experience is highly desirable.


Experience with all aspects of test planning and execution including test instrumentation / equipment (LabVIEW) and setting up test environments.


Operational experience with embedded systems. Strong familiarity with real-time operating systems such as Linux or VxWorks, and languages such as C++, C, and CORBA.


Experience with CM tools, in particular with the Rational Toolset including ClearQuest and RequisitePro.


Strong interpersonal and communication skills. .


U.S. Citizenship required. The applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Please apply to this excellent opportunity!


Thales Defense & Security, Inc. participates in the United States Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program.


Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Minorities/ Females/ Vet/ Disabled affirmative action employer.


We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.

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