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Testbed & Integration Engineer

Location
Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Closing date
31 July 2022
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Job Description:

Join our team as we assist the Marines in revolutionizing their force-on-force training methodology!

Saab, Inc has an exciting opportunity for a Testbed & Integration Engineer to provide integral support to the FoFTS-Next program. The Testbed & Integration Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of the lifecycle Testbed support including RMF analysis, configuration management, regression testing of SW and HW updates prior to release to fielded locations, stakeholder demonstrations and field support activities.

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) Force-on-Force Training Systems-Next (FoFTS-Next) program will provide the training tools needed to prepare Marines for any contingency, anywhere.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and implement a Live Training Systems Integration Laboratory (SIL) integrating various HW and SW subsystems in support of the program lifecycle

  • Identify and integrate key technologies to the SIL

  • Ensure availability of Lab capabilities in support of key customer and user touchpoints during the program lifecycle

  • Manage the access and schedule of lab capabilities and assets

  • Ensure reference baselines are available at all times

  • Ensure configuration management of SIL assets by integrating items under development with Lab infrastructure

  • Support the deployment and operation of SIL assets in support of test and experiment in the field including CONUS and OCONUS DoD installations

  • Some travel (up to 25%) CONUS and OCONUS is required

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical/engineering discipline

  • 5+ years serving in the System Integration function on large, complex programs including “cradle to grave” program lifecycles

  • Practical experience integrating items under development into integration environments

  • Field experience with US DoD installations including austere environments

  • Experience with live instrumentation systems such as MILES, HITS, TESS, U-LEIS, or DISE

  • Experience integrating Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) real-time platform-level wargaming across multiple host computers

  • Proficient in computer applications such as Windows and MS Office

  • Ability to operate independently and exercise good judgement with limited direction to ensure high availability of SIL assets in support of developmental and user integration events

  • Must hold or be able to obtain U.S. DoD SECRET security clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Attended Professional Military Education appropriate to rank at time of separation or retirement from the uniformed service

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).

Benefits:

Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.