Perspecta Systems Integration & Testing Engineer Technical Specialist in Aurora, Colorado


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

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This position will serve as a member of the program Validation and Transition (VV&T) team. The candidate will interact with multiple Acquisition Offices (AOs) to synthesize customer contractual needs, requirements, and technical, schedule and cost constraints into solutions for integrating, testing, evaluating, and transitioning systems into operations, delivering enterprise capabilities and integrating system and enterprise elements together so they work as a whole. The IV&V Tester’s primary role is to write and run test cases/procedures for developed software and hardware in order to independently verify and validate prior to deployment to production environment. The candidate must facilitate risk and action closure with Acquisition Offices and users, and support technical consultation, meeting coordination, and recommendation briefings.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans and arranges the labor, schedules, and resources required for integrating, testing, evaluating and transitioning systems.

  • Establishes standards, practices, and procedures for integrating, testing, evaluating and transitioning systems and enterprise capabilities, and coordinates with stakeholders.

  • Designs, develops, and implements test and evaluation strategies, plans and methods to assure reliability of systems in conjunction with system specifications and defined enterprise capabilities;

  • Evaluation of architecture, requirements, risks and opportunities, and processes for VV&T impacts;

  • Reviews, evaluates and derives requirements for testability;

  • Definition of VV&T activities and generation of associated VV&T products (e.g., test strategies, test plans, Requests for Change (RFCs), procedures, checklists, RVTMs, briefings, etc.) for new and modified mission capabilities;

  • Support the execution of those VV&T activities, assessing performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures;

  • Prepare reports describing the results as compared to requirement definitions, risk assessment, discrepancy reporting and lessons learned of those VV&T activities;

  • Provide direct, interfacing support to the customer at the customer’s operational sites;

  • Compiles data and defines changes required in testing configurations, testing procedures, testing processes, or new testing requirements;

  • Coordinate system integration, test, evaluation and transition activities with other organizations, conducting readiness reviews for system integration, test, and transition activities;

  • Produce reports on each test activity and tracks test metrics, performing analysis and evaluations of systems under test;

  • Work with Hardware and Software Development Engineers to identify defects in functional and system test cases

  • Assess performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures, performing analysis of test results and prepares comprehensive system evaluation reports and risk assessments;

  • Evaluate discrepancy reports and performs integration regression testing to verify/validate incorporated fixes affecting systems and enterprise capabilities;

  • Provide direct, interfacing support to the customer for system integration, test, evaluation, and transition activities; and,

  • Monitor for continual process improvement and lessons learned, and reports to management periodically

  • Assist in the training and advancement of entry-level and intermediate developing professionals within the IC environment



  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10-12 years professional experience in space/ground systems and systems engineering or test; or 8-10 years with MS/MA or 5-7 years with PhD

  • Experience writing test strategies and plans, executing tests, analyzing data and summarizing results

  • Experience in system integration and transition approaches to accommodate the End to End GEOINT and/or SIGINT life-cycle

  • Due to the broad nature of the services workload, the chosen candidate should have technical knowledge of GEOINT and/or SIGINT, as well as overall space and ground architecture.

  • Ability to relate professionally inside the work environment

  • Proven communication

  • Highly-organized or Self-motivated

  • Proven adaptability

  • Commitment to recognize, understand, respect and operate effectively within various SETA, FFRDC, and Government lines of authority

  • Must have an active TS/SCI with poly to start

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of the IC customer

  • MBSE process experience

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Req # 2018-53182

Category Subject Matter Expert

# of Openings 1

Job Location US-Aurora-CO

Clearance Top Secret/SCI w/Poly