Interoperability T&E Analyst

Fort Huachuca, AZ
Defense – Information Technology /
Regular /
At Agile Defense we know that action defines the outcome and new challenges require new solutions. That’s why we always look to the future and embrace change with an unmovable spirit and the courage to build for what comes next.

Our vision is to bring adaptive innovation to support our nation's most important missions through the seamless integration of advanced technologies, elite minds, and unparalleled agility—leveraging a foundation of speed, flexibility, and ingenuity to strengthen and protect our nation’s vital interests.

Requisition #: 233

Job Title: Interoperability T&E Analyst

Location: 2001 Brainard Rd Fort Huachuca, Arizona 85610

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Top Secret SCI

Required Certification(s): 
·       Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization.

SUMMARY Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) Test Evaluation and Certification II Services (TEC II) contract provides technical solutions for the DOD in support of Test and Evaluation (T&E) services and T&E enabling services. JITC’s service requirements are categorized in the following areas: T&E Performance Requirements, T&E Capability Management Requirements, T&E Capability Requirements, and Overarching Contract and Task Order (TO) Requirements. TEC Services are provided to DoD Combatant Commanders/Services/Agencies, federal and state agencies, coalition partners, and commercial entities to aid in the design, development, acquisition, integration, deployment, operational use, and sustainment of new and enhanced Information Technology/National Security System capabilities.
·       Responsible for the design and implementation of IOP test planning documentation to determine platform under test (PUT) IOP requirements standards and criteria are met. Documentation to support this effort includes requirements analysis plans, data management analysis plans, and IOP evaluation plans.
·       Review applicable PUT requirements documents (e.g., Initial Capabilities Documents (ICDs), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Capability Production Documents (CPDs), Information Support Plans (ISPs), Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs), Concept of Operations (CONOPs), etc.) to ensure user requirements and criteria are correctly documented and included early in the T&E planning process.
·       Recommend adjustments to the T&E process or detailed procedures to the program manager, program office staff, and other stakeholders.
·       Incorporate Design of Experiment (DOE) and Scientific Based Test Design (SBTD) into T&E approaches.
·       Ensure IOP test requirements, test scenarios and test scripts adequately cover Key Performance Parameters (KPPs).
·       Collect all interoperability related technical data found during T&E events.
·       Convene Data Authentication Groups (DAG) to score and authenticate data, and investigate the causes of anomalies before the data proceeds further in data management processes.
·       Utilize manual data analysis methods and automated test tools to execute assessment of collected data.
·       Execute collection of real-time test data, analysis of test results and drafting thorough, accurate, and complete formal test documentation.
·       Record all initial findings and document final test results into applicable joint IOP certification reports.
·       Ensure T&E reports are written in accordance with current JITC policies and procedures, delivering reports after a thorough administrative and managerial review.
·       Ensure full accounting of anomalies and errors found in testing, notifying customers and management.
·       Participate in Integrated Product Team (IPT) meetings, Test Concept Briefs (TCBs), Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs), program reviews, teleconferences, and video teleconferences.


Required Certifications
·       This position requires an active Secret security clearance on hire date with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information clearance. Current TS/SCI is desired.
·       Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization.

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
·       Requires a Doctorate and at least 4 years of experience; a Master’s degree and at least 10 years of experience; or a Bachelor’s and 16 years of experience. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties. Relevant technical degrees include the following, though the Government may consider other curriculums, various engineering and science disciplines, Physics, Operations Research, Computer Science, and Mathematics.


Required Skills
·       Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) experience is required.
·       Familiar with and actively using the Microsoft Office suite.

Preferred Skills
·       Experience with COMOPTEVFOR, NAVSEA or NAVAIR operational testing is desired.
·       Excellent communications skills, including verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to write and present complex issues in a clear, concise, and easily understood manner.
·       Attention to detail creating, reviewing and editing requirements, specifications, test plans, and recommendations related to proposed solutions.
·       Possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment and organize work assignments to meet established timetables.
·       Ability to collaborate effectively with senior management, cross-functional teams, internal/external customers, and end-users.


Environmental Conditions
·       Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. Possible off-hours work to support releases and outages. General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.
·       This position requires physical presence aboard US Navy/US Naval Ship vessels while underway for periods of up to seven consecutive days to support test activities as a participating member of the underway Interoperability Test Team in collection of real-time test data, analysis of test results and drafting thorough, accurate, and complete formal test documentation.

Strength Demands
·       Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles.  Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Requirements
·       Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl; See; Push or Pull; Climb (stairs, ladders) or Balance (ascend / descend, work atop, traverse).
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. What makes us Agile? We call it the 6Hs, the values that define our culture and guide everything we do. Together, these values infuse vibrancy, integrity, and a tireless work ethic into advancing the most important national security and critical civilian missions. It's how we show up every day. It's who we are.

Happy - Be Infectious.
Happiness multiplies and creates a positive and connected environment where motivation and satisfaction have an outsized effect on everything we do.

Helpful - Be Supportive.
Being helpful is the foundation of teamwork, resulting in a supportive atmosphere where collaboration flourishes, and collective success is celebrated.

Honest - Be Trustworthy.
Honesty serves as our compass, ensuring transparent communication and ethical conduct, essential to who we are and the complex domains we support.

Humble - Be Grounded.
Success is not achieved alone, humility ensures a culture of mutual respect, encouraging open communication, and a willingness to learn from one another and take on any task.

Hungry - Be Eager.
Our hunger for excellence drives an insatiable appetite for innovation and continuous improvement, propelling us forward in the face of new and unprecedented challenges.

Hustle - Be Driven.
Hustle is reflected in our relentless work ethic, where we are each committed to going above and beyond to advance the mission and achieve success.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)