IT Test & Evaluation Engineer

Fort Huachuca, AZ
Defense – Testing /
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 #: 277

Job Title: IT Test & Evaluation Engineer

Location: 2001 Brainard Rd Ft Huachuca, Arizona 85613

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Top Secret SCI

Provide support in operational test and evaluation of National Security Agency (NSA) programs for Operational Effectiveness Suitability and Survivability (OESS).
·       Assist in the evaluation of National Security Agency (NSA) Key Management Infrastructure (KMI) for Operational Effectiveness Suitability and Survivability (OESS).
·       Assist in development and updating of the Analysis Structure (AS) which is comprised of the Data Source Matrix (DSM) and the Evaluation Framework (EF).
·       Assist in development of Test Scenarios and Test Scripts to support the conduct NSA programs Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E).
·       Assist in development of various briefings such as the Test Concept Brief (TCB), Test and Evaluation Strategy Brief (TESB) and Operational Test Readiness Review (OTRR).
·       Assist in development Operational Test Plan and Test Reports.
·       Attend various teleconferences, meetings and working groups.
·       Conduct data collection for KMI OT&E events · Conduct the KMI OT&E events · Ensure test requirements, test scenarios and test scripts adequately cover Key Performance Parameters (KPPS).
·       Assist in development and updates of Critical Operational Issues (COIs), Measures of Effectiveness (MOE), and Measures of Performance (MOPs).
·       Assist in data analysis of raw data to determine operational impact.
·       Provide administrative task support such as Monthly Status Reports (MSRs), Weekly Status Reports (WARs) and meeting minutes.


Education, Background, and Years of Experience
·       Requires a Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years of experience; or an Associate’s degree with at least 4 years of experience; or 6 years of experience.  One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master’s degree.  Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization.  Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for experience but varies by certification.  The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.


Required Skills
·       Candidate should have a thorough understanding of operational testing and evaluation.
·       Candidate should have knowledge with Key Management Infrastructure (KMI), cryptographic devices and COMSEC
·       Candidate should have a thorough understanding of Net Ready – Key Performance Parameters (NR-KPP)
·       Candidate should be familiar with testing and evaluation.
·       Candidate should have knowledge of National Security Agency (NSA) operations.
·       Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure
·       Have practical and working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, advanced Excel knowledge · Analytical and critical thinking skills.
·       Quality interpersonal skills.
·       Must be able to multitask and be organized.
·       Quality oral and written communication skills


Environmental Conditions
·       Contractor site with 20% travel possible. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 30% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Work is generally performed within an office/lab environment, with standard office equipment available.

Strength Demands
·       Medium – 50 lbs. Maximum lifting with frequent lift/carry up to 25 lbs.

Physical Requirements
·       Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl
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)