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Principal Engineer Systems Test - Secret

Melbourne, Florida Contract Job ID: 1910109828
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Principal Engineer Systems Test, in Melbourne, FL.

  • As a test engineer you’ll be responsible for level I and level II system verification efforts.  You’ll utilize your understanding of system test to create test procedures based on Level I and Level II requirements, develop an expert understanding of your assigned subsystems, and utilize test infrastructure to dry run and execute system level verification. 
  • A Laboratory System Test Engineer synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints.  He/She develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for completing systems.
  • This position will require occasionally working shift work and overtime.  Additionally, the nature of this position requires individuals to be comfortable working full time in a classified development environment; cell phones or personal electronic devices are prohibited within these areas.
Security Requirements:
  • Candidate must have an active DoD Secret and a background investigation within the scope of five years. Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain all required security clearances and program specific accesses.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree plus 5 years of Systems Test experience or Master's Degree plus 3 years of experience.
  • Perform requirements analysis and decomposition including developing derived requirements as needed to test the system.
  • Develop test equipment and simulation requirements.
  • Support Systems engineering to develop Verification Cross Reference Matrices.
  • Develop Test Planning Detail Sheets.
  • Develop Test Plans and Detailed Procedures.
  • Support Test Equipment Checkout and System Integration.
  • Support Test Execution as First Line Troubleshooter.
  • Perform as the hardware responsible engineer for the subsystem under test.
  • Perform technical interactions with the system test team to ensure system requirements are being verified.
  • Write Test Reports.
  • The candidate most have a current and active Secret clearance.  
  • Able to collaborate in a team environment.
  • Understanding of level I and level II system test.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 5+ years relevant experience OR Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 3+ years relevant experience OR Doctorate Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 0+ years relevant experience.
  • An Active In-Scope (reviewed in the last 6 years) DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain program access within 6 months from commencement of employment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current and active Top Secret Clearance.
  • Current and active Program Access.

More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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