Serco Inc.

Test and Evaluation Engineer/Analyst

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Position Type
Security Clearance
Yes - May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position

Position Description

If you love engaging with high profile and challenging software engineering projects supporting the U.S. Department of Defense, Serco has a great opportunity for you! This Test and Evaluation Engineer/Analyst position will be part of a dynamic team supporting major systems acquisition, research and engineering on behalf of the Office of the Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon and Mark Center officers in nearby Alexandria, Virginia. Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make a positive impact on the security of our nation.


Customer and Mission: Serco has engineering and program management contracts supporting the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (USD (R&E)). Our subject matter experts shape program engineering and acquisition strategies and plans; technology maturation strategies; mission analyses; systems engineering and integration reviews; technical risk mitigation; Joint requirements development; and inform acquisition milestones and modernization investment decisions.


Team and Management Information: You will be part of a team responsible for highly consequential engagements with stakeholders impacting national security and the defense capabilities of the United States. You will work closely with customers and other Serco teams to deliver quality solutions recognized by DoD and industry as outstanding contributions in engineering program and risk management across the Defense enterprise.

In this position you will:

  • Work with a portfolio of programs to develop their technical strategies, document them in Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs) and Systems Engineering Plans (SEPs) and ensure that they are reflected in their Request for Proposal and contract
  • Maintain a pulse of programs via participation in Test & Evaluation, and Systems Engineering Working Integrated Product Team meetings, and systems engineering technical reviews. Document insights and contributions in the form of summaries, trip reports, weekly activity reports, and prep material for subsequent government engagements
  • Attend key component, subsystem, and system level testing events
  • Monitor program performance and execution metrics include that include Key Performance Parameters, Key System Attributes, Critical Technical Parameters, and Technical Performance Measures to assess performance-to-plan to inform mitigation activities. Monitor the verification of requirements to ensure the ability of programs to meet the mission vice specification requirements
  • Lead a team of engineers/analysts in conducting cross-functional, multi-discipline DT&E Sufficiency Assessments and DT&E Performance Assessments, and Independent Technical Risk Assessments that support critical acquisition milestones and engineering decisions; Each assessment will focus on identifying the technical risk within a program’s test plan and/or test results and recommending specific mitigation measures
  • Evaluate the maturity of new technologies


This position requires that you have:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific, engineering, or other applicable technical or analytical discipline 
  • 10 years of related engineering experience, preferably in the Aerospace and Defense industry
  • Knowledge of the DoD acquisition process, including the DoD Adaptive Acquisition Framework (AAF) gained from working in a program office or test organization
  • Knowledge of a program(s) within a portfolio of naval ships/submarines, strategic missiles, C4ISR and/or Nuclear Command Control and Communications (NC3) programs
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and writing) skills

Desirable qualifications include: 

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience interfacing with Joint Staff, Services, and warfighters to coordinate engineering and analysis needs

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


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COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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