Job opening: SENIOR TEST AND EVALUATION OFFICER
Salary: $132 368 - 183 500 per year
Published at: Sep 21 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.
Position has a salary control point equivalent to GS-14, step 10 base salary. The salary for the position will be set within a range from $132,368 to $172,075 with locality. If the incumbent's salary currently exceeds this level, the salary control point will be at the incumbent's existing salary.
Works with the US Army Evaluation Center (AEC) or other evaluation offices in the development of the System Evaluation Plan (SEP), Design of Experiments (DOE) and the Evaluation Decision Reviews in the planning phase of the project.
Provides technical advice on the appropriate level of testing required for specific systems being evaluated with the responsibility of determining and ensuring system effectiveness, suitability, survivability, and safety.
Support Test and Evaluation (T and E) by supporting Program of Record and Quick Reaction Capability programs in planning, directing, coordinating, managing, and reviewing all elements of test and evaluation.
Integrate functional areas such as safety, logistics, and acquisition management, planning, documentation, and execution in accordance with policies, regulations and procedures.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- A 1-year probationary period may be required.
- Temporary Duty (TDY) travel required up to 25% of the time.
- This position requires submission of Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, upon entering the position and annually thereafter.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.
- This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position. Selectee must meet position requirements for Test and Evaluation Certification within 5 years of entrance on duty.
Who May Apply:
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
To qualify, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. This typically includes work performed at the next lower grade/level (NH-03/GS-13) position in the federal service.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience at the NH-03/GS-13 grade level in the federal service which includes: 1) Providing oversight for the development of Test and Evaluation (T&E) activities in support of an organization; 2) Reviewing/developing all test documentation such as Test and Evaluation Master Plans, Test Reports, Test Plans, Emerging Results Briefs and/or Operational Test Readiness Reviews. 3) Briefing leadership on test strategies and plans.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
CommunicationsPlanning and EvaluatingTechnical CompetenceTechnology Application
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