Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Test and Evaluation Engineer - Available Immediately

Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia
Systems Engineering: Design and Verification
Regular Full-Time


Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is a well-established and progressive defense contracting company in the DC Metro area.  We are a professional services firm established in 1972 that has a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to some of the top decision makers in the Federal Sector. We do state of the art work and have a cadre of outstanding professionals on our team.


The Integrated Warfare Systems Group (IWSG) focus is to provide engineering, technical and programmatic support to the Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems, Above Water Sensors (PEO IWS 2.0) Directorate. Efforts include overarching program management, test and evaluation, systems engineering, operations analysis, systems integration, international, cyber security, IT network and programmatic support for over 25 PEO IWS 2.0 advanced radar, phased array radar, electronic warfare, electro-optic, advanced off-board electronic warfare/decoy and directed energy programs.


SPA is seeking a Test and Evaluation Engineer for employment in our downtown Washington, D.C. office located at 20 M Street, SE.

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Exciting early-career opportunity to provide Test & Evaluation (T&E) Professional/Engineering Support Services (ESS) to the U.S. Navy Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS), Above Water Sensors (IWS2.0) programs. 


Specific tasks include: 

  • Assist the client with T&E planning, execution, analysis, and reporting. Support in the development and execution of T&E, program management, acquisition management, and strategies
  • Provide meeting attendance/support, presentation development/support, publication support, correspondence, action item tracking/closure, and weekly reporting in support of assigned sensor system programs
  • Support the portfolio lifecycle through test, integration, and delivery of hardware and/or software. Track and monitor program and T&E risks and conduct risk reviews. Develop formal correspondence and work with the DoD, field activities, Integrated Product Teams, Technical Teams, and various vendors to develop, identify, locate, support, acquire, and manage test requirements


  • Either a Bachelor’s degree or (equivalent) 4 years of relevant work experience
  • 1+ years relevant work experience
  • Eligible for a U.S. Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of one year practical experience in at least one aspect of planning for and/or conducting military developmental and/or operational test events
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other related technical degree
  • Some unique skill or knowledge to help a test team (e.g. Design Of Experiment, statistics, Modeling & Simulation, analysis, USN experience, radar / EW applications, target/range services)
  • Familiarity with the DOD Acquisition Process
  • Experience working in an acquisition program office environment with documentation, protocols, formats, and deadlines
  • Experience with warfare sensor systems
  • Active Secret Clearance


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