Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) Test and Evaluation IT Tester - (GLO0000QW)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Maryland-Fort Meade-20341-JITC-02
  • Apr 30, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



Jacobs is seeking a Testing Engineer with experience in Cloud Service Provider Integration and Interoperability testing, Integration and Acceptance testing, Operational Assessments, Initial Operational Test and Evaluation and Limited User Tests.  Experience using test instrumentation and/or test automation tools are desired.


Jacobs has an opportunity for an energetic individual to support the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) team at Ft Meade in the following areas:

  • Conduct requirements analysis to support the development of a Data Source Matrix (DSM) which will include the system analysis structure (Critical Operational Issue (COI), Measure of Effectiveness (MOE), Measure of Suitability (MOS), Measure of Performance (MOP), and their associated data requirements
  • Develop Test Concept Briefs (TCB) with a clear traceability to the DSM and provide a comprehensive understanding of the system, its requirements, and the strategy for testing and obtaining data for each requirement
  • Develop an Operational Test and Evaluation Plan (OTEP) that details the scope, data collection strategy, data management, and data analysis methodology of the test event
  • Prepare and present Test Readiness Review (TRR) briefings to gauge system and participant readiness to proceed into test events
  • Support developmental and operational test execution by managing test activities, collecting and documenting data, and reporting system defects or test discrepancies
  • Develop daily Emerging Results Reports (ERRs) for the JITC Test Director
  • Participate in Data Authentication Group (DAG) meetings to review and prioritize reported system defects
  • Develop a Quick Look Report or briefing that includes a summary of the test results, analysis, and identified issues
  • Develop operational test memorandum or final test reports to document the analyzed data and conclusions from the test event.





  • Requires a BS/BA Degree and 8 years of experience; or allows for an MS Degree and 6 years of experience.
  • Applicant must have experience developing test scenarios and/.or scripts and must be capable of accurately documenting and reporting test results in a dynamic test environment.
  • Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization.  Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience.


  • Experience in developing Operational Assessment/Testing Concept Briefs
  • Proficient in drafting JITC test plans and reviews
  • Previous functional or operational test experience with Software as a Service SaaS) or similar C4I systems
  • Ability to identify and interpret functional and system level requirement products to support the development of test scenarios and/or requirements traceability products
  • Highly proficient in both written and verbal communications amongst a diverse audience of stakeholders
  • Must have ability to work independently or as a member of a team focused on meeting delivery deadlines within a defined schedule  
  • Have practical and working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Must have a Secret security clearance


Highly Desirable:

  • Experience with Department of Defense Cloud-Based services
  • Experience with test instrumentation and/or test automation tools
  • Recent T&E experience with JITC or a similar Operational Test Authority organization
  • MS Office skills (intermediate)
  • Time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work alone or as a member of a diverse team of test/system engineers

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.


Work Environment

An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.


Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.



Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.


Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.


Jacobs is a global technology company, delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. We test, operate, sustain, and secure critical infrastructures and weapons systems using unique technology application and agile software development capabilities to improve mission capability and operational readiness. Jacobs’ deep experience with advanced technology systems and our wide-ranging program support capabilities work together to make us a premier partner to aerospace and defense clients at locations around the world.



Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.


Primary Location

: United States-Maryland-Fort Meade-20341-JITC-02


: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting

: Apr 23, 2020, 1:16:48 AM


: Engineering

Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations



 Fort Meade 20755