Test Controller IRES - HSV - (ADV0000IH)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Alabama-Redstone Arsenal-20348-RDST
  • Oct 15, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



Description of Duties:

The Test Controller supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:

  • Coordinate with other Test Engineers, Architecture Engineers, System Analysts, and Software Engineers to plan, coordinate and execute MDA Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) operations and testing as well as other Ground Tests from the Advance Research Center (ARC) located in Huntsville AL.
  • Utilize the Objective Simulation Framework (OSF) software to apply an enterprise-wide set of disciplines and processes for planning, analyzing, designing, constructing, and implementing information engineering for complex systems.
  • Support the Event/Technical Lead in ground test planning and execution for all MDA’s organizations as necessary, and specifically, as it pertains to HWIL testing, distributed ground testing, and strategic planning.
  • Operate the OSF systems suite for operations and software testing.
  • Obtain in-depth knowledge of test frameworks to include OSF, MDA Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) suite operations, and a thorough understanding of software/system test concepts.


Some occasional night/weekend work is required for this position.


This position will be filled at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL.


This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.


Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position.  The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of the following teammate companies: HX5, GCS, ERC, MEIT or Aerodyne.





Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 8 years of general experience; Associate's degree and 6 years of general experience; Bachelor's degree and 4 years of general experience; Master's degree and 2 years of general experience.


  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in an engineering field
  • Experience with DoD test methodologies and terminologies
  • Knowledge of defense weapon systems, sensor systems, and communications
  • Must have a current DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Requirements:

  • Knowledge of ballistic missile defense ground testing and real-world architectures including associated message protocols
  • Related experience in theater, midcourse, and terminal missile defense
  • Knowledge of Modeling and Simulation life cycle and interoperability
  • Knowledge of BMDS constructs and operations
  • Understanding of Windows and UNIX environments and commands
  • Experience in operational command and control centers

 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language. 

Primary Location

: United States-Alabama-Redstone Arsenal-20348-RDST

Other Locations

: United States-Alabama-Huntsville


: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting

: Oct 15, 2020, 7:24:08 PM


: Engineering



Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations


5225 Martin Road 

 Redstone Arsenal 35898

Capabilities: Design