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SOLUTE Careers Test & Evaluation Engineer in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Sigma Defense Systems is a leading technology company serving the Department of Defense (DoD), providing tactical communications systems and services for digital modernization since 2006. Through our acquisitions of SOLUTE in January 2022 and Sub U Systems in May 2022, we have expanded our software and communications hardware solutions to better support JADC2, C5ISR, SATCOM, and DEVSECOPS for customers in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Space Force. Through a combination of hardware, software, and industry expertise, we provide a complete portfolio of solutions and services that accelerates information collection and sharing for faster decision making and better mission outcomes.

Why would you work for us? Quite simply, the work we do is meaningful and stimulating. We promote initiative and independent thought; we encourage direct client engagement to ensure we are delivering what the customer wants; and our engineers and scientists are working on cutting-edge projects that move the state-of-the-art closer to the people who need them. If you're looking for technical challenges and an opportunity to take a leadership role in an environment that encourages you to excel, then WE are your destination.

We are a company of innovative professionals thriving in a highly motivating work environment that fosters creativity and independent thinking. If you are a motivated individual with a desire to support our service men and women, now is a great time to join Sigma Defense!

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We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

We have an opening for a Journeyman Test & Evaluation Engineer position supporting our US Army TENCAP customer to help enable the Army to rapidly exploit and influence national capabilities and architectures in the Alexandria, VA area.


  • 3 - 5 years of relevant experience

  • Strong Communication skills.

  • Experience setting up equipment and performing tests on various products and assemblies using manual, semi-automatic, and/or automated test devices.

  • Experience in test software design such as National Instruments LabView.

  • Experience reading and understanding engineering drawings and schematics.

  • Experience delivering priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Personnel Clearance Level:

  • Candidate must possess or have the ability to obtain an active, DoD issued TS/SCI security clearance. A clearance will be sponsored for the right candidate.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer or technical related study (Electrical, Software, Mechanical Engineering) is preferred; however, 2-5 years of relevant experience may be acceptable in lieu of degree.

Software/Programs Experience:

  • Experience, and at least considered an intermediate user, with office tools such Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Essential Job Duties (not all inclusive):

  • Review, provide comments to, and maintain test documentation to include System Evaluation Plans.

  • Test & Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP)s, Measures of Effectiveness, Measures of Performance, and test plans. Test documentation shall be prepared, Test and Evaluation Policy and be delivered.

  • Provide recommendations in planning, forecasting costs, coordinating, and executing test events.

  • Provide technical input to SAMPs to address the program's overall acquisition approach, including the test and evaluation approach for TENCAP projects.

  • Prepare test reports that document deficiencies and issues identified in the conduct of test and evaluation events.

  • Evaluate design reviews, audits, and draft quality assurance (QA) reports for T&E programs for the system being acquired.

  • Provide test documentation for test items to the test organizations.

  • Draft and provide a Safety Assessment Report.

  • Provide recommendations to ensure that T&E of all systems is planned and conducted to sufficiently stress

    the systems in representative environments.

This position is expected to be 100% on-site. The selected candidate will be required to work on-site.

Salary Range: $125,000 - $150,000


  • Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Medical Insurance to Include an HSA Plan and HRA Plan Which Features a $6,000 Health Reimbursement

  • Life and A&D coverage

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 401(k) Plan with Company Matching Contributions

  • 160 Hours of Paid Time Off (PTO) with Carry-Over up to 240 hours

  • 12 (Floating) Holidays

  • Educational Assistance

  • Highly Competitive Salary