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MDA Information Systems LLC has an immediate opening for a Test Engineer in Reston, VA. This is a full-time customer-site position providing support to a US Government agency. 

The Company: MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of weather information and geospatial intelligence. The firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government.

MDA is an industry leader in earth observation remote sensing technology and image processing. We build satellite ground systems that enable users to acquire and process imagery form the most sophisticated Earth-observing satellites in the world:  much of the satellite imagery that you see on Google Maps was generated by our software! 

To be qualified, candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with a CI Poly.



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Full-time customer-site position as the Test Engineer supporting a high-profile US Government customer.  Responsibilities will include developing, implementing, and completing test plans.  We need a motivated expert who can work hand-in-hand with multi-disciplinary teams excited by solving problems in inventive ways.

  • Support research and development of test and evaluation strategies, policies, practices, and procedures
  • Draft, coordinate, and implement test/evaluation strategies, master plans, test plans and test reports
  • Support development of test metrics (e.g., critical technical parameters, measures of effectiveness, measures of performance, and critical operational issues)
  • Identify, maintain, and schedule test resources (e.g., facilities, ranges, equipment, and material
  • Lead and/or support test preparation, execution, data collection, analysis, and reporting


Required Qualifications:

  • 6 years of total professional experience
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of DoD and industry test facility capabilities and their testing protocols/procedures
  • Significant experience conducting and documenting system/sensor tests
  • Test engineer experience in support of DoD


Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in engineering, science, or equivalent experience
  • Certified at DAWIA Level II or equivalent in the test and evaluation functional area

To be qualified, candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with a CI Poly.