Sierra Vista, Arizona

The Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) is responsible for the oversight of all DISA test and evaluation (T&E) within DISA. The mission of the JITC labs at Fort Meade and Fort Huachuca is to enable the successful transition of joint acquisition IT systems from developmental testing to fielding through early and continuous involvement in the program life cycle.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs analytical work in support of testing, evaluation, and certification of IT/NSS related to networks, systems, and equipment. Incorporates DoD interoperability directives and instructions in all T&E processes.
  • T&E support areas include developmental, operational, standards conformance, capability, and interoperability covering the broad spectrum of DoD, Federal, and Government IT.
  • An analyst follows and applies common T&E processes that include identify requirements, verify user needs, develop evaluation approach, collect data, analyze data, and report on findings. Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates IT system operations.
  • Reviews and analyzes blueprints, schematics, and technical drawings, diagrams, and specifications. Must be able to review, analyze, and interpret customer information.
  • Solicits system requirements and associated operational environment to produce an evaluation approach that supports T&E objectives. Shares and briefs T&E project milestones to all levels of stakeholders.
  • Conducts and may oversee testing of processes and products.
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of test procedures to determine if standards and criteria are met.
  • Recommends adjustments to the T&E process or detailed procedures if appropriate.
  • Responsible for all activities involving quality assurance and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements; conducts audits and reviews/analyzes data and documentation.
  • Relies on manual methods and automated test tools to execute the T&E assessment then collect and analyze the data.
  • Inspects, tests, and measures data that is produced or consumed.
  • Must be able to document, notify, brief, and discuss results.
  • Records all initial findings and documents final test results in a designated formal cybersecurity report. Accounts for anomalies and errors found in testing, notifies customers and management, and may help analyze and/or correct problems.
  • This labor category also may include personnel who provide technical testing, test analysis and/or test management support in areas where capabilities are normally gained primarily through extensive on-the-job experience or specialized formal Government or institutional training and certification.
  • On-the-job experience must be in specific IT fields and/or testing areas. Specific experience and background in commercial and/or government specified fields such as cloud, enterprise, virtualization, web, IT hardware and software, database, storage, mobility, communications security, DoD networks and services, and DoD standards conformance technologies is required when supporting the associated IT T&E areas. Examples of specialty IT fields include Logistics Systems, Business Systems, Financial Systems, Homeland Security Systems, DoD Tactical Data Link Systems, DoD C2 Systems, and DoD Force Application/Force Protection Systems.
  • Specific experience and background in commercial and/or government specified fields such as logistics, business, financial, healthcare, records management, communications, or C2 Systems is required when supporting those IT T&E areas.
  • Must be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks.
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a project leader, supervisor, or manager. Must be adept at problem-solving, identifying risk, and communicating results and recommendations.
Required Experience/Skills:

  • An active TS/SCI clearance is required to be considered for this position
  • Acceptable degree specialties include but are not limited to the following: Information Technology, Mathematics, Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, and various engineering and science disciplines. Requires a Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of experience; or an Associate’s degree with at least 6 years of experience; or at least 60 semester hours of formal education working towards a Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of experience; or 8 years of experience. One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization. Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for one year of experience but varies by certification. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.
Benefits: LinQuest offers comprehensive and competitive benefit offerings to our team members to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, company paid life insurance, and more! For additional information please visit: https://www.linquest.com/careers/our-benefits

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members may be required to comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which may include mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment."

Sierra Vista, Arizona

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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