Sierra Vista, Arizona

LinQuest is seeking a Test Specialist - Intermediate to support the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) in Ft. Huachuca, AZ.

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:

  • Analyzes the results of software, hardware, or interoperability testing.
  • Tests, evaluates, and verifies hardware and/or software to determine compliance with defined specifications and requirements.
  • Determines scope, infrastructure, resources, and data sample size to ensure system requirements are adequately demonstrated.
  • Validates specifications and requirements for testability.
  • Develops test plans to address specifications and requirements and makes recommendations based on test results.
  • Designs a data analysis structure (i.e., the types of data a test must generate and how to analyze that data).
  • Determines an appropriate level of test rigor for a given system.
  • Develops operations-based testing scenarios, supports systems integration testing.
  • Evaluates test plans for applicability and completeness.
  • Develops and conducts Test Readiness Reviews.
  • Designs, develops, and documents overall program Test & Evaluation strategies and identifies Test & Evaluation infrastructure (people, ranges, tools, instrumentation) requirements.
  • Manages test assets, test resources, and test personnel to ensure effective completion of test events.
  • Prepares Test & Evaluation plans and reports in accordance with JITC standards.
  • Translates data and test results into evaluative conclusions.
  • Able to read and write automated test procedures and scripts in a currently supported programming language (e.g., Java, C++) and/or using common testing tools (e.g. LoadRunner, Selenium).
  • Understands computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies and risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
  • Responsible for all activities involving quality assurance and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements; conduct audits and reviews/analyzes data and documentation.
  • Relies on manual methods and automated test tools to execute tests, assessments and collect data.
  • Inspects, tests, and measures data that is produced or consumed. Must be able to document, notify, brief, and discuss results.
  • Accounts for anomalies and errors found in testing, notifies customers and management, and may help analyze and/or correct problems.


Required Experience/Skills:

  • Requires 8 years of specialized and/or military experience
  • Technical writing in accordance with JITC standards, working knowledge of Design of Experiments (DOE) and Science Based Test Design (SBTD) in T&E Approaches.
  • An active TS/SCI is required to be considered for this position


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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