Test Engineer

Location: Columbus, OH
Date Posted: 10-30-2018
100% TRAVEL, Long Term 12 Month+ W-2/1099 Contract Opportunity
MUST HOLD ACTIVE DoD Secret Clearance/Ability to Obtain TSA Suitability
ALL EXPENSES WILL BE PAID BY THE CLIENT


Field Test Technician job description
Support the research, development, test and evaluation of security systems and technology for both the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). 
100% TRAVEL REQUIRED, ALL WORK TO BE COMPLETED AT VARIOUS CLIENT'S WORK SITES.

Primary responsibilities include providing fielded support to the test and evaluation of both standalone and integrated Explosive Detection System (EDS) devices and associated Baggage Handling Systems (BHS) interfaces. 
Responsible for supporting test execution at test sites in a variety of capacities including data collection, reconciliation, and analysis. 
Additional responsibilities can include handling and insertion of test articles, observation of system/component performance, and application of various technical tools and equipment to conduct testing. 
Candidate will also be responsible for receiving and maintaining badges for access to restricted areas at multiple airports.  Technical areas applicable to this role include non-intrusive inspection and associated scientific disciplines, physical security applications, command & control integration, human factors, operations research, statistics, electrical/mechanical engineering, and systems engineering.
Familiarity with EDS/BHS systems and integration is strongly desired.
 
Candidate will fly from home to work sites with all expenses paid by the client.
Candidates should have strong oral and written communication skills. 
Additionally, candidates should also have strong computer skills including the use of applicable Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
 
REQUIREMENTS
The candidate must have at least a BS in engineering, operations research, mathematics, or physical science from an accredited college or university or 8 years of experience with testing and evaluation of equipment.       
 
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:
Experience with Checked Baggage Technologies, specifically Explosive Detection Systems (EDS), as well as Baggage Handling Systems (BHS).
Experience working within an airport environment.
Experience with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) code.
Already possess TSA Security Suitability
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