Electrical Power Engineer, Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Test Engineering
Alexandria, Virginia

REQ#: RQ133982

Travel Required: 25-50%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

Works in a tactical capacity for engineering Department of State Post and Embassy power solutions and infrastructure directly supporting Technical Security Systems (TSS). Engineering and responsibilities span the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC), and collaborate with technical and subject matter experts to address power solutions for existing electrical distribution systems and equipment; as well as for leading efforts to chart long-term worldwide solutions tailored to local conditions, mission, and other considerations.


Day-to-day this position works as a key member within the Infrastructure Technology Development Branch (TDB) and the chief task is to develop and support power solutions for all technical security systems (TSS) within the responsibilities assigned to the Technology Development Branch. 


Systems developed/supported are instrumental for providing safe and secure diplomatic facilities around the globe. The performance of these duties and responsibilities takes place applying the TDB Engineering Process which is very similar to the System Engineering Lifecycle Process. The process assures that systems are identified through a defined market research process, narrowed-down to viable candidates for rigorous evaluation and testing, tested with conclusions that withstand scrutiny, and implemented in a predictable consistently successful manner by the field. 

Design and develop test and testing requirements for products, systems, software and/or related technology using independent judgement

Partner with applicable technology teams to determine testing parameters

Write test plans and create test cases for the product

Conduct quality assurance and design performance tests using established testing procedures

Partner with other department engineers and developers in creating practical test demonstrations for proposed technology

Provide troubleshooting for moderately complex testing errors and streamline testing procedures

Ensures that testing methodology and procedures meet company and industry standards

Build and execute automated tests.

Prepare reports and advance analysis for testing

Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology and best practices relevant to the industry

Provides guidance and leadership to less-experienced personnel

May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS (or equivalent experience), 8+ years of experience

Active Secret clearance required

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