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Systems Engineer III

Job Title
Systems Engineer III
Requirement ID
St. Louis,  MO
Other Location

Team member will assist the Service Delivery Manager (SDM) for Service Test, to coordinate test requirements and deconflict efforts across test labs. A key role will be interfacing with subject matter experts (SMEs) to drive needed hardware and software upgrades so test environments resemble operational environments. This role provides excellent visibility of the software maintenance and test processes across the Program and interfacing organizations, and offers significant flexibility to architect how test workflows might be improved.  This role focuses on leading SMEs and testers to continuously assess test environments and testing methodologies, especially to consolidate test environments and streamline processes.  The test lead provides critical oversight that: scheduled testing completes on-time, resolving any issues or blockers; the right test environments are leveraged; and the right test documentation is generated and CM controlled.

Duties Include:

  • Coordinate service testing, and hardware/software changes, across test environments, leveraging customer and Program CM policies and tools
  • Maintain service test/environment documentation, coordinating with SMEs
  • Maintain test cases and test data, by entity, architecture and baseline
  • Update project schedules and Program status charts
  • May support BOE (estimation) for new work, development and review of processes
  • Leverage test services across Program teams, to test internal products prior to OPS
  • Develop, maintain and execute test plans for multiple baselines and classifications using COTS, GOTS, and FOSS--that is hosted across Windows, Solaris and Linux architectures worldwide.

The Service Test Lead will drive Test work to Closure, including:

  • Analyze and document test/environment requirements across entities, efforts and classifications
  • Analyze test baselines across entities, architectures and classifications; identify opportunities to eliminate or simplify baselines, configuration management, test scenarios
  • Unify software patching procedures across test environments
  • Implement common test environments that enable remote test support by external testers and SMEs.
    • Drive consolidation of isolated test environments into common test environments.
  • Guide development of needed team documentation and configuration management
  • Identify and implement test automation and process improvement opportunities

Specific Duties Include:

  • Analyze user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications 
  • Analyze system requirements and leads design and development activities 
  • Guide users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies• Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology 
  • Incorporate new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations 
  • Develop system architecture and system design documentation• Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans 
  • Interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts 
  • Responsible for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility 
  • Communicate with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives
Required Skills

Education/Min Years Experience:
• HS/GED with 10+ years experience
• Associates with 8+ years experience
• Bachelors with 6+ years experience
• Masters with 4+ years experience
• PhD with 2+ years experience

• Strong attention to detail, with very good organization skills and ability to pivot between highly visible customer priorities: a combination of inflexible and shifting deadlines.
• Strong communicator who shares information across stakeholders, including customer, program management and SMEs, vendor, external program POCs

Active US Government Security Clearance Required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.