Test Engineer

Posted Date 5 months ago(1/25/2024 10:18 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
US-NJ-Atlantic City Int. Airport


Noblis is working with FAA to manage large and complex telecommunications and information management programs that use state of the art technologies to deliver enterprise infrastructure services essential to the safe and efficient operation of the largest, safest, and most complex aviation system in the world.  We are seeking smart, passionate, and motivated people to join our proven team in a challenging and rewarding work environment where you will be actively engaged at the intersection of technology and operations enhancing our nation’s aviation system.  If you want to be involved in acquiring, implementing, and managing the communications and information solutions to achieve our nation’s aviation vision, this is the job for you!


Enterprise Information Display System (E-IDS) is a new system under development that will provide a modern auxiliary information display to Air Traffic Controllers in the National Airspace System (NAS). E-IDS will consolidate several legacy IDS systems into a common platform to provide controllers with current and consistent information needed to perform air traffic operations from both local and enterprise sources. E-IDS will use a common hardware and software platform across over 400 NAS facilities, including En Route, Terminal, Tower, and Offshore domains.


The Validation & Verification Engineer will support the analysis, planning, design, and execution of the Development and Operational Test programs for the E-IDS. The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing requirements, reviewing contractor deliverables, developing test plans and procedures, and executing tests. The Nobis team is also responsible for the design, construction, and operation of a large state-of-the-art lab environment that will be used for evaluating the functional capabilities and operational suitability of the system.


Work Location: William J. Hughes Technical Center, Atlantic City, NJ

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop test plans, procedures, and reports to evaluate the functional capabilities, availability, deployment, and other aspects of the E-IDS system
  • Perform complex testing and analysis of software, networks, and cloud-based systems
  • Performs analysis of documented user requirements and assists in the design of test plans in support of user requirements.
  • Supports all phases of risk management assessment and system test development.
  • Supports ensuring that the test design and documentation support applicable standards.
  • Develop data sets, simulations, and other assets required to fully evaluate the E-IDS system
  • Supports ensuring test conclusions and recommendations are fully supported by test results.
  • Participating in test readiness reviews, assessing developer’s test reports and corrective actions plans, and participating in vendor testing at W. J. Hughes Technical Center.
  • Conducting tests to ensure requirement compliance and operational suitability.
  • Troubleshooting system failures and conducting recovery efforts
  • Conducting informal audits and documenting system failures, anomalies, and requirement violations
  • Generating and providing test metrics reports for FAA management
  • Supporting technical reviews of Feature System and Software Design documentation
  • Providing technical expertise to design reviews and Technical Interchange Meetings
  • Updating and maintaining requirement test matrices
  • Review and develop documentation to include, but not limited to: requirements and interface specifications, test plans and procedures, user documentation, training material, technical instruction material, maintenance plans
  • Participate in TIMs and other meetings with program stakeholders

Required Qualifications

The candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or a related field plus 5+ years of relevant experience.

 The candidate must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Experience with formal system testing and validation & verification of FAA NAS systems
  • Familiarity with simulation and test automation tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong analytical, written, presentation, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, well organized, and the ability to self-prioritize multiple activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate independently.
  • Ability to effectively initiate action, collaborate with others, and drive action items to resolution.
  • Excellent customer relationship management and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment, demonstrate teamwork and initiative, and function productively in the face of new assignments and the re-prioritization of existing assignments.

Desired Qualifications

The candidate should possess some of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Knowledge of the FAA National Airspace System (NAS)
  • Knowledge of FAA Acquisition Management System (AMS)


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.

Salary Range Explanation

At Noblis we recognize and reward your contributions, provide you with growth opportunities, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, and work-life programs. Our award programs acknowledge employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our service standards. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in our benefit programs. Other offerings may be provided for employees not within this category. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Benefits page on our Careers site.


Salary at Noblis is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, the combination of education, certifications, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, internal and external equity, location, and clearance level, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements and applicable employment laws. The projected compensation range for this position is provided within the posting and are based on full time status. Part time staff receive a prorated salary based on regularly scheduled hours. The estimated minimum and maximum displayed represents the broadest range for this position (inclusive of high geographic and high clearance requirements), and is just one component of Noblis’ total compensation package for employees.


Posted Salary Range

USD $67,800.00 - USD $118,700.00 /Yr.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact employee-relations@noblis.org.

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