Job Description

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Colorado Springs,CO,US
Sustainment Test Engineer

The Opportunity: 

We are looking for an innovative, creative, and highly motivated individual to support a command client’s program office managing a diverse set of strategic and tactical systems and infrastructure. The candidate will provide test and evaluation and terminal operations support of a diverse set of strategic and tactical systems and infrastructure.

Our effort provides leading edge Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) for an Air Force client’s system center. We support the Air Force’s acquisition of state-of-the-art Military Satellite Communications systems, providing global secure, survivable, and protected communications for our nation’s warfighters. We seek technical individuals who will thrive in a highly collaborative work environment of small teams, using the most modern tools and methodologies to tackle the challenges of integrating complex space and ground communications systems.

You’ll design, plan, coordinate, and execute testing and provide terminal operations on various systems, subsystems, and devices, including the Family of Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminals (FAB-T), Air Force Command Post Terminal (AFCPT), Time Distribution Subsystem Pre-Processor (TDSPP), MILSATCOM Messaging System (MMS), Global Broadcast Service (GBS), Ground Multi-band Terminal (GMT), and Mission Planning Subsystem (MPSS). For each of these systems, you’ll provide engineering and technician-level support, including integration, communication circuit troubleshooting, and system-level anomaly resolution. You’ll identify and isolate software or hardware defects to evaluate or assess system modifications for shortfalls or interoperability issues, and provide technical assessments to the client with regards to the modifications. You’ll author and deliver technical documentation including test plans, test procedures, system configuration diagrams, engineering studies, technical whitepapers, and test reports.

Join us. The world can’t wait.  

You Have: 

  • 3+ years of experience with DoD or USAF test processes and documentation
  • 3+ years of experience with MILSATCOM systems, associated hardware, and troubleshooting
  • 3+ years of experience working with military or DoD civilian clients, and managing professional relationships
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of DoD mission system sustainment
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Ability to be a motivated self-starter capable of autonomous on-the-job learning or improvement
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or CS

Nice If You Have: 

  • 5+ years of experience with MILSATCOM equipment and troubleshooting
  • 3+ years of experience handling Communications Security (COMSEC) materials and devices
  • Experience supporting a DoD Operational Test Agency or Organization
  • Experience operating or maintaining FAB-T, AFCPT, TDSPP, MMS, GMT, GBS Receive Suites, cryptographic equipment such as KIV- 7M, ANDVT, KGV-11, or KG-250, or infrastructure or support equipment
  • Experience working in a highly competitive multi-contractor environment
  • Possession of excellent written and verbal communications and presentation skills
  • Secret clearance
  • International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Certification such as ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.  


Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.  


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, 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, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $60,300.00 to $137,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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