Job Description

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Aberdeen Proving Ground,MD,US
Test Engineer

The Opportunity:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact for a Tactical Satellite client? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution.  

As a Test Engineer on our team, you’ll have the chance to plan and perform Modem or Terminal Certification testing systems in support of Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) requirements. Your technical expertise will be vital as you evaluate and modernize WGS certification testing, starting with currently defined procedures, to collect performance data and improve and optimize them. You’ll develop your skills in collecting, analyzing, and evaluating network traffic and data while gaining experience in satellite communications (SATCOM) spaces. Grow your skills by merging your Protected Anti-Jam Tactical SATCOM (PATS) enterprise or WGS certification and automation of testing and data processing using macros, scripts, and other software tools to develop professional test reports to determine access to WGS constellation. Join our team and help turn requirements into accomplishments that drive change. 

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • Experience with SATCOM Terminal and SATCOM Modem operations
  • Experience with the IP test set with JDSU or Spirent
  • Experience with test equipment, including spectrum analyzers, power meters, signal generators, noise test sets, and Firebirds from L-band to 40 GHz range
  • Experience with diagramming and vector graphics applications such as Visio
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Python
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and evaluate network traffic and data, and summarize information for use in plans, procedures, test reports, and presentations
  • Ability to write test reports and present results to management and both government and non-government customers
  • Ability to use automated test software and configure and troubleshoot basic LAN/WAN networks
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, CS, or Engineering

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with JSON
  • Experience with SATCOM Terminal and SATCOM Modem testing and evaluation
  • Experience in the establishment of test and evaluation criteria
  • Experience developing test plans and procedures in support of equipment evaluation
  • Experience with SATCOM or RF in the WGS constellation
  • Experience working at a Teleport, STEP, SATCOM, or commercial site
  • Experience in a test lab or environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel functions and graphing capabilities
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • PATS Enterprise or WGS Certification


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

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 $60,400.00 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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