Independent Verification and Validation Specialist, Senior<br /><b>The Challenge:</b><br /><br />Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big-picture thinking to make an impact in national security? 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.<br /><br />As a leader in systems and test engineering, we're looking for you to solve complex challenges and shape customer mission by leading software, hardware, and wireless testing efforts. Your customer will trust you to not only steer the design and development of these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. Share your expertise through leadership and mentoring, while broadening your skillset into areas like wireless technology and vulnerability analysis. Grow your skills by merging systems and test engineering foundation and areas of Cyber forensics as driven by mission need. Join our team and create the future of Cyber mission engineering for the client.<br /><br />Empower change with us.<br /><br /><b>Build Your Career:</b><br /><br />When you join Booz Allen, you'll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You'll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We'll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.<br /><br /><b>You Have:</b><br /><br />-10+ years of experience with systems engineering and testing<br /><br />-Experience with requirements management including collaborating and coordinating with stakeholders to define interfaces through technical exchange meetings<br />-Experience with Cisco Systems, UNIX, Mac, and Linux or RedHat<br />-Ability to analyze deficiencies in tools tested and give a risk assessment of unresolved anomalies<br /><br />-Ability to document and present test findings and observations during a formal review before peers and clients<br /><br />-Ability to work in an environment of rapidly changing requirements in support of the client mission<br /><br />Ability to be a self-starter, work with relatively vague requirements, perform studies and demonstrations, and investigate new areas of technology<br /><br />-Ability to work well individually and as a team player and work collaboratively within a diverse team<br /><br />-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph required<br /><br />-HS diploma or GED<br /><br /><b>Nice If You Have:</b><br /><br />-Experience with computer networking, switches, routers, hubs, servers, racks, firewalls, LAN, TCP/IP, DNS and cables<br />-Experience with building or maintaining databases<br />-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills for briefing and documentation<br />-BS degree in Engineering, CS, Information Systems, or a related field preferred<br /><br />-CCNA, CCNP, and CNE Certifications<br /><br /><b>Clearance: </b><br />Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.<br /><br />We're an EOE that empowers our people-no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic-to fearlessly drive change.