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Mission Planning Software Test Technician FL

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position for a Mission Planning Software Test Technician.  The job location is Shalimar, Florida in support of the Special Operations Mission Planning Environment (SOMPE). Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Mission Planning Software Test Technician, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

Scope: The Developmental Test Technician (DTT) shall support SOMPE by performing integrated support observation and participation in system testing/exercises, and by participating in technical meetings and program reviews.


  • Gather data, develop input for integrated test and evaluation plans, technical analyses, and prepare technical reports.
  • Define, document, and present precise tests.
  • Test for technical compliance to defined requirements, functional capability, performance, usability, product install and uninstall procedures, integration within a specified software environment on host computer hardware platforms, and data loading/retrieval operations to specific platforms.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • BS Degree in engineering, business, or operations research and 10 years of experience required. An MS degree may be substituted with 8 years of experience. In lieu of degree, 18 years of relevant experience required.
  • Solid background in United States Special Forces ground/maritime, combat controller or pararescue operations is required.
  • Working knowledge of Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) and associated plugins (ex: Avalanche, WX, Jumpmaster) or equivalent required.
  • Experience in U.S. Special Forces ground/maritime/pararescue tactical communications hardware setup and deployment required.
  • Requires a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office.
  • Must possess good writing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.