Test and Evaluation Analyst
at Systems Planning and Analysis

Date Posted: 5/16/2020

Job Description


Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is a well-established and progressive defense contracting company in the DC Metro area.  We are a professional services firm established in 1972 that has a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to some of the top decision makers in the Federal Sector. We do state of the art work and have a cadre of outstanding professionals on our team.

The Integrated Warfare Systems Group (IWSG) focus is to provide engineering, technical and programmatic support to the Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems, Above Water Sensors (PEO IWS 2.0) Directorate. Efforts include overarching program management, test and evaluation, systems engineering, operations analysis, systems integration, international, cyber security, IT network and programmatic support for over 25 PEO IWS 2.0 advanced radar, phased array radar, electronic warfare, electro-optic, advanced off-board electronic warfare/decoy and directed energy programs.

SPA is seeking a Test & Evaluation (T&E) analyst to work in our downtown Washington, D.C. office located at 20 M Street, SE.


SPA is seeking a dedicated analyst with an active DoD Top Secret clearance to provide T&E Engineering Support Services (ESS) to US Navy decoy programs. Responsibilities include assisting the PEO IWS 2.0 client with T&E planning, execution, analysis, and reporting as well as supporting the portfolio lifecycle through test, integration, and delivery of hardware/software. For this critical work, we are looking for an experienced analyst to prepare and/or review technical and programmatic T&E documentation (e.g. T&E planning and strategies, T&E Master Plans, Test Plans, Test Procedures, Test Reports, Trouble Reports, Requirements Traceability Matrixes, Technical Review Plans and Summary Reports), develop formal correspondence and work with DoD field activities, Integrated Product Teams, Technical Teams, and various vendors to develop, identify, locate, support, acquire, and manage requirements. Must be energetic, thoughtful, product-oriented, dependable, flexible, open-minded individual with an eagerness to learn with demonstrated strong work ethic.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other related technical degree
  • 3+ years relevant work experience
  • Active DoD TOP SECRET security clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in at least one aspect of planning and/or conducting test events
  • Experience with Electronic Warfare (EW) systems
  • Experience or knowledge of Model-Based Engineering, Design of Experiment, Statistics, Modeling & Simulation or analysis
  • Familiarity with DoD Acquisition process or experience working in an acquisition program office environment with documentation, protocols, formats and deadlines

Job Snapshot

About Us


Experienced. Creative. Self-starters. These are the kinds of people that SPA recruits and hires. We hire for the long term and seek people with diverse backgrounds and experience in technical fields, operations, program management, policy and business. Our culture requires the ability to work in teams, individual initiative, integrity and strong personal ethics. If you have a passion for doing important work that matters to our nation, there may be a place for you at Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

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