Diverse Agile Solutions is seeking a Naval Surface Systems Interoperability Test Lead to support the Joint interoperability (IOP) certification task order to provide Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) with critical IOP test and evaluation (T&E) services in accordance with DODI 8330.01 and JITC guidance and procedures. The Joint IOP certification efforts include the IOP T&E certification for each of the following systems: America Class Amphibious Assault Ship, Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer, Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services, Cusion Landing Craft Utility, Fleet Replenishment Oiler, Gerald R. Ford-Class Carrier, Littoral Combat Ship, Navajo Class Towing Salvage and Rescue Ship, Naval Amphibious Ship Replacement, SSBN Common Submarine, Ship to Shore Connector, USS Constellation, and Zumwalt Class Destroyer.

Performs task oversight and administration actions over the entire task order to provide oversight, management, supervision, and control of the overall contract team. Guides the overall T&E planning, preparation, implementation, and reporting effort.


  • Responsible for the design and implementation of IOP test planning documentation to determine system under test (SUT) IOP requirements standards and criteria are met. Documentation to support this effort includes requirements analysis plans, data management analysis plans, and IOP evaluation plans
  • Review applicable SUT requirements documents (e.g., Initial Capabilities Documents (ICDs), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Capability Production Documents (CPDs), Information Support Plans (ISPs), Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs), Concept of Operations (CONOPs), etc.) to ensure user requirements and criteria are correctly documented and included early in the T&E planning process
  • Recommend adjustments to the T&E process or detailed procedures to the program manager, program office staff, and other stakeholders
  • Ensure IOP test requirements, test scenarios and test scripts adequately cover Key Performance Parameters (KPPs)
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining data collection and data management processes
  • Supports the IOP T&E Event Director as a participating member of the underway IOP Test team
  • Assist the IOP T&E Event Director in collection of real-time test data, analysis of test results and drafting thorough, accurate, and complete formal test documentation
  • Ensure T&E reports are written in accordance with current JITC policies and procedures and provide the deliverables, after a thorough administrative and managerial review
  • Record all initial findings and document final test results into applicable joint IOP certification reports
  • Ensure full accounting of anomalies and errors found in testing, notifying customers and management
  • Participate in Integrated Product Team (IPT) meetings, Test Concept Briefs (TCBs), Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs), program reviews, teleconferences, and video teleconferences
  • Provide administrative task support such as Monthly and Weekly Status Reports, Trip Reports, and meeting minutes

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree and at least 8 years of experience; or
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 10 years of experience
  • One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master’s degree
  • Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization
  • Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience
  • The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties
  • The ideal candidate will have operational experience with one or more of the following US Naval systems:
    • America Class Amphibious Assault Ship (LHA-7/LHA-8)
    • Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer (DDG-125)
    • Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES)
    • Cusion Landing Craft Utility (LCU-1700)
    • Fleet Replenishment Oiler (T-AO 205)
    • Gerald R. Ford-Class Carrier (CVN-78)
    • Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)
    • Navajo Class Towing Salvage and Rescue Ship (T-ATS(X))
    • Naval Amphibious Ship Replacement (LPD-30)
    • SSBN Common Submarine
    • Ship to Shore Connector (SSC)
    • USS Constellation (FFG-62)
    • Zumwalt Class Destroyer (DDG-1000)

Required Clearance

  • Active Secret