Functional Test Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Requisition ID
Position Category
Data Analytics / Intelligence
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


Performs pre-delivery assessments, acceptance test evaluations and post-delivery characterizations on Sponsor developed tools.  Pre-delivery assessments include high level reviews of tool quality and readiness for delivery to the Sponsor from tool developers, as well as providing feedback on areas of improvement.

Acceptance test evaluations and post-delivery tool characterizations include:

  • Reviewing, analyzing, and providing feedback on tool developer-provided test plans, procedures, reports, user manuals, and other artifacts.
  • Witnessing tool developer test events
  • Conduct independent formal test events separate from the tool developer, to include building diverse test harnesses that can include mixed virtual machine (VMWare and ESXi) and bare metal for Windows, MAC and Linux variants , and embedded hardware platforms using scripting languages.
  • Executing ad-hoc or informal test exercises on the tool under review by using the tool in ways representative of operational use that may not be delineated in formal test documentation
  • Provide recommendations to the Sponsor GTM on the tool capabilities relative to user and system requirements
  • Design, develop, update, and execute clear and comprehensive test plans, test objectives and test cases, and perform network traffic analysis
  • Conduct bare metal testing on a variety of hardware platforms
  • Document any and all test results in a clear, concise, and comprehensive way

Desired Quals:

  • Demonstrated experience with cyber operations tactics, techniques, and procedures  
  • Demonstrated proficiency writing scripts in Python 


BS 10-12, MS 8-10, Phd 5-7

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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