Missile Defense Digital Simulation Test Engineer

PassionHR Huntsville, AL
Company Overview

Company is an industry leader in engineered systems and advanced manufacturing. The Company provides full-spectrum systems engineering, integration, manufacturing, and lifecycle sustainment solutions to the marine, aviation, aerospace, and defense, energy and environment markets. Company has expertise in systems integration, technology development, hardware design, prototype development, system test and evaluation, advanced manufacturing, performance-based logistics solutions, and operations and maintenance.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

The Objective Simulation Framework (OSF) is the primary simulation framework used for testing the ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA).

The OSF Test and Evaluation (T&E) team is responsible for testing and evaluating the OSF software to ensure the OSF performs correctly for its intended use. The T&E team executes the OSF Test Plan, and performs Product Integration Testing, System Integration Testing, and Formal Qualification Testing. The T&E team also develops software test procedures based on software requirements and technical specifications and generates comprehensive test reports of test-findings and results.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Reviewing software requirements

* Preparing/reviewing test cases

* Preparing/reviewing test procedures

* Conducting software test and data analysis

* Evaluating test results

* Reporting software defects, and generating test reports

* Linux/Unix experience is desirable

* Experience with software development (JAVA, C, C++, and GMD) and familiarity with the application standardized message sets used in the BMDS community is desirable, but not required

* Working collaboratively in a dynamic environment

Qualifications

Education:

* Requires a B.S. degree in a recognized field of engineering and a comprehensive knowledge of analysis, design and test techniques.

* The candidate must have experience with developing Test Plans, Test Procedures, and Test Reports.

* Applicant should have 7-15 years of experience.

Other Requirements:

Candidate must be able to obtain Security Clearance

* Candidate should be a fast learner who can quickly ascertain the expected software functionality and utilize this knowledge to develop a comprehensive testing approach

* Requires excellent troubleshooting and critical thinking skills with an ability to independently analyze configurations and system behaviors via output data and/or review of applicable software source code

* Candidate should possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced testing environment, while working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders

* Requires strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to clearly describe issues to both the software development team and technical leadership

* Candidate should possess the ability to complete tasks on time and in compliance with AS9100 and CMMI level processes/procedures

The Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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