1+ months

Software Test Engineer-ASL

Huntsville, AL 35801

Job Description

The Applied Systems Laboratory (ASL) of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is seeking an entry-level Software Test Engineer with some experience in systems integration and testing complex systems to fill a need in the Systems Development Branch of the Air and Missile Defense Systems Division. The qualified applicant will become a small Agile team member supporting an established program for Army Air and Missile Defense. Located in Huntsville, Alabama, ASL conducts world-class applied research in system modeling, simulation, analysis, testing, evaluation, and software development to support government sponsors.

Job Duties:

The successful candidate will be responsible for activities including but not limited to:

  • Maintain, develop, and execute tests at the system and integration levels
  • Work closely with hardware and software developers to recreate and resolve issues found during requirements testing
  • Develop and maintain test automation
  • May be called upon to work closely with customers as the first point of contact for high-level troubleshooting of product
  • Produce final project reports related to test and requirements coverage

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline.

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline.

Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's degree with a graduation date of August 2021 and skills relevant to this position will be considered.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with scripting and automation
  • Experience using Python, JavaScript, or other high-level scripting languages
  • Familiarity with requirements management and bug tracking tools like DOORS or Jira
  • Administration-level knowledge of Linux OS
  • The candidate must be self-motivated, possess communication skills, and be capable of working in a multi-tasking team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Experience with Atlassian suite: JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket
  • Experience with software development life cycle models such as Agile
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, REST, and other network communication protocols
  • Familiarity with Data Distribution Service (DDS) and Interface Definition Language (IDL) highly desired
  • Experience working in a classified environment
  • Experience with Jenkins and Continuous Integration pipelines
  • Pytest framework

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

Benefits at GTRI

Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits, including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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Posted: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-06-05

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