Senior Software Test Engineer (Engineer Software Quality 3) - 18 with Security Clearance

Employer
HII Mission Technologies
Location
Hanover, Maryland
Posted
May 26, 2024
Closes
May 30, 2024
Ref
2765977584
Discipline
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Engineer
Specialty
Autonomy
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 18744 Required Travel: 11 - 25% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain Level of Experience: Mid HI This opportunity resides with Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies. Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you. To learn more about Mission Technologies, click here for a short video: Job Description Mission Technologies, a division of HII is seeking a highly motivated Senior Software Test Engineer to join our growing team at our Hanover, MD location. This position will support a mission management tool called the Minotaur Mission Processor. Minotaur ingests data from various sensors on manned and unmanned surveillance aircraft to enhance an operator's ability to identify tracks from various on-board sensors, from both sea and land, that is utilized in all branches of the military. To read more about the Minotaur Mission Processor visit:
Responsibilities would include testing prototype solutions to unaddressed, critical military operational shortfalls through research, conceptualization, design, implementation, and evaluation as a member of an established team that has fielded numerous highly regarded capabilities. Subject areas differ widely over time, but current projects focus on improving the exploitation of airborne sensor data through object tracking, multi-sensor correlation, and operational data display. You will lead junior Software Test Engineers and provide mentorship, training and coaching to further progress their skillsets. Learn more about Mission Technologies: Essential Job Responsibilities Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains standards for software systems quality operating methods, processes, and procedures. Conducts evaluation of software systems activities including requirements, design, development, documentation, integration, test, verification and validation. Defines appropriate measures to ensure product quality. Develops overall operating criteria to ensure implementation of the software quality program according to project, process and contract requirements and objectives. Ensures that projects and process control documentation are compliant with requirements, objectives and/or contracts. Reviews software systems design, change specifications, and plans against contractual and/or process requirements. Reviews include applicable specifications, materials, tools, techniques, and methodologies. Provides or directs verification and validation of software system requirements, traceability, and testability. Job responsibilities can include: Devise and apply testing procedures for both HII's Minotaur product and from outside vendors.
Review software requirements and prepare test scenarios.
Participate in design reviews and provide input on requirements, product design, and potential problems.
Test creation, development, execution, and closure.
Analyze test results on database impacts, errors or bugs, and usability.
Perform moderately complex analysis and troubleshooting.
Design of both manual and automated test procedures.
Prepare reports on all aspects related to software testing carried out and reporting to the design team.
Support system integration events on various aircraft during ground/flight tests.
Potential to fly on aircraft to support system integration, test, and operator training
Willing to travel between 10-20% of the time.
Application of the principles, practices, and procedures used in test engineering.
Minimum Qualifications 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 0 years experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
2 - 4 years experience software testing/development in a Linux command line environment Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a close team environment Must be able to obtain and maintain a US level Secret clearance Preferred Requirements Bachelors Degree in Software, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related discipline 2 - 4 years experience in: leading test and test automation teams network communication protocols (IP, TCP, UDP, etc.) scripting in Python, Bash, CSH, etc. Agile software development methodology Active US level Secret clearance Demonstrated ability to successfully apply educational background to real-world engineering problems Previous leadership experience in leading small software test teams
Physical Requirements Adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements Software Engineer family. Office, industrial, or shipboard environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances. Lifting and moving materials may be required. HII is more than a job - it's an opportunity to build a new future. We offer competitive benefits such as best-in-class medical, dental and vision plan choices; wellness resources; employee assistance programs; Savings Plan Options (401(k ; financial planning tools, life insurance; employee discounts; paid holidays and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; as well as early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships. Why HII We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals. Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career. Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive. Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Do You Need Assistance? If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1- for assistance. Press for HII Mission Technologies.