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Software Test Engineer

Job ID: 2210169
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 1, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC has a funded need for a Senior Software Test Engineer to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) services to support a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer for a complex space and ground effort within the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in Chantilly, VA.

The customer is developing a next generation of space and ground systems architectures. 

Job Duties will include:  

  • Support oversight of the planning and execution of requirements verification testing to ensure our ground processing system is meeting the required capabilities and identify any deficiencies in the system.  
  • Provide test execution support, advice, and leadership of staff in close coordination with the Government test director and other program leadership 
  • Draft and coordinate test requirements for new contracts and/or contract modifications and support evaluation of proposed solutions 
  • Evaluate and monitor the use of plans for system testing, test procedures, and anticipated outcomes for test events, including security requirements and constraints  
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to enable the successful integration of the system elements and integrated system testing  
  • Create, edit, and lead execution of test documentation throughout all phases of the requirements verification testing program, including data analyses  
  • Observe the contractor-led software tests, coordinate data inputs/outputs, and capture of mission data and required metadata  
  • Uncover and report discrepancies, assess impacts, and make recommendations on workarounds and fixes to ensure the system meets requirements  
  • Work with staff to compile test evidence into overall test summaries to sell off all requirements  
  • Communicate strategies, plans, summaries, successes, concerns, issues, and lessons learned with leadership 

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience  

  • Bachelors and 5 years of experience OR Masters and 3 years or more experience  
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with a Polygraph  
  • Experience leading testing and requirements sell-off processes, including negotiating and ensuring compliance with oversight organizations (e.g., independent test or enterprise test organizations) 
  • Sound technical skills in testing principles and terminology  
  • Specific knowledge of software testing and analysis  
  • Experience communicating testing strategies, plans, status, and results through presentations and in writing 
  • Coordinating with other technical personnel and program users to ensure test results are commonly understood and effectively communicated to technical and non-technical personnel  
  • Knowledge of space operations and ground processing systems  

Desired Experience  

  • Experience with Intelligence Community or Department of Defense organizations, especially with space-based systems  
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or similar framework experience

 


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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