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NASA Software Testing Principal - STOL, ASSIST

Job ID: 2206808
Location: GREENBELT, MD, United States
Date Posted: May 16, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Testing
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

The Software Testing Principal will join a team of testers to test the Roman Space Telescope (RST) Flight Software. This position is located at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD, but remote candidates may be considered.

Slated to launch in the end of 2026, the Roman Space Telescope is a NASA observatory designed to unravel the secrets of dark energy and dark matter, search for and image exoplanets, and explore many topics in infrared astrophysics.

Job duties include:

  • Attitude Control System Flight Software test development and execution.
  • Requirement analysis.
  • Test scenario development.
  • Test procedure development.
  • Test result analysis and documentation.
  • Progress reporting to Management.
  • Software configuration management.
  • Software integration and testing.

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or aerospace engineering, or a related field and with 9+ years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education, knowledge, and prior relevant experience.
  • 2+ years of software testing.
  • Experience with ASSIST and STOL procedure development.
  • Experience with Gitlab and Jira.
  • Experience with software testing.
  • Ability to effectively manage concurrent advanced technical tasks including troubleshooting and providing end user technical support while working with competing priorities while meeting deadlines that are important to project success independently and under general direction.
  • Ability to approach difficult, advanced, and complex problems with enthusiasm and creativity.
  • Effective interpersonal skills necessary to interact with all levels of personnel and ability to work independently in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills required to prepare, present, and document advanced technical information and test reports.

 



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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