Software Test Engineer - CSI Dulles, VA (106558BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Dulles, Virginia, United States
  • 02/19/2018

Job Description

Raytheon CSI is seeking an experienced and passion driven Software Test Engineer capable of supporting multiple system-level software projects in a variety of environments.The Test Engineer will be responsible for verifying the proper operation and reliability of software and reporting any deficiencies, limitations or risks.Many of Raytheon CSI’s projects are undertaken by small teams in close coordination with customers and follow Agile/SCRUM methodologies.Therefore, testing is a continuous process that often takes part in parallel with development.The Test Engineer must have the ability to quickly learn new technologies to support his/her projects and in some cases have the ability to support multiple projects.Competitive Test Engineer candidates will share many technical attributes with that of a Software Developer however, he/she will likely find more enjoyment in breaking software than fixing it.

Required Skills/Experience:

·Minimum of 2-4 years applicable experience

·Preferably testing system-level applications which may or may not have a graphical user interface

·Proficiency in some modern programming and or scripting language.

·Design, write, debug, and execute automated test scripts (eg. using Python, Perl, Bash, and/or Batch)

·Automated testing is often utilized as necessary and as time allows

·It will be the responsibility of the Test Engineer to determine when automated testing is an optimal solution in narrow time frames

·Basic understanding of networking (eg. TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL)

·Write, track, review and verify resolution of defects (eg. using JIRA, Mantis, Trac)

·Basic technical writing abilities

·Design, write, review, and execute test plans, procedures, reports, user guides, and other technical documentation

·The amount of documentation required is on a per project basis

·Communicate testing status to technical leads, software developers, program managers and customers

·Communication abilities

·Effectively communicate testing status to development teams and customer contacts

·Effectively communicate testing strategies to customer contacts during test events and product delivery

Desired Skills:

·Ability to read and review code in Python, Lua, C, C++, and/or Assembly

·Experience with software performance testing and use of software profiling tools (perf, gprof, valgrind)

·DevOps administration experience (Docker, Jenkins, GoCD)

·Linux and Windows system administration

·Proficiency in GUI-less operating systems is a plus

·Experience with version control solutions (eg. git, svn)

·Ability to clone repositories, checkout branches and build projects

·Experience using virtualization technologies (eg. VMware, Virtualbox)

·Ability to quickly build a variety of testing environments

·Experience with automation techniques such as vmrun or Vagrant is a plus

·Experience using network analysis tools (eg. Wireshark)

·Debuggers and disassemblers (eg. gdb, windbg, IDA)

·Requirements analysis & management

·Proposal writing experience

·Agile/SCRUM methodologies

Education required:

BS degree (preferably in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology). Equivalent work experience will be considered.

Clearance Required:

U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a security clearance is required, existing clearance Top Secret Clearance required


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) is a leader in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; advanced cyber solutions; weather and environmental solutions; information-based solutions for law enforcement and homeland security; and training, logistics, engineering, product support, and operational support services and solutions for the mission support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counter-proliferation and counter-terrorism markets. IIS, which operates at nearly 551 sites in 80 countries, is headquartered in Dulles, VA. and generated $6 billion in 2014 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- both in the marketplace and in the workplace. We strive to hire individuals who reflect our communities and proactively embrace diversity and inclusion in order to advance our culture, develop our employee and leaders, and grow our marketshare with our clients." Security Clearance: Top Secret - Current Relocation Eligible: Yes Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber, Integration and Test Engineering, Quality Assurance, Software Engineering, Test Engineering, Warfighter Support Services, Engineering, All JBRaytheon ICJBMeta