Software Test Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Mid-Level Software Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Mid-Level Software Test Engineer will join a highly skilled, multidisciplinary team contributing to products for a variety of programs, from large DoD (both offensive and defensive) to space. A successful candidate will be analytical and thorough with defining and executing tests. This role includes testing and integrating software components for large-scale software products, including developing and executing test procedures and communicating results with the team to validate and improve our products. The candidate will work to analyze, validate, and trace requirements to tests. The candidate may be involved in all levels of testing: System, Integration, Regression, and Design Verification.

You will love this job if you:

  • Enjoy breaking things or finding the limits of product design
  • Enjoy problem solving and debugging
  • Like to write scripts but also like to get your hands on actual hardware to assemble and build systems
  • Take an analytical approach to solving problems and organizing data
  • Enjoy mentoring others on best practices and approaches

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university with 5 – 15 years of experience in a highly technical role
  • OR have a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university with at least 3 - 8 years of experience in a highly technical role
  • Have highly technical software and/or test experience
  • Be able to work in a lab environment in-person
  • Have experience creating and following test plans and procedures, including providing detailed evidence of test results
  • Have experience detecting and tracking software defects and inconsistencies
  • Have experience collaborating closely with software engineers and other engineering disciplines
  • Have experience with system development processes, including systems engineering, software safety, requirements traceability, and software validation and verification
  • Mentor peers and junior engineers on best practices/test approaches
  • Be a resident or willing to relocate to the North Alabama area

Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge with:

  • Able to read/analyze object-oriented program source in one or more languages (C++/C#/Java/Python)
  • Able to develop test automation in Python
  • CMMI best practices
  • Customer interaction and engagement
  • Ability to decompose high-level requirements into software test architecture and procedures
  • Ability to lead a software test team of varying size

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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