UAS Software Test Lead - Senior Level

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented Senior or Principal Level Software Test Engineer to join a multi-discipline engineering team developing software for UAS systems. 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. Dynetics is well known for our people-oriented culture, positive work environment, technical excellence, and resilient business ethics.

Dynetics’ Missile and Aviation Systems Division is seeking a test team lead to support releases of UAS-related products to support the warfighter. The team is developing multiple software products and utilizes cutting-edge software tools and processes in order to implement and deliver releases to the customer.


Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent technical degree. Candidate should have 8+ years of relevant technical experience.

  1. Candidate must demonstrate competency in software development in a language such as C#/.NET, C/C++, Java, Python, or Ruby.
  2. Candidate must have experience developing test methods and procedures using scripting and/or compiled programming languages.
  3. Candidate must have experience writing user interface (UI) tests with automated UI testing technologies.
  4. Candidate must have experience writing unit and/or integration tests with unit test frameworks or similar industry technologies.
  5. Candidate must have strong leadership abilities, organizational skills, and work ethic to coordinate team tasking. Test Lead/Director, Scrum Master, Product Owner, or Project Manager experience is a plus.
  6. Strong analytical and process improvement skills along with a personal drive for quality workmanship are a must.
  7. Candidate must also possess and demonstrate technical skills required for software test, configuration management, and software quality engineering concepts.
  8. The applicant must demonstrate familiarity with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  9. The applicant must have good communication and presentation skills.

Being self-motivated, paying attention to details, and working under deadlines are key elements of this position.

Candidate must demonstrate a pattern of ethical decisions and a commitment to integrity at the individual level that conform to Dynetics’ Code of Ethics.

Candidate must be a resident of or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL area. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

Other Qualifications

Experience designing object-oriented software is a plus.

Experience writing automated tests against software APIs is a plus.

Experience with automated build servers is a plus.

Candidate should have a desire for a long-term technical career path in test framework development.

Experience with geospatial datasets including raster, vector, and terrain data is a plus.

Candidate is expected to mentor junior and mid-level test developers/engineers and provide constructive feedback to teammates.

Experience with applicable industry standards (IEEE 12207, CMMI, DO-178B and/or DO-278, RMF) or commercial automated testing techniques is a plus.

The ability to work across multiple products under development by multiple small teams is highly desirable.

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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