Cyber Systems Test Engineer 2

Do you enjoy learning about new technologies and how they can be used to provide cutting edge services to our customers? If so, then look to join the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems team.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is looking to fill the role of Cyber Systems Test Engineer 2. This position will be located in Chantilly, VA.

This is a challenging opportunity for a Cyber Systems Test Engineer to join a high performing team of professionals developing and testing leading edge software systems. We are looking for a test engineer that has a background of working closely with other members of a technical team. The engineer should be familiar with system life cycle processes and especially with all aspects of software testing to include system, integration, and regression testing as required. The Test Engineer's responsibilities will consist of analyzing requirements, testing newly developed systems, tracking discrepancies, and writing and executing test cases.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work as a member of an agile software development test team in a dynamic, fast-paced environment learning new tools and processes.
  • Test software applications in various environments (e.g., Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Android OS), and verify software integration with web services and custom hardware technologies.
  • Validate software requirements through functional, usability, performance, security, stress, compatibility, internationalization, ad-hoc, and regression tests.
  • Develop, maintain and execute test plans and procedures for software systems.
  • Participate in cross-functional team meetings, scoping, decision making and technical discussion.
  • Apply analytical and problem solving skills to clarify user stories and determine appropriate testing scenarios to validate the iterative development of products against functional and technical specifications.
  • Timely identification of issues and effectively communicate adequate impact to software developers, project manager, and appropriate parties to facilitate issue resolutions.
  • Demonstrate work at the completion of sprints to key stakeholders to ensure solutions meet customer requirements.
  • Work closely with development teams to define product functionality.
  • Conduct test case reviews and ensure all test activities are properly executed and documented according to our client's standards.
  • Configure hardware and software test equipment as required for the test environment and assist with troubleshooting issues.

Basic Qualifications - To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field and a minimum of 2 years related technical experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph is required.
  • Experience with various aspects of software or hardware testing (e.g., component, integration, system and acceptance testing).
  • Proficiency with computer hardware and software systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools.
  • Written and verbal communication skills in order to write well-articulated test plans and facilitate product demonstrations.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to pick up and learn new products with little supervision, as well as adapt to a variety of situations and tasks.

Preferred Qualifications - Candidates with these preferred skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Familiarity with Agile Scrum methodologies.
  • Experience with installing and configuring virtual machines.
  • Experience with testing web services and mobile applications on iOS or Android devices.
  • Experience with test automation.

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