Test Engineer with Security Clearance
Company: Archimedes Global, Inc
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: January 31, 2019
Archimedes Global, Inc. is currently recruiting a Test Engineer to join our team in Sierra Vista, AZ. This position is on a team responsible for the development, modification and support of mission-critical secure systems and applications. The sustainment software development team designs, codes, analyzes and modifies robust, secure, high-availability software to handle data for DoD intelligence data presentation needs as specified by user requirements and DoD regulations. As a test engineer, you will work individually and as part of a team to design and comprehensively execute tests related to current and future versions of cross domain systems and software, and the documentation supporting them. The Test Engineer will: * Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to plan the translation of software requirements into test cases validating their successful implementation in software development * Completely install and configure supported systems and their network connectivity as part of the testing process, and as preparation for testing of the running systems * Operate supported systems with a level of proficiency sufficient for the timely execution of test strategies * Utilize subject matter expertise to seek out software, configuration and documentation defects not previously anticipated or captured in formal test plans * Execute formal and informal tests with objectivity and strict attention to detail * Accurately record the results of tests, clearly communicate the findings by verbal and written means to multiple levels of stakeholders, and assist in the analysis of causes and solutions * Assist software developers on the team with testing activities tailored to troubleshoot and debug code actively under development * Comply with ISD PPSS Lifecycle requirements for software baseline handoffs to configuration management, integration and independent testing * Test third party and in-house developed software utilities used in support of Sustainment activities * Perform troubleshooting activities such as problem validation and error replication to assist in the resolution of issues reported by end users * Test and quantify hardware, system and software performance across multiple metrics Minimum Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other Engineering or Technical discipline and 3 years of professional work experience (or 7 years--- experience in place of a degree) * At least 2 years--- experience in UNIX, Linux, and/or Windows administration (preferably Solaris, Red Hat and Windows Server), including activities such as operating system installation, configuration and patching, and application installation and configuration * Use of industry standard tools for creating professional documentation (e.g., MS Word, Excel) * Experience with performance profiling of systems, applications and functions in terms of multiple metrics (e.g. memory, storage and CPU utilization, time) * Understanding of networking technologies * Must be self-starter, willing to take complete ownership of complex technical problems * Should be able to think clearly and articulate with appropriate level of abstraction his/her thought process on complex technological issues Ability to obtain TS/SCI Eligibility needed based on final work assignment Preferred Qualifications * Secret security clearance or higher preferred * Ability to obtain DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified--baseline security certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+ CE) and technical computing environment training or certification (e.g. Server+) prior to start of work * At least 2 years--- experience with DCGS-A Fixed or another DCGS-A family system * At least 2 years software development experience in UNIX, Linux, and/or Windows shell scripting languages such as Flex ActionScript, Groovy, Java Script, MSBuild scripts, PERL, Python, Bash, etc. with applicability to DCGS-A Fixed development * Experience in UNIX, Linux, and/or Windows coding (Solaris, Red Hat and Windows Server preferred), including compiled languages such as C, C#, C# (.Net 3.5), C++, Fortran, Java, Scala, etc. with applicability to DCGS-A Fixed development, and object-oriented methodologies * Experience with SQL and/or PL/SQL database administration * Experience developing utilities in a MS Windows environment * Experience developing automated testing mechanisms * Experience in security hardening of operating systems and networked communications * Demonstrated ability to utilize virtualization technologies (preferably VMware) in a development and testing environment * Knowledge of DoD messaging and classification markings Archimedes Global, Inc. is a diversified technology--company providing information and engineering solutions to government and businesses worldwide.-- Archimedes delivers superior results by combining deep domain expertise with technology-enabled innovations. We are proud to offer highly competitive compensation packages and outstanding benefits. If you feel you have what it takes, turn your interest into action & apply now! Secret
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