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Software Test Engineer_AMCS


SAIC has a need for a Software Test Engineer for the Aviation Mission Common Server (AMCS) System Integration and Management project.   This candidate will be instrumental in configuration and operation of a Systems Integration Lab (SIL) to test new multi-core processor architectures for a next generation Army computing environment.  The testing environment will be utilized as an integral process of achieving necessary Airworthiness and other certifications for Army and NATO Army Avionics air platforms.  

Responsibilities include: 

  • Writing software test scripts, performing and automating data acquisition, and establishing appropriate test configurations.
  • Configuration and maintenance of Linux user accounts and tools
  • Implementation and automation of Test Procedures used to test applications.
  • Capturing of formal Test Artifacts required for System and Software human rated software certifications.
  • Execution of Formal Qualification Tests (FQTs).
  • Adhere to scheduled deliveries and function within a formal Agile Development Environment.
  • Create and maintain Software Defect Reports in line with formal Software Testing activities
  • Update and maintain software repositories in a formally configured software system. 



Education / Experience:  

  • BS and 2+ years’ related experience

Required Skills:

  • Some experience working with real time operating systems and a fundamental understanding of real time programming constraints of data persistence, reentrancy, preemption, scheduling mechanisms, shared memory constructs, cache, and interrupt processing.
  • Understanding of CM processes to include working with Software Change systems, and software Configuration Management systems such as SVN, ClearCase, or GIT.
  • Experience with Python, BASH, and DOS or other script and interpretive languages typically used to automate test execution and archive results.
  • Experience with any real time data interface processing.
  • Previous experience assessing the performance characteristics of applications in terms of memory usage and bandwidth.
  • Experience with C/C++ programming in both CLI and graphical IDE environments
  • Fundamental understanding of Object Oriented design and programming.
  • Demonstrated self-starter with strong interpersonal communications skills and ability to work across geographically diverse groups.
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks with minimal direction working as an individual contributor as well as a team member.

Clearance:  Be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance 


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