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Job #: R-00002930
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The System Test Engineer will work in support of a Product Assurance contract with the US Navy Cruise Missile Project. The work will be performed on a component of the Theater Mission Planning Center (TMPC) segment of the Tomahawk Weapon System (TWS) located at the Washington Navy Yard. This position is for a Tomahawk Planning System (TPS) System Test Engineer to eventually transition into a test engineer at the TMPC-level. The work will include the following activities.

Primary Responsibilities

This fast paced interesting environment will provide the opportunity to develop software testing skills in a government lab environment while reviewing and evaluating products. The successful candidate will have experience with command and control systems. A strong understanding of systems engineering processes, testing methodologies and systems architecture is desirable.

The candidate should be able to develop test cases for requirements, document procedures and have the ability to generate test reports in prescribed formats.
Attention to detail and the ability to work in a team environment is essential.
Knowledge of DoD policies, testing techniques and good communication skills are needed for this position. Occasion travel will be required in order to support testing at fielded sites.


Basic Qualifications

Operational experience with Tomahawk Planning System (TPS) mission planning is highly desired. Working knowledge of software engineering, software programming, databases including SQL, system interface testing, and test automation is a plus.

BS and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Proficiency in computer applications languages technologies and/or capabilities required for this position. Good technical writing and communication skills. Experience with verification and validation test activities including development of test cases and procedures, execution of test procedures, documentation of test issues, and test reporting.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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