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Job #: R-00018835
Location: Aberdeen, MD
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Software Test Engineer, BAT-A (Biometrics Automated Toolset-Army) with a DoD Secret clearance, located in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.  You will support the CECOM Software Engineering Center contract performing Transition and Post Production Software Sustainment for the Biometrics Automated Toolset-Army (BAT-A) system.


In this role, you will report to the Leidos BAT-A Technical Lead at the BAT-A Software Engineering Environment in APG, MD.  You will perform computer programming, documenting, managing configuration, testing, and bug fixing involved in creating and maintaining applications and frameworks involved in a software release life cycle and resulting in a software product. Expertise in testing military software applications and operating systems is required.    

Primary Responsibilities:
 -Test software applications and operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software applications;
- Define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret developmental test procedures and test plans for new and/or modified products or product components;
- Ability to debug and review software source code for software applications, and operating systems written in Visual Basic 6.0, COM, COM+, C/C++, C#, .NET, and XML;
- Develop and enhance software tools, simulators, and emulators;  
- Investigate and resolve operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel;
- Create or modify existing documentation supporting software design, software implementation, test plans, test reports and user documentation     

- Ability to work 5 days per week, on site, at Aberdeen Proving Ground

Basic Job Qualifications:
 -A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Electronics Engineering, or any other Scientific, or Technical discipline with 5+ years of demonstrated experience in software and test engineering
- Currently possess an active Secret security clearance

- Must have experience writing, interpreting, and executing test procedures, test plans, system requirements specifications, and software requirements

- Requires a minimum of 3+ years of experience debugging and reviewing software source code for software applications, and operating systems written in one of the following; Visual Basic 6.0, COM, COM+, C/C++, C#, .NET, or XML

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience and knowledge of hardware functionality and the relationships with software.

- Experience performing software coding with Visual Basic 6.0, COM, COM+, C/C++, C#, .NET, or XML

- Experience with MS Windows 7, MS SQL Server 2008 R2, MS .NET Framework 4, MS Visual Studio, IBM Rational System Architect, and VMware
- Interest in, or experience with Software Configuration Management
- Security + or similar certification a plus
- Understanding of US Military Biometrics, Sensor and Surveillance Systems, or other US Military Experience
- Excellent oral, and written communications skills.
- Ability to work independently, and/or in a team environment.

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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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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