Software Test Engineer - 33506 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/1/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion Science and Technology is looking for a software test engineer to support the Scientific Test and Analysis Techniques (STAT) Center of Excellence (COE), located at Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio (www.AFIT.edu/STAT).

Do you want to work in a rapidly growing organization that directly supports test and evaluation (T&E) across the department of defense and other government organizations?  The ideal candidate has experience in both avionics software development and software integration lab testing. You will integrate with specific aircraft test teams and develop concrete test strategies, rigorous test designs, and support data analysis.

We are at the forefront of applying advanced testing techniques and are constantly exploring new methodologies. Your desire to continually improve and self-educate is a must to succeed in this dynamic work environment.

The STAT COE provides tremendous professional growth opportunities to improve your technical knowledge, practical skills, and broaden your experience. The COE is a collaborative and energetic workplace where members discuss program challenges and work together to provide practical products to programs.

You will perform the following activities through collaboration with STAT COE personnel:

  • Implement STAT principles to enable improved program DevSecOps
  • Develop STAT methods and for more efficient, effective, and rigorous automated software testing
  • Develop efficient and rigorous test strategies using automated software testing (AST) tools and methods
  • Assess current ongoing software procurement efforts and capture best practices and lessons learned regarding programs’ injections of STAT techniques and methods to improve testing and evaluation of software intensive systems


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Requirements:

  • Must have current TS/SCI clearance
  • Degree in computer science, software/electrical/computer engineering, a related engineering discipline, or similar field
  • Desired experience:
    • Automating software testing
    • DevOps or DevSecOps implementation
    • Cybersecurity experience/certifications
    • Knowledge of design of experiments and other statistical practices
    • Process improvement with focus on metrics
    • Advanced degree


Security Clearance: None

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